Emergency Hospital Hyderabad

Dr. Kilaru Praful

Dr. Kilaru Praful

MBBS, MS(Ortho)
FIJR(J & J), AO Fellow (Davos)
Consultant – Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Praful Kilaru is Consultant Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at Citizens Specialty Hospital, Hyderabad. He holds high expertise in treating foot and ankle related surgeries like fractures, flat foot correction, joint replacement and joint fusion.

Dr. Praful, with his long distinguished carrier in the field of trauma and joint replacement, has delivered excellent outcomes, especially for patients requiring revision surgeries for fracture nonunions and failed knee replacement surgeries. He also specializes in shoulder related conditions like fractures, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff injuries and arthritis requiring replacement and revision surgeries.

Dr. Praful is an acclaimed academician in Orthopedic Scientific Society. He is also renowned among the national Orthopedic trauma diaspora for his presentations and case discussions. He has presented many scientific papers and published the same in various International scientific forums like the European Federation of Orthopedic Trauma (Vienna/Lisbon), SICOT (Rome) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Society. He provides personalized medical care and treatment with modern innovative techniques and minimally invasive procedures.

  • MBBS – Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (2005)
  • MS – Dr DY Patil Medical College, Pune (2011)
  • AO Trauma Fellowship in Hip Fractures, HongKong (2017)
  • AO Masters Pelvis (Davos ), Switzerland

Additional Courses

  • AO Trauma Introduction Program, Nasik (September 2010)
  • AO Trauma Basic Principles of Fracture Fixation (August 2014)
  • AO Trauma Advanced Principles of Fracture Fixation (June 2015)
  • AO Trauma Masters Course on Pelvis Fracture Fixations, Switzerland (Feb 2019)
  • AO Trauma Faculty Basic Course (November 2021)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Sports Injuries
  • Revision Replacement Surgeries
  • Foot & Ankle Surgeries
  • Shoulder Surgeries
  • Pelvis Procedures

Dr. Praful has about 14 years of experience in all aspects of orthopedics. He has worked at some of the most reputed hospitals in the country.

Research and Publications

  • ‘Post-operative cognitive dysfunction in Indian patients undergoing total knee replacement under spinal anesthesia’: Anesthesia: Essays and Researches (2018).
  • Clinical outcomes in periarticular knee fractures with flexible fixation using far cortical locking screws in locking plate: A prospective study: Musculoskeletal Surgery (2018).
  • Minimally invasive fixation for displaced intra-articular fractures of calcaneum: A short-term prospective study on functional and radiological outcome: Musculoskeletal Surgery (2018).
  • Reduction technique for Valgus femoral neck fractures: Indian Journal Of Orthopedics (March 2020).
  • Detection of total Hip Arthroplasty at airport securities:International Journal of Research in Orthopaedics(2021).

Paper Presentations

  • Management of proximal tibia fractures by mini external fixation (A prospective study of 50 cases): IOACON 2010, December, Jaipur.
  • Inverted C Sign: A prognostic indicator for lateral third clavicle fracture union: SICOT 2016, Italy.
  • Functional Outcome of Periprosthetic fractures of femur with locking plate: ISKSAA 2016, Delhi.
  • Inverted C Sign: A prognostic indicator for lateral third clavicle fracture union, EFORT 2017, Austria.
  • Distal femur fractures MIPPO European Federation of Orthopaedics (2019) Lisbon.

AO Trauma Society Membership No: 699500

  • SICOT (Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie)
  • Asian Association for Dynamic Osteosynthesis (AADO)
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