He specializes in Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgeries including complex Primary and Revision Joint Replacements. He has over 20 years experience of having worked in various Premier Institutes in India & in U.K and he holds final specialist Orthopedic degrees from both the countries.
He has done his Postgraduate Orthopedic training at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. He also has experience of working as a faculty at St Johns Medical College Hospital Bangalore, India for over 6 years.
He received British Council Sponsorship for higher training in Orthopedics at U.K. He spent about 9 years in the UK gaining valuable experience in Joint Replacement Surgery of both Hip and the Knee. He has obtained two advanced fellowships in lower limb arthroplasty, specializing in the fields of Computer aided Joint Replacement and Revision Joint Replacement in the UK.
He has organized conferences on joint replacement surgery, which included live demonstrations. He has done podium presentation at various national and international Orthopedic meetings. He has been invited as faculty in conferences. He has written scientific articles on lower limb arthroplasty and limb reconstruction. He attends various CME sessions to keep himself updated on recent advances.
Dr Basavaraj routinely uses Computer assistance for all the knee replacements. Computer assistance during joint replacement surgery would make sure that the surgeon is more precise. By using this technology the outliers reduce considerably and hence the long-term survival of the joint is maximized.
Dr Basavaraj routinely practices accelerated rehabilitation (rapid recovery) after both hip and knee replacements which can lead to early functional recovery and improved patient satisfaction.