Dr. (Col.) Narinder Kumar

Director - Joint Replacement Institute Of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Orthopaedics


Senior orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeon with 28 years of experience in the Indian Army

Experience of more than 3500 primary and revision joint replacement surgeries

Recipient of Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation Card

Dr. (Col.) Narinder Kumar is Director – Joint Replacement with the Orthopaedics team at Medanta Hospital, Lucknow. Dr. Kumar is a senior orthopedic and joint replacement surgeon with 28 years..

Medical Qualifications

Fellowship (Musculoskeletal Oncology, limb salvage and Joint reconstruction)Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia2009
Fellowship (Upper limb surgery- Shoulder and elbow)Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom2007
Fellowship (Joint replacement surgery)Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia2008
Fellowship (Hip and knee replacement surgery)Joint Orthopaedic Centre, Sydney, Australia2008
M.S. (Orthopaedics)AFMC, Pune1999
M.B.B.S.AFMC, Pune1991

Specialization and Expertise

  • Primary Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Complex Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Neglected Trauma

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • International Society for Knowledge for Surgeons on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty
  • Indo German Orthopaedic Foundation
  • Delhi Orthopaedic Association

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation Card, 1996
  • Meritorious Research project awarded by Armed Forces Medical Research Committee, 2016
  • BASK-ISKSAA travelling fellowship at Leeds, United Kingdom, 2017


  • Medical Journal Armed Forces India :   Bearing surfaces in hip replacement – Evolution and likely future, 2014
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  • Techniques in Orthopaedics :   Revision of a Well-fixed Brimingham Hip Resurfacing Cup—Modified Use of Explant Device, 2014
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  • Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction  :   Hook plate fixation for acute acromioclavicular dislocations without coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction: a functional outcome study in military personnel, 2015
  • European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology :   Changing trends of total knee replacement utilization over more than a decade, 2015
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  • Asian spine journal :   Effect of Spinal Cord Injury on Quality of Life of Affected Soldiers in India: A Cross-Sectional Study, 2016
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  • Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma  :   Screw versus helical proximal femoral nail in the treatment of unstable trochanteric fractures in the elderly, 2019
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  • Systematic Reviews  :   Evidence of past dental visits and incidence of head and neck cancers: A systematic review and meta-analysis, 2019
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  • Current Orthopaedic Practice  :   First and second floating metatarsals with ipsilateral open bimalleolar fracture and phalangeal fracture: A rare presentation of Lisfranc dislocation, 2018
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  • Current Orthopaedic Practice :   Correction of limb length discrepancy after tibialization of the fibula, 2018
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