Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani

Consultant in Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopy, Cartilage Restoration and Joint Replacement

Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani

Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani

MS (Orthopaedics-AIIMS), FISS, FAOA

Department: Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics
Designation: Consultant in Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopy, Cartilage Restoration and Joint Replacement
Day time OPD: MON - SAT 10am - 4pm
Location: Secunderabad
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Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani is an acclaimed orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder and knee surgery. An alumnus of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and a speciality trained surgeon in the shoulder and knee surgery following a training period overseas in Italy, France, Australia, and Japan, Dr. Sukesh is an astute clinician who treats complex ligament and tendon injuries of different joints non-operatively and operatively using the latest minimally invasive keyhole surgeries. Apart from clinical work, he is an avid researcher, having published many research articles on knee and shoulder surgeries in reputed journals and is a recipient of the prestigious ISAKOS Young Investigator Scholarship 2019 and Tohoku University Travelling Fellowship, Japan. He has been invited as a faculty member and trainer at various national conferences.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • M.S. Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • Fellow in Arthroscopy and Cartilage Repair, O.A.S.I. Bioresearch Foundation, Milan, Italy
  • Fellow in Shoulder and Hand Surgery, Clinique La Chaitagneraie, France
  • AOA Fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery, Australia
  • Fellowship in Hip Arthroscopy and Patellofemoral Surgery, Lyon, France
  • 2019-Present: Consultant in Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopy, Cartilage Restoration and Joint Replacement, Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad
  • May 2015-August 2019: Consultant in Shoulder and Knee Surgery, Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad
  • Sept 2014-May 2015: Consultant Orthopaedic and Arthroscopy Surgeon, Aware Global Hospital, Hyderabad
  • July 2011-Jan 2013: Registrar, Orthopaedics, AIIMS, New Delhi
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy for Shoulder Dislocation, Rotator Cuff Tear and Frozen Shoulder
  • Open Shoulder Procedure (Tendon Transfer)
  • Multi-Ligament Injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL Tears, Knee Dislocations)
  • Knee Preservation Surgeries (High Tibial Osteotomy, Cartilage Procedures)
  • Primary and Revision Total Knee Replacement
  • Primary and Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder, Knee and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • When can I go home after my knee replacement? Factors affecting the duration of in-hospital stay after knee replacement. Khanna V, Gurava Reddy AV, Daultani D, Sankineani SR, Khanna J, Annapareddy A, Eachampati KK. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2019 Jul 4
  • Assessing the relationship of the peroneal nerve to the posterolateral corner of the knee and influence of race on its dimensions. A MRI based study in Indian population (Under Print) Sankineani SR, Dalei TR, Kumar M, Eachempati KK, Gurava Reddy A.V. J Clin Orth Trauma
  • Comparative study of existing knee prosthesis with anthropometry of Indian patients and other races, Computer tomography 3D reconstruction-based study (Under print) Gurava Reddy AV, Sankineani SR, Agarwal R, Chiranjeevi T. J Clin Orth Trauma
  • Validating the Role of Steroid in Analgesic Cocktail Preparation for Local Infiltration in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comparative Study. Gurava Reddy AV, Thayi C, Natarajan N, Sankineani SR, Daultani D, Khanna V, Eachempati KK. Anesth Essays Res. 2018 Oct-Dec;12(4):903-906
  • Comparison between Multisite Infiltration Analgesia versus Adductor Canal Block for Pain Management in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Study. Gurava Reddy AV, Shafeekh M, Sankineani SR, Jhakotia K, Sagi M, Daultani D, Khanna V, Eachempati KK. Anesth Essays Res. 2018 Oct-Dec;12(4):774-777
  • Comparison of adductor canal block and IPACK block (interspace between the popliteal artery and the capsule of the posterior knee) with adductor canal block alone after total knee arthroplasty: A prospective control trial on pain and knee function in immediate postoperative period. Sankineani SR, Reddy ARC, Eachempati KK, Jangale A, Gurava Reddy AV. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2018 May 2
  • Early quadriceps tendon rupture after primary total knee arthroplasty. Chhapan J, Sankineani SR, Chiranjeevi T, Reddy MV, Reddy D, Gurava Reddy AV. Knee. 2018 Jan;25(1):192-194
  • Clinical outcomes in periarticular knee fractures with flexible fixation using far cortical locking screws in locking plate: A prospective study. Kidiyoor B, Kilaru P, Rachakonda KR, Joseph VM, Subramaniam GV, Sankineani SR, Nugur A, Gurava Reddy AV. Musculoskelet Surg. 2018 Jul 2
  • Comparative analysis of influence of adductor canal block and multimodal periarticular infiltration versus adductor canal block alone on pain and knee range of movement after total knee arthroplasty: A prospective non-randomised study. Sankineani SR, Reddy ARC, Ajith Kumar KS, Eachempati KK, Reddy AVG. Musculoskelet Surg. 2018 Aug;102(2):173-177
  • A comparative analysis of the role of Tranexamic acid as an independent variable in reducing intraoperative blood loss in patients undergoing conventional total knee arthroplasty versus computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty. Eachempati KK, Gurava Reddy AV, Apsingi S, Sankineani SR, Shaheed J, Dannana C. Musculoskelet Surg. 2017 Dec;101(3):255-259
  • Survivorship and clinical outcome of Birmingham hip resurfacing: A minimum ten years' follow-up. Azam MQ, McMahon S, Hawdon G, Sankineani SR. Int Orthop. 2015 Mar 31
  • One-Step Surgery With Multipotent Stem Cells for the Treatment of Large Full-Thickness Chondral Defects of the Knee. Gobbi A, Karnatzikos G, Sankineani SR. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Jan 23
  • Intralesional autologous mesenchymal stem cell in management of osteonecrosis of femur-A preliminary study. Rastogi S, Sankineani SR, Nag HL, Mohanty S, Shivanand G, Kanniraj M, Kumar R, Rijal L. Musculoskeletal surgery. July 2013
  • A prospective comparative study of clinical and functional outcomes between anatomic double bundle and single bundle hamstring grafts for arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Morey VM, Nag HL, Chowdhary BD, Sankineani SR, Naranje S. International Journal of Surgery 2015 July
  • Birth related femoral fracture in a new born: Risk factors and management. Kancherla R, Sankineani SR, S Naranje, Rijal L,R kumar et al. J Child Orthop. 2012 Jul;6(3):177-80
  • Expression of Vascular endothelial growth factor in Ewing's sarcoma. Kumar R, Sankineani S, Rastogi S, Prakash S, Bakhshi S, Sharma MC, Khan S, Sagar D C G, Rijal L. Int Orthop. 2012 Aug; 36(8):1669-72
  • Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) as Tumour Marker in Osteosarcoma: A Prospective Study. Rastogi S, Kumar R, Sankineani SR, Marimuthu K, Rijal L, Prakash S, Jalan D, Khan SA, Sharma MC. Int Orthop. 2012 Nov; 36(11):2315-21
  • The extremes in Orthopaedics, whom to blame? Rijal L, Sagar G, Ansari T, Kumar R, Rao S, Kancherla R. Musculoskelet Surg. 2012 Dec;96(3):179- 82
  • Local distal radius bone graft versus iliac crest bone graft for scaphoid nonunion: A comparative study. Goyal T, Sankineani SR, Tripathy SK. Musculoskelet Surg. 2012 Nov 3
  • Biological Augmentation of ACL Re-fixation in Partial Lesions in a Group of Athletes: Results at 5-year Follow-up. Gobbi A, Karnatzikos G, Sankineani SR, Petrera M. Techniques in Orthopaedics. 28(2):180-184, June 2013
  • Multifocal metacentric giant cell tumour in bilateral upper limb-A rare case presentation. Morey V, Sankineani SR, R Kumar. Musculoskelet Surg. 2012 Sep 19
  • Extraarticular bony ankylosis in a child with supracondylar fracture of humerus. Naranje S, Kancherla R, Kannan A, Malhotra R, Sharma L, Sankineani SR. Chin J Traumatol. 2012 Oct 1; 15(5):300-2
  • Acromioclavicular joint tuberculosis: Apropos of 2 cases. R Mittal, Sankineani SR, Kandwal P, Kumar R. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turcica November 2014
  • Reconstruction with fibular autograft and silicone implant arthroplasty after resection of giant cell tumour of the proximal phalanx: A case report with 18 month follow up Ansari MT, Kotwal PP, Rao S. Musculoskelet Surg. 2013 Feb 1
  • Role of bone patellar tendon allograft in revision ACL reconstruction. Sankineani SR, Kumar R, Kumar V, Kancherla RP. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2012 Apr 24
  • Comments to the article by Wu: Retrograde dynamic locked nailing for valgus knee correction: A revised technique. Sankineani SR, Kumar R, Kancherla RP. Int Orthop. 2012 Jun; 36(6):1323
  • Comment on Stern et al.: Prospective randomized study comparing screw versus helical blade in the treatment of low-energy trochanteric fractures. Kancherla R, Sankineni S, Trikha V, Kumar R, Malhotra R. Int Orthop. 2012 May; 36(5):1109-10
  • Has the role of tibial interlocking nailing in closed tibial-shaft fractures diminished? Meena S, Trikha V, Sankineani SR, Kumar R, Saini P. Int Orthop.2012 Sep 20
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • ISAKOS Young Investigator Scholarship 2019
  • Tohoku University Travelling Fellowship, Japan 2014

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  1. 1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani?

    Patients visit Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani for Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Knee, and Ankle, Primary and Revision Total Knee Replacement, Treatment for Multi-Ligament Injuries, and Knee Preservation Surgery, among others.

  2. 2. What is Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani's educational qualification?

    Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani holds the following qualifications: MS (Orthopaedics-AIIMS), FISS, FAOA.

  3. 3. What does Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani specialise in?

    Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani is a specialist in Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Knee, and Ankle; Primary and Revision Total Knee Replacement; Treatment for Multi-Ligament Injuries; and Knee Preservation Surgery, among others.

  4. 4. Where does Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani practice?

    Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani practices at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.

  5. 5. How can I book Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani’s appointment?

    You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Sukesh Rao Sankineani for both an Online Video Consultation and an OPD Consultation by visiting his profile on Yashoda Hospitals.


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