Harish S. Hosalkar, M.D.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Adult and Pediatric Orthopedist
Dr. Hosalkar is an internationally recognized orthopedic surgeon and in an extremely busy private practice in San Diego. He is currently the Medical Director of ‘The Hosalkar Institute for Joint Preservation and Injury Care’ in San Diego and also Director of Center for Hip Preservation and Children’s Orthopedics, Director of Joint Preservation at Tri-City Medical Center, Director of Joint Preservation and Brain Injury deformity correction program at Paradise Valley Hospital. Dr. Hosalkar is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital, Chula Vista, Tricity Hospital, Paradise Valley Hospital and Sharp Grossmont Hospital.
Dr. Hosalkar moved to San Diego from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at UPENN and won the Deforest Williard and William Bora awards at graduation. He is fellowship trained at Inselspital, Berne, Great Ormond Street hospital London, UK, UPENN/ CHOP, and at Children’s Hospital of Mumbai.
Dr. Hosalkar completed medical school at University of Mumbai in 1993, topping the university, followed by successful completion of his initial residency in orthopedics at the King Edward Memorial Hospital, University of Mumbai in 1998.
Dr. Hosalkar has several peer reviewed publications and book chapters to his credit. His other awards include: The Stanley Chung-Pediatric Orthopedic Research Award (2009), OREF regional research award (Philadelphia, 2009), Vernon Nickel Orthopedic research award (2009), Raymond Morrissy POSNA award (2009) and AAOS 2009 best poster award. He was also awarded the OREF career development award for 2010-11. He has won several gold medals during medical school and orthopedic residency in India as well.
Dr. Hosalkar’s interests include joint preservation and reconstruction, deformity correction, biologics, neuromuscular issues including brain injury, stroke, trauma and fracture care, limb lengthening and bone tumors