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Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with Special Interest in Sports Medicine, Reconstructive Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation Surgery

Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi

Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi

MBBS, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), FAAC

Department: Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics
Designation: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with Special Interest in Sports Medicine, Reconstructive Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation Surgery
Day time OPD: MON - SAT 10am - 3pm
Evening OPD: MON - SAT 5PM - 7:30PM
Location: Secunderabad
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Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi joined Yashoda Hospitals as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He is a specialist in Sports Medicine, Reconstructive Arthroscopy, and Joint Preservation Surgery of the Shoulder, Hip, and Knee. He is devoting his career to his patients by constantly striving to innovate and make procedures less invasive, with smaller incisions, less pain, and shorter downtime. He is committed to advancing his field of specialty. Dr. Tejaswi has developed innovative surgical techniques, including minimally invasive arthroscopic alternatives to some of the shoulder, hip, and knee’s most difficult problems. Dr. Tejaswi’s surgical innovations include irreparable massive rotator cuff tears and recurrent dislocations of the shoulder with bone loss. His innovation also includes the use of modern bioscaffold technology to enhance cartilage regeneration in the hip, preventing arthritis and additional hip injuries in adults.

Dr. Tejaswi went on to complete his medical degree at Government Medical College, Mysore, and his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Manipal University. He also completed short fellowships in hip and shoulder surgery in Dresden, Germany and Rome, Italy. He finished his 1-year specialisation in Hip and Knee reconstructive surgery at ATOS Klinic in Heidelberg, Germany from 2017-2018 and went on to finish a 1-year clinical fellowship in Sports Medicine, Reconstructive Arthroscopy, and Joint Preservation Surgery of Shoulder, Hip, and Knee at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Dr. Tejaswi was named a Fellow of the Arthroscopic Association of Canada in June 2019.

Dr. Tejaswi is continuously trying to improve patient outcomes by researching new and improved means of reconstructing, repairing, and preventing degeneration. He is currently conducting studies which will evaluate the outcomes of surgery, expand on current techniques, and advance orthopaedic surgery outcomes on a larger scale. Dr. Tejaswi has published and presented his research and novel techniques at an international level.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • MS (Ortho)
  • DNB (Ortho)
  • FAAC (Fellow of Arthroscopic Association of Canada)
  • Fellowship in Hip Surgery, Dresden, Germany
  • Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery, Concordia Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Fellowship in Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgery, ATOS Clinic, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Reconstructive Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation surgery of Shoulder, Hip and Knee, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
  • Diploma in Sports Medicine by International Olympic Committee
  • MBBS
Services offeredServices offered
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair including complex revisions (ligament tear).
  • Arthroscopic treatment of instability and labral pathologies (Shoulder dislocations)
  • Arthroscopic treatment of bony instability including arthroscopic Latarjet, anterior and posterior glenoid bone-grafting.
  • Arthroscopic anterior and posterior capsular augmentation with allograft for multi directional instability
  • Non-operative and operative (if required) treatment for frozen shoulder/adhesive capsulitis.
  • Shoulder arthroplasty including hemi, total and reverse.
  • Upper extremity trauma
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip labral repairs with allograft reconstruction of labrum
  • Hip joint preservation: Arthroscopic treatment of cartilage and ostechondral lesions
  • Arthroscopic treatment of cam and pincer impingement
  • Arthroscopic treatment of tendon ruptures around hip
  • Minimally invasive Anterior Total hip arthroplasty
  • Treatment of complex knee multi-ligamentous injuries and knee dislocations
  • Arthroscopic assisted ACL, PCL, MPFL reconstructions
  • Arthroscopic meniscal repairs and root repairs
  • Treatment of multi-ligamentous injuries including MCL, LCL, PLC, ALL based on technique described by Dr. Robert LaPrade
  • Arthroscopic treatment of cartilage and osteochondral lesions including microfracture, OATS, ACI
  • Meniscal transplantation
  • High tibial osteotomy
  • Only one of the first few North American fellowship trained surgeon in Hip Arthroscopy and Hip preservation in India
  • Trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound with expertise in ultrasound guided injections and for therapeutic procedures for deep joints
  • Trained in 3D printing technologies for hip and shoulder preservation strategies
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Arthroscopic reconstruction of Shoulder, hip and knee
  • Treatment of complex revision cases related to shoulder, hip and knee pathologies.
  • Sports medicine and orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Expert in Joint preservation modalities to prolong the longevity of native joints.
  • Targeted injections to deep joints with musculoskeletal ultrasound.
  • 3D printing technologies to aid the patient in better understanding of the pathology and achieve optimum results.
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Indian Arthroscopic Society
  • Arthroscopic Association of Canada
  • Canada Orthopaedic Society
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • International Society for Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopic Sports Medcine (ISAKOS)
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • Karnataka Orthopaedic Assication
  • Doctors Novascotia
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Podium Presentation “Utility of 3D printed models in arthroscopic Femoroacetabular Impingement Surgery” at Canadian Orthoapedic Association conference, Montreal in June 2019; ISAKOS (International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine) meeting in Cancun, Mexico in May, 2019.
  • Poster presentation “Healing rate of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears by Human Dermal Allograft Augmentation: A Prospective Randomized Control Trial” at ISAKOS meeting in Cancun, Mexico on May 12, 2019.
  • Podium presentation “Healing rate of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears by Human Dermal Allograft Augmentation: A Prospective Randomized Control Trial” at annual research day, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.
  • Presented a poster on “Comprehensive Study on Tourniquet Use and Tourniquet Related Complications in Orthopedic Surgery” at Karnataka Orthopaedic Association Conference (KOACON-2013) held at Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Presented a paper titled “Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Comparison of Trans-Portal Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Versus Anatomical Hamstring Auto graft” at Indian Orthopedic Association Conference (IOACON-2014) held at Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Surendra Umesh Kamath, Shaila S Kamath, Purnachandra Tejaswi. A Rare and Unusual Cause of Discharging Sinus Around the Knee. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research; Volume 9, Issue 4 2016.
  • Vikas jain, Surendra U Kamath, Purnachandra Tejaswi; Unipolar Vs Bipolar Uncemented Modular Hemiarthroplasty in Patients with Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures: A Three-Year Follow-Up AJPCR Volume 9, Issue 4, 2016
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • “Best Fellow Research Paper” awarded by Arthroscopic Association of Canada in June 2019
Research Grants & ProjectsFAQ'S
  1. 1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi?

    Patients visit Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi for Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Dislocations, Bony Instability, Treatment of Frozen Shoulders, Hip Arthroscopy, Hip Joint Preservation, and Meniscal Transplantation, among others.

  2. 2. What is Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi's educational qualification?

    Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi holds the following qualifications: MBBS, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), FAAC.

  3. 3. What does Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi specialise in?

    Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi is a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon who specialises in Sports Medicine, Reconstructive Arthroscopy, and Joint Preservation Surgery, among others.

  4. 4. Where does Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi practice?

    Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi practices at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.

  5. 5. How can I book Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi’s appointment?

    You can schedule an appointment with Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi for both an Online Video Consultation and an OPD Consultation by visiting his profile on Yashoda Hospitals.

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Namususwa Lydia from Uganda came to India with a complaint of a shoulder...

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I met with a road accident causing multiligament fracture and instability. I...

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Patient Location: Hyderabad

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Ms. C. H. Ramya was suffering with hip joint problem from past two years, lack...

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Case Studies by Dr. R. A. Purnachandra Tejaswi

Hip Arthroscopy: Joint preservation techniques made Simple, Easy and Elegant

Hip Arthroscopy: Joint preservation techniques made Simple, Easy and Elegant!

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Introduction: Hip arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows surgeon to view the hip joint without making a large incision through the skin and other soft tissues. Background: A 55-year-old

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