Dr. Mudgal received his MBBS degree from Bombay University, India in 1983. He completed an Orthopaedic Residency in Bombay (1988) as well as one in Liverpool, UK (1992) leading to his MS (Orth.) and MCh (Orth.) degrees. Dr. Mudgal went on to complete an additional Orthopaedic Residency in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program in Boston, and a Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University. He joined the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2004 and is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Prior to joining Mass General, he was responsible for the creation of and was the Director of the Hand Surgery Service at the Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, MA.
Dr. Mudgal is an expert in upper extremity trauma and has published extensively on fractures, tendon injuries affecting the hand, wrist forearm and elbow. In addition, he is one of the leading minds on the East Coast in surgery for stroke, tetraplegia and traumatic brain injury. He has been AO faculty both nationally and in Latin America, Asia and Europe. In this role, he has lectured extensively on aspects of upper limb trauma in various parts of the world. He teaches Masters level courses at the annual AO courses in Davos, Switzerland. The C.S. Mudgal Hand Surgery Forum is held in his honor annually at the Guigang City People’s Hospital in Guigang, Guangxi Autonomous province, China. He lectures widely across India and is the founding Director of the Annual Indo-US Hand Surgery Conference, held at various sites in India. As a result of his associations in India, over the last 10 years he has been able to facilitate short duration resident and fellow visits to various centers in India. He has also set up a partially funded visitor program, funded by the Tara Mudgal Trust, which allows one young hand surgeon from India the opportunity to visit Mass General for three months.
He is the Chairman of the AO North America Hand Education Committee. In this role, along with the members of the Committee, he has been responsible for the creation and dissemination of web-based educational content (Must know series) (Sage on Stage series) offered by AONA. He has either moderated or participated in multiple webinars in North America as well as in India.
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Malunion and nonunion of fractures
Hand & Arm Service 55 Fruit St. Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care Suite 2C Boston, MA02114 Phone: 617-726-4700
Hand & Arm Service at Mass General Waltham 52 Second Ave. 3rd Floor, Suite 3300 Waltham, MA02451 Phone: 617-726-4700
MD, L.T.M. Medical College
Residency, Children's Hospital
Residency, Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
Residency, University of Bombay - LTMG Hospital
Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
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Dr. Mudgal's research focuses on the identification of complex injury patterns, the evaluation of existing treatment methods and the development of new treatments, both surgical and non-surgical, in order to maximize outcomes. He specializes in a wide array of hand and upper arm disorders, from fractures to tendon and nerve injuries to neurologic disorders. Below are selected highlights from Dr. Mudgal’s extensive research and teaching agenda.
As a lifelong competitive athlete, Sasha has experienced three bike crashes. He received care at multiple Mass General locations over several years and worked with teams of orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists to build a multidisciplinary approach to his recovery.
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