Doctor’s Speciality


Full time Orthopaedic & Sports medicine surgeon


MBBS – KEM Hospital & Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai

MS – KEM Hospital & Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai


Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Cartilage surgery :

  • Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University , New York, NY.
  • University Orthopedics, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

Shoulder & Elbow Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty :

  • Midwest Orthopedics at Rush Medical Centre, Chicago, IL.

Dr Yajuvendra V Gawai is a consultant Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Sports medicine, Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) and Joint preserving cartilage surgery. He has wide experience this field both international and in India. Currently he is attached to Nanavati hospital – Vileparle, Gurnanak hospital – Kala Nagar, Bandra – East, Parakh hospital – Ghatkoper as Consultant in Orthopaedic, Sport medicine and arthroscopy surgery . Prior to that he was working with Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital as head of Sport Medicine Programme . His Special interests are Shoulder, Knee and Hip Arthrocopy and cartilage reconstruction.

He has completed Fellowship in Sports Medicine from State University of New York (SUNY), at Buffalo (USA) which is the largest Sports medicine practice in Western New York. He had the privilege of taking care of professional American football team (NFL), The Buffalo Bills and Professional Ice Hockey (NHL) team ‘The Buffalo Sabres’ during his fellowship in 2011. Besides the professional teams he was also involved in care of SUNY (Division 1) and Buffalo State College (Division3) Athletes.

He also completed another Fellowship in and Sports Medicine and Cartilage Reconstruction at The Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University (NYU) at New York, USA in 2012 which is one of the largest Orthopaedic residency program in the US. 

Here he was involved in care of The New York Rangers, professional ice hockey team (NHL) and NYU (Division 1) college athletes.

He also had the rare privilege of working at the Harkness Centre for Dance Medicine, New York, one of the very few centers for Dance medicine in The USA. He was also involved in the care of the professional dancers of The Alvin Ailey Dance Company which is a very popular Contemporary and Ballet Dance Company in New York.

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