Dr. Lingaraju A P is a highly skilled Orthopaedic Surgeon, considered to be the best replacement surgeon in Bangalore because of assured results, advanced techniques, scientific excellence and satisfied patients. He has earned recognition for performing various types of complex Joint replacement surgeries using computer assisted navigation technology which will help in quick return to normal active life.

Education & Qualifications

  • MBBS - J J M Medical College
  • MS (Ortho) - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru
  • 18 months Fellowship in Arthroplasty (Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai)
  • 6 months Fellowship in Arthroplasty (P D Hinduja hospital, Mumbai)


  • 20 years of experience in the field of orthopaedics
  • He has performed more than 2, 000 knee and hip replacement surgeries till date
  • Performed all kind of major fracture fixations, major pelvic acetabular fracture fixations independently.
  • He has written articles for such peer-reviewed publications in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of Arthroplasty, Acta Orthop Belg, CORR and knee etc to name a few.
  • He has made several presentations at professional conferences and symposia at the national and international levels including conducting live surgeries and workshops for the young surgeons.
  • He has been involved as a faculty in various national and international conferences.

Research & Publications

Current Research

Meta analysis of femoral component rotation during total knee arthroplasty.

  • Computer-assisted total knee replacement in patients with arthritis and a recurvatum deformity. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 May; 94(5):642-7. Mullaji AB , Lingaraju AP , Shetty GM .
  • How accurate are orthopaedic surgeons in visually estimating lower limb alignment?. Acta Orthop Belg. 2011 Oct;77(5):638-43. Shetty GM , Mullaji A , Lingaraju AP , Bhayde S .
  • Alignment of computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty in patients with altered hip center. J Arthroplasty. 2011 Oct; 26(7):1072-7. Epub 2011 Feb 12. Mullaji AB , Lingaraju AP , Shetty GM .
  • Which factors increase risk of malalignment of hip-knee-ankle axis in KA. CORR 2012. Mullaji AB, Lingaraju AP, Shetty GM .
  • No effect of obesity on limb and component alignment after computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty. : Knee journal 2014 Aug 21(4):862-5 Shetty GM , Mullaji AB , Bhayde S , Lingaraju AP • Acetabulum fractures review article. Dr. Sanjay Agarwala, Dr.Lingaraju A.P – Published in Skeletal journal AO.
  • ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS YOU WERE AFRAID TO ASK –PROXIMAL HUMERUS FRACTURE AND FRACTURE DISLOCATION. Dr.Sanjay Agarwala, Dr.Lingaraju A.P, Dr. Amit Dhing. - Published in Skeletal journal AO.
  • Analysis of functional outcome following treatment of Muller’s Type C distal femoral fractures by retrograde nailing. Dr. Lingaraju A P, Dr.Ravikiran Bhat. Karnataka journal of orthopedics February 2008
  • Analysis of functional outcome following reconstruction of Anterior Cruciate Ligament by quadrupled hamstring tendon graft. Dr.Lingaraju A P, Dr.Sundaresh D C. Abstract in south Indian journal of Orthopedics, September-2007


  • Total Knee Replacement using computer assisted navigation technology
  • Total Hip Replacement • Revision Total Knee and Hip Replacements
  • Knee Arthroscopic Surgeries (ACL and Meniscal Repair)
  • Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgeries (Rotator Cuff and Bankart Repair)
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Pelvi-acetabular fractures
  • All major bone fracture fixations
  • Hip Avascular Necrosis (AVN) treatments

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