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Dr. S.K.S. Marya


Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement Surgeon


30+ Years of Experience


New Delhi

About Doctor

Dr. Sanjiv K. S. Marya is widely recognized as one of the best orthopedists in India. He has a successful career spanning more than 30 years and has performed more than 15,000 joint replacement procedures to his credit.

He received his MBBS from Maharashi Dayanand University and his MS (Ortho) from the prestigious PGI in Chandigarh. Both institutions are located in India. After that, he received his M.Ch.(Ortho) from the University of Liverpool and his FRCS from the University of England.

In Delhi and Gurgaon, Dr. Marya was the first surgeon to do a bilateral knee and hip replacement in a single sitting.

He was the first to pioneer knee and hip replacement surgery with the assistance of a computer.

In Delhi and Gurgaon, he is recognized for being the first to do a Unicompartmental (Half Knee) replacement, and he has also done unique work on fractures in joint replacement.

He is a prominent member of well-known organizations such as the Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society, the Indian Orthopaedic Association, and the Indian Arthroplasty Association.

Dr. Marya's areas of expertise include Joint Replacement Surgery (both Primary and Revision) for the joints of the upper and lower limbs, as well as Trauma Management according to AO Principles.

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS in Rohtak - 1981 
  • MS PGI, Chandigarh - 1984
  • DNB National Board of Exams - 1985
  • MCh University of Liverpool, UK - 1991
  • FRCS, England - 2012
  • DSc. Amity University, Noida 2019

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Joint Replacement Surgery for the joints of upper and lower limbs (Primary and Revision) 
  • Arthroscopy of knee, shoulder, and hip
  • Trauma management

All Treatments

  • Knee Pain Treatment
  • Spinal Surgery Disorders
  • Treatment of Knee replacement
  • Treatment of Joint And Muscle Problems
  • Treatment of Nerve And Muscle Disorders
  • Acl Reconstruction Procedure
  • Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Dislocation Treatment
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Knee Care Procedures
  • Arthroscopy Procedure
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Ankle Pain Treatment
  • Anesthesia Techniques
  • Treatment of Spondylosis
  • Arthritis And Pain Management Treatment
  • Treatment of Joint Dislocation
  • Treatment Of Disk Slip
  • Treatment Of Herniated Disc

Professional Work Experience

  • Junior Resident in Orthopaedics, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Senior Resident in Orthopaedics, AIIMS, New Delhi 
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, England 
  • Hon. Consultant to Indian Railways 
  • Director - Division of Joint Replacement Surgery & Senior Consultant Orthopaedics & Trauma, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi 
  • Chairman Orthopaedics - Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi 
  • Chairman and Chief Surgeon: Medanta Bone and Joint institute, Gurugram Haryana 

Career Highlights

  • Nearly three decades have passed during the time that Dr. Sanjiv KS. Marya has spent practicing medicine and specializing in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Marya's areas of expertise include Trauma Management according to AO Principles and Joint Replacement Surgery for the joints of the upper and lower limbs, both of which fall under the category of Primary and Revision procedures.
  • He was a pioneer in the procedure of replacing both the knee and the hip joint in a single sitting, which is known as bilateral joint replacement. He was the first to do the unicompartmental (half knee) replacement and has focused his research only on fractures that occur during joint replacement surgery. In addition to that, he pioneered the use of computer assistance in the replacement of joints.

Research and Fellowships

  • President Arthroplasty Society in Asia 
  • Chairman Knee Arthroplasty SICOT
  • President India and SAARC : International Congress of Joint Reconstruction
  • Permanent Board Member Asia Pacic Arthroplasty Society
  • Permanent Faculty AO Switzerland (AORECON)
  • Member American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • President Indian Orthopaedic Association (2013)
  • President Indian Arthroplasty Association (2011-2012)
  • President Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons (2011-2012)
  • President Delhi Orthopaedic Association
  • Vice President, Indo-German Orthopaedic Foundation
  • Chairman AO council India – Fellowships & knowledge management (2007-09)

Awards and Recoginition

  • Over 15,000 knee, hip, shoulder, toe, and finger joints were replaced.
  • Dr. B.N. Singh received the Bharat Jyoti Award in 2003 for his exceptional work in his field.
  • Doctors Day (July 1), 2005: DMA Distinguish Services Award"
  • The book "Surface Replacement of Hip" won the "Best Publication Award" from the Delhi Orthopaedic Association in 2008, as well as the "BOS Book Award for 2007-2008" from the Bombay Orthopaedic Society.
  • Honorable Mention 15 August 2010; Merit Award from the Government of Punjab.
  • Award of the Haryana Vigyan Ratna in 2012 from the Government of Haryana.
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association's 2018 B N Sinha Meritoreus Award.

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