Dr. Pramod is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal oncology at HCG. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore [Manipal University] in 2002, and started his career as a Postgraduate Resident at the same university , in the same year. He was named the outstanding postgraduate of the year, 2003, by B Braun, Germany. He was selected as the 'Lee-Shaw fellow' for the National University of Singapore, for the year 2007, and was trained as the Clinical Fellow for one year in the Department of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery under Prof. Robert W. Pho, a world renowned expert on Biological tumour reconstruction, in National University Hospital. Dr Pramod continued his training in the Department of Musculoskeletal Oncology at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli in Bologna, Italy, under Prof Mario Mercuri and Dr Marco Manfrini. He was also trained Under Prof Christopher Mathoulin in Istitut de la main, Clinique Jouvenet, Paris, France. His Key Interests are:
Biological and functional tumor reconstruction of Musculoskeletal tumours using microsurgical techniques and modern prosthesis.
Joint & Growth preserving tumour surgery using the latest imaging modalities [ eg 3T MRI, 3d CT], Allografts & Noninvasive Expandable prosthesis.
Hand and peripheral nerve tumours which requires microsurgical reconstructions and neurotization.
Dr. Pramod has a very unique practice which involves reconstructive microsurgery and oncology. Currently there are only 2-3 centers in India, exclusively dedicated to orthopaedic oncology.