It is the single-minded devotion to serve the poor that made the son of a farmer from a remote Kadapa village to refuse offers from foreign medical institutions and stay back in Tirupati. Credited with over 1,02,037 surgeries in a career spanning twenty odd years, Dr. Jagadesh, Director of the Balaji Institute of Surgery Research and Rehabilitation for the Disabled (BIRRD), Tirupati, comes as a doctor with rich surgical experience, researcher with scores of published papers, teacher par excellence and a gentleman who prefers a low profile.
Born to G. Lakshmaiah Naidu and Leelavathamma, both farmers, Jagadesh did his primary education at T. Kammapalli village in Pullampeta mandal of Kadapa district. High schooling from TPP Municipal High School Tirupati. Having completed Intermediate (11 and 12th class) from Sri Venkateswara Junior College, he went on to pursue MBBS from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, under the aegis of Andhra University. He completed his Post Graduation in Orthopaedics at Manipal University, Mangalore.
Dr. Jagadesh is personally interested and learnt the latest techniques of orthopedics abroad about Spine, Limb Reconstruction, Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Arthroscopy etc. During the course of his teaching and practice, Dr. Jagadesh published several papers in orthopaedics nationally and internationally. He travelled extensively to learn and share ideas, breakthroughs in medical research and to present his own research papers.
JANUARY 1982 TO DECEMBER 1982
Senior House Officer – Department of Surgery at Sri Venkateshwara Government Medical College and Hospital, Tirupati, India.
FEBRUARY 1983 TO JULY 1989
Senior House Officer – Central Hospital, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati, India.
JULY 1989 TO JUNE 1992
Registrar in Orthopaedics – Kasturaba Medical College and hospital, Manipal, India.
JULY 1992 TO APRIL 1994
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics – BIRRD Trust Hospital, Tirupati, India.
JANUARY 1996 to MAY 2019
Director and Head of the Department of OrthopaedicsBIRRD Trust Hospital, Tirupati, India.
JUNE 2019 to PRESENT
Director and Head of the Department of Orthopaedics – VIRRD Trust Hospital, Dwaraka Tirumala, West Godavari, India.
AUGUST 2019 to PRESENT
Senior Consultant in Orthopaedics – DVC Trust Hospital, Vadlamudi, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
NOVEMBER 2019 to PRESENT
Lead Consultant in Orthopaedics & Academic Director – Ramesh Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
DECEMBER 2020 to PRESENT
Lead Consultant in Orthopaedics & Academic Director – Ramesh Sanghamitra Hospitals, Ongole, Prakasam Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India.