Shibu Varghese

Dr. Shibu Varghese Specialist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Years of Experience : 15

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada

Education & Training: MBBS, MS (Orthopedics)

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Dr. Shibu, Specialist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has completed his MBBS from Rajiv Gandhi University, Karnataka, India, his MS (Orthopedics) from NTR 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 orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, injury prevention, and medical education. With 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 the 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 and FIFA. In 2019, he served as the medical officer for UFC 242 at Abu Dhabi and medical officer for the heavyweight professional boxing rematch between the Mexican-American champion Andy Ruiz Jr. and British former champion Anthony Joshua in 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 – to the Middle East for the International Institute of Race Medicine. He is also associated with the Badminton World Federation as a classifier.


  • 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 and Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (Regenerative Medicine)
  • Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Ligament Revision Surgeries
  • Patellar Instability Surgery
  • Cartilage Resurfacing Procedures
  • Meniscal Transplantation


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