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Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Knee Surgery,

Chairman

MBBS, MS, MCh, FRCS,

Gurgaon, India

33 years of experience

About Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

  • Dr Ashok Rajgopal is one of the most experienced & respected Orthopaedic surgeon in India, currently working as a Group Chairman at Medanta the Medicity.
  • 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).
  • Some of his special interests include knee surgery, joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and arthroplastic surgeries. 
  • After completed his MBBS from AFMC and MS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, he also did Mch from University of Liverpool in 1983.
  • Dr. Ashok did FRCS in General Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons, United Kingdoms in 2010.
  • He is also the first orthopaedic surgeon in India to perform Bilateral Total Knee Replacement surgery &MIS Unicompartmental surgery.
  • Dr. Rajgopal was also the the first to perform total knee replacement using Patient Specific Instrumentation.
  • He hold a unique distinction of performing 28 Knee Replacement surgeries in under 12 hours.
  • He is a designer surgeon and a member of the design team responsible for the design and development of the latest knee implant, The Persona Knee.
  • Dr Ashok has been the prestigious Padma Shri recipient 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.
  • He is an esteemed member of associations like The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

 

Location Location

Gurgaon, India

Special Interest

Bone and Joint Replacement, Knee Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgeries

List Of Treatments

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Acetabular Fixation
  • Cemented Total Hip Replacement
  • Cementless Total Hip Replacement (THR) Surgery
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement with Computer Navigation
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Bilateral Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Both Hip Replacement together
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing BHR
  • BHR with stem
  • BMHR
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Resurfacing with computer navigation
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Revision ACL Reconstruction Surgery
  • Patello Femoral Replacement
  • High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Lower femoral Osteotomy
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
  • Arthrodesis
  • Septic Arthritis Treatment
  • Lateral Retinacular Release Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Menisectomy
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Osteochondral Autografting - Mosaicplasty Surgery
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Bilateral Knee replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Unicondylar Knee Replacement
  • High Flex Knee Replacement
  • Both Knee Replacement together
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Single Knee Replacement
  • Arthrotomy
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Reduction of fractures open
  • Closed Reduction for Fracture
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthrodesis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release (CTR) Open or Endoscopic
  • Palmar Fasciectomy
  • Tendon Repair Surgery: Flexor Extensor
  • Thumb Arthroplasty
  • Tendon Transfer
  • Internal Fixation of Fractures
  • Skin Grafting
  • Pollicization Surgery
  • Syndactyly (Webbing) Treatment
  • Repair of Digital Nerves
  • Synovectomy of Hand
  • Tenodesis tenolysis and tendon transfers and grafts
  • Boutonniere Deformity Treatment
  • Wrist Joint Replacement (Wrist Arthroplasty)
  • Neurolysis Procedure
  • Ganglion Cyst Excision
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Open Reduction of Fracture
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Arthrotomy
  • Repair of Shoulder Rotator Cuff
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Repair
  • Repair of dislocations
  • Shoulder Labral Tears Surgery
  • Surgical decompression
  • Extensor mechanism realignment
  • Elbow Replacement Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Lateral Epicondyle Release (Tennis Elbow)
  • Fracture reduction and fixation
  • Osteotomy
  • Arthrolysis

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Work Experience of Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Chairman, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon

Chairman, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon

Consultant, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon

Consultant, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon

Chairman, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon

Director, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon

Head of Department, Sitaram Bhartia Institute

Senior Consultant, Moolchand Hospital, New Delhi

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

Senior Resident, Ormskirk General Hospital, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal's

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

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.

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

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More About Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

The Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles.

The symptoms include where a person is unable to perform daily routine activities because of pain, experiencing stiffness even when lying down or at rest and there is pain despite having medications.

The investigations include Arthrography, Blood Tests, Bone Scan, Computed Tomography (CT Scan), Discography, Doppler Ultrasound, Dual-Photon Absorptiometry, and Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry.

Not really, in reality the Orthopedists treat a range of conditions such as fractures and dislocations, osteoporosis, back injuries and more. Because surgery is so integral to the role, the terms "orthopedist" and "orthopedic surgeon" are often used interchangeably.

For 80–90% of people who have total knee replacement, the new joint usually last for about 20 years or more.

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