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About Dr Chirag Thonse

Dr Chirag is a specialist in Joint Replacement surgeries, Sports injury & Arthroscopy. Dr Chirag Thonse has performed over 10000 orthopaedic surgeries to date. The majority being Joint Replacement surgeries, Arthroscopy & Ligament reconstruction.



Surgical Procedures and Outpatient Consultation

From Monday to Saturday, we are performing an average of 90 – 100 surgeries in a month. The majority are shoulder and knee arthroscopy surgeries, ligament reconstruction surgeries, and primary and revision joint replacement surgeries of the knee, hip and shoulder. Dr Chirag Thonse also attends outpatient consultations every day with an average of 50-60 patients daily. A competent team supports Dr Thonse in his clinical practice which involves 3 associate doctors (Fellows), qualified medical and paramedical staff and patient coordinators, who ensure the best care for our patients.

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Dr Chirag Thonse

Dr. Chirag Thonse is a senior specialist surgeon in shoulder and knee surgeries. Dr Chirag has an experience of 14 years, and he specializes in Sports Injury, Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement Surgeries. Dr Chirag has performed over 10,000 surgeries (7000 Arthroscopic ACL surgeries and 3000 joint replacement surgeries), the majority being Arthroscopy, Ligament Reconstruction and Joint Replacement surgeries. Dr Chirag is committed to providing quality and patient-centric excellence in Orthopaedic care to manage a wide spectrum of sports-related injuries and other Orthopaedic conditions for his patients. He emphasizes an evidence-based approach and provides personalized and patient-centred treatments.

Dr Chirag has been actively involved in teaching and training programs and also conducts domestic and international training in Shoulder and knee arthroscopy. He is a core committee member of the Indian Orthopaedic research group and is frequently invited as a faculty at various state and national Arthroscopy conferences.

Dr Chirag successfully runs Fellowship programs (ISAKOS Approved) under him in Arthroscopy and Sports medicine with 3 trainees at a given time.

  • Dr Chirag Thonse has been a faculty for over 350 international & national conferences, and delivered over 400 lectures

  • Has been a cadaveric course instructor for over 50 courses.

  • He has performed 20 national surgical live demonstration surgeries.

  • He has trained over 250 Orthopaedic surgeons during cadaveric cases both knee and shoulder surgeries.

  • He has mentored over 75 Orthopaedic surgeons both national and international, who has visited his center for observership.

  • He runs a fellowship programme under his guidance in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine and has trained 22 orthopaedic surgeons till date.

  • He has a vast experience in treating and operating on many elite sportsmen with various ligament injuries.

  • Dr. Chirag has been actively involved in teaching & training programs and conducts domestic & international trainings in Shoulder & Knee surgeries.

  • He is a Governing Council Member of Indian Arthroscopy Society and a core committee member of the Indian Orthopaedic Research Group

  • He was previously an Executive Committee member in Karnataka Arthroscopic Society for and Executive committee member in Bangalore Arthroscopy Club

  • He is frequently invited as a faculty at various reputed organisations and National and International conferences

  • He has pioneered the Bengaluru Arthroscopic Course and is the Course Director for the same. It is an educative initiative which is an annual course conducting live surgeries with over 400 delegates across the country.

  • Dr. Chirag shares his expertise on important topics and has contributed text chapters in 3 textbooks of Orthopaedics.

  • He is the founder core committee member of The Indian Orthopaedic Research Group.

  • He is the associate editor for journal of Orthopaedic case reports.

  • Dr Chirag is an editorial board member of Asian Arthroscopic journal.

  • He is a reviewer in Journal of Arthroscopy & sports medicine.

  • He has over 15 peer reviewed publications in international and national journals.

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  • M.S (Orthopedics) – Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore

  • Fellow- Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty, Pune

  • Fellow- Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Klinikum Neumarkt, Germany

  • Fellow- Shoulder Surgery, Bad Neustadt Shoulder Center, Germany

  • Fellow- Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Clinic, Sydney, Australia

  • Fellow- Shoulder Surgery, Funabashi Orthopaedic Hospital, Japan

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