Curriculum Vitae


MB, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), FCPS, D(Orth),FRCS (Ortho), MD(Res), CCST(UK)

405, ‘Fern’ Apartments,
Matadakani Road,
Mangalore – 575 006.

+91 959 167 5577


MD (Res) 2010 University of London (St. George’s)
FRCS (Orth) 2010 Royal College of Surgeons of England
MS (Orth) 2003 University of Mumbai, India (recognised as equivalent of British Master’s Degree by UK NARIC)
DNB (Orth) 2003 Diplomate National Board, New Delhi, India
Diploma (Orth) 2003 College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai, India
FCPS (Orth) 2003 College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai, India
MBBS 1997 University of Mumbai, India


Indian Medical Council MAH0000014 (Karnataka State division)
General Medical Council (GMC, UK) 6108242 Specialist Registration [CCT]


  • State of the art practice exclusively as Lower Limb (Hip & Knee) Arthroplasty, Complex Revision, Sports Injury Reconstruction, Cartilage Regeneration
  • Academic contributions & Research
  • Public awareness towards preventive aspects of joint damage, making the right choice of treatment (non- operative as well): comprehensive care of joints

CURRENT PRACTICE (November 2014 till date)

Consultant Hip & Knee Specialist Surgeon, KMC Hospital, Jyothi, Mangalore. [heading specialist department– Comprehensive Knee & Hip care]
Visiting Specialist Consultant at Goa (Manipal Hospital) & North Kerala, India.
Adjunct Faculty, Manipal University



15/07/2013 to 12/10/2014 Consultant Lower Limb (Knee & Hip) Barts & Royal London Hospitals
29/10/2012 to 15/07/2013 Ad- Hoc Locum Consultant + Senior Clinical Fellow Lower Limb (Knee & Hip surgery) Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Guildford
05/12/2011 to 29/10/2012 Senior Fellow Knee Surgery Fellowship Mr. G. Dowd, Wellington Knee Unit + Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London.
06/10/2010 to 05/12/2011 Senior Clinical Fellow Knee & Hip Complex Arthroplasty Mr. N. Bradley, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.
08/12/2008 to 05/10/2010 Clinical Fellow (Rotation) Upper Limb, Foot & Ankle, Trauma, Paediatric Orth. Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.
02/04/2008 to 05/12/2008 LAS (SpR) Hip surgery, Trauma Mr. A. Cobb, Epsom General Hospital, Epsom, Surrey
23/02/2006 to 02/04/2008 Clinical Research Fellow (SpR) Knee Surgery Mr. A. Adhikari & Mr. Richard Field, Elective Orthopaedic Centre, Epsom
15/08/2005 to 08/02/2006 LAS (SpR) Trauma Wexham Park Hospital, Royal Surrey County Hospital
03/01/2005 to 26/02/2005 Fellowship Lower Limb, Trauma Prof. U. Holz, Katharinenhospital, Stuttgart, Germany
06/12/2004 to 01/01/2005 AE Fellow, Germany Hip & Knee Arthroplasty Prof. W. Puhl, University Hospital, Ulm, Germany
29/11/2004 to 03/12/2004 Fellow Sports Orthopaedics Prof. A. Imhoff, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
15/11/2004 to 26/11/2004 Fellow Shoulder surgery W. Nebelung, Kaiserswerth, Duesseldorf, Germany
02/08/2004 to 27/08/2004 Bombay Orth Soc. Fellowship Lower Limb Prof. S. Babhulkar, Nagpur, India
20/11/2003 to 28/11/2003 Bombay Orth Soc Fellowship Hand surgery Rotation in Mumbai, India
30/08/2004 to 05/11/2004 Surgeon Surgery & Orthopaedics MGM Hospital, Katni, India
10/04/2000 to 31/07/2004 3 years training rotation then 1.5 years Senior Resident Trauma & Elective Orthopaedics King Edward VII Hospital  Mumbai (Prof. R.N. Katre, S. Sabnis, S.K. Srivastava, P.B. Bhosale)


13/03/1999 to 12/03/2000 Medical Officer General Practice District Health Officer, Sindhudurg, India
12/01/1998 to 11/01/1999 Intern (House Officer) Rotation Lokmanya Tilak Med. College & Hosp, Mumbai, India
  • 2021 – 2nd prize for paper presentation at 2 conferences by students (QUADRANS- Physio International conf. & IDEATHON- Engg conf.)
  • 2019 – Best Paper (KOACON – State conference – Innovative dressings technique in Knee Arthroplasty
  • 2013 – ‘Yellow Belt’ for leadership project, Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • 2007 – Special recognition prize for Orthopaedic research- R & D department, Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 2003 – Gold Medal (1st rank) at D.Orth. examination among 322 candidates
  • 2003 – 1st rank at MS(Orth) examination among candidates from K. E. M. Hospital
  • 2002 – Best resident in Orthopaedics award, K. E. M. Hospital, Mumbai
  • 1998 – 1st prize at state level competitive examination – Acworth Leprosy Hospital, Mumbai
  • 1998 – Best Intern award at L. T. M. Hospital & Medical School
  • 1997 – 3rd rank at 3rd MBBS; Distinctions in Surgery and Preventive & Social Medicine; 1st prize in Surgery; 1st prize in Psychiatry
  • 1994 – 1st rank at 1st MBBS & at L. T. M. Medical College, Sion, Mumbai; Distinctions (>75% scores) in Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry; 1st prize in Anatomy; 2nd prize in Physiology
  • 1993 – 13th rank in Mumbai amongst > 50,000 students at A level equivalent board exams (HSC)
  • 1991 – 11th rank in Mumbai amongst > 80,000 students at GCSE equivalent board exams (SSC)
  • 1990 – Second best speaker in Mumbai (inter- college level elocution)


  • MD(Res) – St. George’s University of London (2010)- Comparison of two soft- tissue balancing techniques with computer navigated total knee replacement.
  • Post- Graduate – Flexible intra- medullary pinning in complicated paediatric forearm fractures. Series of 42 cases; thesis for MS(Ortho), University of Mumbai, India (2002).


  • PhD – Primary guide for Physiotherapy PhD student – project on proprioceptive exercise training for early osteoarthritis of the knee
  • – Associate guide for Engineering PhD student (NITK, Surathkal, Karnataka) – (i) dynamic splint for foot drop, (ii) polyethylene optimization in knee arthroplasty
  • PG thesis – Associate guide for (1) Physiotherapy MSc –Telephysiotherapy post- joint replacement surgery (2) MD Radiology trainee – Articular cartilage lesion detection, MRI and clinical correlation (3) MS Ortho trainee – Hip X-ray standardization device
  1. Raju V, Koorata P, Kamat Y. Case study for contact pressure improvisation with graded implant material in articular cartilages of knee joint. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology volume 35, pages 1049–1054 (2021)
  2. A review on designs of Ankle Foot Orthoses used to treat foot drop. Kubasad P, Todeti S R, Kamat Y. Jan 2021; DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-4477-4_56; In book: Mechanism and Machine Science.
  3. Effectiveness of proprioceptive training in patients with early knee OA. Prabhakar A, Joshua A, Prabhu S, Kamat Y. IJS Protocols 2020;
  4. Patient handling in India- evidence from a pilot study. Koshy N, Sriraman S, Kamat Y. J Family Med Prim Care 2020; 9: 1397- 402.
  5. Avoid post operative bracing to reduce ACL rerupture rates. Naik A, Das B, Kamat Y. Eur J Orth Surg Traumatol. 2019; 29(8): 1743- 47.
  6. PRP injection in the knee: a review. Kamat Y, Patel N, Galea A, Ware H, Dowd G. Eur Orth & Traumatol. DOI 10.1007/s12570-014-0271-1. 12 Aug 2014.
  7. The eburnated bone- cement interface. Kamat Y, Crocombe A, Bradley N. Current Orth Practice 2014; 25(5): 484- 7.
  8. Total Knee Replacement in the obese patient: comparing computer assisted and conventional trechniques. Sc World J;
  9. Sharing the Load. Belgaumkar A, Foote J, Smallwood N, Fraser G, Kamat Y. Health Serv J 2013 Aug; 23; 123(6364): 28- 9.
  10. Computer Navigation of soft tissues in Total Knee Replacement. Kamat Y, Aurakzai K, Adhikari A. J Knee Surg 2013 Jun; 26(3): 145- 50.
  11. Acute soft tissue Knee Injuries in Adults. Kamat Y, Dowd G. 2012 August: 19- 21.
  12. X-ray evaluation of failed unicompartmental knee replacement. Kamat Y, Bradley N. Ann R Coll Surg Eng 2012; 94(8): 601.
  13. Functional outcome after TKA using measured resection vs gap balancing techniques: a randomised contr study. Singh V, Varkey R, Trehan R, Kamat Y, Adhikari A. J Orth Surg 2012; 20(3): 344- 7.
  14. Computer navigation of soft tissues in total knee replacement: optimising knee kinematics. Kamat Y, Aurakzai K, Field R, Adhikari A. Current Orth Practice 2010; 21(6): 595- 599.
  15. Does computer navigation in TKA improve patient outcome at mid-term? Kamat Y, Aurakzai K, Matthews D, Kalairajah Y, Field R, Adhikari A. Int Orth 2009; 33(6): 1567- 70.
  16. Odontoid fracture with vertebral artery dissection. Kamat Y, Poduval M, Bhosale P. Bombay Hosp J 2005; 47(3): 266- 7.
  17. Quadriceps exercises. Sabnis S, Kamat Y, Dhawale A. Bombay Hosp J 2004; 46(4): 180- 1.
  1. (Ongoing) Standardisation of Knee X-rays using a simple device – 2019.
  2. (Ongoing) Clinical Outcome of Knee & Hip Arthroplasty (Primary & Revision) + Sports Reconstructions in current practice – comparison with best published results worldwide.
  3. Importance of patient moving & handling in preventing injury to staff and patients alike – KMC Hospital, Mangalore – 2018.
  4. Utilisation of Discharge Lounge to make Day Surgery efficient – Leadership project at Royal Surrey Hospital, Guilford, UK – 2013 (closed loop + won award – Yellow Belt – Doctors in Management)
  5. Nerve Blocks vs Local Infiltration in enhanced recovery following TKR. (5 stages with closed loop) [2012] Presented at departmental meeting.
  6. Change of in- patient mortality following introduction of Orthogeriatrician service for hip fractures. [2009]
  7. Analysis of surgeon’s learning curve with computer navigation. (closed loop) [2007] Data presentation to manufacturer resulted in instrument fault detection.
  8. Analysis of outcomes of a prosthetic design of TKR over 5 years. (closed loop) [2006] Data presented to manufacturing company for publication.


  1. Non- arthroplasty management options of knee OA. Maldives, June 2019.
  2. Importance of cement in Hip Arthroplasy: Indo- Nepal Orth meet, 2018.
  3. Complex Lower Limb Arthroplasty in the elderly: Bhutan, October 2017.
  4. Doctors in Management: Increasing utilisation of Discharge Lounge. SICOT 2013, Hyderabad, India.
  5. Computer Navigation of soft tissues in TKR. SICOT 2012, Dubai, UAE.
  6. Computer navigated TKR: Using passive knee movement graphs. CAOS International 2009, Boston, USA.
  7. Computer Navigated TKR: dual advantage in obese patients. EFORT 2008, Nice, France.
  8. Computer navigation does not lead to better outcome at one year following total knee replacement. EFORT 2007, Florence, Italy.
  9. Ten- year results of Metasul metal-on-metal articulation in total hip replacement. EFORT 2007, Florence, Italy.
  10. Patient satisfaction with computer navigation in total knee arthroplasty vs standard method. AAOS 2007, San Diego, USA.
  11. Hip Arthroscopy – Five- year outcomes. Arthroscopy 2006, Paris, France.


  1. Indian Orth Association teaching module Trainer for lectures on Management of RA & OA – 2021
  2. Faculty – Virtual CMEs on various complex Arthroplasty & Sports reconstruction topics at National meetings in 2020
  3. Faculty- Complex Knee Replacement – Arthroplasty conclave Agra- Feb 2020.
  4. Faculty- lectures on Knee (ACL reconstruction) & Hip Arthroplasty at Cochin International Orthopaedic Society(CIOS), October 2019.
  5. Faculty- Geriatric Orth Society of India (GOSI) – Aurangabad (2019).
  6. Faculty- GOSI & Arthroplasty Update national, AIIMS New Delhi – Sept 2018.
  7. Faculty- Arthroplasty training & cadaver courses at Bangalore & Delhi (AIIMS).
  8. Faculty, Knee Arthroplasty, at Ranawat Orth. Conference, Mumbai, 2017.
  9. Primary, Complex & Revision Arthroplasty training; Indian National Orth Conference, Kochi, 2016.
  10. ACL biology & tensioning. Karnataka State Conference, Bangalore, Nov. 2016.
  11. Don’t treat fracture with fracture, use cement. Geriatric Orthopaedic Society Of India Conference, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Sept. 2016.
  12. Cartilage Reconstruction. Tamilnadu State, Ooty, Feb. 2016.
  13. PRP: use in Knees. National Stem Cell Conference STEMCON, Mangalore, Oct. 2015.
  14. Eburnated bone- cement interface. South West Thames, UK, 2011.
  15. Computer assisted ligament balancing in TKR. CAOS, UK 2008.
  16. Navigation kinematics: the oblique joint line. CAOS, UK 2008, Glasgow.
  17. The Oxford Knee Score Trends. British Orth. 2007, Manchester, UK.
  18. Computer navigation in obese patients? BASK 2007, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  19. Computer navigated TKA in obese patients. CAOS, UK 2007, London.
  20. Operative management of complicated paediatric forearm fractures. Maharashtra Orth. Association & Indo- German Orth. Foundation 2003
  21. Case of bilateral snapping hip – a novel surgical technique. WIROC, 2003, Mumbai, India.


2021 Karnataka & Kerala state meetings, CIOS specialist meeting
2020 Addressed staff of Stryker India at national annual meet, North India Arthroplasty meeting Agra, State Orth Association meetings, GOSICON (virtual)
2019 Chosen amongst 11 speakers across India on behalf of Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) to raise awareness on Spondyloarthritides, talks in various cities pan- India, CIOS, other State & National meetings
2018 Organised State conference & Specialist CME programmes, Faculty at Instructional courses

Coordinated formation of Specialist Arthroplasty Forum under KOA (Karnataka State Orthopaedic Association)

2017 Kerala, Karnataka State, Indo-Bhutan OrthoGeriatric conclave, STEMCON
2016 Faculty at State & National Ortho Conferences – Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Goa, Odisha ; various invited lectures & public education
Faculty at National Conference – Stem Cells (Mangalore), lectures at CMEs organised by various regional IMA in Canara, Goa, Kerala
2013 SICOT (India), London Hip Meeting
2012 SICOT (Dubai), Revision TKR (EndoKlinik, Germany), Arthro London
2011 South West Thames meetings, London Hip meeting
2010 WIROC (Mumbai), CAOS UK (London)
2009 CAOS International (Boston), London Hip meeting
2008 EFORT (Nice), The Great Debate (London), CAOS UK (Glasgow)
2007 AAOS (S. Diego), CAOS (London), BASK (Belfast), BOA(Manchester)
  • PhD guideship course – 2019
  • NHS Staff College Academy Leadership course, Univ. London – 2014 : three modules completed
  • Revision Hip Masterclass, Nottingham, UK – 2014
  • Cartilage & Knee Sports Reconstruction, Christchurch Univ., UK – 2014
  • Revision Knee Masterclass, Southampton, UK – 2013
  • KSS deanery Leadership program for senior trainees – 2012- 13
  • Yellow Belt Leadership course by RSC Hospital – Jan 2013
  • Train the Trainers (Royal College of Surgeons, England) – Oct 2012
  • Making the most of your Consultant post (MPS) – March 2012
  • ATLS (Royal College of Surgeons, England) – Nov 2011
  • CESR preparation and portfolio (Royal Coll Physicians) – May 2011
  • MD(Res) training program – (St George’s University of London) 2 year course 2006 – 2008, all generic core skills for research, thesis and paper writing.
  • ALS (Resus Council, UK) – July 2006
  • GCP (Good Clinical Practice) – March 2006
  • Techniques for Interview (St George’s Univ of London) – June 2007
  • Practice management symposium for residents (AAOS) – Feb 2007
  • AO trauma courses – 2003, 2004
  • Ongoing papers , Research & Audit projects in firm
  • Research Paper Review : Regularly review Orthopaedic research papers for journals [International J. Surgery – IJS, World J. of Orthopaedics – WJO (both Medline indexed)]
  • Assistant Editor, International Journal of Surgery (Elsevier) from Jan 2017
Training in Hip & Knee surgery + Research
Post- graduate 2016- Invited lectures as Adjunct Faculty
Medical Students 2012

2006 – 2008

Royal Free (UCL)

St George’s – Epsom & St Helier Hospitals & SWLEOC were part of student rotation – regular teaching rota

Junior colleagues 2002 – date

2010 – date

Teaching SHOs, HOs on ward rounds, theatre, occasional lectures & clinical sessions for
Viva + Clinical sessions for exam going (FRCS) registrars
Paramedics 2010 – date Regular teaching sessions on various topics.
Nurse training courses organized at KMC
  • Coordination of Specialist Arthroplasty form for State with guidance of Orthopaedic Association President so as to standardise Arthroplasty surgery undertaken at smaller setups, help younger surgeons to reduce complications.
  • Creation of a ring- fenced environment for elective orthopaedic surgical patients both in operation theatre and wards at KMC Hospital, Mangalore.
  • Played a role in service improvement projects for Barts & London Trust : Enhanced Recovery post- Hip & Knee Arthroplasty (2013- 2014).
  • Maintained on call SpR rota at Royal Surrey Hospital for 2.5 years (2009 – 2011) with cross- cover arrangements.
  • Successfully evolved and implemented a new middle grade weekly timetable (rota) for the Trauma & Orth department at Royal Surrey, in accordance with changing department needs, new deanery and EWDT requirements.
  • Participation in earthquake relief camp (2001) and subsequent Paediatric Orthopaedic camp – Kutch, Gujarat, India. (2003)
  • Carried out a number of Public Health campaigns as Medical Officer in rural India: environment awareness, tree plantation drive, AIDS awareness. (1999- 2000) Work highly appreciated through local newspaper articles.
  • As elected student’s council secretary, played leading role in two inter- collegiate cultural festivals (1996 & 1999), attended by over 10,000 students.
Languages 1st language – English
Can speak, read and write – German, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani
Basic understanding – Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam
Hobbies Art & painting, hiking and travel, music (Indian and western classical), play a bass guitar