Joint Replacement Surgery



MBBS FRCS(Eng.) FRCS(Edin.), FRCS(Tr & Ortho.) UK

Professional Experience

20+ Years of Professional Experience.


Selected publications:

  • Costa ML, Achten J, Parsons NR, Edlin RP, Foguet P, Prakash U, Griffin DR; Young Adult Hip Arthroplasty Team. Total hip arthroplasty versus resurfacing arthroplasty in the treatment of patients with arthritis of the hip joint: single-center, parallel group, assessor blinded, randomized controlled trial. BMJ. 2012 Apr 19;344:e2147. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e2147
  • Deans VM, Ho KW, Prakash U, Parsons N, Griffin DR, Foguet P. Femoral neck narrowing following hip resurfacing using posterior and Ganz approaches at two years. Hip Int. 2011 Sep-Oct;21(5):596-601. doi: 10.5301/HIP.2011.8642.
  • Hull P, Baxter JA, Lewis C, Kordas G, Foguet P, Prakash U. Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing with uncemented fixation of the femoral component. A minimum 2 year follow up. Hip Int. 2011 Jul 18.
  • Baxter JA, Krkovic M, Prakash U. Intertrochanteric femoral fracture after hip resurfacing managed with a reverse distal femoral locking plate: a case report.Hip Int. 2010 Oct-Dec;20(4):562-4.
  • Killampalli VV, Hayes A, Parsons N, Costa ML, Prakash U. Hip resurfacing using the trochanteric flip osteotomy.Hip Int. 2009 Apr-Jun;19(2):131-5.
  • Prakash U, McGurty DW, Dent JA. Hemiarthroplasty for severe fractures of the proximal humerus. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2002 Sep-Oct;11(5):428-30.
  • Prakash U, Wigderowitz CA, McGurty DW, Rowley DI. Computerised measurement of tibiofemoral alignment. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2001 Aug;83(6):819-24.
  • Prakash U, Mulgrew S, Espley AJ. Effect of activity levels on polyethylene wear in Charnley low-friction arthroplasty. J R Coll Surg Edinb. 1999 Jun;44(3):193-6.
  • Court-Brown CM, Rimmer S, Prakash U, McQueen MM. The epidemiology of open long bone fractures. Injury. 1998 Sep;29(7):529-34.
  • Prakash U, Court-Brown CM. Fracture through an osteochondroma. Injury. 1996 Jun; 27(5):357-8. No abstract available.



  • Director Udai Omni Hospital, Hyderabad, India 2012 onwards
  • Chief, Department of Joint Replacement Surgery and Sports Injuries, Udai Omni Hospital
  • Founding Member Indian Biologics Orthopaedic Society (IBOS)
  • Reviewer British Bone and Joint Journal
  • Reviewer Hip International Journal
  • Member Indian Orthopaedic Association


  • Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery University Hospitals, Coventry and Warwickshire 2002-2012
  • Honorary Associate Professor, University of Warwick Medical School, UK, 2005-2012
  • Member British Orthopaedic Association 1996-2015
  • Senior Fellow in Joint Replacement & Arthroscopy, Adelaide, Australia, 2001-2002
  • Specialist Registrar Training -Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Dundee & Inverness, UK, 1996-2002
  • Basic Surgical Training, Edinburgh,UK 1993-1996

Clinical Interests:

  • Primary Hip replacement
  • Primary Knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Revision hip and knee replacement
  • Hip fracture surgery
  • Musculoskeletal trauma
  • Management of osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Management of Avascular Necrosis of Hip
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Arthroscopy including management ligament and meniscal tears
  • Cartilage regeneration
  • Biologic treatment of cartilage injuries and degeneration (Ortho Biologics)
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