The Immediate Past President
|Past President||Dr Deepak Goyal
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 for various Knee Surgeries.
Dr Deepak Goyal, who is founder of Indian Cartilage Society, had also served as Board Member of International Cartilage Research Society (ICRS) from 2009-2010. During his tenure in ICRS, he contributed actively in “ICRS restructure committee”. He was also Chairman of an ICRS committee, called “Committee for Developing Regions”. Dr Goyal is also appointed as Member of “Cartilage Committee” of European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy-ESSKA from 2010-2012-2014. Recently he has been also elected as member, fellowship committee of International Cartilage Research Society (ICRS).
He was selected for ‘ESSKA Arthroscopy 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 for his study on ‘Results of Combined Microfracture and HTO surgery for Early Osteoarthritis’. He was Chairman of Scientific Committee of 8th Annual Congress of Indian Arthroscopy Society. He was also chairman of 1st Congress of Indian Cartilage Society, held in 2011 and then chairman of 1st congress of Asian Cartilage Repair 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 these areas and is also involved in clinical trials. He has been invited as faculty worldwide and has taken more than 20 faculty lectures in countries like; Japan, Spain, Norway, Switzerland, Hungary, Korea, Singapore, Iran, Pakistan etc. He has presented more than 90 research papers and publications.