Dr. Dnyanesh Lad is a consulting orthopaedic surgeon. He is a honorary visiting consultant at Bhatia Hospital, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Smt. Motiben Dalvi Hospital in South Mumbai.
After his schooling in the prestigious Bombay International School in Mumbai, Dr. Lad chose to study science at Jai Hind College. He was ranked first in the Higher Secondary Education Board in Jai Hind college and was the board topper in physics. He was felicitated for this achievement.
His medical education was completed from the well known Topiwala National Medical College (TNMC) and B.Y.L Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai. He passed all examinations in the first attempt and received distinctions in many subjects.
For his post graduate training in orthopaedics, Dr. Lad moved to the south of India, to the city of Kochi. At Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, one of the largest multispeciality hospitals in the country, he had an opportunity to train with some of the finest surgeons, and it was there that he discovered his interest in research. His dissertation ‘Component alignment and functional outcome following computer assisted total knee arthroplasty and jig based surgery’went on to win a gold medal at the annual conference of the Kerala orthopaedic association and was later published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. It was cited by the journal in 2014 as an ideal abstract for all future publications.
In order to hone in on his trauma skills using the AO principles, Dr. Lad pursued a fellowship at the Medical Trust Hospital in Kochi. His passion for joint replacement surgery has taken him through multiple fellowships. The Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons allowed him an opportunity to train under the tutelage of Dr. Hemant Wakankar and Dr. Sanjay Agarwala.
To fine tune his expertise in sports medicine and cartilage repair he moved to Milan, Italy to work with Dr. Alberto Gobbi at the OASI Bioresearch Foundation. There he trained in the use of stem cells and Platelet rich Plasma for various orthopaedic disorders. He was selected as one of 2 international fellows to attend the sports medicine conference in Carlsbad, San Diego in January 2014.
With numerous national and international journal publications and text book chapters under his belt, Dr. Lad decided to return to India in 2013 to serve his fellow Indians. He has selected his hospital attachments so as to be able to cater to patients of all socioeconomic strata.