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Professor and Unit head, Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Unit, Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

Awards and medals

  1. Manoj Salian Prize for securing 2nd position in First MBBS in 1996.
  2. Manoj Salian Prize for securing 2nd position in Final MBBS (Part-II) in March, 2000.
  3. Gold Medal for standing first in Surgery, Final MBBS (Part-II) in March, 2000.
  4. First prize in All India Paediatric Quiz held at Manipal, Karnataka, India for Manipal Region.
  5. First prize in All India Neurology Quiz held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka, India in September 1999.
  6. First prize in poster presentation titled “Sheek kebab osteotomy for bowing of long bones” at UP Chapter Orthopaedic Conference (UPCON) - Feb 2003 held at Agra, U.P., India.
  7. Best teacher award for year 2004 on teacher’s day at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim, India
  8. 2nd prize in poster presentation in KOACON 2008 held at Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka, India in February 2008 titled “Granulomatous osteomyelitis due to Burkholderia pseudomallei- Resurgence after tsunami : A case series”.  
  9. 2nd prize in poster presentation in KOACON 2010 held at St. John Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India in February titled “Arthroscopic Posterior cruciate ligament fixation; a modified technique”.
  10. Best teacher award for year 2010 at KMC, Manipal.
  11. Best Paper award for year 2011 at KOACON held at Goa titled “clinical outcome for posterolateral corner injuries of knee”
  12. Best Poster award for year 2011 at KOACON held at Goa titled “Arthroscopic fixation of tibial bony avulsion of ACL: a novel and minimally invasive method”
  13. 2nd Best paper award for year 2011 at Indian arthroscopy society conference (IASCON) held at New Delhi titled “Can morphometric measurements predict hamstring graft length and diameter”.
  14. 1st prize in the quiz organized at 5th Bangalore shoulder course, November 2011 at Bangalore.
  15. Best paper award at Karnataka orthopaedic association annual conference at Mysore, Karnataka, February 2015 titled " Role of platelet rich plasma in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair"
  16. Best thesis award on our work on "Scapular morphology and relationship with rotator cuff tear" awarded to my MS thesis candidate, Dr Deepu Vijayan at Karnataka orthopaedic association annual conference at Mysore, Karnataka, February 2015.
  17. Best thesis award on our work on "Outcome of posteromedial corner repair with and without ACL reconstruction" awarded to my MS thesis candidate, Dr Vikrant Khanna at Karnataka orthopaedic association annual conference at Bangalore, Karnataka, February 2016.
  18. Best Teacher in orthopaedics awarded by students of KMC, Manipal 2015
  19. Excellence in Teaching award for year 2016 at KMC, Manipal
  20. Best published research Paper award for the year 2016 awarded at Annual Indian arthroscopy society meeting held at Kolkata, 2016. The title of published paper was " Does application of moderately concentrated platelet-rich plasma improve clinical and structural outcome after arthroscopic repair of medium-sized to large rotator cuff tear? A randomized controlled trial. Pandey Vivek, Badi Atul, Madi Sandesh, Agarwal Lipisha, Acharya Kiran, Maddukuri Satish, Sambhaji Charu, Willems Jaap. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016" 
  21. Outstanding reviewer award for year 2016 for the Journal of arthroscopy and joint surgery journal (JAJS, Elsevier indexed at scopus)
  22. Excellence in Teaching award for year 2017 at KMC, Manipal
  23. Dr TMA pai gold medal for Excellence in research award for year 2017 at KMC, Manipal
  24. Excellence in Teaching award for year 2018 at KMC, Manipal
  25. Excellence in Teaching award for year 2019 at KMC, Manipal

Chapters in book

  1. Vivek Pandey, Saumitra Goyal (2014). Knee Anatomy. In Knee Surgery 1/e (369-94). New Delhi, India, JayPee Publishers (ISBN 9789351522256)
  2. P Sripathi Rao, Vivek Pandey (2014). Clinical examination and diagnostic arthroscopy of the knee joint. In Knee Surgery (408-20). New Delhi, India, Jaypee Publishers (ISBN 9789351522256)
  3. Vivek Pandey, Charles H Brown, Sachin Tapaswi (2014). Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. In Knee Surgery (476-501). New Delhi, India, Jaypee Publishers (ISBN 9789351522256)
  4. Vivek Pandey, Ajay SIngh Thakur (2016) Rotator cuff tears In Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma 3rd Edition (2108-2125). New Delhi, India, Jaypee Publishers ISBN 9789385891052
  5. Vivek Pandey (2016) Complications after MPFL surgery: tips and pearls for prevention of complication and successful MPFL reconstruction In Patellofemoral instability (76-81) New Delhi, India, Jaypee Publishers ISBN 978-93-85999-66-6

Published text books

1. Musculoskeletal Examination

Jaypee Publishers, New Delhi (India) ISBN: 9789352703296

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2. Manipal Manual of Orthopaedics

Jaypee Publishers, New Delhi, India

ISBN: 9789352705283

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3. Manipal Practical Orthopaedics, 2020 July

vivek Pandey

CBS publishers: ISBN 9789390046157

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  1. Internal fixation in fracture upper end tibia- a study. Pandey V., Jain U.K., Singh O.P. Journal of bone & joint diseases 2002; Vol 18:59-62  
  2. Gollop-Wolfgang complex- a rare limb deficiency syndrome: case report & review of literature. Pandey D., Pai Murlidhar, Pandey V. Internet journal of gynaecology & obstetrics 2008; vol 9(1)
  3. Etiology and management of chronic granulomatous osteomyelitis: Look before you leap. Mukhopadhyay C, Dey A, Sugandhi Rao P, Pandey V., Sripathi Rao P. Singapore Med journal 2007; 48(2): e40  
  4. Monocular blindness due to central retinal artery occlusion in bipolar hemireplacement arthroplasty of the hip. Vivek Pandey, Kiran Acharya, Sharath Rao, Sripathi Rao. Singapore Med J 2008; 49(4): e96
  5. Role of Polymerase chain reaction in the management of osteoarticular tuberculosis. Pandey V., Chawla K., Acharya K, Rao P.S., Rao S. International Orthopaedics 2009; Vol. 33(3):801-806.
  6. Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Frustrating Scenario. Pandey D., Pandey V., Adiga P., Ramkumar V., Pratap K.: The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2008. Vol 10(1).
  7. The pelvic digit- eleventh finger. Pandey V, Thakur AS, Acharya K, Rao PS. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2009; 43(1):97-98
  8. A preliminary study of osteoporosis: prevalence in a tertiary care hospital in India. Kiran KA, Pandey V. Osteoporosis international 2009; 20(1): pg 92
  9. Ring meniscus mistaken for incomplete discoid meniscus: a case report and review of literature. Vivek P, KVN. Dinesh, Kiran A, P. Sripathi R.  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2010;18: 543-545.
  10. Burkholderia pseudomallei musculoskeletal infections (Melioidosis) in India: Vivek P, Sripathi PR, Sugandhi R, Kiran KVA, Sarabjeet SC. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 2010; 44(2): 216-220.
  11. Femoral tunnel-interference screw divergence in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using bone-patellar tendon-bone graft: A comparison of two  techniques. Vivek pandey, Kiran Acharya, Sharath Rao, Sripathi Rao. Ind J of  Orthopaedics 2011;45(3):255-260.
  12. Staged arthroscopic reconstructive surgery for multiple ligament injuries of  the knee. Subbaiah K, Vivek Pandey, Sharath Rao, Sripathi Rao. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2011;19(3):297-302.
  13. An intraarticular fibroma of the tendon sheath in the knee joint. Raghuraj K, Vivek Pandey, Kiran Acharya, Sripathi Rao, Lakshmi Rao. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2011;19:1830-33.
  14. Knee dislocation with multiligament injury: evaluation, treatment and result. Kiran Acharya, Vivek Pandey, Sripathi Rao. Journal of Musculoskeletal Research 2010;13(3):119-126.
  15. Meniscal abnormality: Discoid meniscus: Vivek pandey, Simon van Laarhoven, Kiran Acharya, Sharath Rao, Sripathi Rao. Journal of musculoskeletal Research.2012 1(15); 1230001(11pages).
  16. Nonfatal air embolism during shoulder arthroscopy: A case report and review of literature. Vivek Pandey, Elsa Varghese, Nataraj MS, Madhu rao, Neethu MM, Kiran KV Acharya, P Sripathi Rao. American Journal of Orthopaedics. 2013 (June); 272-274.  
  17. Arthroscopic tibial spine avulsion fixation: A simple technique". Vivek Pandey, Kiran Acharya, Sharath Rao, Sripathi Rao. Techniques in Orthopaedics 2013; 4(28):339-342
  18. Mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate igament: management and outcome. Vivek Pandey, CPS Suman, Swati Sharma, Sripathi P Rao, KV Kiran Acharya, Charudutt Sambaji. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2014; 48(2):197-202.
  19. Set up of osteoporosis clinic in a tertiary care hospital: a descriptive report of three years of activity.  Acharya K K V, Pandey V, Rao P S; Osteoporosis International (2011) 22 (Suppl. 1).Pg S 340.
  20. Bifurcate intraarticular long head of biceps tendon confluent with rotator cuff- A rare case report. Vivek Pandey, Simon V., Gaurav Arora, Sripathi Rao. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2014; 48(4):432-434.
  21. Charcot’s Elbow following Syringomyelia: Revisited Suman CPS, Vivek Pandey, Kiran Acharya.J Nepal Med Assoc 2014;52(194):807-9
  22. Rotator cuff tear: A detailed update. Vivek Pandey, Jaap Willems. Asia Pacific Sports medicine arthroscopy rehabilitation and technology 2015;2(1):1-14
  23. Are pre-operative anthropometric parameters helpful in predicting length and thickness of quadrupled hamstring graft for ACL reconstruction in adults? A prospective study and literature review. Goyal S, Matias N, Pandey V, Acharya K. International Orthopaedics 2015;June 2015
  24. A rare injury to a rear seat passenger: bilateral fracture dislocation of the shoulders. Madi S, Pandey V., Acharya K., Prasad K. BMJ case report 2015. June 11, 2015. doi 10.1136/bcr-2015-209992.
  25. A dual injury of the shoulder: acromioclavicular joint dislocation (type IV) coupled with ipsilateral mid-shaft clavicle fracture. Sandesh Madi, Vivek Pandey, Vikrant Khanna, Kiran Acharya. BMJ Case Rep 2015. doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-213254
  26. Late quadriceps tendon rupture at the donor site following cruciate ligament reconstruction using central quadriceps tendon graft. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi, Amy Joseph, Kiran Acharya. BMJ Case Rep 2015. doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-212621
  27. Rotator cuff tears in luxatio erecta: an arthroscopic perspective of two cases. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi, Sandeep Tapashetti, Kiran Acharya. BMJ Case Rep 2015. doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-212732
  28. A familiar tumour, a common infection and an unforeseen affair. Sandesh Madi, Vivek Pandey, Varun Takkallapally Rao, Kiran Acharya. BMJ Case Rep Jan 2016. doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-213517
  29. Does scapular morphology affect the integrity of the rotator cuff? Vivek Pandey, Deepu Vijayan, Sandeep Tapashetti, Lipisha Agarwal, Asha Kamath, Kiran Acharya,Satish Maddukuri, W. Jaap Willems. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2016, Mar;25(3):413-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2015.09.016.
  30. An annoyance from an anomalous OS. Madi S, Pandey V, Senthil V, Acharya K. BMJ Case Rep March 2016
  31. Intra-articular lipoma arborescence of the knee – A rare clinical entity. Vivek Pandey, Arun Gupta, Smita Kulshrestha, Lipisha Agrawal Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery Volume 3, Issue 1January–April 2016, Pages 34-38 doi:10.1016/j.jajs.2015.11.007
  32. Arthroscopic Suture Pull-Out Fixation of Displaced Tibial Spine Avulsion Fracture. Vivek Pandey · Suman CPS · Kiran Acharya · Sharath K Rao J Knee Surg 2017 Jan;30(1):28-35. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1579682
  33. Does congenital absence of the long head of Biceps tendon renders shoulder unstable leading to Bony Bankart and posterior labral tear: A case report and review of the literature Vivek pandey, Sandeep Vijayan, Nazar Hafiz, Deepika, Kiran Acharya Journal of Musculoskeleteal Research June 2016 19, 1672001 (2016) [8 pages]
  34. Does application of moderately concentrated platelet-rich plasma improve clinical and structural outcome after arthroscopic repair of medium-sized to large rotator cuff tear? A randomized controlled trial. Pandey Vivek, Badi Atul, Madi Sandesh, Agarwal Lipisha, Acharya Kiran, Maddukuri Satish, Sambhaji Charu, Willems Jaap. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Aug;25(8):1312-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.01.036.
  35. A case of bilateral aberrant pectoralis minor insertion with absent coracohumeral ligament: Clinical relevance and controversies. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi, Satish Maddukuri, Deepika N, Nazar Hafiz, Kiran Acharya. J Clin Orthop Trauma 2016 Oct-Dec;7(Suppl 1):76-79. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2016.06.013.
  36. A benign Schwannoma of the tibial nerve. Madi S, Pandey V, Mannava K, Acharya K. BMJ case rep. April 27, 2016
  37. Systemic Melioidosis: Uncommon cause of osteomyelitis in non-endemic region. Vishnu S, Sandesh M, Vivek P, Acharya K. Sch J Med Case Rep 2016 4(6); 445-447

  38. Efficacy and safety of adult human bone marrow-derived, cultured, polled, allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells (Stempeucel): Preclinical and clinical trial in osteoarthritis of the knee joint. Gupta PK, Chullikana A, Rengasamy M, Shetty N, Pandey V, Agarwal V, Wagh SY, Vellotare PK, Damodaran D, Viswanathan P, Thej C, Balasubramanian S, Majumdar AS. Arthritis Res Ther. 2016 Dec 20;18(1):301.

  39. Frozen shoulder: current concepts and role of arthroscopy. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi, Monish Malhotra. J of Kar Asso. 2017: Feb 5(1); 26-33
  40. Response to letter to the editor regarding "does application of moderately concentrated platelet-rich plasma improve clinical and structural outcome after arthroscocpic repair of medium-sized to large rotator cuff tear? A randomised controlled trial". Vivek Pandey, Atul Bandi. J Shoulder and elbow surgery 2017 Mar;26(3) e82-e83.
  41. Clinical outcome of primary medial collateral ligament-posteromedial corner repair with or without staged anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Vivek Pandey, Vikrant Khanna, Sandesh Madi, Anshul Tripathi, Kiran Acharya. Injury 2017 Jun;48(6):1236-1242. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2017.03.021.
  42. Surgical Management of a Spontaneous Black Tendon Rupture. Sandesh Madi, Vivek Pandey, Vishnu Senthil, Kiran Acharya. Gaji Medical journal 2017; 28: 280-282  doi:
  43. Management of comminuted tibial end bony avulsion of posterior cruciate ligament by open posterior approach using suture bridge technique: A case series. Vivek Pandey, Naveen Mathai, Varshini A, Kiran Acharya J Clin Orth Trauma 2017 Nov;8(Suppl 2):S36-S39. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2017.09.011.

  44. Multiple Lipomatous Hemangiopericytomas in the Foot and Ankle. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi, Monish Malhotra, Vidya Monappa. Indian J Surg.  2017 Oct;79(5):470-471. doi: 10.1007/s12262-017-1687-y. 
  45. Ulnar nerve injury due to lateral traction device during shoulder arthroscopy: Was it avoidable? Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi, Kiran Acharya. 2017 (Dec) Formos J Surg 50(6); 220-222. 
  46. An uncommon hip pain. Sandesh Madi, Vivek Pandey, Kiran Acharya, Vikash Kumar. BMJ case report. August 2017 doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-221717
  47. Remplissage as a concept and role in instability. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi. Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint surgery: May 2018 5(2): 111-113
  48. Late transverse Patellar fracture following patellar tendon reconstruction using Semitendinosus graft via single transverse tunnel. Varshini A, Sandesh Madi, Vivek Pandey, Mohd Suhaib Madabbir. Journal of Karnataka Orthopaedic association: Jan-Apr 6(1); 46-48
  49. Accuracy of Schottle's point location by palpation and its role in clinical outcome after medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Vivek Pandey, Kiran Kumar Mannava, Nivedita Zakhar, Bhavya Mody, Kiran Acharya. Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint surgery. 2019;6(2):117-122
  50. Clinical and structural outcome after arthroscopic repair of medium to massive size demalminated and non-delaminated rotator cuff tears. Vivek Pandey, CJ Joseph, Naveen Mathai, Kiran Acharya, Lakshmikanth Karegowda, Willems Japp W. Indian Journal of orthopaedics 2019;53:384-91
  51. A retrospective cohort analysis of arthroscopic Bankart repair with or without remplissage in patients with off-track Hill-Sachs lesion evaluated for functional outcomesPandey V, Gangadharaiah L, Madi S, Acharya K, Nayak S, Karegowda LH, Willems WJ. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 2020:29(2);273-281

  52.  Intra-articular steroid for adhesive capsulitis: does hydrodilatation give any additional benefit? A randomized control trial. SM Paruthikunnan, PN Shastry, R Kadavigere, V Pandey, LH Karegowda. Skeletal Radiology. 2020: 49 (5);795-803

  53.  Editorial Commentary: Angles, Ratios, and Rotation-Is It Worth Splitting Hairs Over the Critical Shoulder Angle? Pandey V. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery. 2020:35(9); 2562-2564

  54. Does application of abduction brace after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair improve blood flow around posterosuperior rotator cuff and repair site, affecting pain levels and clinical and structural outcomes? A pilot randomized controlled trial. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi, Satish Maddukuri, Kiran Acharya, Lakshmikanth H. Karegowda, W. Jaap Willems. JSES International, 2020. (In Press)

  55. Clinical and radiological outcomes following arthroscopic dual tibial tunnel double sutures knot-bump fixation technique for acute displaced Posterior Cruciate Ligament avulsion fractures. Sandesh Madi, Vivek Pandey, Bishak Reddy, Kiran Acharya. Accepted for publication September 2020. Archives of Bone and Joint surgery (In press)

  56. Massive PTE Following an Elective Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair: A Case Report and Literature Review. Vivek Pandey, Sandesh Madi S, Prajwal Mane, Kiran Acharya. GMJ 2020; 31: 670-673 

  57. A 10 Year clinical, laboratory and arthroscopic data analysis of bacterial septic arthritis of adult native knee: A hospital-based study. Sandesh Madi, Srikant Natarajan, Sujayendra Murali, Vivek Pandey, Kiran Acharya. Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery: 7 (2020); 216-223.

  58. Management Guidelines for Infection After ACL Reconstruction: Expert Opinion Statement Based on the Modified Delphi Survey of Indian Arthroscopy Surgeons. I. Geethan, Raju Easwaran, Santhosh Sahanand, Arumugam Sivaraman, Arun Gupta, Ashish Devgan, S. Ashok, V. B. Bhasin, Clement Joseph, Deepak Chaudhary, Dinshaw N. Pardiwala, P. Gopinathan, John Thayyil John, J. Maheshwari, Manabendra Nath Basumallick, Nicholas Antao, Nishith Shah, Palanivel Rajan, Parag Sancheti, Paresh Chandra Dey, Prakash Ayyadurai, Prateek Kr Gupta, K. Raghuveer Reddy, Ravi Gupta, Ravi Mittal, Sachin Tapasvi, Schiller Thekekara Jos, Skand Sinha, S. R. Sundararajan, Vinod Kumar, Vivek Pandey, David V. Rajan. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics (2021) 55:342–351.

  59. Five year follow up of Retrospective cohort comparing structural and functional outcome of Arthroscopic Single row versus double-row suture bridge repair of large posterosuperior rotator cuff tear in patients less than or equal to 70 years. Vivek pandey, CJ Joseph, Naveen Mathai, Sandesh Madi, Lakshmikanth Gowda, Willems Jaap. Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery2021; 9 (4): 391-398. doi- 10.22038/ABJS.2020.47883.2369

  60.  Clinical guidelines in the management of frozen shoulder. Vivek pandey, Sandesh Madi. Indian Journal of orthopaedics. 2021, Feb 1;55(2):299-309;  doi-

  61. Diagnostic clinical tests in rotator cuff tear: which and why? Vivek Pandey. Asian journal of Arthroscopy. 2021: Jan-June 6(1); 24-30 . DOI:10.13107/aja.2021.v06i01.021

  62. Allogeneic chondrocyte implantation: What is stopping it from being a standard of care? Ibrahim S, Nagesh H, Pandey V. JASSM August 2021.21