Past Positions

10/2008 – 6/2009

  • Head, Total Joint Replacement Service, Loma Linda University, California Director, Center for Joint Replacement Surgery, Loma Linda University, California
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic surgery, Loma Linda University, California

Academic Honors/Awards


  • 2009AAOS 2009 Annual Meeting Best Poster. Tumor and Metabolic Disease Category. “Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Scheduled to Undergo Orthopedic Surgery: A single center analysis”. Poster # P539 2009 AAOS Annual Meeting, February 25-28, 2009, Las Vegas, NV, USA.


  • 2000Dr. Sancheti Gold Medal (Summa cum-laude) in Orthopedics awarded by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Bombay, India

Medical School

  • 1995First Rank (Summa cum-laude) in final MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) graduating class, Amravati University, India
  • 1995First Rank (Summa cum-laude) in Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology and Preventive & Social medicine, Amravati University, India


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