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Dr. Ravindra Puttaswamaiah

Consultant - Orthopedics
MBBS, MRCS, MS (Ortho) (PGI), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Dr Ravindra Puttaswamaiah is a lead Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Whitefield.  After his Orthopaedic training (MS Ortho) from the prestigious PGIMER, Chandigarh, he moved to UK for further specialisation. He has gained extensive experience in multiple sub-specialities of Trauma and Orthopaedics including joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. He has obtained his FRCS (ortho) from Edinburgh, UK and has worked as a Senior Trauma Specialist at Leeds General Infirmary. He has also gained specialist training the treatment of complex shoulder and elbow related problems from James Cook University Hospitals, Middlesbrough and St James University Hospitals, Leeds, UK. He has many international publications and presentations and is active in clinical research.


  • Joint Replacement Surgery- Knee, Hip, Shoulder and Elbow
  • Arthroscopy (Key hole surgery)- Shoulder, Elbow, Knee and Ankle
  • Trauma Surgery (Fractures and Dislocations)
  • Ergonomics and Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Sports Related Injuries

Dr Ravindra gets extensive referrals for opinion and treatment of complex shoulder and elbow related problems from multiple centres around the country


Total Experience: 13 years

  • St James University Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
  • James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
  • Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds
  • Sandwell and City Hospitals, Birmingham
  • New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh, India 

Medical Schools

  • Intercollegiate Specialty Board, UK
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
  • Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India
  • Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India