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Focus Meeting on Knee Osteotomies

Goyal Deepak - Consultant Arthroscopy & Sports Knee Surgeon

Goyal Deepak

Saumya Arthroscopy & Sports Knee Clinic
Ahmedabad, India

Deepak Goyal is largely credited with bringing the cartilage science to the Indian subcontinent in 2005. He founded Indian Cartilage Society to propagate the cartilage science and to bring the ICRS ethos to India. Later he played an active role in formation of Asian Cartilage Repair Society in 2012. He served as President of Indian Cartilage Society for 4 years and is now serving as President of Asian Cartilage Repair Society.

He has served various positions in ICRS like Board Member (2009-2010, 2015-2017, 2022-2023), Chair of Committee for Developing Regions (2010-2012), Chair Fellowship committee (2015-2016), Chair Byelaws & Membership committee (2022-2023) etc. Presently he is on a membership drive for ICRS.

Prof Goyal has also played an active role in creating social awareness about joint preservation in south Asia thru campaigns called ‘Preserve the Joints’ and ‘Injury Free Sportsmen’.

He has won ESSKA Arthroscopy Scholarship (2005), ESSKA Arthroplasty Fellowship (2009), National Gold Medal by Indian Orthopaedic Association (2005), Best Paper Award of Indian Arthroscopy Society (2009). He was selected for the prestigious AOSSM fellowship in 2014. Recently, he has been nominated for the patellofemoral excellence research award of ISAKOS. He has chaired many national and international scientific congresses.

He has a private practice in India at ‘Saumya Arthroscopy & Sports Knee Clinic’ and is also appointed as Visiting Professor to the prestigious Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan.

He has published many research articles has presented over 230 research papers and presentations globally. He is associate editor with ‘Journal of Cartilage Repair and Joint Preservation’ and is editorial board member of ‘American Journal of Sports Medicine’. He has been invited as faculty worldwide and has actively contributed to many prestigious international associations like ESSKA, ISAKOS, IPSG, ICRS, APKASS etc.

He has many innovations to his credit like ‘the superficial quad technique’ for MPFL reconstruction, ‘the overlay ACI technique’ to treat large cartilage lesions with bony defects and ‘dynamic 3D printing of knee’ for patella instability cases. Recently he had a published a marvellous book on cartilage repair- The Illustrative Book of Cartilage Repair-. The book is probably the largest collection of high-quality colour images (>700) on cartilage repair.

His never tiring attitude towards cartilage repair science has shown excellent awareness in the region, where almost every orthopaedic conference has a session on cartilage repair and joint preservation.

Recently, he has been awarded with Cartilage Mastero award.

8 March (Friday)