Kishore Mulpuri, MBBS, MS, MHSc

Contact Information

  • Name: Kishore Mulpuri
  • Degree: MBBS, MS, MHSc
  • Title / Position: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, BC Children's Hospital/ Associate Professor, UBC / Research Director, IHDI/ Member, IHDI Medical Advisory Board
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: British Columbia Children's Hospital
  • Street Address: 4480 Oak Street
  • City: Vancouver
  • State/Province: British Columbia
  • Zip/Postal code: V6H 3V4
  • Country: Canada
  • Office phone number: 604.875.2054
  • Office fax number: 604.875.2275
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore University
  • Residency: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore University
  • Fellowship training:

    Women’s & Children’s Hospital,  Adelaide;  Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne;  BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Pediatric Orthopaedics Society of North America

    Canadian Orthopaedic Association

    Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India

  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
    • Sharpe P, Mulpuri K, Chan A, Cundy PJ. Differences in risk factors between early and late diagnosed developmental dysplasia of the hip. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2006;91(3):F158–162.
    • Dulai SK, Slobogean BL, Beauchamp RD, Mulpuri K. A quality assessment of randomized clinical trials in pediatric orthopedics. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007;27(5):573–581.
    • Davidson D, Mulpuri K, Mathias RG. Skeptical thinking series: An introduction to skeptical thinking in the evaluation of claims. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2011;20:191–193.
    • Cashin MS, Kelley SP, Douziech JR, Varghese RA, Hamilton QP, Mulpuri K. Levels of evidence in pediatric orthopaedic journals. Where are we now? J Pediatr Orthop. 2011;31(6):721–5.
    • Varghese RA, Dhawale AA, Zavaglia BC, Slobogean BL, Mulpuri K. Citation classics in pediatric orthopaedics. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013;33(6):667–71.
    • Cooper AP, Doddabasappa SN, Mulpuri K. Evidence–based management of developmental dysplasia of the hip. Orthop Clin North Am. 2014;45(3):341–54.
    • Mulpuri K, Brighton B. Evidence-based medicine and clinical trials in pediatric orthopedics. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014;34(1):S71-3. DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000292.
    • Mulpuri K, Song KM. AAOS Clinical Practice Guideline: Detection and nonoperative management of pediatric developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants up to six months of age. J AAOS. 2015;23:206–207.
    • Mulpuri K, Song KM, Goldberg MJ, Sevarino K. Detection and nonoperative management of pediatric developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants up to six months of age. J AAOS. 2015;23(3):202-5. DOI:10.5435/JAAOS–D–15–00006
    • Mulpuri K, Song KM, Gross RH, et al. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons evidence-based guideline on detection and nonoperative management of pediatric developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants up to six months of age. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015;97:1717–1718.
    • Narayanan U, Mulpuri K, Sankar WN, Clarke NMP, Hosalkar H, Price CT. Reliability of a new radiographic classification for developmental dysplasia of the hip. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015;35:478–484. doi:10.1097/BPO.0000000000000318.CA
    • Dodwell E, Dua S, Dulai SK, Astone K, Mulpuri K. The quality of randomized controlled trials in pediatric orthopaedics: Are we improving? J Pediatr Orthop. 2015;35:536–545. doi:10.1097/BPO.0000000000000324.
    • Mulpuri K, Schaeffer EK, Kelley SP, Castaneda P, Clarke NM, Herrera-Soto JA, Upasani V, Narayanan UG, Price CT, IHDI Study Group. What is the impact of center variability in a multicenter international prospective observational study on developmental dysplasia of the hip? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016;474(5):1138-45. doi: 10.1007/s11999-016-4746-y.
    • Mulpuri K, Schaeffer EK, Andrade J, Sankar WN, Williams N, Matheny TH, Mubarak SJ, Cundy PJ, Price CT, IHDI Study Group. What risk factors and characteristics are associated with late-presenting dislocations of the hip in infants? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016;474(5):1131-7. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4668-0.
    • Mulpuri K, Schaeffer EK, Thompson GH, Hensinger RN. Introduction to evidence-based recommendations for pediatric othopaedic practice. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016. DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000834 [Epub ahead of print]
    • Upasani VV, Bomar JD, Matheney TH, Sankar WN, Mulpuri K, Price CT, Moseley CF, Kelley SP, Narayanan U, Clarke NM, Wedge JH, Castañeda P, Kasser JR, Foster BK, Herrera-Soto JA, Cundy PJ, Williams N, Mubarak SJ. Evaluation of brace treatment for infant hip dislocation in a prospective cohort: Defining the success rate and variables associated with failure. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016;98(14):1215-21. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.15.01018.
    • Phillips L, Carsen S, Vasireddi A, Mulpuri K. Use of patient-reported outcome measures in pediatric orthopaedic literature. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016. DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000847 [Epub ahead of print]
    • Mulpuri K, Hosalkar H, Matheney T, Kelley SP, Castaneda P, Foster B, Clarke N, Price C. Presentation and management of children <18-months-old with DDH: Observations from an international multi-centre study group. Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Winnipeg, MB. June 20-22, 2013.
    • Mulpuri K, Aarvold A, Kelley S, Clarke N, Herrera–Soto JA, Price CT. Pavlik treatment for dislocated but irreducible hips in infants aged <6 months: Unilateral hips have high success rate, bilateral hips are doomed to failure. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. April 29 – May 2, 2015.
    • Mulpuri K, Andrade J, Williams N, Sankar WN, Matheney TH, Castaneda P, Clarke N, Price CT. Risk factors for late presenting developmental dysplasia of the hip from a multi–centre, prospective study group. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. April 29 – May 2, 2015.
    • Aarvold A, Kelley SP, Herrera–Soto J, Price C, Clarke N, Mulpuri K. The effectiveness of Pavlik harness treatment for fixed congenital dislocations of the hip. Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. June 17–20, 2015.
    • Goldberg M, Mulpuri K, Song KM, Mohiuddin M, Spooner A, Zehr B, Lehmann HP, Cummins D. Detection and non–operative management of paediatric developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants. Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. June 17–20, 2015.
    • Mulpuri K, Andrade J, Williams N, Sankar WN, Matheney TH, Castañeda P, Clarke NMP, Price CT. Risk factors for late presenting developmental dysplasia of the hip from a multicentre, prospective study group. Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. June 17–20, 2015.
    • Schaeffer EK, Price CT, Mulpuri K, IHDI Study Group. Developmental dysplasia of the hip and laterality: The importance of graded severity of the contralateral hip. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. April 27-30, 2016.
    • Quader N, Schaeffer EK, Mulpuri K, Cooper A, Hodgson A, Abugharbieh R. Comparison of an automatic ultrasound technique to current practice in calculating dysplasia metrics in DDH. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. April 27-30, 2016.
    • Schaeffer EK, Price C, Mulpuri K, IHDI Study Group. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip and Laterality: The Importance of Graded Severity of the Contralateral Hip. Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Quebec City, QC, June 16-19, 2016.
    • Schaeffer EK, Quader N, Mulpuri K, Cooper A, Hodgson A, Abugharbieh R. Automatic Evaluation of Scan Adequacy and Dysplasia Metrics in 2D Ultrasound Images of the Neonatal Hip. Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Quebec City, QC, June 16-19, 2016

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