Dr. Nagraj S Shetty
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
MBBS, MS(Ortho), Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Orthopaedics


Dr. Nagraj Shetty specializes in the treatment of Knee, Shoulder,Elbow, Ankle and Hip joint disorders. He has an exclusive practice as an Arthroscopic Surgeon performing advanced arthroscopic and reconstructive surgeries of the shoulder, shoulder replacements, knee ligament , multiligament reconstructions ,articular cartilage reconstruction ,meniscus repair and High tibial osteotomy. He is among the very few surgeons performing arthroscopic surgeries of the elbow , ankle and hip joints After completing his Masters in Orthopaedics he started training himself in his chosen subspeciality of Arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery in Mumbai. He completed his first Fellowship in Arthroscopy, Sports Orthopaedics ,Shoulder Surgery from centres of excellence in South Korea in 2009. He further completed a fellowship in Advanced Shoulder and Elbow Surgery from Italy (World renowned Cattolica Shoulder Unit).

He has also received advanced training in Shoulder and Ankle Surgery from Netherlands ,Germany, France and Knee Surgery from Barcelona ;Spain at centres dedicated to treatment of high level athletes (Football etc). With extensive training and practical experience as an Assistant Professor at DMIMS (Wardha) where he worked as a specialist Arthroscopic Surgeon, he started his exclusive Arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery practise in Mumbai in 2012.

Currently Dr Shetty maintains an active clinical practice being attatched to many premiere hospitals in Mumbai like Lilavati Hospital and Medical research centre and performs over 600 arthroscopic and open reconstructive procedures annually. He is a very popular surgeon among senior and junior colleagues alike . Having already treated some top level sportsmen, actors etc he has a very large patient base to his credit not only in Mumbai but also in Surat, Nashik, Guwahati etc. He has also treated a number of international patients.

On the academic front he has published many articles in reputed indexed Arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery journals and book chapters to his credit.He is a regular Faculty for major National , International arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery conferences since 2013.He has performed many live surgeries nationally and internationally.

He is Head of department at BDBA, Municipal gen hospital, kandivili,Mumbai where he is teacher for Diploma Orthopaedics (CPS Mumbai). He is also fellowship director ,for 2 fellowship positions every 6 months ( Arthrosports ,Mumbai).

Area Of Interest

  • Arthrosocpy
  • Knee and Shoulder 

Awards and Recognition

  • Won Best Poster Award for Poster presentation “An Unusual Presentation Of Gouty Tophi In Knee” at WIROC 2009.

Research Publications


  • “Changes in ACL length at varying angles of knee flexion :- an in vivo biomechanical study “ paper presented in IAS Conference, Ahmedabad ,Oct 2009.
  • “Tension changes within the anatomic bundles of DB ACL reconstruction” paper presented in IAS Conference, New Delhi,2011
  • “An Unusual presenatation of GAGL with Buford Complex,Poster presented in IAS Conference, New Delhi,2011.
  • International

  • Changes in ACL length at different knee flexion angles: an in vivo biomechanical study.Yoo YS, Shetty NS, Fu F.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Mar;18(3):292-7
  • Open anatomical coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction using a tendon graft with an Endobutton loop. Shetty NS, Yoo YS. Acta Orthop Belg. 2009 Dec;75(6):828-31.
  • An Analysis of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament Isometric Position Using an In Vivo 3-Dimensional Computed Tomography–Based Knee Joint Model . Nagraj S. Shetty, Anil Ranawat.. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 2010 Oct ;26(10):1333-9.
  • Transtendon arthroscopic repair for partial-thickness, articular side tears of the rotator cuff.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc.2011Oct;19(10):1755-9.
  • “Tension changes within the anatomical bundles of double bundle ACL reconstruction :A study using 3D finite element model” Yon Sik Yoo, Nagraj S Shetty.Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 2011 Oct;27(10):1400-8.