Ajay Puri

Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, India


Ajay Puri is currently a Professor of Surgical Oncology and Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology at the Tata Memorial Centre Mumbai, India . He is also Chairman of the Indian Orthopaedic Association (Oncology). His endeavour at making limb salvage affordable to a larger group in resource challenged societies using a low cost indigenous megaprosthesis developed at the Tata Memorial Hospitalwon the Golden Peacock Innovation award in 2010. He is also the recipient of the St. Jude’s International Outreach Program Fellowship (2001), the Hargobind Medical Foundation Fellowship (2003), Robert Bosch Siftung scholarship (2005) and the Indo British Travelling Fellowship (2009). Prof. Puri serves on the editorial board of the journals Bone & Joint - 360, BioMed Research International and Sarcoma. He is a member of the International Advisory Board, Asia Pacific Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (APMSTS) and on the Nominating Committee of the International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS). He has published more than a hundred papers and articles as well as numerous book chapters. His book “Current Concepts in Bone & Soft Tissue Tumors” received the BOS Best Book Award in 2007. Prof. Puri’s main interests lie in limb salvage techniques, pelvic resections, biologic reconstructions and development of durable bio scaffolds. He is associated with various research programs and clinical trials both within the institute and in collaboration with other national and international groups.

Biography Updated on 6 March 2013

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