Dr Atul Bhaskar completed MBBS and Orthopaedic Residency from the Seth G.S. Medical College & K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai and then travelled to the UK on the Overseas Doctors Training Scheme (ODTS) and pursued higher surgical training in the UK. He joined the Specialist Registrar (SPR) training program in Orthopaedics in the Yorkshire Deanery (United Leeds Teaching Hospitals) and passed the FRCS degree in General Surgery in 1999 and subsequently the FRCS (Trauma & Orth) degree from the Intercollegiate Board, Edinburgh, UK in 2000. He pursued his Paediatric Orthopaedic Training at the world renowned Hospital for Sick Children (HSC - Toronto) under Dr R B Salter, Dr W Cole, Dr B Alman and Dr Jim Wright.
Dr Bhaskar has done pioneering work in conservative treatment of clubfoot and its relapse following the Ponseti technique. He is one of the few authors to have published the results of clubfeet treatment in India. He has one of the largest series of clubfoot in the country and has also analyzed the relapse pattern in clubfeet following the Ponseti technique. He has participated as faculty in Ponseti training programs in India and abroad.
He is part of a dedicated team on “Comprehensive Cerebral Palsy Care Program” at the Child Development Centre (CDC) and specializes in Botulinum Toxin Injections, PERCS (Percutaneous Aponeurotic Surgery), Multi-Level surgery and Deformity correction.
Dr Bhaskar has also done extensive research in hip dislocation in cerebral palsy which has been published. His special interest also involves minimal access surgery in paediatrics