Nakul V. Karkare MD

I am a third generation orthopedic surgeon, specializing in limb reconstruction and joint replacement surgery.

I think critically, and understand about each and every patients unique needs when it comes to joint replacements.

I am affiliated at numerous New York hospitals, and I also serve on an FDA advisory board, under the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Device Panel.

 

Affiliated Hospitals

I have operating privileges at the following hospitals:

  • Lenox hill hospital
  • Winthrop Hospital
  • St Charles Hospital
  • Mather Hospital

  • St. Catherine Hospital
  • Syosett Hospital
  • Peconic Bay Medical Center

Education

  • M.B.B.S. Bachelor of Medicine – Bachelor of Surgery – Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra, India
    (September 1990 – July 1995)
  • M.S. Master of Science in Biomedical Materials Engineering – State University of New York, Alfred, NY, USA  (January 2002-July 2003)

Fellowships

  • Joint Replacement Fellow, HSS – Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Trauma Fellow, York Hospital, PA
  • Arthroplasty and Metabolic Bone Disease Fellow, Hospital For Special Surgery New York
  • A.O. Fellow, Orthopedic trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma center, University of Maryland, MD, USA
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellow, Wayne State University, MI USA
Past Positions
10/2008 – 6/2009

  • Head, Total Joint Replacement Service, Loma Linda University, California Director, Center for Joint Replacement Surgery, Loma Linda University, California
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic surgery, Loma Linda University, California

Academic Honors/Awards

Fellowship

2009
AAOS 2009 Annual Meeting Best Poster. Tumor and Metabolic Disease Category. “Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Scheduled to Undergo Orthopedic Surgery: A single center analysis”. Poster # P539 2009 AAOS Annual Meeting, February 25-28, 2009, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Residency

2000
Dr. Sancheti Gold Medal (Summa cum-laude) in Orthopedics awarded by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Bombay, India

Medical School

1995
First Rank (Summa cum-laude) in final MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) graduating class, Amravati University, India
1995
First Rank (Summa cum-laude) in Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology and Preventive & Social medicine, Amravati University, India
All Publications
  • N. Karkare, T. DiPasquale , Saha. S “Biologics in orthopaedics: The Ethical Challenges” International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Pg 24, 25 Volume 5, number 1, 2011
  • N. Karkare, T. DiPasquale , Saha. S “Ethical Challenges involving Orthopaedic Trauma” International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Pg 27, Volume 5, number 1, 2011
  • N. Karkare, T. DiPasquale “Suprapatellar Approach for Intramedullary Nailing of Tibia Fractures: The Cole Technique” Transactions of 2010 Challenges in Fracture Care Across Disciplines. Phoenix, AZ
  • Peter G Elsissy, N. Karkare, “Inconsistencies in Units Used to Report Cell Counts From Aspirates of Infected Arthroplasties”, J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 May;92(5):1312; author reply 1312-4
  • Karkare N, Yeasting RA, Ebraheim NA, Espinosa N, Scheyerer MJ, Werner CM. “Anatomical considerations of the internal iliac artery in association with the ilioinguinal approach for anterior acetabular fracture fixation” Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2010 Jun 29
  • Peter G Elsissy, N. Karkare, “Inconsistencies in Units Used to Report Cell Counts From Aspirates of Infected Arthroplasties”, Letter to the editor, JBJS June 2009
  • Laura Gehrig, Joseph Lane, Mary I. O’Connor, David Zackson, and Nakul Karkare Osteoporosis: Management and Treatment Strategies for Orthopaedic Surgeons J. Bone Joint Surg. Am., Letter to the Editor, Nov 2008; 90: 2544 – 2545
  • L. Bogunovic, N. Karkare, J. M. Lane “Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Scheduled to Undergo Orthopedic Surgery: A single center analysis”. Poster # P539 2009 AAOS Annual Meeting, February 25-28, 2009, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • N. Karkare, A. Steever, L. Bogunovic, R. Parker, P. O’Loughlin, J. M. Lane. “The Safe Zone for Percutaneous Extrapedicular Surgical Approach to the Lumbar Spine” Session: Osteoporosis Treatment (Pre-Clinical): Other Agents Presentation Number: M344. Category: M. Osteoporosis – Treatment (clinical). American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 30th Annual Meeting September 12-16, 2008, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • L. Bogunovic, L. Shindle, J. Virbalas, B. Beamer, N. Karkare, J. Nguyen, J. M. Lane. “Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Among Surgical Orthopedic Patients: A Single Center Analysis” Session: Steroid Hormones and Receptors: Vitamin D and Its Analogs. Presentation Number: Su205. Category: O. Aging and Other Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 30th Annual Meeting September 12-16, 2008, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • L. Bogunovic, L. Shindle, J. Virbalas, B. Beamer, N. Karkare, J. Nguyen, J. M. Lane “Characterization of the Osteotomy Callus Using Fourier Transfer Infrared (FTIR) Imaging in a Rabbit Ulnar Model”. Session: Bone Biomechanics and Quality: Assessment of Bone Quality and Strength Presentation Number: M471. Category: D. Bone, Cartilage and Connective Tissue Matrix & Development. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 30th Annual Meeting September 12-16, 2008, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • D Kendoff, C Plaskos, N Karkare, C Granchi, A Mareau-gaudry, T Sculco, A Pearle “A navigated 8-in-1 femoral cutting guide for total knee arthroplasty – Development and accuracy study” 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, 5th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery Hong Kong, June 4-7, 2008
  • Karkare N, Andrew AD, Granchi C, Plaskos C, Moreau-Gaudry A, Sculco TP. “A Navigated 8 in 1 Cutting Guide for Total Knee Arthroplasty”. Hospital for Special Surgery 89th Alumni Meeting. November 15-16, 2007, NY, NY
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Improved Shear Strength of the Bone-PMMA Interface by Vibration and Horizontal Grooves” # P060, AAOS annual meeting, San Diego, California, February 14 – 18, 2007
  • Ebraheim NA, Karkare N, Gehling DJ, Liu J, Ervin D, Werner CM., “ Use of External Rotation view for Posteromedial Tubercle Fractures of the Talus” Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Sep;21(8):579-582
  • Ebraheim NA, Karkare N, Liu J, Xu R, Werner CM. The Use of Angled Posteroanterior fluoroscopy for L5-Sl Discography: A Technical note American Journal of Orthopedics Am J Orthop. 2007 Jul;36(7):380-1
  • Liu J., Shafiq Q., Ebraheim N., Karkare N., Asaad M., Woldenberg L., Yeasting R., “Value of true lateral radiographic view of C2 pedicle for screw trajectory during transarticular screw insertion” Spine J. 2005 Jul-Aug; 5(4): 434-40
  • Karkare, N, Walker, J., Michtich, A., Du, A. J.,. and Saha, S. “Synthesis and Characterization of a bone substitute material”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices (Accepted provisionally)
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “History of devices for radiological evaluation of osteoporosis” International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices (Accepted provisionally)
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Devices for evaluation of Osteoporosis” International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices (Accepted provisionally)
  • Jiayong Liu , Nabil A. Ebraheim , Steven P. Haman , Qaiser Shafiq , Nakul Karkare , Ashok Biyani , Vijay K. Goel , Lee Woldenberg. Effect of the Increase in the Height of Lumbar Disc Space on Facet Joint articulation area in sagittal plane. Spine 2006 Apr 1;31(7): E198-202
  • Liu J., Ebraheim N., Elsamaloty H., Karkare N., Yeasting R., Storer L., “Effect of Lumbar Disc Space Narrowing on Intervertebral Foraminal Dimensions” North American Spine Society Meeting Proceedings, 20th Annual Meeting. 2005
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Strengthening of the Bone-PMMA interface”. Trans. Fifth Combined Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Societies of Canada, USA, Japan and Europe, 016, 2005
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “New Methods for Improved Bone-PMMA Interfacial Shear Strength”. Trans. 50th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, 1438, Vol. 29, 2004
  • Rectenwald, J P; Murray, P M; Karkare, N V; Thiebaud, J; Saha, S. “Time dependant relaxation of soft tissue elements about the wrist following external fixation application”. Trans. 50th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, 1210, Vol. 29, 2004
  • Rectenwald, J., Karkare, N., Thiebaud, J., Murray, P. and Saha. S. “Stress Relaxation Behavior of Wrist Ligaments: A Cadaveric Study”. 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Biomedical Engineering: Recent Developments, Pg 357-358. ISBN: 1-930636-01-6, Medical and Engineering Publishers, Inc., 2002
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “New Methods for Improved Bone-PMMA Interfacial Shear Strength: A Biomechanical Study”. 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Biomedical Engineering: Recent Developments, Pg 171. ISBN: 1-930636-01-6, Medical and Engineering Publishers, Inc., 2002
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A Versatile Multiaxial Unicortical External Fixator”. 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Biomedical Engineering: Recent Developments, Pg. 169-170. ISBN: 1-930636-01-6, Medical and Engineering Publishers, Inc., 2002
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Effect of Drill Holes on the Strength of Bones”. Trans.22nd Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and Symposium on Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery, p. 100, 2003
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Osteogenic Growth factors: A Review”. Trans.22nd Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and Symposium on Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery, p. 91, 2003
  • Walker, J., Michtich, A., Du, A. J., Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A New Multiphase Injectable Bone Substitute”. Trans.22nd Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and Symposium on Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery, p. 145, 2003
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Biomechanical Analysis of the Bone Cement Interface and A Review Of Cementation Techniques”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Volume 1, Number 1, pg. 39, 2005
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Multiaxial Unicortical External Fixators-A New Concept in External Fixators”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Volume 1, Number 1, pg. 9, 2005
  • Walker, J., Michtich, A., Du, A. J., Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A Bioglass Based Bone Substitute Material: A Preliminary Study”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Volume 1, Number 1, pg. 35, 2005
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A New Method for Preparation of Bone Surface Before Total Joint Replacement”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Volume 1, Number 1, pg. 36, 2005
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S “A Method for Better Interdigitation of Bone Cement into Bone”. Prog. Biomed. Eng. New York, Pg. 30, 2003
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “An Improved Device for External Fixation of Bones”. Prog. Biomed. Eng. New York, Pg.31, 2003
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Growth Factors in Bone Substitute Materials: A Review”. Prog. Biomed. Eng. New York, Pg.27, 2003
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Laboratory Investigations to Improve the Life of Cemented Arthroplasty”. Biomedical Engineering in New York. Prog. Biomed. Eng. New York, Pg.50, 2003
  • Karkare, N., and Saha, S. “Study Designs in Clinical Research and Bias”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Volume 1, Number 2, pg. 100, 2005
  • Karkare, N., and Saha, S. “Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Volume 1, Number 2, pg. 105, 2005
  • Karkare, N., and Saha, S. “The Principles governing Physician-Patient Relationship”. International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices, Volume 1, Number 2, pg. 106, 2005.
Editorial Board Positions
  • Acta Ortopédica Brasileira ISSN (Print): 1413-7852)
  • Acta Chirurgica Latviensis ISSN (Print): 1407-981X
  • Advances in Materials Science ISSN (Print): 1730-2439
  • International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology ISSN (Print): 1752-6418
  • Applied Technologies and Innovations ISSN (Print): 1804-1191
  • European Medical, Health and Pharmaceutical Journal ISSN (Online): 1804-5804.
  • Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology. ISSN(Print): 2040-7459
  • Current Chemical Biology ISSN: 1872-3136
  • Patents in Nanotechnology . ISSN(Online): 1872-2105 Academic Bulletin- Series in Medicine, Grigol Robakidze University Press ISSN (Print): 214385-2394
  • Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology ISSN(Print): 1905-7873
Reviewer
Journal of Arthroplasty, Virginia, USA Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, CA, USA. Journal of Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), (Elsevier Science Ltd) Journal of Long Term Effects of Medical Implants (Begell House Inc) Institutional Review Board (IRB) Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH, USA 2004, 2005 Atomization and Sprays (Begell House Inc)
Oral & Poster Presentations
  • N. Karkare “Orthopedics – The World of Reconstructive Joints, Dissecting the Ultimate Role of Robotics & Other Dynamics.” Panel expert. MedTools Unlocked Conference. Cowen and Company, LLC. Sheraton New York Times Square
  • N. Karkare “Advances in Joint Replacement Surgery” AAPI-QLI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin- Queens Long Island) CME Lectures & Educational Seminar, August 13, 2017, NY
  • E. Naghdi, A. Karkare, F. Zaghi, S. Kafshi, N. Karkare, P Kozlowski “The Influence of Religion on Tissue and Organ Donation for Biomedical Research”. 9th International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine –Florida International University, Miami, FL, April 14-15, 2015
  • L. Simani, A. Karkare, E. Naghdi, N. Karkare, P Kozlowski “Ethical Dilemma of Management and Treatment of Hip Fractures in the Elderly”. 9th International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine –Florida International University, Miami, FL, April 14-15, 2015
  • N. Becher, A. Karkare, L.Simani, Naghdi, N. Karkare, P Kozlowski “Ethical Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis”. 9th International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine –Florida International University, Miami, FL, April 14-15, 2015
  • N. Karkare “Advances in treatment of Osteoporosis” Brookhaven Hospital medical staff grand rounds, October 2, 2015, NY
  • N. Karkare “Management of Metabolic Bone Disorders” Brookhaven Hospital grand rounds, April 24, 2015, NY
  • N. Karkare, P. Kota, S. Saha “Ethical Issues in the Management of Osteoporosis”. National Osteoporosis Foundation Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO) Washington, D.C., Improving Performance in Post-Fracture Patient Care, May 19-22, 2015
  • N. Karkare, P. Kota, S. Saha “Ethical issues in metabolic bone disease management” 8th International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine – April 24-26, 2015
  • A. Karkare, N. Karkare, S. Saha “Analysis of the Sunshine act data pertaining to NY orthopedic surgeons” 8th International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine – April 24-26, 2015
  • N. Karkare “Management of Metabolic Bone Disorders” Winthrop University grand rounds, March 6, 2015, NY
  • N. Karkare “Osteoporosis and Orthopaedics”. The Laurence T. Butler Memorial Lectureship Continuing Medical Education Series, May 5, 2014, NY
  • N. Karkare “Osteoporosis”. Mather and St Charles Orthopaedic Department meeting, October 7, 2013, NY
  • N. Karkare “Advances in Osteoporosis”. Invited lecture. The Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Suffolk County Annual Clinic Day Symposium, April 10, 2013, NY
  • N. Karkare, “Fracture Clasification” Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management Course for Residents, St. Louis, MO, Oct 18, 2012
  • N. Karkare, “Metabolic Considerations in Ortho Trauma” 51st Postgraduate Seminar of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, May 13, 2011, Scottsdale, AZ
  • N. Karkare, “Geriatric Fractures” 51st Postgraduate Seminar of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, May 13, 2011, Scottsdale, AZ
  • N. Karkare, T. DiPasquale , Saha. S “Biologics in orthopaedics: The Ethical Challenges” Sixth International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering transactions. April 1 – 3, 2011, NY, USA
  • N. Karkare, T. DiPasquale , Saha. S “Ethical Challenges involving Orthopaedic Trauma” Sixth International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering transactions. April 1 – 3, 2011, NY, USA
  • N. Karkare, T. DiPasquale “Suprapatellar Approach for Intramedullary Nailing of Tibia Fractures: The Cole Technique” Poster presentation, November 11-14, 2010. 2010 Challenges in Fracture Care Across Disciplines. Phoenix, AZ
  • N. Karkare, “Metabolic Bone Diseases and its relationship to fractures” Grand rounds, June 17, 2010, York Hospital, York, PA
  • N. Karkare, “Thromboprophylaxis after Joint Replacement Surgery” Grand rounds, July 29, 2009, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
  • N. Karkare, “Management of Metabolic Disease for orthopedic surgeons” Grand rounds, July 28, 2009, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
  • N. Karkare, “Metabolic Bone Disease: Management and Treatment Strategies for Orthopaedic Surgeons” Grand rounds, June 25, 2009, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA
  • N. Karkare, “Concepts of total hip arthroplasty” Grand rounds, December 10, 2008, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
  • N. Karkare, “Concepts of total knee arthroplasty” Grand rounds, January 14, 2009, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
  • N. Karkare, J. M. Lane, “Osteoporosis: Management and Treatment Strategies for Orthopaedic surgeons”, Instructional Course lecture, ICL 58, DVD video supplement American Academy of Orthopedic surgeons, 2008, Rosemont, IL  60018
  • N. Karkare, “Management of Metabolic Bone Disease”, Grand rounds October 3, 2008, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 30, Brooklyn, NY 1120
  • L. Bogunovic, N. Karkare, J. M. Lane “Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Scheduled to Undergo Orthopedic Surgery: A single center analysis”. Poster # P539, 2009 AAOS Annual Meeting, February 25-28, 2009, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • N. Karkare, A. Steever, L. Bogunovic, R. Parker, P. O’Loughlin, J. M. Lane. “The Safe Zone for Percutaneous Extrapedicular Surgical Approach to the Lumbar Spine” Session: Osteoporosis Treatment (Pre-Clinical): Other Agents Presentation Number: M344. Category: M. Osteoporosis – Treatment (clinical). American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 30th Annual Meeting September 12-16, 2008, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • L. Bogunovic, L. Shindle, J. Virbalas, B. Beamer, N. Karkare, J. Nguyen, J. M. Lane. “Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Among Surgical Orthopedic Patients: A Single Center Analysis” Session: Steroid Hormones and Receptors: Vitamin D and Its Analogs. Presentation Number: Su205. Category: O. Aging and Other Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 30th Annual Meeting September 12-16, 2008, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • L. Bogunovic, L. Shindle, J. Virbalas, B. Beamer, N. Karkare, J. Nguyen, J. M. Lane “Characterization of the Osteotomy Callus Using Fourier Transfer Infrared (FTIR) Imaging in a Rabbit Ulnar Model”. Session: Bone Biomechanics and Quality: Assessment of Bone Quality and Strength Presentation Number: M471. Category: D. Bone, Cartilage and Connective Tissue Matrix & Development. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 30th Annual Meeting September 12-16, 2008, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Karkare N. “Core decompression for Osteonecrosis”. Hospital for Special Surgery 89th Alumni Meeting. November 15, 2007, NY, NY
  • Andrew AD, Karkare N, Granchi C, Plaskos C, Moreau-Gaudry A, Sculco TP. A CAS-Enabled Cutting Guide for Efficient and Accurate Preparation of the Femur in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Surgetica Conference, Chambery, France, September 19-21, 2007
  • Liu J., Ebraheim N., Elsamaloty H., Karkare N., Yeasting R., Storer L., “Effect of Lumbar Disc Space Narrowing on Intervertebral Foraminal Dimensions” North American Spine Society Meeting, 20th Annual Meeting, September 27 – October 1, 2005, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Karkare N., Ebraheim N., Liu J. and Yeasting R., “Retroperitoneal approach for the lumbosacral spine and related pelvic structures”. International Society for Study of Lumbar Spine Annual meeting, Poster No. 1-21e, May 10-14, 2005, New York, NY, USA
  • Ebraheim N., Liu J., Shafiq Q., Karkare N., Woldenberg L., and Yeasting R. “The effect of dorsal translation of lumbar vertebra on the size of intervertebral foramina: A quantitative analysis”. International Society for Study of Lumbar Spine Annual meeting, Poster No. 5-5g, May 10-14, 2005, New York, NY, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Strengthening of the Bone-PMMA interface”. Fifth Combined Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Societies of Canada, USA, Japan and Europe, Podium. No. 016, October 10-13, 2004, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “New Methods for Improved Bone-PMMA Interfacial Shear Strength”. 50th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, poster 1438, March 7 – 10, 2004, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Rectenwald, J., Karkare, N., Thiebaud, J., Murray, P. and Saha. S. “Stress Relaxation Behavior of Wrist Ligaments: A Cadaveric Study”. 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Biomedical Engineering: Recent Developments, 2002, Washington DC, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “New Methods for Improved Bone-PMMA Interfacial Shear Strength: A Biomechanical Study”. 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Biomedical Engineering: Recent Developments, 2002, Washington DC, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A Versatile Multiaxial Unicortical External Fixator”. 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Biomedical Engineering: Recent Developments, 2002, Washington DC, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Effect of Drill Holes on the Strength of Bones”. 22nd Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and Symposium on Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery, September 26-28, 2003 Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Osteogenic Growth factors: A Review”. 22nd Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and Symposium on Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery, September 26-28, 2003, Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Walker, J., Michtich, A., Du, A. J., Karkare, N. and Saha, S “A New Multiphase Injectable Bone Substitute”. 22nd Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and Symposium on Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery, September 26-28, 2003, Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Biomechanical Analysis of the Bone Cement Interface and A Review Of Cementation Techniques”. First International Conference on Medical Implants. July 25-28, 2003, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Multiaxial Unicortical External Fixators-A New Concept in External Fixators”. First International Conference on Medical Implants. July 25-28, 2003, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Walker, J., Michtich, A., Du, A. J., Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A Bioglass Based Bone Substitute Material: A Preliminary Study”. First International Conference on Medical Implants. July 25-28, 2003, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A New Method for Preparation of Bone Surface Before Total Joint Replacement”. First International Conference on Medical Implants. July 25-28, 2003, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Rectenwald, J., Karkare, N., Thiebaud, J., Murray, P. and Saha. S. “Stress Relaxation of Cadaveric Wrist Ligaments”. Residents and Fellows Conference of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. September 2003, Chicago, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “A Method for Better Interdigitation of Bone Cement into Bone”. Biomedical Engineering in New York. November 1-2, 2003, Alfred, New York, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “An Improved Device for External Fixation of Bones”. Biomedical Engineering in New York. November 1-2, 2003, Alfred, New York, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Growth Factors in Bone Substitute Materials: A Review”. Biomedical Engineering in New York. November 1-2, 2003, Alfred, New York, USA
  • Karkare, N. and Saha, S. “Laboratory Investigations to Improve the Life of Cemented Arthroplasty”. Biomedical Engineering in New York. November 1-2, 2003, Alfred, New York, USA
  • Karkare, N., and Saha, S. “Study Designs in Clinical Research and Bias”. Third International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, June 4-6, 2005, New York, USA
  • Karkare, N., and Saha, S. “Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice”. Third International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, June 4-6, 2005, New York, USA
  • Karkare, N., and Saha, S. “The Principles governing Physician-Patient Relationship”. Third International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, June 4-6, 2005, New York, USA.
Technical Sessions Chaired at Conferences
2015
Medical Practice and Ethics, 9th International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine –Florida International University, Miami, FL, April 15, 2015
2009
17 th Annual Research seminar, Session 2, (A 3rd-body debris challenge from hydroxyapatite coating of femoral stem, Complications associated with removal of well-fixed flanged humeral prostheses), Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Collins Auditorium, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
2005
Animal Experimentation: Ethical Issues, Third International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, Session V, June 4-6, New York, USA.
2003
Growth Factors and Tissue Engineering. 22nd Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and Symposium on Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery, September 26-28, Charlotte, NC, USA
Memberships And Affiliations In Professional Societies
  • Medical Board of Trustees, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation ( MTF) (2009)
  • AO North America Musculoskeletal Trauma Faculty -2009
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) (2006)
  • Nominated Member, Sigma–Xi Organization (2002)
  • Invited Member, Cambridge Whos Who registry among Executives and professionals in the field of Education and Research (2009)
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) (2007)
  • The International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (2006)
  • Orthopedic Research Society (a) (2005)
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (2005)
  • Council of Science Editors (2005)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International (2005)
  • ASTM subcommittee F04- Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices (2005)
  • ASTM subcommittee F04.05- Computer Assisted Surgical Systems (2005)
  • ASTM subcommittee F04.22-Arthroplasty (2005)
  • ASTM subcommittee F04.97- Editorial (2005)
  • American Medical Association (2005)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2005)
  • Materials Research Society (00199508) (2005)
  • Member, International Society of Medical Implants and Devices (2002-to date)
  • Member, The Society for Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine (2004)
  • Founder and President, Biomaterials Society Alfred University Chapter, Alfred, NY, USA (2003)
  • Member, Keramos (ceramic engineering) (2003)
  • Member, Maharashtra Medical Council, Mumbai, India (2000)
  • Member, Bombay Orthopedics Association, Mumbai, India (2000)

Press Releases

  • “Modern Joint replacement surgery at Loma Linda University” Physician practice, March issue 6A, Loma Linda University, CA, USA
  • Joint Replacement Seminar, April 2009, Temecula Senior center, CA, USA
  • “Engineering the Elements”. The Newsletter of Ceramic Engineering and Materials Science, Fall 2002, Vol. 4 No 1, NY, USA

In The News

Personal Information

 

Dr Nakul KarkareI am Dr. Nakul Karkare. I am an orthopedic surgeon specializing in limb reconstruction and joint replacement surgery.

I think about and understand the unique needs of each patient when it comes to joint replacement surgery.

I was born and raised in Mumbai, India, and I am a third generation surgeon.

Dr Karkares Father - Dr Vinod V Karkare

My father, Dr. Vinod V. Karkare is a practicing orthopedic surgeon in Mumbai, India.

My father was born in Karachi, Pakistan and then moved to Mumbai in India after the partition in 1947.

He joined SIES College and then joined Grand Medical College, also called as JJ hospital in Mumbai. He did his MCPS and MBBS.

In April 1967 he joined general surgery in Grand Medical College to finish in 1971. He did MNAMS in 1974 and MS orthopedics in 1977. He also did his FACS orthopedics in 1979.

My father came to live in Chembur, Mumbai in 1959. He was living in a house in Chembur, which he later constructed into a hospital – “Shree Hospital” which he owns and operates.

Dr Nakul Karkares Grandfather Dr LB JoshiMy grandfather, Dr. L. B. Joshi was a surgeon who practiced at Joshi hospital in Pune.

He was the chief of surgery at Sassoon hospital in Pune, India.

Dr. L. B. Joshi was born on December 3, 1910 in Pune, India. His father Bar Krishna was a civil engineer who served the British government.

L. B. Joshi’s grandfather was a priest in Tushi baug in Pune. L. B. Joshi graduated from B. J. Medical College Sassoon Hospital. He went to England, entered FRCS, and then he returned to start a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. During partition he came to Hyderabad and then he moved to Pune. In 1952, he started what is Joshi Hospital today. He was honorary professor of surgery at B. J. Medical College, and he died in 1994 after a brief illness.Dr. Nakul Karkares paternal grandparents

My grandmother Dwarka Joshi did her MSC in botany from the Royal Institute of Science in 1943.

My grandfather from my father’s side was Mcom.

 

My mother is Neela Karkare. She is a retired high school teacher, and she lives with my father in Chembur, India.

I have done fellowships in joint replacement surgery as well as metabolic bone disorders at hospital for special surgery. I’m also fellowship trained in trauma and in sports medicine.

I’m affiliated at numerous hospitals. As you can see above, I also on the FDA Board of Orthopaedic and rehabilitation devices.

My wife Shefali Karkare is the chief of Pediatric epilepsy at Cohens Children hospital on Long Island. I met my wife in Mumbai when we were doing our residencies after Medical School.

Dr. Shefali Karkare Board certifications:
Child Neurology – American Board of Psych/Neurology-Child Neurology
EEG/Epilepsy – American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Epilepsy

Our marriage was “arranged” – we met through our parent, and we have a son named Alok and a daughter named Aryaa.

 

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