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Dr Badarinath Athani
Designation : Professor Grade I
Department : Physical Medicine & Rehabilation

MS (Ortho)

IAPMR (life member)
KARM (life member)
IOA (Indian Orthopaedic Association)
ISSH (Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand)
IMA (Indian Medical Association)
DOA (Delhi Orthopaedic Association)
MOA (Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association)
KOA (Karnataka Orthopaedic Association)

1. Disability Assessment after Fracture Acetabulum – Indian Journals of Orthopaedics (Vol.36, No.1, January 2002)



4. “Transfer of hamstring Tendons to patella for the Management of Quadriceps paralysis” – Clinical Orthopaedics India, Surgery of poliomyelitis- Part I, Number 5, May, 1990

5. “Abduction contracture of Shoulder Functional Disability” – Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Volume 31, No. 3, September, 1997

6. Rehabilitation through affordable technology – environmental control published by Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information &Exchange(1995)


8. Role of Regional Anesthesia in major limb operations in children with cerebral Palsy – Indian Journal of Anesthesia 2007; 51(3) : 220-224.





1)Myoelectric Hand – Year 1993-95: Chief Investigator for Myo-electric Hand Project. A workable model has been prepared and field tests on several patients with satisfactory results.

2) Community based Rehabilitation – A Pilot Project on CBR in Mumbai Urban Slum (WHO).

3) Flex Foot – Year 1993-1995: Chief Investigator for Flex Foot Project. . Under this project 25 field trials had also been undertaken.

4) Project Investigator-Development of Footwear and Foot-care for Diabetics (2002)

5) Project Coordinator of Central Sector Health Program- National Project on Medical Rehabilitation in Five Districts of Five States (1996-2001)

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