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Dr. Praveen Mereddy Consultant Joint Replacement & Trauma Surgeon

Dr. Praveen Mereddy

Dr. Praveen Mereddy

Department: Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics
Designation: Consultant Joint Replacement & Trauma Surgeon
Location: Somajiguda
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Dr. Praveen Mereddy is a well trained and qualified orthopaedic surgeon with 19 years experience. He has been practising as a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with expertise in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty and Pelvi-acetabular Trauma for over 6 years. He has worked for 10 years in the UK and gained enormous experience and confidence as a surgeon in trauma and joint replacement surgery.

He is Fellowship trained in Revision Hip & Knee Arthroplasty in UK (August 2011 to August 2012). He has completed FRCS (Trauma & Orth) in May 2012. He was the first one to complete MCh in Trauma & Orthopaedics in 2010 at Wrightington Hospital and Edge Hill University.

He has completed post-graduate training (MS Orth) from one of the best institutions in India (Manipal Academy of Higher Education) and was trained further in various renowned hospitals for trauma and orthopaedics in South India.

He is a highly motivated achiever with academic interest and has published his work in peer reviewed journals (8 peer-reviewed, 2 online, 7 letters to the editor) and presented in over 50 conferences and  meetings (over 20 Guest lectures and over 30 paper presentations).

Surgical expertise: Revision Hip and Knee replacements, Partial knee replacements, treating Pelvi-acetabular injuries and complex trauma along with complicated fractures (Infections, Non-unions and Malunions).

He can communicate fluently in Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and English. He can understand Tamil and Malayalam as well.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • FRCS (Tr & Ortho): Edinburgh, UK, 2012
  • M.Ch (Ortho): Wrightington, UK, 2010
  • MRCS: Edinburgh, UK, 2005
  • DNB (Ortho): New Delhi, India, 2002
  • MS (Ortho): Manipal Academy, India, 2000
  • MBBS: Manipal Academy, India, 1997
ExperienceExperience
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, CARE Hospitals, Hitech and Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, 2012 - 2018
  • Fellowship in hip and knee arthroplasty with Tony Nargol: Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
  • Registrar & Fellow in University Hospital of North Tees, UK, 2009 - 2011
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, UK, 2006 - 2008
  • Wirral University Teaching Hospital, UK, 2005 - 2008
  • SHO, (T & O, Hip & knee), University Hospital of Hartlepool, UK, 2005
  • Registrar (T & O, Hip & knee), Apollo Hospitals, 2001 - 2003
  • Registrar, (T & O), Manipal Hospital
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Revision, Complex Primary Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Treatment of Painful/Unstable/Failed (Loosening/infection) Primary Joint Replacements
  • Complex, complicated fractures and Pelvi-acetabular trauma
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • The AO/ASIF Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation (PFNA): A New Design for the Treatment of Unstable Proximal Femoral Fractures. Mereddy P, Kamath S, Ramakrishnan M, Malik MHA, Donnachie NJ. Injury. 2009 Apr; 40(4):428-32.
  • Anatomical Changes in the VMO and its implications on Minimally Invasive TKR: An MRI Study. Roberts VI, Mereddy P, Donnachie NJ, Hakkalamani S. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Nov;89(11):1462-5
  • Accelerating failure rate of the ASR total hip replacement. Langton DJ, Jameson SS, Joyce TJ, Gandhi JN, Sidaginamale R, Mereddy P, Lord J, Nargol AV. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011 Aug;93(8):1011-6.
  • Implant Removal Following Surgical Stabilization of Patella Fracture. Kumar G, Mereddy P, Hakkalamani S, Donnachie NJ. Orthopaedics. 2010 May; 33 (5).
  • Osteochondral fracture of the Fourth Metatarsal Head treated by open reduction and internal fixation. Mereddy P, Molloy A, Hennessy MS. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2007 Jul-Aug; 46(4):320-2.
  • Periprosthetic fracture neck of femur following hip resurfacing treated by internal fixation. Mereddy P, Malik MHA, Geary NPJ. Injury extra. 2008 Oct.
  • Incomplete reduction of Thompson’s hemiarthroplasty. McGonagle L, Mereddy P, Malik MHA. Injury extra. 2008 Sep.
  • Osteochondroma of Thoracic vertebra presenting as Upper limb radiculopathy Mereddy P, Barzilay Y, Friesem T, Pollock R. Eurorad – May 2007
  • Plasma Cell Tumour in Proximal Tibia treated with Locking Compression Plate Mereddy P, Hakkalamani S, Parkinson RW. Eurorad – Feb 2007
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VideosVideos

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic Surgeon Speaking on Hip related problems and latest treatment methods

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic Surgeon Speaking on Ortho problems and latest treatment methods.

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about ortho problems & latest treatment

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Back Pain & Sciatica - Weight Gain

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Fracture - Complications

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Osteoarthritis

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Cramps and Calf Pain

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Wrist Bone Fracture

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Hip & Knee Replacement

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Fracture -Treatment

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Knee Injections for Osteoarthritis

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about D - Vitamin Deficiency

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Bone Fracture -Treatment

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Symptoms of Arthritis

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Arthritis-Treatment

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Post Knee Replacement Surgery -Care

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Knee Repalcement Surgery

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Ortho problems

Dr. Praveen Mereddy, Sr. Orthopedic surgeon speaking about Instant Relief From Back Pain Simple Tip

Blogs by Dr. Praveen Mereddy

femoral head loose its blood supply

Why does the femoral head loose its blood supply?

Nov 18, 2020 13:25

A lack of blood supply to the tissue within the bone leads to its death called Avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis. It can sometimes lead to tiny breaks within the structure of the bone and eventually its collapse.

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Hip joint preservation – What is it and why?

Dec 12, 2019 12:57

The total joint replacement technology has limitations like the need for revision surgery and wearing of the implant thereby affecting lifestyle activities in younger age groups. Thus, preservation of the natural joints for as long as possible is desirable.

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avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis

Why does the femoral head lose its blood supply?

Mar 15, 2019 18:30

A lack of blood supply to the tissue within the bone leads to its death, a condition called as avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis. It can sometimes lead to tiny breaks within the structure of the bone which is responsible for its eventual collapse.

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Knee replacement surgeries

మోకాలు కీలు మార్పిడి చేయించుకుంటే ప్రమాదమా?

Feb 27, 2019 17:01

కీలుమార్పిడి ఓ క్లిష్టమైన శస్త్రచికిత్స. ఇందుకోసం సరైన సర్జన్, సరైన ఆస్పత్రి ఎంపిక మీ జీవితంపైన చాలా ప్రభావం చూపుతుంది. విజయవంతంగా కీళ్లమార్పిడి ఆపరేషన్లను తరచూ నిర్వహించిన అనుభవం గల నిపుణులు ఉండి, పెద్ద సంఖ్యలో నిర్వహించే అత్యాధునిక వైద్యసదుపాయాలు గల ఆస్పత్రిని ఎంపికచేసుకోండి.

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Testimonial for Dr. Praveen Mereddy

Mrs. Amruthamma

Patient Location: Mahbubnagar

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I had a successful total knee replacement revision with Dr. Praveen Mereddy and...

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Mrs. Shayma Hamid

Patient Location: Iraq

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Yashoda Hospital successfully performed hip replacement surgery for Ms. Shayma...

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