Ajay Puri

  • Biography

    Prof. Ajay Puri is currently Chief Orthopaedic Oncology and Professor & Head of Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Centre. He serves as President of the Indian Musculoskeletal Oncology Society, President Elect of the Asia Pacific Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and is a past Chairman of the Indian Orthopaedic Association (Oncology),

    He is actively involved in clinical, biomedical and basic research and is the principal investigator in many studies. He is a member of the Global Steering Committee of the International Sarcoma Kindred Study (ISKS), the largest multi institutional international trial aimed at understanding the genetic background of sarcomas.

    He has developed a low cost indigenous megaprosthesis that is now extensively used in the country and other Asian and African nations and has also popularised novel methods of biological reconstruction after oncologic resection. He serves on the editorial board of Bone & Joint-360, Sarcoma and Frontiers in Orthopedic Surgery and has published more than a hundred papers as well as numerous book chapters.