Dr Ashok Shyam, is an Orthopaedic Surgeon working as a Research Consultant at Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune. He is also head of the Indian Orthopaedic Research Group and Co-Founder of Indian Orthopaedic Research Society. He has more than 100 scientific articles published in National and International Journals along with 12 book chapters. He is the Editor in Chief of Trauma International and Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports and associate editor for Asian Journal of Arthroscopy and Acta of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He is actively involved in Academic research and regularly conducts workshops and lectures in medical colleges and conferences.