Shyama Prasad Mandal
Born (1940-06-13) 13 June 1940 (age 83)
OccupationOrthopedic surgeon
Years active1965-
Known forSports medicine
SpouseAnandita Mandal
ChildrenPratip Mandal Adhip Mandal
ParentKalipada Mandal Jayabati Mandal
AwardsPadma Shri

Shyama Prasad Mandal is an Indian orthopedic surgeon and the co-chairperson of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.[1] After securing his graduate and MS degrees from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi,[2] he continued his education to secure the degree of MCh in orthopedics from Liverpool University.[3] He is a former president of the Indian Orthopaedic Association as well as the president of its Building Committee[4] and the incumbent president of Board of Trustees of Amarjyoti Charitable Trust, a not-for-profit organization engaged in educational and rehabilitation service.[5] He has been involved with the organization of medical conferences,[6] and was the co-chairman of the organizing committee of Knee and Arthroscopy Workshop of 2008[7] and the patron of the Lower Limb Symposia of 2012, conducted jointly by the Indian Federation of Sports Medicine, Indian Arthroscopy Society and Indian Association of Sports Medicine.[8] He was in the news when he examined Sachin Tendulkar in 1999 for his recurring back injury.[9][10] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2011, for his contributions to medical science.[11] He is also a recipient of a civilian honor from the Government of Bangladesh.[5] Indian Orthopedic Association has instituted an award, S. P. Mandal Gold Medal, in his honor.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "Dr. S.P. Mandal". Practo. 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  2. ^ "S P Mandal on Credi Health". Credi Health. 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Department of Orthopedics". Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Indian Orthopedic Association Newsletter" (PDF). Indian Orthopedic Association. 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Board of Trustees". Amarjyoti Charitable Trust. 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  6. ^ a b "S. P. Mandal Gold Medal" (PDF). Indian Orthopedic Association. 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Knee and Arthroscopy Workshop" (PDF). Sports Medicine Clinic. 2008. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Lower Limb Symposia" (PDF). Orthopedic Principles. 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Back to the wall". India Today. 22 March 1999. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Has The Colossus Cracked?". Outlook India. 20 September 1999. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.