Who We Are

About Us

The Indian “Musculoskeletal Society” has been launched to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge in a rapidly advancing field of Musculoskeletal Radiology.Though the society formally floated during 65th annual conference of IRIA held in Hyderabad in Jan 2012 with leadership of Prof Kakarla Subba Rao & Dr Mahesh Prakash and other highly motivated founder members; however it finally registered in Feb 2013.The aim of the society is to play important role in the advancement of the musculoskeletal radiology in India through regular interaction between its members and other institutions, both in India and Internationally. The society will engage in a wide range of activities for sharing of knowledge through scientific meetings, awareness programs, training and conferences.

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Membership Benefits


Annual conferences, webinars and regular workshops and CME's Case of the day and blogs

Member discount for national conferences. Opportunity to publish case of the day. Participate in "voice of the young" webinars.

Members can be an active part of various committees. Senior MSS members are helpful in providing guidance for various collaborations and research activities.

MSS is globally linked to various skeletal societies which helps in collaboration and recognition of members.

Members Speak

Dr. Malini Lawande

MBBS, MD, DNB, DMRE, Nanavati Max Superspeciality hospital and Innovision Imaging Mumbai Mumbai

I have been fortunate to be a part of MSS India since its inception. I have seen the hard work that has been put in by its founder members and the journey of its growth into the wonderful organization it is today. The best thing about the organization is the energy and enthusiasm shown by each and every member to contribute to its smooth running and its educational endeavors in whatever way poss....Read More

Dr Girish Gandikota

MBBS , FRCS, FRCR , RMSK Professor and Vice Chair Department of Radiology University of North Carolina USA

I have been involved with teaching MSK radiology in India long before MSS came into existence, and it is with hindsight, that I can emphasize, that MSS is the best thing that happened to promote the best patient care in the field of MSK radiology! MSS not only boosted countrywide core MSK knowledge and skills among trainees and practitioners, but it also, more importantly, created a peer-to-pee....Read More

Dr. Hema Nalini Choudur

Professor, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Head: Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

MSS India was formed with the primary aim of establishing and promoting sub-specialty-based musculoskeletal radiology practice in India. The other aim was to help serve all sections of the Indian community with the motto of promoting MSK health for all in the country, driven by state-of-the-art technology, keeping in mind affordability as the key. The efforts of the society and its members are gea....Read More

Dr. Abhimanyu Kelkar

MD. Omega MRI centre & Bharati hospital and Medical college. Pune, India

MSS was founded in 2012 in Hyderabad under the leadership of professor Kakarala Subba Rao, whose blessings and vision were instrumental in bringing up the society both at the National and international levels. Well-attended MSK conferences displaying cutting-edge academic work, a vibrant academic WhatsApp group, and dedicated MSK CMEs held periodically throughout the country have become a food pri....Read More

Dr Harun Gupta

MBBS, MD, DNB, MRCP, FRCR, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Leeds, UK

One of the best things in my MSK radiology journey has been becoming member and part of the Musculoskeletal Society of India. The society has solid foundations with visionaries like late Professor Kakarla Subba Rao and has grown in leaps and bounds due to immense hard work of the founders and committee members. It has been successfully promoting MSK radiology across the Indian subcontinent and hos....Read More

Current Office Bearers


Prof. Kakarla Subbarao

Immediate Past President

Dr. Abhimanyu Kelkar


Dr. Jayaraj Govindaraj

Vice President

Dr. Raghav Aggarwal

Vice President

Dr. Malini Lawande


Dr. Dharmendra Singh


Dr.Ramakrishna Narayana

Joint Secretary

Dr. Ankur Goyal

Joint Secretary

Dr. Pushpa B.T

Editor in chief- IJMSR

Dr. R.S.Negi

Joint Editor- IJMSR

DR. Mahesh Prakash

Joint Editor- IJMSR

Dr. Varaprasad Vemuri

Associate Editor- IJMSR

Dr. Deep Srivastava

Associate Editor- IJMSR

Dr. Samresh Sahu

Associate Editor- IJMSR

Dr.Shamarendra Narayan

Editor-MSS newsletter

Dr. Ankur J Shah

Website design

Dr. Pushpa. B. T