Niraj V. Kalore, M.D. Assistant Professor

Niraj Kalore, M.D.

Office information

VCU Community Memorial Hospital
140 East Ferrell Street
South Hill, VA 23970
For appointments, call (434) 447-7375


Dr. Kalore specializes in adult reconstruction and sports medicine. His interests include:

  • Primary and complex hip and knee replacements
  • Partial knee replacements and revision joint replacements
  • Arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgeries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and hip including ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
  • Sports injuries
  • Fractures

Board certification and licensure

  • Board Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certified
  • Virginia Board of Medicine Physician License


  • Fellowship - Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center (Adult Reconstruction) - Richmond, VA
    University of Minnesota (Adult Reconstruction) - Minnesota, MN
    American Sports Medicine Institute (Sports Medicine) - Birmingham, AL
  • Residency - King Edward Memorial Hospital - Mumbai, India
  • Medical School - Dr. V.M. Government Medical College - Maharashtra, India
  • Undergraduate Study - Fergusson College - Pune, India

Professional achievements

Dr. Kalore serves on the editorial board of the prestigious journals "Arthroscopy: Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery" and "Hip International". He also serves as a committee member on American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Web and Social Media Committee and Arthroscopy Association of North America/Arthroscopy Social Media Task Force. His research on irrigation and debridement for total knee infections was awarded the Chitranjan Ranawat Award by the Knee Society. Dr. Kalore was awarded the best poster award (tumor) for use of zoledronate in bone cement for treatment of metastatic bone cancer at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. He was also awarded the Best Paper Award (Knee) - osteochondral allograft transplantation by the Indian Orthopaedic Association Conference.

Research interests

Dr. Kalore's research interests include tendon repair, adhesion barriers, hip joint preservation, hip dysplasia, and femoroacetabular impingement and treatment of infections in joint replacements.

To view listing of recent publications, please go to PubMed.