About Dr Pradeep Kocheeppan

MBBS, D.Ortho, DNB Ortho, Fellow Joint Replacement, Fellow Arthroscopy

Dr Pradeep Kocheeppan

Dr Pradeep Kocheeppan

Knee & Shoulder Specialist

Dr Pradeep Kocheeppan is one of the best orthopaedic doctor in Bangalore, obtained his MBBS degree from “University of Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA in 1998“. Upon graduation, he joined “Kerala University, Kerala, INDIA” for Diploma in Orthopaedics in 2001. Later in 2003, he secured DNB (Orthopaedics) by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.

Dr Pradeep Kocheeppan, Post-doctoral fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty (Sancheti, Pune) has a professional experience of more than 18 years. He has distinguished as a well-known joint replacement surgeon, sports knee surgeon. He is the preferred Sport Surgeon for Indian Hockey team players and Athletes.


  • Consultant arthroscopy and joint replacement surgeon at Apollo hospitals Bangalore from July 2012 till date.
  • Consultant arthroscopy and joint replacement surgeon in Fortis Bangalore from June 2011 to June 2012.
  • Fellowship in shoulder scopy 3 months with Dr Ashish Babulkar, pune from march 2011 to may 30 2011.
  • Fellowship in arthroplasties (6 months) with Dr.Sanjay Pai , Fortis, Wockhardt hospital, Bangalore from 5th August, 2010 till January 30 2011.
  • Fellowship in shoulder arthroscopy with Dr.Ashish Babhulkar, Pune from 26th July 2010 till 4th august 2011.

Fellowship and Training

  • Joint replacement training under Dr Sanjay Pai, sponsored by Depuy.
  • Hip arthroplasty training under Dr Vijay Bose.
  • Shoulder surgery training under Dr Ashish babhulkar, sponsored by Smith and Nephew.
  • Training on shoulder surgery under Dr Joe De Beer, South Africa, Cape Town.
  • Training in Sports medicine under Dr Mark Ferguson at Rose-bank clinic, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Arthrex hip Arthroscopy centre, Munich, Germany.
  • Reverse shoulder arthroplasty training under Dr Anders Ekelund at St. Gorans hospital, Sweden. He is designer surgeon of Depuy reverse shoulder replacement.
  • Pelvic dissection and Trauma course, Pelvic/ Acetabular injury at Graz, Austria in September 2017.
  • Trained on Shoulder Surgery under Dr Stefen Burkhart, Top Shoulder Surgeon, Texas, USA, in October 2019.

Areas of Special Interest

  1. Sports medicine – Presently attached to the South Centre of Sports Authority of India as top consultant and working closely with Indian hockey teams.
  2. Shoulder surgeon – Doing complete shoulder work from conservative care to reverse shoulder replacement.
  3. Conservation of knee and cartilage procedures.
  4. Special interest in trauma especially periarticular fractures hip, knee , shoulder and elbow joints . 14 yrs of trauma experience with approximately  15 -20 cases per month .

Present research work

  1. Study on use of Bone Marrow derived Mesenchymal cells in improving quality of repair of cartilage in knee after micro-fracturing a case series study.
  2. Study on benefits of Bone Marrow Concentrate in reducing incidence of Femoral Head Collapse in early AVN hip cases.
  3. Presently main work is in Shoulder surgeries, Knee arthroscopies and cartilage conservation along with deformity correction Osteotomies around Knee joint .

Guest Faculty on Invitation

  1. Every IASCON Conference since 2015.
  2. All KOACON conferences during 2000 – 2004 & 2007-2019.
  3. 2014 Delhi Arthroscopy Course, Safdurjung Hospital.
  4. IASCON 2015 at pattaya , IASCON 2014 AT Hyderabad presented a video on novel technique for ACL graft preparation.
  5. Faculty for Shoulder and Elbow Society meeting at Trivandrum in 2016.
  6. Faculty for Bangalore Shoulder Course in 2017.
  7. Paper presentation at Indian Cartilage Society meeting  in 2017, Coimbatore.

Papers Presented

  1. 2000 KOACON: A case of nontuberculous noncaseating discitis treated with spinal fusion.
  2. 2003 KOACON: Acetabular floor reconstruction in protrusio acetabuli in total hip arthroplasty a 4-5 year follow up of cases.
  3. Paper on tibial tubercle transfer for cases of recurrent patellar dislocation with high TT TG DISTANCE or alta.
  4. Video presentation at IAS 2015 on a novel technique to increase graft diameter for indian patients with thin hamstring.
  5. Osteochondral fracture patella fixation a case series study ICS2017 coimbatore.

Conferences Attended

  1. IOACON 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006 & 2008.
  2. KOACON 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2007.
  3. Workshop on S-ROM Hip by Hugh Cameron in Amrita hospital
  4. Training in Arthroplasty at Sancheti hospital, Pune
  5. All IAS conferences since 2010.
  6. Active Member of IOA , IAS, Karnataka Orthopaedic Association , Bangalore Orthopaedic Society and Bangalore Arthroscopy Club.
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