Doctor's Profile

Dr. Arvind Kumar

MBBS, MS Orthopaedics, Dip. SICOT (Oman)

Assistant professor, Department of Orthopedics

Reg. Number: DMC/R/6967


Dr. Arvind Kumar has an overall experience of around 10 years in orthopedics. He has been actively involved in clinical, academic, and research activities. He has good experience in complex limb trauma and reconstruction surgeries. He has been selected for several international fellowships and has written and contributed to several national and international peer-reviewed publications in multiple orthopedic domains. Besides this, he has completed several national and international certificate courses and intends to contribute more towards the field.

Area of Interest

  • Complex trauma
  • Knee injuries
  • Giant cell tumor
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Osteoarticular infections

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
Diploma SICOT 2019 Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie 37446
M.S Orthopaedics 2015 Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi DMC R 6967
M.B.B.S 2010 Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi DMC R 6967

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Assistant Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 11-12-2018 Till Date 2 Years+
Senior Resident All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 13-08-2015 12-08-2018 3 Years
Post Graduate Lady Hardinge Medical College Delhi and associated hospitals 01-06-2012 01-06-2015 3 Years


  • Khan R, Haidery TH, Saini M, Kumar A. Regarding the determination of outcomes of complex upper end tibial fractures in squatting and cross leg sitting South Asian population. Injury. 2021 Mar 7:S0020-1383(21)00231-X. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2021.03.016. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33736859.
  • Kumar A, Jameel J, Qureshi OA. Complete posterior dislocation of fractured lateral condyle of tibia with disruption of proximal tibiofibular joint: Technical note. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Jul 17;14:127-131. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.07.008. PMID: 33717904; PMCID: PMC7920154.
  • Kumar A, Rastogi S, Haider Y, Kumar S, Chauhan S, Passey J. Morphometric variations of the lateral surface of calcaneus: Can standard plate sizes fit all? J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Nov 20;13:156-162. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.11.012. PMID: 33717888; PMCID: PMC7920148.
  • Kumar A, Haider Y, Kumar M, Khan R. Using WhatsApp as a Quick-Access Personal Logbook for Maintaining Clinical Records and Follow-Up of Orthopedic Patients. Cureus. 2021 Jan 25;13(1):e12900. doi: 10.7759/cureus.12900. PMID: 33654585; PMCID: PMC7904109.
  • Alomar AZ, Nasser ASB, Kumar A, Kumar M, Das S, Mittal S. Hamstring graft diameter above 7 mm has a lower risk of failure following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021 Feb 23. doi: 10.1007/s00167-021-06503-0. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33619635.
  • Kumar A, Khan R, Jameel J, Kumar S. Salvaging Chronic Nonunion of Femoral Neck and Infected Nonunion of Ipsilateral Femoral Shaft Fracture Using Intramedullary Antibiotic Cement Spacer and External Fixator Alone. Cureus. 2021 Jan 12;13(1):e12665. doi: 10.7759/cureus.12665. PMID: 33604205; PMCID: PMC7880828.
  • Kumar A, Passey J, Chouhan D, Saini M, Narang A. CT Based Characterization of Volar Surface of Distal Radius: Can an Ideal Volar Plate for Fixation of Distal Radial Fractures be Designed? J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2021 Mar;26(1):77-83. doi: 10.1142/S2424835521500120. PMID: 33559579.
  • Kumar A, Kumar M, Arora R, Passey J, Das S, Chauhan S. Radiographic Quantification of Safe Zones for Screw Placement in the Femoral Neck: A Computed Tomography-Based Analysis. J Orthop Trauma. 2021 Mar 1;35(3):136-142. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001914. PMID: 33079842.
  • Kumar S, Kumar A, Kumar M, Kumar A, Arora R, Sehrawat R. Feasibility of telemedicine in maintaining follow-up of orthopaedic patients and their satisfaction: A preliminary study. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Oct;11(Suppl 5):S704-S710. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.07.026. Epub 2020 Aug 1. PMID: 32837105; PMCID: PMC7395587.
  • Kumar A, Qureshi OA, Arora R, Kumar S, Jameel J, Khan R. Comparison of three low-cost techniques to control fogging of sealed eyewear in a simulated operating room environment: A preliminary analysis. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Oct;11(Suppl 5):S696-S699. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.07.009. Epub 2020 Jul 17. PMID: 32837102; PMCID: PMC7366969.
  • Kumar A, Chouhan D, Narang A, Khan R, Mittal S. "Clamp and plate" - A simple technique for prevention of varus malreduction in reverse oblique peritrochanteric fractures. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Jul;11(Suppl 4):S667-S670. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.01.001. Epub 2020 Jan 3. PMID: 32774047; PMCID: PMC7394818.
  • Trikha V, Kumar A, Mittal S, Passey J, Chouhan D, Dubey S. Risk of bony violation with standard triple screw configurations for fixation of femoral neck fractures: A preliminary computed tomography based analysis. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Jul;11(Suppl 4):S546-S552. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.04.027. Epub 2020 May 5. PMID: 32774027; PMCID: PMC7394785.
  • Kumar A, Passey J, Kumar M, Chouhan D, Saini M, Das S. Reliability of relation between greater trochanter and center of rotation of femoral head in Indian population. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Jul;11(Suppl 4):S522-S525. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.04.017. Epub 2020 Apr 21. PMID: 32774022; PMCID: PMC7394784.
  • Kumar A, Trikha V, Mittal S, Passey J, Chouhan D, Jain A. Fracture of first metacarpal head: A rare case presentation and review of literature. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Jul-Aug;11(4):672-677. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2019.06.001. Epub 2019 Jun 4. PMID: 32684710; PMCID: PMC7355070.
  • Kumar A, Haider Y, Kumar S, Jameel J. Concerns regarding one-bone forearm reconstruction and distal radioulnar joint fusion for emergency one-stage operation in traumatic major bone defect of forearm. Injury. 2020 Oct;51(10):2343. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.06.052. Epub 2020 Jun 30. PMID: 32622627.
  • Kumar A, Khan R, Jameel J, Qureshi OA, Kumar M. Concerns regarding "Dynamic limited axial compression yields favorable functional outcomes in the fixation of Pauwels type-3 femoral neck fractures: A retrospective cohort study". Injury. 2020 Oct;51(10):2341-2342. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.06.039. Epub 2020 Jun 29. PMID: 32616333.
  • Kumar A, Haider Y, Jameel J, Qureshi OA. Combined medial patellofemoral and patellotibial reconstruction with soft tissue fixation in recurrent patellar dislocation: Some concerns. Injury. 2020 Oct;51(10):2339. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.06.047. Epub 2020 Jun 25. PMID: 32605786.
  • Kumar A, Arora N, Arora R, Kumar M. Concerns regarding the posterolateral plating as a safe alternative for the treatment of distal tibial fractures. Injury. 2020 Aug;51(8):1936. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.05.013. Epub 2020 May 22. PMID: 32475651.
  • Kumar A, Gaba S, Digge VK, Gautam D. Neglected medial swivel talonavicular dislocation treated with arthrodesis: A case report and literature review. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 May-Jun;11(3):474-478. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2018.12.011. Epub 2018 Dec 30. PMID: 32405213; PMCID: PMC7211807.
  • Kumar A, Goel L, Chouhan D, Agnihotri A, Chauhan S, Passey J. Malleolar tips as reference points for positioning of syndesmotic screw: A preliminary CT based analysis. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 May-Jun;11(3):438-441. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2019.09.015. Epub 2019 Sep 16. PMID: 32405205; PMCID: PMC7211806.
  • Kumar A, Kumar A, Das S. Perioperative COVID-19 testing for orthopaedic patients: Current evidence. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 May;11(Suppl 3):S296-S297. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.04.031. Epub 2020 May 12. PMID: 32398917; PMCID: PMC7217096.
  • Kumar A, Saini M, Jameel J, Khan R. "Turn the tail, not the head": a simple, quick and inexpensive technique for the safe removal of jammed/stripped locking screws. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2020 Aug;30(6):1119-1123. doi: 10.1007/s00590-020-02667-6. Epub 2020 Apr 10. PMID: 32277294.
  • Gupta A, Bansal H, Kumar A, Mittal S, Trikha V. The effect on outcomes of the application of circumferential cerclage cable following intramedullary nailing in reverse intertrochanteric femoral fractures. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2020 Jul;30(5):949. doi: 10.1007/s00590-020-02641-2. Epub 2020 Mar 9. PMID: 32152746.
  • Kumar A, Passey J, Khan R, Arora R, Kumar S, Chouhan D, Jameel J. Defining the "mediolateral widening of tibial plateau" as a guide for reduction in tibial plateau fractures: An Indian perspective. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Feb;11(Suppl 1):S66-S70. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2019.06.006. Epub 2019 Jun 7. PMID: 31992920; PMCID: PMC6977527.
  • Kumar A, Passey J, Goel L, Chouhan D, Agnihotri A, Chauhan S, Gupta S, Khan R. New landmarks for ideal positioning of syndesmotic screw: a computerised tomography based analysis and radiographic simulation. Int Orthop. 2020 Apr;44(4):665-675. doi: 10.1007/s00264-019-04467-y. Epub 2019 Dec 20. PMID: 31863161.
  • Trikha V, Kumar A, Mittal S, Passey J, Gaba S, Kumar A. Morphometric analysis of the anterior column of the acetabulum and safety of intramedullary screw fixation for its fractures in Indian population: a preliminary report. Int Orthop. 2020 Apr;44(4):655-664. doi: 10.1007/s00264-019-04428-5. Epub 2019 Dec 14. PMID: 31838545.
  • Kumar A, Narang A, Chouhan D, Passey J. Letter to editor concerning "Patella fractures treated with cannulated lag screws and FiberWire® have a high union rate and low rate of implant removal " by Busel, Gennadiy et al. injury, 2019 (in press). Injury. 2020 Feb;51(2):574. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.11.019. Epub 2019 Nov 15. PMID: 31757467.
  • Dubey S, Rastogi S, Sampath V, Khan SA, Kumar A. Role of intravenous zoledronic acid in management of giant cell tumor of bone- A prospective, randomized, clinical, radiological and electron microscopic analysis. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019 Nov-Dec;10(6):1021-1026. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2019.09.011. Epub 2019 Sep 28. PMID: 31736608; PMCID: PMC6844206.
  • Kumar A, Mittal S, Jain A, Trikha V. Avoiding malalignment in proximal femur fractures treated with newer generation cephalomedullary nails: Some technical tips. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019 Oct;10(Suppl 1):S242-S246. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2018.11.008. Epub 2018 Nov 23. PMID: 31695290; PMCID: PMC6823690.
  • Kumar A, Jain A, Saurabh S, Trikha V, Mittal S. Technical tip for removal of broken cephalomedullary reamer tip in cases of proximal femoral nailing. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019 Sep-Oct;10(5):969-971. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2019.01.014. Epub 2019 Jan 15. PMID: 31528077; PMCID: PMC6739251.
  • Kumar A, Khan R, Passey J, Chouhan D. Letter to editor concerning "Relationship between fracture morphology of lateral malleolus and syndesmotic stability after supination-external rotation type ankle fractures" by Dong-Il Chun, Jahyung Kim, Yoon Seok Kim, Jae-Ho Cho, Won, Su-Yeon Park, Young, Yi. Injury. 2019 (in press). Injury. 2019 Nov;50(11):2146. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.07.010. Epub 2019 Jul 10. PMID: 31324341.
  • Dubey S, Tirkha V, Kumar A, Mittal S. Comments on "Cementless distal fixation modular stem without reconstruction of femoral calcar for unstable intertrochanteric fracture in patients aged 75 years or more" of Zha GC, Liu J, Wang Y, Feng S, Chen XY, Guo KJ, Sun JY. Published in Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2019;105(1):35-39. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2019 Jun;105(4):795. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2019.04.004. Epub 2019 May 4. PMID: 31064707.
  • Mandlecha P, Kanojia RK, Champawat VS, Kumar A. Evaluation of modified Ponseti technique in treatment of complex clubfeet. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019 May-Jun;10(3):599-608. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2018.05.017. Epub 2018 May 28. PMID: 31061597; PMCID: PMC6492221.
  • Kumar A, Jain A, Mittal S, Aga N. Letter to the Editor concerning "Revisiting the Schatzker classification of tibial plateau fractures" by Kfuri M, Schatzker J. Injury. 2018 Dec;49(12):2252-2263. Injury. 2019 Mar;50(3):820-821. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.01.020. Epub 2019 Jan 14. PMID: 30665619.
  • Kumar A, Jain A, Trikha V, Mittal S. Letter to the Editor concerning Classification of tibia plateau fracture according to the "four-column and nine- segment" by Xiang Yao, Yong Xu, Jishan Yuan, Lei Wang, Xingli Fu, Bin Lv, Shengquan Yang, Sheng Meng. Injury. 2018 (in press). Injury. 2019 Feb;50(2):613-614. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.12.006. Epub 2018 Dec 5. PMID: 30545570.
  • Kumar A, Trikha V, Mittal S. Letter to the Editor concerning "Pilon fractures: A new classification system based on CT-scan" by Danilo Leonetti, *, Domenico Tigani (2017). Injury. 2017 Oct;48(10):2311-2317. Injury. 2018 Apr;49(4):881-882. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.02.019. Epub 2018 Feb 19. PMID: 29482837.
  • Gaba S, Kumar A, Trikha V, Das S, Agrawal P. Posterior Dislocation of Subtalar Joint without Associated Fracture: A Case Report and Review of Literature. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Sep;11(9):RD01-RD02. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/27794.10553. Epub 2017 Sep 1. PMID: 29207793; PMCID: PMC5713815.
  • Sinha A, Goel L, Ranjan R, Gaba S, Kumar A. Atraumatic Acute Compartment Syndrome of Forearm Following Artificial Mehndi (Henna) Dermatitis - A Rare Case Report. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jun;11(6):RD01-RD03. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/27708.10096. Epub 2017 Jun 1. PMID: 28764255; PMCID: PMC5535445.
  • Agrawal P, Gaba S, Das S, Singh R, Kumar A, Yadav G. Dynamic hip screw versus proximal femur locking compression plate in intertrochanteric femur fractures (AO 31A1 and 31A2): A prospective randomized study. J Nat Sci Biol Med. 2017 Jan-Jun;8(1):87-93. doi: 10.4103/0976-9668.198352. PMID: 28250681; PMCID: PMC5320830.
  • Kumar A, Gaba S, Sud A, Mandlecha P, Goel L, Nayak M. Comparative study between staples and eight plate in the management of coronal plane deformities of the knee in skeletally immature children. J Child Orthop. 2016 Oct;10(5):429-37. doi: 10.1007/s11832-016-0758-0. Epub 2016 Jul 14. PMID: 27417295; PMCID: PMC5033777.

Research Work & Projects

  • Differential miRNA expression in osteoporotic elderly patients with hip fractures compared to young patients


  • Clinical fellow in Sports Injuries (ONS Research Foundation, April 2019)
  • Selected for AO trauma fellowship Harborview medical centre, Seattle, Washington.
  • Selected for foot and ankle fellowship(2020) at Duke University, North Carolina, USA
  • Selected for foot and ankle fellowship(2020) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital
  • First prize in Poster Presentation: New landmarks for ideal positioning of syndesmotic screw: A CT based analysis and radiographic simulation – IFASCON 2019, New Delhi
  • Silver medal award for co-authored Paper Presentation: CT Based Morphometric Study of Scaphoid and its Implications for Safe Passage of Screws for Fixation in APOA Trauma conference 2019, Thailand
  • Gold medal award for co-authored paper presentation: Defining the “mediolateral widening of tibial plateau” as a guide for reduction in tibial plateau fractures: An Indian perspective in UPORTHOCON 2020, Lucknow, UP

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • Delhi Medical Council DMC R 6967
  • Delhi Orthopedic Association LM1564
  • IFAS ( Indian Foot and Ankle Society ) LM 613
  • ISKSAA (International Society for Knowledge for Surgeons on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty) 1693
  • AO Trauma member 100153424
  • Indian Arthroscopy Society

Invited Talks and Lectures

  • Had presenting a talk on new landmarks for ideal positioning of syndesmotic screw at APOA Trauma conference 2019, Thailand
  • Had a presentation on malleolar tips as reference points for positioning of syndesmotic screw at DOACON 2019, New Delhi
  • Had a presentation on avoiding malalignment in proximal femur fractures treated with newer generation cephalomedullary nails at DOACON 2018, New Delhi
  • Had a presentation on broken blade tip in lumbar disc space retrieved via anterior trans-abdominal approach at DOACON 2018, New Delhi

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • 2nd HIMSR JESS workshop (06/07/2019) as Organising Jt. Secretary
  • DOA MIDCON 2019 as Organising committee member & Treasurer

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • AO Master course in Complex Knee trauma 2020
  • Delhi Orthopaedic association’s annual conference, DOACON 2019, New Delhi
  • Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Trauma and ankle foot conference Sep 2019
  • Indian foot and ankle society conference, New Delhi, Aug-Sep 2019
  • AAOS Tendon injuries around foot symposium July 2019
  • DOA Midcon 2019, New Delhi
  • JESS workshop at HIMSR, New Delhi July 2019
  • Advanced Hand and Wrist Symposium, New Delhi, Jan 2019
  • AO Advanced trauma course - Basic Principles of Fracture Management, Chandigarh in August 2018 as Participant.
  • Concepts in Trauma Care ( Advanced Trauma Course by DOA) in May 2018 as a delegate
  • Symposium on Complex Fractures in Lower Extremity ( Depuy Synthes) in September 2017 as a delegate
  • Knee Expert Training Course ( Cadaveric workshop, JPNATC, Delhi) in July 2017 as a participant
  • 1st Annual Conference of Association of Pelvic Acetabular Surgeons in March 2017 as a delegate
  • AO Basic trauma course - Basic Principles of Fracture Management, New Delhi in September 2016 as Participant.
  • Advances in Joint Replacement, AIIMS New Delhi in August 2016 as a delegate