Dr. Karthik Gudaru was raised in a family of doctors, and his father, Dr. Jagadesh Gudaru (Orthopaedic and former director BIRRD hospital, Tirupati), and mother, Dr. Nirmala Devi, (Obstetrician and Gynaecologist) instilled in him a passion for medicine and, in particular, orthopaedics, from a young age.
Dr. Karthik Gudaru earned his M.B.B.S. from the famed Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore/Manipal and his postgraduate degree from the Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in Chennai.
Apart from surgery, he is involved in medical research and has published articles in prestigious orthopaedic publications on a variety of issues ranging from severe paediatric illnesses to joint replacements. He attends conferences regularly as a faculty member to train and share expertise in his profession with his colleagues and juniors.
Dr Karthik worked in BIRRD hospital Tirupati under his father’s mentorship, Dr. Jagadesh Gudaru, where he provided charitable services to a variety of patients and operated on over 8000+ patients with paediatric deformity corrections such as cerebral palsy and congenital anomalies, as well as over 1500+ surgeries in computer-assisted navigation joint replacement, 200+ knee revision replacement surgeries, 2500+ Joint Replacement Surgeries and 4500+ fracture and emergency cases.
Dr. Karthik received significant training in joint replacement and revision joint replacement at Dartmouth Hospital near Boston and then went on to Germany to further his education in computer-assisted navigation total replacement surgery. He is a member of AO trauma Switzerland and has received training in fracture management and emergency care principles in AO trauma affiliated centers in South Korea. He is also a certified Instructor of the organization.
Dr.Karthik worked as a assistant professor in department of Orthopaedics in Sri Padmavathi medical college tirupati for a span of 4 years where he taught undergraduate and postgraduate and physiotherapy students on various clinical and surgical topics.
Congenital Foot Deformities and Gait Abnormalities
Proximal Femur Fracture Management
Total Knee and Hip Replacement
Computer Assisted Navigation Joint Replacement Surgery
Revision Knee Joint Replacement Surgeries
Osteoporosis in India – Diagnosing cost-effective way – can digital X-ray with Singhs Index Help? 8 July 2019 – Annals of Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Disorders.
Incidence of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in Indian population, following TKA patients with post-operative prophylaxis – Indian J. Orthop Surg. 2018:4:(4): 348-353
Management of infected custom mega prosthesis by Ilizarov method – International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences.
Incidence of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following THA in patients with post-operative chemoprophylaxis in Indian population – International journal of research in Orthopedics 2019 Jan: S (1):92-98
Simple analysis of osteoporosis with Singhs index – can it help in predicting the type of fracture? ijos.2019.5(3):176-81.
Outcome of surgical management of Plano-vagus foot in cerebral palsy with bachelor extra-articular subtalar arthrodesis – International Journal of Orthopedics Science.
Outcome of Achilles tendon plication and transfer of peroneus longus to Achilles tendon for correction of dynamic calcaneo vagus deformity of the foot in post-polio residual paralysis – International Journal of Orthopedics Science 2018:4(2): 16-24
Outcome of surgical management of late presenting developmental dysplasia of the hip with pelvic and femoral osteotomies – International Journal of Orthopedics Sciences 10.18231/2395-1362.2018.0012.
Study of factors affecting the outcome of operative management of malleolar fractures – Internation Journal Of Orthopedics Sciences .10.18231/2395-1362.2018.0007.