Dr (Brig) BK Singh is a renowned orthopedic surgeon and currently Chief of Joint Replacement Surgery in Artemis Hospitals, Gurgaon and Primus Super Specialty Hospital, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. He is also the Medical Director of IndianHealthCentre.com’s online healthcare service.
Dr. B.K. Singh has vast experience of Revision Arthroplasty Surgeries of Knee and Hip joints using wide a range of implants including constrained and Rotating Hinge Knees and Cemented and Uncemented revision hip implants such as CRC and Wagner. He has carried out a number of surgeries in cases of Gun shot wounds and tumours around the hip and knee joints using modular resection implants.
Dr BK Singh earned his graduation (MBBS) in 1972 and master degree; Master of Surgery in 1981 and Master of Orthopaedics in 1987 from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India.
He has Super Specialty training in Joint Replacement Surgery from Institute of Orthopaedics, The Robert Johes and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Oswestry, (UK) in 1991-1993 and since then he has been exclusively working in the field of Joint Replacement Surgery. He got advanced training on Navigation and Robot Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery at Osaka, Japan in 2003.
Joint Replacement Specialty is run and managed by a team of highly experienced and qualified doctors and technical health service providers. This unit is headed by Dr. (Brig) BK Singh, Director – Orthopaedics and Senior Consultant, Joint Replacement Surgery, Artemis Health Institute,Gugaon.
Dr.(Brig.) B.K. Singh served in the Indian Armed Forces Medical Services and specialized in doing Joint replacement Surgery. He had the distinction of introducing Joint Replacement Surgery facility (JRC) at Army Hospital (Research and Referral), New Delhi. He initiated the idea in 1993 and created an Ultra Modern World Class thirty bedded specialized Joint Replacement Center “JRC” in 1997.
Dr. B.K. Singh has a series of more than 5000 arthroplasties to his credit and pioneered different types of Arthroplasties in India during his 15 years leading career of “JRC”. He is the only joint replacement surgeon who has the distinction in introducing and successfully doing following specialized joints in India.
- Uni Condylar Knee Replacement in1996
- Resurfacing Hip Arthroplasty in 1997
- Thrust plate prosthesis THR in 1997
- Total Ankle Replacement in 2001
- Robotic Total Hip Replacement in 2003
- Robotic Total Knee Replacement in 2005
- Resurfacing Shoulder Arthroplasty (Copeland) in 2007