Dr. Sharath Kumar Rao

Dr. Sharath Kumar Rao is Dean at KMC Manipal.

Dr. Sharath Kumar Rao

Dean and Professor

MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics)


·  He joined Department of Orthopaedic, Kasturba Medical College Manipal in the year 1988.

·  He became Prof & Unit Head of Ortho Unit V in the year 2000.

·  He was the Head of the Department of Orthopaedics KMC Manipal from 2009 to 2014.

·  He is at present the Associate Dean KMC Manipal since 2015

Professional Affilation / Achievements:

·  He was the President of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association from 2012 to 2013.

·  He is President of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States.

·  He is presently Chairman of AOTrauma India.

·  He has given the prestigious orations in the Annual Conferences of Kerala Orthopaedic Association, Andhra Orthopaedic Association, Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association, Karnataka Orthopaedic Association and West Bengal Orthopaedic Association.

·  He is an International Faculty for AO trauma and had delivered Guest Lectures in Switzerland, Singapore, Thailand, China, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Germany, Hungary, Thailand and UK.

·  He has conducted many workshops on trauma and joint replacement in various parts of India, Asia-pacific countries and various European countries.

·  He has 56 publications in international indexed journals and 16 in National indexed journals.

·  He is a National and International reputed Orthopaedic Surgeon in the field of Complex Trauma, Joint Replacement and Knee Arthroscopy.

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