Dr. Ashok Gavaskar

 

Dr. Ashok Gavaskar


Dr. Gavaskar currently heads the department of orthopedics, trauma and spine surgery at Rela hospital, Chennai which is a 450 bedded tertiary care centre of international repute. His expertise includes joint replacement surgery and orthopedic trauma having performed over 4000 joint replacement surgeries and more than 8000 complex trauma related limb reconstructions. His work includes a major research component with involvement predominantly in clinical research. He was previously part of very elite expert group under the AO foundation (AO TRAUMA - Asia Pacific Expert Group). He has published more than 50 international peer reviewed original research articles in several reputed journals and has contributed 3 book chapters till date. He also trains fellows and mentors young trainees in the field of advanced trauma and joint replacement surgery.

Dr. Gavaskar is a member of the International advisory board for the Journal of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (JAAOS) and a distinguished committee member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (Trauma program committee). He also serves as one of the associate editors for the prestigious European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (EJOST) and as a deputy editor (Trauma) for Indian Journal of Orthopedics (IJO).

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