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About Dr. Hulse

Dr Narayan Hulse is a senior joint replacement surgeon, surgical trainer, author, and a reviewer of orthopaedic journals. He is working as the Director of Orthopaedics at Fortis Hospitals, Bengaluru, India. He specialises in joint replacement surgery, arthroscopy, and pelvic-acetabular trauma. Dr Hulse has a vast surgical experience covering the entire spectrum of orthopaedics by virtue of his training and clinical work in well-known hospitals situated in three continents. He has conducted several training courses in joint replacement surgery. He runs a fellowship program to train young joint replacement surgeons.

He completed his primary medical training from Bangalore Medical College and his Post Graduate training from Madras Medical College winning both the gold medals to be the best outgoing orthopaedic trainee in the State and University. He later underwent higher surgical training from the West of Scotland Deanery (UK). He obtained MRCS (General Surgery) and FRCS (Trauma & Orth) from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and MCh (Orth) from The University of Liverpool. He did his fellowship training in joint replacement surgery from St. Michael’s University Hospital, Toronto, and pelvic acetabular trauma from St. Georges Hospital, London.

He has performed over 6000 joint replacement surgeries. He has performed many live joint replacement surgeries for training surgeons, published numerous scientific papers, and delivered lectures all over the world. He has authored chapters in orthopedic textbooks and is a reviewer of international, indexed orthopedic journals.

Professional Qualification
Professional Training

 Dr. Narayan Hulse, an alumnus of Bangalore Medical College, obtained his postgraduate-residency training in orthopaedics at one of Asia’s premier institutes – Madras Medical College, Chennai. He completed MS (Ortho) and DNB (Ortho) in 2001 and secured both the Gold Medals awarded for this course. He continued his training in the UK where he spent 8 years in clinical practice. He completed MRCS (Surg in Gen) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh after basic surgical training. Then he progressed to higher surgical training rotation at West Scotland Deanery, Glasgow and passed his FRCS (Trauma & Orth) from the Intercollegiate Specialty Boards (all the Surgical Royal Colleges of UK and Ireland). Concurrently he was also selected for a masters course, of two years duration in orthopaedics at Alderhey Hospital, Liverpool and was awarded MCh (Orth) from the University of Liverpool.

Surgical Fellowships

After his specialty qualification FRCS(Trauma and Orth) he has completed accredited and well known clinical fellowships in Joint replacement surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto and pelvic acetabular trauma at St. Georges Hospital, London. He has worked in hip arthroscopy unit for 6 months and has attended Richard Villar School of hip arthroscopy course in London. He has been trained in computer-aided (navigated) joint replacements (hip, knee and hip resurfacing).

Research & Thesis Publication
  • Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint for hallux rigidus – Comparison of pre-contoured low profile dorsal plate and a single compression screw. (University of Liverpool).

  • Surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the Knee: Early outcomes after total knee arthroplasty and high tibial osteotomy (The TN MGR medical University, Chennai)