MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Dr Sachin Tapasvi, at 42, is one of the Leading Joint Replacement Surgeons practicing in Pune, boasting of several fellowships and experience garnered internationally as well as in India. He completed his MBBS and M.S. (Ortho) from B.J. Medical College, Pune- with GOLD medals for topping the university in both the courses. He further honed his skills after being selected as an Asia Pacific Fellow at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia from January 1998. Here, Dr Tapasvi was entrusted with the Adult Reconstruction Surgery services comprising Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement. His talent was recognized and lauded with an appointment as the Clinical Tutor to The University of Adelaide. After returning to India, he began working as a consultant in arthritis, sports medicine, arthroscopy and joint replacement with some of the premier hospitals in Pune - Jehangir Apollo Hospital and Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Oyster and Pearl Hospital. With his healing touch, expert hands and skill that has been honed abroad, Dr Tapasvi now conducts specialty outpatients clinic with a combined patient load of about 80 patients per day. Surgery and the improvement it brings to his patients has always attracted him, and so Dr Tapasvi routinely performs complex surgeries and operates daily at hospitals conducting supra major and major surgeries with Total Knee Replacement (TKR), Revision TKR, Total Hip Replacement (THR), revision THR, arthroscopic knee and shoulder reconstructions. He believes in spreading the knowledge that he has himself earned through fellowships. Currently, he has two fellows – one each sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and Smith & Nephew, each for a duration of 6 months. The deserving candidates are chosen after a detailed interview process. Dr Tapasvi believes that the quest for true knowledge never ends, which is why he continues to update his knowledge and skills by conducting and attending conferences and continuing medical education programs both in India as well as abroad. His initiative called the Pune Knee Course - an annual educational program since 2011, covering everything in knee arthroscopy, is very well received every year.