MS Ortho, FRCS/MRCS
Dr Ashok Kumar is a highly experienced and reputable Orthopaedic Surgeon with 16 years of experience in Orthopaedics. He has completed MS Orthopaedics and subsequent specialised training from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, Delhi), Exeter hip Centre U.K & Katharnein hospital, Germany. He taught and trained numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and arthroplasty fellow as an Assistant professor of Orthopaedics at AIIMS, Delhi. He worked as a Specialist Orthopaedics Surgeon at Saudi German Hospital, Dubai for last 2 1/2 yrs. Prior, he worked at Dubai Bone & Joint Centre (DBAJ, the first exclusive musculoskeletal centre of UAE) in Dubai healthcare city, for four years. He has published more than 31 international indexed Orthopaedic papers and co-authored a book (2014) titled “Tips & Tricks in Total Hip & Knee Arthroplasty”. He has presented his work in various highly prestigious international Orthopaedics Conferences (SICOT/Arab Health/IOACON/ESMOS) including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon (AAOS). Dr Kumar has been an international faculty for reputed AIIMS cadaveric arthroplasty course & update for (2010-2015).
Areas of Interest
- Primary complex and revision Total hip (THR) & Knee replacement (TKR)
- Platelet rich plasma (PRP)/Prolotherapy for Osteoarthritis of knee/hip
- Surgical correction of joint deformity (high tibial osteotomy)
- Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction/meniscectomy/ankle arthroscopy
- Management of chronic tendinopathy (PRP/ shockwave/prolotherapy/repair)
- Paediatric Fractures/Dislocations
- Management of Flat foot/ club foot (Ponseti/surgery) / DDH (Brace/Pelvic & femoral osteotomy)/ Perthes/ knock knee / bowed leg/ cerebral palsy(brace/tendon release), CVT
- Complex musculoskeletal trauma
- Surgical management of acute fractures of the upper/lower limbs/delayed or nonunion.
- Management of benign (injection/curettage & BG) and malignant bone tumour (limb salvage)
- Management of back pain (transforminal / facet joint injection)/ neck pain/tail bone pain (Prolotherapy)
- Khan SA, Kumar A, Varshney MK, Trikha V, Yadav CS.Dextrose prolotherapy in the management of recalcitrant coccygodynia.Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2008;16(1):27-9.
- Neogi DS, Kumar A, Khan SA, Rastogi S, Yadav CS. Total hip arthroplasty in patients with active tuberculosis of the hip with advanced arthritis.Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010Feb;468(2):605-12. Epub 2009 Jun 30
- Neogi DS, Kumar A, Singh S, Yadav CS. Delayed tuberculous infection in total knee replacement arthroplasty – Is conservative treatment possible: Case Report. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 2009 Feb; 75 (1): 136-140.
- Khan SA, Kumar A, Inna P, Bakhshi S, Rastogi S. Endoprosthetic replacement for giant cell tumour of the proximal femur. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery2009; 17(3):280-3.
- Khan SA, Kumar A. Ponseti manipulation in neglected club foot in children more than seven year of age- A prospective evaluation of twenty five with long term follow up. Journal of J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010 Sep;19(5):385-9
- Neogi DS, Kumar A,Rijal L, Yadav CS, Jaiman A, Nag HL. Role of nonoperative treatment in managing degenerative tears of the medial meniscus posterior root.J Orthop Traumatol. 2013 Sep;14(3):193-9
- Kumar A, Gupta H, Yadav CS, Khans SA, Rastogi S. Role of locking plate in treatment of difficult un-united fractures- a clinical study.Chin J Traumatol. 2013;6(1):22-26
- Kumar A,Ansari MT, Yadav CS, Rijal L. Ligamentotaxis for comminuted fracture of capitate: a case report.Chin J Traumatol. 2012;15(4):254-6.
- Khan SA, Shamshery P, Gupta V, Trikha V, Varshney M, Kumar A. Locking compression plate in long standing clavicular non-unions with poor bone stock. Journal of Trauma 2008 Feb; 64(2):439-441.
- Kumar A, Naranje S, Gupta H, Khan SA, Yadav CS, Rastogi S, Gamanagatti S, Bakhshi S. A single incision surgical new anterior technique for forequarter amputation.Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011 Jul;131(7):955-61. Epub 2011 Jan 4.
- Rastogi S, Kumar A, Khan SA. Do locking plates have a role in Orthopaedic oncological reconstruction.Arch Orthop Trauma Surg.2010, Volume 130, Number 12, Pages 1493-1497
- Kanan A, Kancheria R, Kumar A, Khan SA, Yadav CS, Rastogi S. Transverse tarsal and tarsometatarsal cuboid subluxation.Lateral tarsometatarsal subluxation with fracture of base of 5th metatarsal. Accepted for publication in Foot & Ankle 2010; 31(5) :452.
- Kumar A, Khan SA, Sampath Kumar V, Sharma MC. Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation (Nora’s lesion) of phalanx in a child.BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jan 23; 2014.
- Kumar A, Khatri D, Varshney MK, Khan SA, Yadav CS, Rastogi S. Painless osteoid osteoma in a 15 years old child-A rare case report.European Journal of Orthopaedic surgery 2011 ;20 (5), 393-396, DOI: 10.1007/s00590-009-0578-8
- Kumar A, Varshney MK, Trikha V, Khan SA. Isolated tuberculosis of the coccyx.JBJS (Br)2006 Oct; 88 (10): 1388-1389.
- Kumar A,Varshney MK, Trikha V. Unusual presentation of isolated sacral Joint Bone Spine. 2006; 73(6): 751-752.
- Khan SA,Kumar A. Letter to editor on pseudomalignant myositis ossificans mimicking osteosarcoma: a case report. Journal of OrthopaedicSurgery (Hong Kong).2006; 14(3):360.
- Khan SA, Varshney MK, Hasan SA, Kumar A, Trikha V. Tuberculosis of sternum – A clinical study. JBJS(Br) 2007; 89:817-820.
- Kumar A, Varshney M K, Trikha V, Rastogi S. An unusual presentation of a rare chest wall tumor -a case report. Joint Bone Spine. 2007; 74(1):100-102.
- Kumar A,Khan SA, Yadav CS, Nag HL. Letter to Editor on locking compression plate in treatment of forearm fractures – a prospective study.Journal of OrthopaedicSurgery (Hong Kong). 2007; 15 (1):121.
- Varshney MK,Kumar A, Khan SA. Letter to Editor on a predictive method for subsequent avascular necrosis of the femoral head by observation of bleeding from the cannulated screw used for fixation of intracapsular femoral neck fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Oct; 21 (9): 670.
- Kumar A,Varshney MK, Trikha V, Khan SA, Hasan SA, Yadav CS. A rare actinomycosis of humerus: an unusual location and a diagnostic dilemma – a case report. Archive of Orthopaedics Trauma & Surgery 2008Jan; 128 (1):121-4.
- Khan SA, Kumar A, Varshney MK, Rastogi S. Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Clavicle in a Child. Euro J Orth Surg Trauma. March 2008;Vol 18. No.2:135-37
- Khan SA, Kumar A, Varshney MK. A rare association of deformities with diplopodia, aplasia of the tibia and double fibula: a case report. J Med Case Reports.2008 Apr 7;2(1):102
- Kumar A, Ghosh SB, Varshney M K, Trikha V, Khan SA. Congenital spinal tuberculosis associated with asymptomatic endometrial tuberculosis – a rare case report. Joint Bone Spine2008 May; 75(3):353-5.
- Varshney MK,Kumar A, Khan SA, Yadav CS. Kimura disease of extremity- an unusual manifestation in bone. Joint Bone Spine 2008 May 3.[Epub ahead of print]
- Kumar A, Varshney MK, Khan SA, Rastogi S, Safaya R. Low Grade Central Osteosarcoma – A Diagnostic Dilemma: Case Report. Joint Bone Spine2008 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]
- Khan SA, Kumar A, Varshney MK, Trikha V, Yadav CS: Accidentally falling of instruments during orthopedic surgery– Time to wake up. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics Aug 2008: 794-795.
- Khan SA, Tulkar S, Sharma DK, Kumar A, Varshney MK, Yadav CS, Rastogi S. CT guided radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteomas – Indian Perspective.Hong Kong Journal of OrthopaedicSurgery(September 2007).
- Naranje S,Kumar A, AR Natraj, Mittal R.Hemorrhagic prepatellar bursitis: a rare case report and review of the literature.European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology 2009;19: 281-284.
- Kumar A, Neogi DS, Khan SA, Logani V,Yadav CS. IIlizarov External Fixator for Bilateral Severe Flexion Deformity of the Knee in Haemophilia: Case report Accepted for publication in Archive of Orthopaedic Trauma & Surgery 2010; 130(5): 621-625
- Tips & Tricks in Total Hip & Total Knee Arthroplasty (A Practical Approach): CS Yadav, Ashok Kumar (Authors/Editors); 2014, 1stEdition; Jaypee Brother Medical Publihers, Delhi, India, ISBN- 978-93-5025-674-3.