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John Ebnezar
Born
Karnataka, India
EducationJawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum
OccupationOrthopedic surgeon
Known forWholistic orthopedics
Medical books, Geriatric Orthopaedics
AwardsPadma Shri
Rajyotsava Prashasti
Dr. B. C. Roy Award
WebsiteJohnebnezar.com

John Ebnezar is known for promoting wholistic orthopedics, a practice combining modern medical techniques with yoga for the management of Osteoarthritis of the knees and other chronic Orthopedic problems like lower back pain, neck pain, frozen shoulder etc. He was twice listed by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2010 and 2012 for the most books written by an individual in one year.[1]

Works

.[2] He is the author of over 200 books, all related to medical science, and is the only Indian orthopedic surgeon to have his books translated into Spanish and Italian. Among his notable books are Textbook of Orthopedics: With Clinical Examination Methods in Orthopedics,[3] John Ebnezar Cbs Handbooks in Orthopedics and Fractures,[4] Step by Step: Injection Techniques in Orthopaedics,[5] Step by Step: Emergency in Orthopaedics,[6] Low Back Pain[7] and Practical Orthopedics.[8]

Awards

He received a Best Research Award from SVYASA Yoga University, Bangalore for his work on OA Knees in 2012 and on the Role of Yoga on fracture treatment (2010).[1] He also received Best Research Award for the Role of Yoga in Spinal Cord Injuries in 2021 from Svyasa Yoga University, Bangalore.

He is a recipient of Rajyotsava Prashasti, the second highest civilian award of the Government of Karnataka, which he received in 2010, Kempegowda Award(2011).[9] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2016, for his contributions to medical science.[10] He received Dr BC Roy National Award,the highest award in the Field of Medicine in India in 2016. He received the Silver Jubilee Research National Award from MCI in 2017.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Doctor in Guinness with 108 books in a year". Indian Express. 3 October 2012. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Professional Statement". Qikwell. 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  3. ^ John Ebnezar (9 October 2010). Textbook of Orthopedics: With Clinical Examination Methods in Orthopedics. Boydell & Brewer Ltd. ISBN 978-81-8448-744-2.
  4. ^ John Ebnezar (2012). John Ebnezar Cbs Handbooks in Orthopedics and Fractures. Cbs Publishers & Distribu. ISBN 978-81-239-2169-3.
  5. ^ John Ebnezar (1 November 2008). Step by Step: Injection Techniques in Orthopaedics. Jaypee Brothers Publishers. ISBN 978-81-8061-967-0.
  6. ^ John Ebnezar (2008). Step by Step: Emergency in Orthopaedics. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. p. 264. ISBN 9788184482515.
  7. ^ John Ebnezar (1 April 2012). Low Back Pain. JP Medical Ltd. ISBN 978-93-5025-644-2.
  8. ^ John Ebnezar (1 January 2009). Practical Orthopedics. I. K. International Pvt Ltd. ISBN 978-93-80026-27-5.
  9. ^ "Rajyotsava awards for 162". Deccan Herald. 30 October 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 August 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2016.