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MBBS, MS.(Orth), M.Ch (Orth)


    Dr. Jacob Varghese is one of the most experienced with almost three decades of experience and is a pioneer in the field of Joint Replacement & Sports Injuries in Kerala. He did his graduation and post graduation from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore University. He went on to do MCh in Orthopaedics from University of Liverpool. He received upper limb Fellowship from Writington, NHS Trust Wigan UK.

    He is well-known for his clinical and surgical decision making skills. He has conducted thousands of surgeries which includes arthroscopies, arthroplasties, redo’s, Minimally Invasive Joint replacement surgeries like meniscal repair and replacement as well as autologous cartilage implantation.

    Dr. Jacob was the first surgeon to start revision joint replacement and performed the FIRST Arthroscopic surgery in shoulder, elbow and wrist disorders in the state. He has the largest series of biological ACL and revision ACL and multi-ligament reconstructions in the state among the pioneers in primary and revision joint replacement in the country. The success rates of Dr. Jacob Varghese in cases of joint replacement surgery in kerala are comparable to any other surgeon in the world.

    Past Appointments:

    • Worked as a consultant in adult reconstruction unit at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
    • Worked as Senior Consultant and as Head of the unit of sports injuries at Khoula Hospital, Oman.
    • Worked as Visiting Consultant in Aster Hospital Ghubra, Oman.
    • Locum Consultant,North Staffordshire University Hospital, Stroke on Trent, UK.

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    Special interests

    • Surgical management of sports injuries and arthritis of knee joint with special emphasis on cartilage repair, isolated and multi- ligament reconstruction
    • Primary and revision knee replacement and ligament reconstruction
    • Primary and revision hip joint replacement
    • Arthroscopic surgery of shoulder, elbow and wrist.


    • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital- Did a 4-year rotation based out from RJAH hospital wherein he was trained in Arthroplasty and Sport Medicine.
    • North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary and Hartshill Orthopaedic Hospital- Trauma and Arthroplasty
    • Wrexham Maelor Hospital- General Orthopedics
    • Kasturba Medical College- General Orthopedics
    • Trichur Medical College- General Orthopaedics


    Asia Pacific arthroplasty Association

    ISAKOS, International society of arthroscopy.knee surgery

    International member-American academy of orthopedic surgeons

    International cartilage research society

    AHKS American Association of Hip and knee surgeons

    Asian Federation of Sports Medicine

    Indian Orthopaedic Association

    Indian arthroscopy society



    Dr. Jacob Varghese

    Senior Consultant & HOD, Director Of Orthopedics and Department of Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine