About Dr Ashok S Gavaskar

  • Dr. Ashok S Gavaskar is presently working as the Head of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Surgery at Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Centre, Chennai.
  • Dr. Gavaskar is a celebrated Orthopaedician and Arthroplasty Surgeon with experience spanning 12 years.
  • He completed his MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai and MS in Orthopaedics from Madurai Medical College, Chennai.
  • His expertise includes Pelvic, Acetabular and Complex Trauma Reconstructions, Primary and Revision Joint Replacement and Minimal Access Total Joint Replacement Surgeries.
  • He also serves as the associate editor for the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (EJOST) and as the assistant editor for Indian Journal of Orthopaedics.
  • He was offered the post of Chairman at the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA).
  • He holds several fellowships in prestigious institutions like Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Koenig Ludwig Haus, Wurzburg, Germany, King’s College, London, UK and Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.
  • He has delivered more than 25 guest lectures in major orthopaedic clinical meetings worldwide and has penned numerous medical articles in National and International journals.
  • In 2020, he won the Times Health Excellence Award for Service Excellence in Orthopedics.


  • Joint Replacement
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction

List Of Treatments

  • Minimal Access Total Joint Replacement
  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Uni-Condylar Replacement
  • Shoulder, Elbow and Ankle Replacement
  • Revision Joint Replacement
  • Pelvi-Acetabular Surgery

Work Experience

  • Senior Consultant- Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai
  • Consultant- Sunil’s Orthoworld, Chennai
  • Visiting Consultant- Dr. Mehta’s Children Hospital, Chennai
  • Consultant- Parvathy Hospital, Chennai
  • Associate Professor- Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry


  • MBBS- Madras Medical College, Chennai
  • MS (Orthopaedics)- Madurai Medical College, Chennai
  • FACS- New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA


  • In 2020, he won the Times Health Excellence Award for Service Excellence in Orthopedics.
  • In 2017, he was granted the Emerging Leaders’ Scholarship by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
  • In 2014, he received Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association (APOA) Young Ambassador Award.

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