Harish Hosalkar Celebrates Over 16 Years of Orthopedic Medicine Innovation

Harish Hosalkar, the Medical Director for Hip Preservation at Tri City Medical Center, has been implementing better orthopedic treatments throughout his career.

Online PR News – 17-July-2014 – San Diego, CA – Harish Hosalkar is a highly regarded and Internationally famous orthopedic surgeon who currently works as a Medical Director at the Center for Hip Preservation and Children’s Orthopedics, and at Tri-City Medical Center and five other hospital systems in San Diego, California.

Harish Hosalkar is the Center’s current Director. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Maharashtra Medical Council, and his Master of Orthopedic Surgery from the Maharashtra Medical Council. In the United States, Harish Hosalkar is licensed to practice medicine in California, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Florida.

It is a ball and socket joint in which the head of the femur is the ball and the pelvic acetabulum forms the socket.

With sixteen years of experience in orthopedics, Harish Hosalkar has helped orthopedics make substantial progress. One of his specialties is hip preservation, and he has come to have great insight into, and a deep respect for, that joint. “The hip joint is one of the body’s largest weight-bearing joints, and is the point where the thigh bone (femur) and the pelvis (acetabulum) join,” Harish Hosalkar said. “It is a ball and socket joint in which the head of the femur is the ball and the pelvic acetabulum forms the socket.”

His orthopedic contributions have been large and many. “Our goals at Tri-City Hospital Medical Center, which is a phenomenal orthopedic institute, as well as a great community hospital in this part of town, is essentially to build a high-level, advanced, hip preservation and reconstruction program here at this hospital,” Harish Hosalkar said. “We are probably one of the only centers now trying to do what is called magnetic limb-lengthening procedures, which is some of the state of the art in trying to do deformity correction today.”

Harish Hosalkar began his education in medicine in the early 1990s. Trained at the University of Mumbai, he was a prized pupil who excelled in nearly all of his subjects. He ranked highest amongst his peers and won many awards and scholarships. Harish Hosalkar’s hard work and perseverance led him to the completion of several residencies and fellowships. After his initial residency Harish Hosalkar completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery from the University of Pennsylvania. He was also a Fellow at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and has an AO-Hip Preservation Fellowship at Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland.

Harish Hosalkar has participated on multiple committees and in multiple organizations, and has been a key player in the progress of orthopedics. His commitment to orthopedics is well known. “Life is motion and motion is life,” he says.

Harish Hosalkar’s accomplishments and success are testament not only to his surgical skill, but also to the knowledge and insight he’s brought to orthopedics. The Center for Hip Preservation and Children’s Orthopedics will reap many future benefits from the leadership of Harish Hosalkar.

Harish Hosalkar is confident the that the Center for Hip Preservation and Children’s Orthopedics will provide patients the best, most state of the art orthopedic treatments available. A world-renowned expert in hip preservation and reconstruction, Harish Hosalkar is able to both put and keep the Center on the map. His leadership and knowledge come from years of specialty academic training.

About: Harish Hosalkar is a leading orthopedic surgeon practicing in San Diego.