An expert Orthopedic Surgeon who is presently the CEO & Senior Joint Replacement Surgeon at People Tree
Dr. Chandrasekar Chikkamuniyappa was formerly the Director of the Institute of Orthopedics at BGS
Hospitals Bangalore. He specializes in cutting edge joint replacement surgeries including computer
and minimally invasive hip and knee reconstruction. He has to his credit, The Adult Reconstructive
from the Ranawat Orthopedic Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York USA. His interest in
reconstruction had earlier led him to The United Kingdom, where he spent 4 years at a University
in London, crafting his skills in complex adult reconstruction of the hip and knee.
After returning from United Kingdom in 2007, he was instrumental in building a successful
at Sparsh Hospital in Bangalore, where he also managed the DNB program and their Joint Replacement
Dr. Chandrasekar Chikkamuniyappa has written articles for such peer-reviewed publications as the
of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Journal of Hand Surgery, etc to name a few. He has made several
at professional conferences and symposia at the national and international levels including the . He
won many awards including Fred Heatley Award, London and Aryabhata International Award in 2008.
A Recipient of National Merit Scholarship and others right through his education, Dr Chandrasekar
did both his Under Graduation and Post-Graduation from Bangalore Medical College.
He is also interested in community development and has conducted many health camps and rural
After the Gujarat Earthquake, he headed a team that was involved in planning, triage, resuscitation and
for the Earthquake victims. In 2008 as the Secretary of the Bangalore Orthopaedic Society and an active
of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association, he was involved in organizing and conducting many educational
both for the Public and Professionals.
Dr. Chandrasekar is a fully qualified ATLS Instructor [Advanced Trauma Life Support] certified by
College of Surgeons, England. He is a willing teacher and readily shares his expertise with younger
He was instrumental in starting the PEOPLE TREE Foundation, (www.peopletreefoundation.in) a unique
organization established by a group of young passionate and enterprising doctors, who have set
out to realize a disease and disability free India. This foundation aims to empower people by providing
spanning the fields of Health and Education.