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Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Chairman , MBBS, MS, MCh, FRCS, 33 years of experience

Gurgaon, India

About Doctor


  • Dr Ashok Rajgopal is one of the most experienced & respected Orthopaedic surgeon in India.

  • With a coveted experience of over 32 years, he has a ground-breaking record of completing 25,000 Total Knee Replacement surgeries.

  • Dr Rajgopal was the honorary surgeon to the President of India.

  • Being an expert in sports medicine he had treated a number of famous sports persons like Pullela Gopichand (badminton player suffered a career threatening knee injury while playing doubles at the 1994 National Games at Pune)

  • He is also the first orthopaedic surgeon in India to perform Bilateral Total Knee Replacement surgery &MIS Unicompartmental surgery.

  • He hold a unique distinction of performing 28 Knee Replacement surgeries in under 12 hours.

  • Dr Rajgopal has been honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri award which is the fourth highest civilian award.

  • He has his articles in renowned print media like Times of India ,The Hindu, The New Indian Express.



 


Specialization

Bone and Joint Replacement,
Knee Surgery,
Arthroscopic Surgeries

List Of Treatments

Work Experience of Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Chairman, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, 2016

Chairman, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, 2010

Director, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, 2009

Head of Department, Sitaram Bhartia Institute , 2004

Senior Consultant, Moolchand Hospital, New Delhi , 2004

Senior Consultant, Sehgal Neurological Research Institute, Kailash Colony, New Delhi. , 2013

Senior Resident, Ormskirk General Hospital, Lancashire, United Kingdom , 1985

Education

  • MBBS, 1974, AFMC, Pune
  • MS, 1979, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • MCh, 1983, University of Liverpool
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Awards

Awarded with the prestigious Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian award, for recognition of surgical excellence and contribution to the field of Orthopaedics in 2014.
Awarded with the Knee Ratna Award from Indian Medical Association, New Delhi and Life time award from Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society.

Paper Published


  • "Knee Surgery" a book edited by Dr. Ashok Rajgopal was released at the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) meeting in New Orleans, USA .


Location

Gurgaon

India

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