Dr. Kodikal has more than 30 years experience in Orthopaedic. He worked all over India like Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Pune & Bangalore
HIP - Joint replacement including, minimally invasive hip replacement surgery using the anterior approach, hip arthroscopy
KNEE - Arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, partial and total knee replacement including patient specific instrumentation
SHOULDER - Arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair and shoulder reconstruction, shoulder replacement.
SPINE - Lumbar and Cervical disc decompression and fusion, lumbar laminectomy and micro-discectomy
A V N - Avascular Necrosis also known as AVN or Osteonecrosis, is death of bone tissues due to lake of blood supply. AVN is a progressive disease which restricts mobility & collapses the affected joint with its progression.
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Dr Gautam Kodilal has gained extensive experience working in different locations in India.This has enabled him to broaden the depth of his surgical expertise and has provided opportunities to pursue his interest in innovative surgical techniques particularly in the areas of Knee & Joint Replacement, Pediatric-Arthroscopic joint preservation and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Kodikal has a broad surgical interest utilising the latest arthroscopic techniques for the management of all hip, knee, shoulder& spinal conditions to facilitate the best recovery &outcome for patients from surgery.
MBBS from Armed Forces Medical College (1977)
MS in Orthopedics from Christian Medical College (1982)
Basic Course conducted by A.O (Swiss)
Advance Course A.O (Swiss)
Indo German Orthopedic Fellowship
Dr. Gautam Kodikal was a clinical tutor at
Christian Medical College Ludhiana (UNIVERSITY OF PUNJAB)
Set up the department of Orthopaedics at
Pravara Medical College,LONI MAHARASTRA, (UNIVERSITY OF PUNE)
Chairman Bangalore Arthroscopic Society
Organising Chairman Posicon
(Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India ) 2016
Organising Chairman KASCON
(Karnataka Arthoscopic Society )2016
Organising Chairman ARTHRO BANGALORE 2016
Chairman SANITAS HOSPITAL TANZANIA
Sucessfully completed 10,000 ACL reconstructions
Successfully completed 15,000 joint replacement surgeries
Life Member Indian Orthopaedic Association
Life member Karnataka Orthopaedic Association
Life member Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India
Life Member Pune Orthopaedic Society
Member of Executive Council Paedictric Orthopaedic Society of India (2002 - 2004)
Member Organising Committee Posicon 1999
Member Organising Committee Koacon 2003,2005.
Addressed IMA meeting in Bangalore, Chikkaballapur,Chikamangalore, Sringeri on:
Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis,Total Hip & Knee Replacement, Low Back pain, Pediatric Orthopedic early detection of problems.
Rotary Clubs of Bangalore on: Lumber pain, Osteoarthritis and Knee pain
Corporate Lectures at Astra Zeneca, Ampersand, Infosys, Participated in World Net Medicine Live at Infosys
International College of Surgeons 45th Annual Conference Paper Presentation: Soft Tissue Surgery in Poliomyelitis
Joint Replacement Surgery
Treatment of sports injuries, osteoporosis, and fractures of joints especially related to children.
Dr.Gautam Kodikal as submitted thesis for M.S. entitled "Early Operative Management Of Congenital Talipes Equino Varus"
Subchondral stress fracture of femoral head in a healthy adult -
Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2010 Oct;44(4):458-60.
Role of suture anchors in management of fractures of inferior pole of patella-
Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2010 Jul;44(3):333-5.
A comparison of early and delayed arthroscopically-assisted reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using hamstring autograft-
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Br.2010 Apr;92(4):521-6.
Reconstruction of neglected chronic tendoachilles tear healed in contnuity-surgical technique-
European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology.
Incidence of DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS & THROMBOPROPHYLAXIS in patients undergoing ARTHROSCOPIC ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION-
Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
Dr.Kodikal philosophy is to follow with a team based on the approach in the operating theatre, as well as ensuring he communicates clearly with referring doctors and physical therapists that are also involved in the patient's care and strives for optimal patient care by providing a warm, friendly and informative environment in his room As many patients present with multiple problem areas such as hip and knee pain;hip and lower back pain;neck and shoulder pain, His understanding and expertise across multiple surgery areas assists him to assess and treat his patients holistically.
Dr.Gautam Kodikal consulting private rooms is at:
Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Kormangala,
situated close to Jyothi Nivas College.