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Dr. Sahil Gaba





MS Orthopaedics (SMS Jaipur), Ex- Senior Resident AIIMS New Delhi, Fellowship in Arthroplasty (Aberdeen, UK), Fellowship in Robotic Arthroplasty (Aberdeen, UK)

Dr. Sahil Gaba is a highly accomplished Orthopaedic surgeon who has trained at various centers of repute both in India and abroad, and has more than 8 years of experience post MS. He did his post-graduation (MS) in Orthopaedic surgery from the prestigious Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur. Following this, he worked for 3 years in India’s top most medical college, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi as a Senior Resident. While working in AIIMS, he developed a passion for Hip and Knee replacement surgery and chose this as his career path. He excelled both clinically and academically, and has authored more than 35 publications in national and international journals, and also authored book chapters. He went on to do a fellowship in Hip surgery in Melbourne, Australia and later was also selected for a travelling fellowship in Pune by the Rajasthan Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Association.

In 2018, he moved to Aberdeen, UK for training and completed three fellowships, working in NHS Grampian at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Woodend Hospital, one of the few high volume ring-fenced hospitals for elective Orthopaedic Surgery in the UK. In 2021, he was selected for the United Kingdom’s first dedicated Robotic Hip and Knee Fellowship programme, which was at the Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen. Apart from being the first Robotic Hip and Knee Fellow of Woodend Hospital, he is also the first Orthopaedic surgeon in India to have completed a year long dedicated Robotics fellowship in the UK, gaining valuable hands on training.

He did his Robotics certification course in Cambridge, UK. During his tenure in Aberdeen, he gained unparalleled experience in managing hip and knee disorders and had ample opportunity to perform surgeries independently.While in Aberdeen, he also performed complex and revision Hip and Knee surgeries. Along with this, he had great exposure to the Direct anterior approach (DAA) to the hip (both manual and robotic) for hip replacement. He is also well versed with the technique of Partial Knee replacement (both manual and robotic), where only one compartment of knee is replaced for localized osteoarthritis. After spending nearly 4 years in Aberdeen, UK he came back to India in July 2022, to join Amrita Hospital, Faridabad, Delhi NCR as a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics.

  • MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics)
  • Senior Resident AIIMS (New Delhi)
  • RCS Edinburgh International Fellow (UK)
  • Fellowship in Robotic Hip and Knee Arthroplasty (Aberdeen, UK)
  • Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Robotic Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty/Partial Knee Replacement
  • Joint preserving Knee osteotomies (HTO, DFO)
  • Non-surgical management of Knee and Hip osteoarthritis
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Trauma (including complex trauma and Pelvi-acetabular trauma), Osteoporosis and Fragility fractures.
  • Mako Robotic Total Knee Replacement Certification – Cambridge (UK) – July 2021
  • Mako Robotic Partial Knee Replacement Certification – Cambridge (UK) – July 2021
  • Mako Robotic Total Hip Replacement Certification - Cambridge (UK) – July 2021
  • AO Trauma Basic and Advanced
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support)
  • Winter SCOT (Scottish Committee for Orthopaedics and Trauma) January 2021 Paper Presentation – Future demand for primary hip and knee arthroplasty in Scotland – Joint 2nd prize.
  • 3rd prize at the ROSA (Rajasthan Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Association) Quiz held at Kota (June 2013).
  1. Kumar A, Sinha S, Arora R, Gaba S, Khan R, Kumar M. The 50 Top-Cited Articles on the Posterior Cruciate Ligament: A Bibliometric Analysis and Review. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Nov 29;9(11):23259671211057851. doi: 10.1177/23259671211057851. PMID: 34881343; PMCID: PMC8647263.
  2. Kumar A, Haider Y, Passey J, Khan R, Gaba S, Kumar M. Mortality Predictors in Covid-19 Positive Patients with Fractures: A Systematic Review. Bulletin of Emergency and Trauma. 2021; 9(2): 51-59. doi: 10.30476/beat.2021.87742.
  3. Lim JW, Rehman H, Gaba S, Sargeant H, Stevenson IM, Boddie DE. Orthopaedic assessment unit: a service model for the delivery of orthopaedic trauma care in a major trauma centre during the global pandemic (COVID-19). Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2021 Mar;103(3):167-172. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2020.7069.
  4. Trikha V, Kumar A, Mittal S, Passey J, Gaba S, Kumar A. Morphometric analysis of the anterior column of the acetabulum and safety of intramedullary screw fixation for its fractures in Indian population: a preliminary report. Int Orthop. 2020 Apr;44(4):655-664. doi: 10.1007/s00264-019-04428-5.
  5. Trikha V, Kumar A, Mittal S, Passey J, Gaba S, Khan R, Jain A, Kumar A. Morphometric variations of scaphoid and safety of screw fixation for its waist zone fractures in Indian population: A preliminary report. Journal of Hand Surgery Global Online, Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2019:166 – 173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsg.2019.05.001.
  6. Garg B, Kumar A, Gaba S, Ranjan P. Broken blade tip in lumbar disc space retrieved via anterior trans-abdominal approach: a rare but potentially devastating complication of lumbar spine surgery. January 2019 International Journal of Scientific Research 8(1):564-566.
  7. Nayak M, Nag HL, Gaba S, Nag TC, Sharma S. Quantitative comparison of mechanoreceptors in the tibial remnants of the ruptured human anterior cruciate ligament with duration of injury and its significance: An Immunohistochemistry based observational study. J Orthop Traumatol. 2018 Jul 18;19(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s10195-018-0498-7.
  8. Kumar A, Gaba S, Digge V, Gautam D. Neglected Medial Swivel Talonavicular Dislocation treated with arthrodesis: A case report and literature review. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 May-Jun;11(3):474-478. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2018.12.011.
  9. Gaba S, Wahal N, Gautam D, Pandit H, Kumar V, Malhotra R. Early results of oxford mobile bearing medial unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) with the Microplasty instrumentation at a minimum of two years of follow-up. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2018 Jul;6(4):301-311.
  10. Ranjan R, Gaba S, Goel L, Asif N, Kalra M, Kumar R, Kumar A. In vivo comparison of a fixed loop (EndoButton CL) with an adjustable loop (TightRope RT) device for femoral fixation of the graft in ACL reconstruction: A prospective randomized study and a literature review. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2018 May-Aug;26(3):2309499018799787. doi: 10.1177/2309499018799787.
  11. Malhotra R, Gaba S, Wahal N, Kumar V, Srivastava D, Pandit H. Femoral component sizing in Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Replacement: Existing guidelines do not work for Indian patients. J Knee Surg. 2019 Mar;32(3):205-210. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1635113.
  12. Trikha V, Gaba S, Kumar A, Mittal S, Kumar A. Safe corridor for Iliosacral and Trans-sacral screw placement in Indian population: A preliminary CT based anatomical study. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019 Mar-Apr;10(2):427-431. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2018.01.007.
  13. Trikha V, Gaba S, Agrawal P, Das S, Kumar A, Chowdhury B. CT based management of high energy tibial plateau fractures: A retrospective review of 53 cases. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019 Jan-Feb;10(1):201-208. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2017.11.005.
  14. Kaushik D, Joshi N, Kumar R, Gaba S, Sapra R, Kumar K. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Versus Gauze Dressings for the Treatment of Contaminated Traumatic Wounds. J Wound Care. 2017 Oct;26:10, 600-606. doi:10.12968/jowc.2017.26.10.600.
  15. Meena PK, Gaba S, Bobade S, Verma R, Borade A, Sonaje J, Chouhan A. Functional outcome of resection and reconstruction in Mason II-III Radial head fractures – A short term prospective study. Bull Emerg Trauma. 2017 Oct;5(4):266-272. doi:18869/acadpub.beat.5.4.453.
  16. Kataria H, Goel L, Gaba S, Prakash J, Kumar A. Delayed repair of infected ruptured patellar tendon using suture anchors. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 October; 11:RD01-RD03. doi - 10.7860/JCDR/2017/28724.10715.
  17. Mohindra M, Gogna P, Sangwan SS, Gaba S, Kundu ZS. The scope of upper limb surgery for tetraplegics: role of tendon transfers and universal cuff. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2017 Oct;51(5):367-371. doi: 10.1016/j.aott.2017.06.002.
  18. Wahal N, Gaba S, Malhotra R, Kumar V, Pegg Elise C, Pandit H. Reduced bearing excursion after mobile bearing unicompartmental knee replacement is associated with poor functional outcome. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Feb;33(2):366-371. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.09.057.
  19. Gaba S, Kumar A, Trikha V, Das Saubhik, Agrawal P. Posterior dislocation of Subtalar joint without associated fracture: A case report and review of literature. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Sep;11(9):RD01-RD02. doi -10.7860/JCDR/2017/27794.10553.
  20. Trikha V, Agrawal P, Das S, Gaba S, Kumar A. Functional Outcomes of Extra-articular Distal Humerus Fracture Fixation Using a Single Locking Plate: a Retrospective Study. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2017 Sep-Dec;25(3):2309499017727948. doi: 10.1177/2309499017727948.
  21. Sinha A, Goel L, Ranjan R, Gaba S, Kumar A. Atraumatic Acute Compartment Syndrome of Forearm Following Artificial Mehndi (Henna) Dermatitis – A Rare Case Report. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jun;11(6):RD01-RD03. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/27708.10096. Epub 2017 Jun 1.
  22. Trikha V, Das S, Gaba S, Agrawal P. Analysis of functional outcome of Hoffa fractures: A retrospective review of 32 patients. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2017 May-Aug;25(2):2309499017718928. doi: 10.1177/2309499017727948.
  23. Gaba S, Goel L, Kumar A, Dudeja R, Das S. Fracture of lateral condyle of humerus with postero-medial dislocation of elbow in a paediatric patient – A case report. Papirex Indian Journal of Research. Feb 2017 6(2): 338-339.
  24. Dudeja R, Gaba S, Gupta RK, Kumar A, Goel L, Das S. Morquio Syndrome: A case report. Papirex Indian Journal of Research. Feb 2017 6(2):373-375.
  25. Agrawal P, Gaba S, Das S, Singh R, Kumar A, Yadav G. Dynamic hip screw versus proximal femur locking compression plate in intertrochanteric femur fractures (AO 31A1 and 31A2): A prospective randomized study. J Nat Sci Biol Med. 2017 Jan-Jun;8(1):87-93. doi: 10.4103/0976-9668.198352.
  26. Das S, Trikha V, Gaba S, Arkesh M, Agrawal P, Yadav G. Bilateral post-traumatic forearm and hand compartment syndrome: a case report and review of literature. Int J Res Med Sci. 2017 Jan;5(1):363-366.
  27. Arkesh M, Gaba S, Das S, Palanisamy JV, Trikha V. A rare combination of sagittal plane fracture of talar body with medial malleolus fracture: Case report and review of literature. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2016 Oct-Dec; 7(Suppl 1): 30-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2016.10.003. Epub 2016 Oct 27.
  28. Garg S, Kumar S, Garg S, Gaba S, Gupta G, Sharma A. Assessment of various fixation options for the treatment of femur fracture: A comparative study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2016;4(4):120-124.
  29. Gogna P, Gaba S, Mukhopadhyay R, Gupta R, Rohilla R, Yadav L. Plantar fasciitis: A randomized comparative study of platelet rich plasma and low dose radiation in sportspersons. Foot (Edinb). 2016 Aug;28:16-19. doi: 10.1016/j.foot.2016.08.002.
  30. Gogna P, Gaba S, Mukhopadhyay R, Rohilla R, Singh A. Neglected epiphyseal injuries of the distal end of the radius with ulnar impaction: analysis of distal osteotomy of both bones using a dorsal midline approach. J Orthop Traumatol. 2017 Mar;18(1):31-36. doi: 10.1007/s10195-016-0423-x. Epub 2016 Jul 28.
  31. Kumar A, Gaba S, Sud A, Mandlecha P, Goel L, Nayak M. Comparative study between staples and eight plate in the management of coronal plane deformities of the knee in skeletally immature children. J Child Orthop. 2016 Oct;10(5):429-37. doi: 10.1007/s11832-016-0758-0.
  32. Gupta AK, Sapra R, Kumar R, Gupta SP, Kaushik D, Gaba S, Bansal MC, Dayma RL. Role of Joshi's external stabilization system with percutaneous screw fixation in high-energy tibial condylar fractures associated with severe soft tissue injuries. Chin J Traumatol. 2015;18(6):326-31.
  33. Meena U, Meena R, S B, Gaba S. Management of neglected femoral neck fracture in above knee amputated limb: A case report. Chin J Traumatol. 2015;18(6):370-2.
  34. Meena RC, Meena UK, Gupta GL, Gahlot N, Gaba S. Intramedullary nailing versus proximal plating in the management of closed extra-articular proximal tibial fracture: a randomized controlled trial. J Orthop Traumatol. 2015 Sep;16(3):203-8. doi: 10.1007/s10195-014-0332-9.
  35. Kaushik D, Joshi N, Kumar R, Goyal SK, Kumar K, Gaba S. A bony foreign body found in a patient with no bony injury: a case report. Chin J Traumatol. 2014;17(6):367-9.
  36. Contributed to Paediatric Orthopaedics section in textbook “Fundamentals of Orthopedics 2nd Edition” (Jaypee publishers 2017).