Dr Deepak Goyal, founder of Indian Cartilage Society, has also presently serving as Board Member of International Cartilage Research Society since 2009. During his tenure in ICRS, he contributed actively in “ICRS restructure committee”. He is also chairing a subcommittee of ICRS, called “committee for developing regions”. Dr Goyal, is recently been appointed to “Cartilage Committee” of European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy. Dr Goyal is a graduate of Gujarat University (1991) from Ahmedabad, India. He did his Masters in Orthopedics (1995) from Sheth KM School of Postgraduate Medicine & Research, India. He is also Diplomat of National Board, New Delhi. He has been trained in UK, Sweden and Hungary. He was selected for ESSKA Scholarship in 2005, and then for ESSKA Arthroplasty Fellowship in 2009. He is also winner of ‘Dr K P Shrivastava National Gold Medal by “Indian Orthopedic Association” for his study on Cartilage Regeneration in 2005. He also won Best Paper Award and Best Poster Award of Indian Arthroscopy Society in 2008. He was Chairman of Scientific Committee of 8th Annual Congress of Indian Arthroscopy Society.
He is presently involved in private practice and owns a Knee Clinic, “Saumya: Center for Advanced Surgeries of the Knee Joint”, at Ahmedabad, India. His active interest is in Cartilage and Patellofemoral Joint. Presently he is working on various projects related to this area and is also involved in clinical trials. He has been invited as faculty worldwide and has taken more than 40 faculty lectures. He has presented more than 15 research papers and publications.