Dr. Pranjal.S.Kodkani
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
M.S. (Ortho); D.(Ortho)


Dr.Kodkani has performed more than 3000 cases in 2 decades of Orthopedic practice.He has undergone specialised training in Arthroscopy & Sports Injuries - USA, UK, Japan, Germany, Norway.

He has four original pioneering knee surgery procedures published in premier international peer reviewed specialty journals. These procedures are now followed internationally.

He has received a scholarship and Diploma in Sports medicine(Oslo, Norway) with mentorship by the then scientific chairman of International Olympic Committee 2006.

He has Indian patent & US patent pending for "Dome Stabilizer"

He is the first Indian to perform a complex single stage 8 ligament reconstruction using allografts for knee dislocation

Area Of Interest

    Joint Preservation Surgery - Arthroscopy & Sports Injury (Hip ,Knee , Ankle , Shoulder , Elbow , Wrist)




Awards and Recognition

  • "Young Surgeons Forum" oration delivered at "Western India Regional Orthopedic Conference" for 'Dome Osteotomy - An original Joint Preservation Surgery'
  • 4 Best paper presentation awards at State & National level conferences.
  • Bharat Jyoti Award 2005
  • Best Citizens of India Award 2006
  • Pharma Leaders - Most promising face of Orthopaedics 2019

Research Publications

    International (with multiple citations)

  • ‘Arthroscopy’ journal of North America.(USA.Elsevier) – A new technique of graft harvesting for ACL reconstruction with quadruple semitendinosus autograft. Vol 20, No 8 (October), 2004: pp E22
  • Journal Of Knee Surgery. (USA. Slack INC.) - Dome Osteotomy Of Proximal Tibia for Genu Varum Treated with A New Fixation Device. April 2007.Vol 20 Pg 111-119.
  • Journal of techniques in knee surgery (USA. LWW) – Arthroscopic popliteus sling reconstruction – the ‘popliteus portal’. March 2011. Vol 10, No.1 pp 58-64
  • ‘Arthroscopy’ journal of North America.(USA.Elsevier) –– The ‘Basket weave’ technique for medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. June 2015. In press. Available online
  • Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – “Basket Weave technique” of medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction – A prospective study. Dr.Pranjal Kodkani. Jan 2016. Vol.50. No.1. pp34-42
  • Indian

  • Kolhapur Journal Of Orthopaedics (Chapter Of Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics) - An indigenous fixator for dome osteotomy of the proximal tibia. Nov. 2004 issue.
  • The Journal Of Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association - ACL Reconstruction A novel technique of using semitendinosus autograft Vol 5/6. Year 2. Sept- Dec 2006.
  • White paper for IAS  – Management of posterolateral complex of knee 2011
  • Maharashtra orthopaedic association journal (Nov. 2010) - White paper on Posterolateral complex knee injuries
  • Book chapter

  • Knee Surgery (ISBN-13: 978-9351522256) : Management of posterolateral complex injuries of knee
  • Patellofemoral instability (ISBN : 978-93-85999-66-6) : Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction – The Basket Weave Technique.