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Dr. P. Sharat Kumar - Orthopedist, Hyderabad

Dr. P. Sharat Kumar

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FFSEM, MFSEM, DIP - SEM GB & I, MCh - Orthopaedics, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS

Orthopedist, Hyderabad

30 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
Dr. P. Sharat Kumar 85% (96 ratings) FFSEM, MFSEM, DIP - SEM GB & I, MCh - Orthopaedics, MS - ... Orthopedist, Hyderabad
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Personal Statement I have 23 years of orthopaedic experience including 10 years in UK and worked in centres of excellence including Glasgow University Hospitals, Aberdeen University Hosp......more I have 23 years of orthopaedic experience including 10 years in UK and worked in centres of excellence including Glasgow University Hospitals, Aberdeen University Hospitals and Worthing hospitals I have special interest and experience in joint replacement Knee and hip arthroscopy Knee, shoulder, ankle, hip and elbow and sports surgery.
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Specializing in Orthopedics for the past 28 years, Dr. P. Sharat Kumar is a renowned orthopedist who specializes in Joint replacement, Sports surgery and Knee and Hip arthroscopy. Currently based in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad Dr. P. Sharat Kumar has around 10 years of experience in international hospitals including the prestigious Glasgow University Hospitals and Worthing Hospitals. Presently, he is associated with Apollo Health City located in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. Dr. Kumar finished his MBBS from Govt. Medical College Srinagar- Kashmir in 1988 and his MS, specializing in Orthopedics from MR Medical College Karnataka in 1992. He received his in orthopedics from the prestigious Aberdeen University-UK in 1998 and his DIP- SEM GB & I from Intercollegiate Academy Board of Sport and Exercise Medicine in 2001. Dr. Kumar received his MFSEM and FFSEM from Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, UK and Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Ireland in 2006 and 2009 respectively. He is also a professional member of Telangana Orthopedic Surgeons Association (TOSA), Indian Arthroscopy Society, Indian Association of Sports Medicine. To honor his achievements in the field of orthopedics, he was awarded the prestigious Apollo Academic Achievements Award in 2014, Global Healthcare Excellence Award in 2015 and India Healthcare Awards in 2016. In his clinic, Dr. Kumar provides a wide range of services that includes Hip injury treatment, Hip Resurfacing, Ankle Injury Treatment and Joint Dislocation among others.


FFSEM - Faculty Of Sport And Exercise Medicne Ireland - 2009
MFSEM - Faculty Of Sport And Exercise Medicine Uk - 2006
DIP - SEM GB & I - Intercollegiate Academy Board of Sport and Exercise Medicine - 2001
MCh - Orthopaedics - Aberdeen University - U.K - 1998
MS - Orthopaedics - MR Medical College - Karnataka - 1992
MBBS - Govt Medical College Srinagar - Kashmir - 1988
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Telangana Orthopaedic Surgeons Association ( TOSA)
Indan Arthroscopy Society
Indian Association of Sports Medicine
Apollo Academic Achievements Award - 2014
Global Healthcare Excellence Award- New Delhi 18 October - 2015
India Healthcare Awards 2016 - Bangalore


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Suffering from Knee Pain - Know What Causes it?

FFSEM, MFSEM, DIP - SEM GB & I, MCh - Orthopaedics, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
Suffering from Knee Pain - Know What Causes it?

Your knee is a very complex structure consisting of bones, ligaments, cartilage, tendons, muscles and meniscus. Most people encounter knee pain at some point in their lives. If your knee pain is chronic in nature, then it may last for a prolonged period.

Many causes may be responsible for your knee pain. Some of the causes are stated as follows:

1. Your knee is very much prone to injuries. Knee injuries may happen due to accidents, falling down carelessly or while playing sports. The most common knee injuries that may be the cause for your knee pain are mentioned as follows: 

  • Fractures may cause you to feel pain in the areas of your knee bones.
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury (ligament injury caused by twisting and a sudden motion) or Medial Collateral Ligament injury (injury to the tissue in the insides of your knee) is very common to sportspersons and may be the reason for severe knee pain.
  • Sometimes your knee bones may get dislocated from their usual alignment. This can also make you experience severe knee pain.
  • Ligament injuries, meniscus tear or tendon tear can also be responsible for your knee pain.

2. Sometimes pain in your buttock or foot region can also result in mild knee pain.

3. At times chronic problems like osteoarthritis that affects the cartilage can cause the problem of knee pain. Other chronic problems like Gout, rheumatoid arthritis can also cause severe knee pain.

4. Being overweight can also result in knee pain.

The symptoms of knee pain may be different in each case. The most common symptoms are mentioned below:

  • Stiffness of knee
  • Swelling of your knee
  • You may also feel unstable
  • Difficulty in walking or bending of your knee.
  • You may notice redness in your knee area.

Knee pain must not be ignored. It is highly recommended for you to seek advice from an orthopedic as soon as you encounter any of the above mentioned symptoms.

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Causes and Symptoms of Shoulder Pain

FFSEM, MFSEM, DIP - SEM GB & I, MCh - Orthopaedics, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
Causes and Symptoms of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulder is one of the most overused joints in the body and thus is at a higher risk of contracting an injury. Shoulder pain may lead to mobility issues where moving your arms may become extremely difficult. The shoulder consists of three parts, viz. the shoulder blade, collarbone and the upper arm bone. Shoulder pain may result from an injury to any of these areas.

The various causes of shoulder pain are:

  1. Impingement: Impingement of the shoulder muscle occurs when the top of the shoulder impinges on the rotator cuff muscles. This condition can lead to severe pain in the shoulder.
  2. Bursitis: Bursa is a fluid filled sac that cushions the bones and help in preventing friction. Bursitis is a disorder that results in inflammation of the bursa, thus resulting in shoulder pain.
  3. Tendinitis: Tendinitis is a condition that is characterized by gradual wear and tear of the tendon. Usually the rotator cuff tendons in the shoulder are affected by this condition.
  4. Instability of the shoulder: Shoulder instability is a disorder of the shoulder wherein the upper arm bone dislocates from its socket. This can cause excessive pain in the shoulder.
  5. Fractures: A fracture in the bones of the shoulder results in excruciating shoulder pain.
  6. Arthritis: Arthritis is a disorder that leads to inflammation in the joints, thus resulting in pain and impaired movement of the joint.

Treatment: The treatment for shoulder pain consists of medications and physiotherapy. You may also be asked to discontinue any strenuous activity that requires shoulder movement. Medications such as NSAIDs are prescribed to help in controlling the pain. Various stretches of the shoulder are also recommended to improve shoulder flexibility and mobility.

Tips: Do exercises such as the overhead press with light weights to improve your shoulder strength. Also make sure to include certain external rotation exercises to strengthen the rotator cuff muscles.

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All About Hip Osteoarthritis

FFSEM, MFSEM, DIP - SEM GB & I, MCh - Orthopaedics, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
All About Hip Osteoarthritis

When joints get inflamed, it is known as arthritis. This causes swelling and pain in the joints of your body such as the hips and the knees. When the cartilage gets damaged at the ends of bones, a type of arthritis called osteoarthritis occurs.

There are two main types of osteoarthritis:

  1. Primary: This type is more generalized. It affects the knees, fingers, hips, spine and thumb.
  2. Secondary: This type can occur after injury or joint inflammation, or as a result of any disease that affects the ligament's composition, like hemochromatosis.

How is the hip affected by osteoarthritis?
Patients have difficulties walking if they have hip osteoarthritis. Diagnosing hip osteoarthritis is difficult. It is because the pain appears in varied locations, such as the groin, buttocks, knee or thigh. The pain can be a dull throb or can be sharp and stabbing. The hip is usually stiff.

What are the causes of hip osteoarthritis?
The causes of hip osteoarthritis are unknown. However, the factors that can lead to osteoarthritis are joint injury, excessive weight and rising age.
Along with the abovementioned factors, the following may contribute as well:

  1. The joints may not have developed accurately
  2. The cartilage may have inherited the defects
  3. If the joints are too irritated due to added pressure on them, like excess body weight or stressful activities that include hip movement, osteoarthritis may develop.

What are the symptoms of hip osteoarthritis?
The symptoms of hip osteoarthritis are as follows:

  1. Joints feel stiff when you get out of bed
  2. Joints feel stiff if you have been sitting for some time
  3. The joints feel painful, swollen or tender
  4. You can hear (a "crunching" sound) or feel the bones rubbing against each other.
  5. You find yourself unable to do certain things, like putting on socks, as it requires your hips to move.

How is hip osteoarthritis treated?
The main objective of treatment is to restore the patient's ability to move around. A part of this objective includes correcting the function of the hip and managing the pain. The treatment can include:

  1. Joint care and rest
  2. To take weight off the area affected, a cane is used
  3. Pain relief that does not involve drugs
  4. Shedding excess weight
  5. Exercising
  6. Surgery
  7. Alternative and complementary therapies
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