Niraj V. Kalore, M.D. Assistant Professor

Niraj Kalore, M.D.

Office information and hours

VCU Community Memorial Healthcenter
420 Bracey Lane
South Hill, Va. 23970
For appointments, call (434) 447-7375

VCU Medical Center Ambulatory Care
417 North 11th Street
Richmond, Va. 23298
For appointments, call (804) 828-7069

Board certification and licensure

  • Active, unrestricted license of Virginia, Georgia and South Carolina
  • Board certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Orthopedic Specialist registration with Maharashtra Medical Board, India
  • ECFMG certified

Specialization

  • Fellowship trained in primary and complex hip replacements, primary and complex knee replacements, partial knee replacements and revision joint replacements
  • Fellowship trained in arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgeries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and hip including ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and arthroscopic shoulder stabilization and sports injuries
  • General orthopedic, including fractures

Educational background

  • Fellowship: American Sports Medicine Institute (Sports Medicine)
  • Fellowship: Virgina Commonwealth University (Joint Replacement and Preservation)
  • Fellowship: University of Minnesota (Adult Joint reconstruction including musculoskeletal Oncology)
  • Senior Registrar: KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India (Orthopedics)
  • Residency: KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India (Orthopedics)
  • Medical School: Dr. VM Medical College, India

Professional affiliations

  • Member American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  • Member Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • Member American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Member International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Member Orthopedic Research Society (ORS)
  • Member American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME)
  • Member American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Reviewer for three distinguished journals... Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Hip International, and Orthopedics

Professional achievements

  • Promoted to the editorial board of the prestigious journal “Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery”
  • Research on irrigation and debridement for total knee infections awarded The Chitranjan Ranawat Award by Knee Society
  • Best Poster Award (Tumor) for use of zoledronate in bone cement for treatment of metastatic bone cancer - AAOS Annual Meeting
  • Best Paper Award (Knee) - osteochondral allograft transplantation - Indian Orthopedic Association Conference

Research interests

  • Hip Joint Preservation, Hip Dysplasia & Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Treatment of Infections in Joint Replacements

Recent Publications

  • Total hip replacement surgery versus conservative care for hip osteoarthritis and other non‐traumatic diseases. JA Singh, JA Kundukulam, NV Kalore. The Cochrane Library 2013, Issue 9
  • Perioperative interventions for smoking cessation in hip and knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis and other non‐traumatic diseases. JA Singh, NV Kalore, A Bharat . The Cochrane Library 2013
  • Save the torn labrum in hips with borderline acetabular coverage. Kalore NV, Jiranek WA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Dec; 470(12): 3406-13.
  • Endoscopic excision of Bone Tumors. Pardiwala DN, Kalore NV, Pathare P. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Relat.
2012 Sep; Vol. 28, Issue 9, Supplement, Page e444
  • Is there a preferred articulating spacer technique for infected knee arthroplasty? A preliminary study. Kalore NV, Maheshwari A, Sharma A, Cheng E, Gioe TJ. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jan; 470(1): 228-35.
  • The Chitranjan Ranawat Award: Fate of Two-stage Reimplantation After Failed Irrigation and Débridement for Periprosthetic Knee Infection. Sherrell JC, Fehring TK, Kalore NV; Periprosthetic Infection Consortium. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jun 26.
  • Reinfection After Prior Staged Reimplantation for Septic Total Knee Arthroplasty: Is Salvage Still Possible? Maheshwari AV, Give TJ, Kalore NV, Cheng EY. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Jun 10
  • Diagnosis and Management of Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty Kalore NV, Give TJ, Singh JA - The Open Orthopedics Journal 2010, 4, 271-276
  • Venous thromboembolism: Perspectives in orthopedic surgery Kalore NV & Desai MM.. Asian Journal of Orthopedics & Rheumatology Vol.4, No.2, pp. 28-34 - IJCP Publications Pvt. Ltd- 2007

Book Chapters

  • “ Pharmacotherapy for Osteoarthritis” in the Online Book “Total Joints- Interactive Educational Program” Magnify Group, Inc. 2011

Presentations

  • Is Periacetabular osteotomy better than total hip arthroplasty for sports participation in middle-aged patients with symptomatic acetabular dysplasia? At Poster presentation at AAHKS 23rd Annual meeting 2013 and Video presentation for International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) educational website 2014
  • Flexion Instability after TKA: Analysis of diagnostic features, radiologically evident surgical corrections and clinical outcome. Poster presentation at AAHKS 23rd Annual meeting 2013 , Orthopedic Research Society Annual meeting 2014 and Video presentation for International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) educational website 2014
  • “Articulating antibiotic knee spacers-Is there a best method?”- Mid America Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting (2011)
  • “Does Zoledronate added to Bone Cement Reduce Local Progression of Bone Metastases?”
 Poster at AAOS Annual Meeting (2011) and Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) meeting (2011),
  • “Factors predicting failure of hip arthroscopy in pincer FAI”- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) annual meeting 2011 in San Diego, CA
  • “Fate of Two-stage Reimplantation After Failed I&D for Periprosthetic Knee Infection”- Combined Hip Society/AAHKS Meeting (2010)
  • “Outcome of two-stage exchange arthroplasty after irrigation and debridement in infected TKA”- AAOS Annual Meeting (2010)
  • “Repeated infection after prior exchange arthroplasty for infected TKA: Is salvage possible again?”- AAOS Annual Meeting (2010)
  • “Endoscopic excision of Bone Tumors”- International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Meeting (2009)
  • “Fresh Osteochondral allograft transplantation in lateral femoral condyle osteochondritis dissecans”- Indian Orthopedic Association Conference (2005)