Dr Shankar B S

Dr Shankar B S

MBBS, D Ortho, MS Ortho, FCPS Ortho

Dr Shankar did his MBBS at Bangalore Medical College where he won the gold medal. His post-graduate degree was from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai where he also worked. He placed first in his FCPS.

Over a career spanning more than two decades he has worked as a co-surgeon operating on victims of the Mumbai riots, had extensive experience in trauma and assisted in thousands of fracture and joint surgeries.

Since 1996, he has been been based out of Bangalore where he has practised at leading hospitals.

He is also recognised as a Diplomate National Board Teacher for orthopaedic students.

Dr Shankar’s chosen focus is the field of hip and knee joint replacement where he has had visitations with Dr Ray Randle of Australia and Dr Ridian Morgan Jones of the United Kingdom.

He is the recipient of the Rashtriya Rattan Award (2003), Aryabhatta Award (2005), Karnataka Vibhushana Award (2006), Lokanayak Jayaprakash Narayan Award (2007) and Karunada Siri Award (2007).