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Professor Mofakhkharul Bari

MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology
Bari-Ilizarov Orthopaedic Centre

Research Interest

Leprosy Reconstructive Surgery
Limb Lengthening, Surgical Reconstruction and Deformity Correction.



Mofakhkharul Bari has a brilliant academic carrier who secured distinction in Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C) and Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C) with star marks. After finishing Higher Secondary Certificate from Dhaka College he was admitted in Chittagong Medical College, but by this time he was awarded a Soviet Government Scholarship in 1975 and graduated from Kiev Medical Institute (Kiev, the Soviet Queen City, the capital of Ukraine) in 1982 and completed his Master of Orthopaedic Surgery (MS) in 1984. Coming back to his native land he joined Government service in May 1986 and was posted as consultant orthopedics in 200 bedded hospital near Dhaka, Narayangonj. In February 1991 he joined in Leprosy Control Institute and Hospital, Mohakhali, Dhaka in the department of Orthopaedics and Reconstructive Surgery. By this time in September 1991 he has been awarded Ph.D. Scholarship in Tashkent Scientific Research Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology under the guidance of Professor B.M. Mirazimov, Ph.D; D.Sc who was the Director of the Institute. He completed Ph.D. in March 1995 and did Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Ilizarov Technique in Tashkent Scientific Research Institute Orthopaedics and Traumatology. For seven years and seven months he worked in 30 bedded Government Leprosy Hospital in the department of Reconstructive Surgery with the disabled and did more than seven hundred surgeries in claw hand deformities and drop foot deformities and nerve decompression including ankle and wrist arthrodesis. He did Post-Doctoral fellowship on Ilizarov Technique in Kurgan for three times and Volkov-Oganesyan Fellowship in May 2003 in CITO (Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics), Moscow. He attended different workshops and deformity corrections in Miraj, India 2003 and in Goa, India April 2005 which was conducted by Professor Dror Paley of Maryland, USA and in Tashkent October 2005. Md. Mofakhkharul Bari did his fellowship in Leprosy Reconstructive Surgery in 1997 in SLRTC (Shiefflin Leprosy Research and Training Centre), Chennai, Tamil Nadu under WHO scholarship. He joined in Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital in September 1999 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and served there for near about five years. He has published 27 papers in International and 40 National Journals of repute which gained tremendous admiration from the relevant professional quarters. He has been presenting scientific papers in International and national conferences from time to time. Since 2005 he is delivering lectures in different International conferences as a faculty. He was closely associated with Professor E.T. Sklerenko Ph.D, D.Sc of Kiev Scientific Research Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Professor B.M. Mirazimov Ph.D, D.Sc of Tashkent Scientific Research Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Professor Mirhakim Azizov (Director, Tashkent Scientific Research Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology), Professor O.V. Oganesyan Ph.D. D.Sc of CITO, Moscow, Professor Dror Paley, MD, FRCSC of Florida, USA, Professor M. Catagny of Italy, Professor G.S. Kurlkarni of Miraj, Professor H.R. Jhunjhunwala of Mumbai, Professor M. Shah from Bangalore, India. In February 2004 he joined in NITOR (National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation), Dhaka as Associate Professor and worked as Unit Chief in the department of Limb Lengthening, Deformity Correction and Reconstruction Unit by Ilizarov Technique. He served in NITOR till November 2013 for more than ten years. Professor Dr. Md. Mofakhkharul Bari has been awarded the most dignified degree as “Honored Professor” in 14th June 2013 in Kurgan Ilizarov Centre in Russia, the largest Orthopaedic Institute in the world, symbolizing the globally reputed medical Scientist (Orthopaedics) in recognition to his outstanding professional expertise. This great honor conferred on Dr. Md. Mofakhkharul Bari is an iconic image of Bangladesh. This outstanding achievement is a professional milestone in the Orthopaedic arena. Now he is also the Honorary Professor in NITOR, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is the Chief Consultant and Professor of a private BARI-ILIZAROV Orthopaedic Centre in Dhaka consisting of 40 beds. He has published 6 books on Ilizarov technique till today which are globally reputed- 1. Management of Pes equinus, equinocovus and CTEV deformities by G-A Ilizarov technique, August 2006. 2. Instruction for Ilizarov patients, Living with an Ilizarov ring/frame, December 2012, 3. A color atlas of limb lengthening, surgical reconstruction and deformity correction by Ilizarov technique, 1st edition October 2013, 4. Correction of leg deformities and restoration of function of leg bones by Ilizarov technique, 1st edition June 2014. 5. Correction of leg deformities and restoration of function of leg bones by Ilizarov technique, 2nd edition June 2015. 6. Ilizarov (Compression-Distraction) method in Paediatric Orthopaedics, 1st edition, January 2016.