Dr. Shibu Varghese

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Specialty: Orthopedics

Hospital: Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Dr. Shibu Varghese is a Specialist in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at the Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Shibu, Specialist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has completed his MBBS from Rajiv Gandhi University, Karnataka, India, his MS (Orthopedics) from N.T.R. University India, Arthroscopy and sports medicine fellowship from University of Cape Town, South Africa, and Joint Replacement fellowship from Germany.

Dr. Shibu Varghese is an Indian, South African and German educated and trained orthopedic specialist. He is an arthroplasty and arthroscopic surgeon with fellowship training in orthopedic sports medicine with extensive experience in the field of orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, injury prevention, and medical education

With a total of 15 years of experience as a physician, his excellent knowledge in general orthopedics surgery and hands on expertise in Sports medicine, Anti-doping, Joints Reconstruction, Injury Prevention and Arthroscopy.

Dr. Varghese has worked with many international sports teams including the Indian Super League (2016) and Cape Cobras Cricket team in South Africa (2013-14), Kerala Blasters football club. He previously worked with the English Cricket County and Indian Cricket as an anti-doping officer and continues to serve as a medical and anti-doping officer for the Asian Football Confederation & FIFA

In 2019, he served as the medical officer for UFC 242 at Abu Dhabi and medical officer for heavyweight professional boxing rematch between the Mexican-American champion Andy Ruiz Jr. and British former champion Anthony Joshua at Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Varghese serves as the chief medical officer of Abu Dhabi Saracens Rugby Club. He also serves as a medical committee member of the UAE rugby federation and Ambassador – Middle East for International Institute of Race medicine. He is also associated with the Badminton world federation as a classifier.

Field of Expertise :

  • Orthopedic sports surgery
  • Expert in Sports medicine
  • Anti-doping
  • Joints Reconstruction/ replacement
  • Injury Prevention and Arthroscopy (Shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle joints)
  • Stem cell & Platelet Rich plasma Therapy (Regenerative Medicine)
  • Achilles tendon surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Ligament Revision Surgeries
  • Patellar instability surgery
  • Cartilage resurfacing procedures
  • Meniscal transplantation