Dr. Ashok Johari

Senior Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon In Mumbai


  • J J Hospital
  • Lilavati Hospital
  • Nanavati Hospital
  • Bombay Hospital


  • President, Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • President, Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India
  • President, Indian Academy of Cerebral Palsy
  • Editor in chief: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Chairman, The Child Foundation
Dr. Ashok Johari


Dr Ashok N. Johari is a pediatric orthopaedic and Spine doctor connected with the B. J. Wadia Hospital surgeon, Sir J.J. Hospital, Lilavati, Nanavati & Bombay hospitals and a number of different private hospitals in Bombay.

After a superb post-graduate career in orthopedics, Dr Johari started specialising in pediatric orthopedics since early 1980s. He had more exposure on pediatric orthopedics field in different countries. He started a paediatric orthopaedic unit at one of the city's medical colleges in middle 1980s and then went on for specialised paediatric orthopedics practice including paediatric disabilities and spinal deformities in addition to routine pediatric orthopedics.

Dr Johari is the President and Founder Secretary of paediatric orthopaedic Society of India (POSI). He spearheaded the paediatric movement in Republic of India resulting in the formation of the paediatric cerebral palsy Society of Republic of India in 1994. Dr Johari is additionally the current President of the Indian Academy of spastic paralysis (IACP) and of the Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA).

Dr Johari has a variety of distinctions, fellowships, awards and numerous papers, publications to his credit. He has conducted several workshops on pediatric orthopaedics, spinal deformities, spastic paralysis, spasticity management, use of botulinum and on surgery in spastic paralysis. he's a fellow member of american Academy of CerebraI Palsy and developmental medication and is an active Fellow of the spinal curvature analysis Society and was awarded its prestigious International Traveling Fellowship. Dr Johari has the distinction of being the Editor in Chief of the prestigious international journal, the Journal of paediatric orthopedics (B). He is also an Editorial member of'the Journal of orthopaedic Science and also the Journal of Children's orthopedics.

Dr Johari may be a pioneer and innovator in several fields of orthopedics and his contributions are duly recognised. he's additionally the Program Director of a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics, Spinal Deformities and additionally in spastic paralysis run at his centre. His current research interests embody use of Clostridium botulinum within the second decade and below the age of three years, surgery in neglected spastic paralysis patients and spinal deformities within the growing spine.

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