Dr. L. Bharath

MBBS, MS (Ortho), FRCS(UK) Consultant Knee & Hip Replacement Surgeon

About me


MBBS: Thanjavur Medical College, India, 1982


MS: General Surgery – Thanjavur Medical College, 1986


MCh: Surgical Oncology – Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, 1990

Dr. L. Bharath is a certified Orthopedic Surgeon specialized in knee and hip replacement procedures with a decade of substantial experience and thousands of success stories to his credit.


Dr. L. Bharath proficiency, as a whole, is on fast-track recovery joint replacement techniques that include Unicondylar knee, Total Knee & Hip Replacements, and Revision Knee & Hip Replacements, well over 8000 surgeries to date. He is at ease with patients of all ages and has significantly contributed towards improving their joint function and in turn the quality of life.


Through the years of invaluable professional experience, Dr. L. Bharath has pioneered SMART KNEE REPLACEMENT technologies to ensure painless, fast recovery, quick rehabilitation, and a lesser chance of infection after surgery. Apart from his expertise in arthroplasty, he is skillful in handling traumatology, spine, arthroscopy, pediatric orthopaedics, and deformity correction procedures.


He had an illustrious academic career, starting from his MBBS (1998 batch), Stanley Medical College, Chennai, and Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery (2006 batch) from the famous Grant Medical College and JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai. In 2012, he received MRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburg.


Dr. L. Bharath was awarded the prestigious Ranawat Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellow for advanced clinical hip and knee joint replacement training under the tutelage of internationally renowned Dr.Chitranjan S. Ranawat and Dr. Amar S. Ranawat at Hospital for Special Surgeries, Newyork. Subsequently, he was the first Indian to receive the prestigious International Rothman Ranawat Travel fellowship from the United States during 2016 and was trained under Dr. Adolf Lombard, USA.


On the professional front, he is currently practicing at VS Hospitals, Chennai. He is active and passionate in out-reach activities through seminars, presenting research findings in workshops, and online demonstrations of surgical procedures.


He is an active member of several professional bodies including the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons (ISHKS), and a life member of Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters on joint replacement surgery.

Fellowships Awarded

• Best Outgoing Student – 1982

• Gold Medal in Anatomy – 1978

Specialty: Knee & Hip Replacement Surgeon


Experience: 15 Years


Services: Fracture Management, Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection), Reconstruction Surgery, Arthroplasty, Lumbar Disc Disease, Infective Spondylolisthesis, PRP Infection in Arthritic Joints, Rehabilitation, Sports Injury Management


Specialization: Hip and Knee Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgery