Dr. Ashok Rajgopal
FRCS , FIMSA , M.Ch.Orth , M.S.Orth , M.B.B.S
Top Knee Replacement Surgeon in India
Dr. Askok Rajgopal
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Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, Top Knee Replacement Surgeon in India
Number for appointment with Dr. Ashok Rajgopal: +91-9860432255
Bone & Joint Institute
Top Knee Replacement Surgeon Medanta Medicity Delhi India
M.B.B.S.: Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, 1974.
M. S. Orth: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in the year 1979.
M. Ch. Orth: University of Liverpool in the year 1983.
FIMSA : International Medical Sciences Academy 1996.
FRCS: Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in the year 2010.
Dr Ashok Rajgopal is an extremely prolific surgeon, credited with around 10,000 arthrosocpic and more than 3,200 total knee arthroplastic surgeries. He is a coveted member of several bodies of knee surgeons who have dedicated their careers to advancing the techniques of knee surgery. Out orthopaedic surgery unit is one of the most academically inclined and innovation oriented one.
Trabecular Metal implants are the latest cementless implants that are being used routinely by Dr Rajgopal. Popularly, referred as TM, it possesses a high strength to weight ratio with mechanical properties that are capable of withstanding the physiological loading. The elastic modulus and compressive strength are more similar to the bone than other prosthetic load bearing materials.
Dr. Ashok Rajgopal Knee Replacement Surgeon Medanta Medicity in Delhi Gurgaon Hospital also became the first Orthopaedic surgeon in India to perform virtual total knee replacement surgery using Patient Specific Instruments. Correct alignment is highly important to ensure the longevity and correct functioning of the knee joint. This is the first of its kind surgery in India by combining the advancements in instrument technology with a proven orthopaedic alignment principles that ensures to give the best fit possible. It is done by performing an MRI scan of the affected knee joint that enables us to view the joint in its purest anatomical form such that we can develop a customised surgical plan and size for every individual. Predetermined implant sizing eliminates the multiple instruments and trials without compromising the surgeon’s decision to make the surgical surgical technique and the intraoperative flexibility.
Dr. Rajgopal is the member of an elite body of international knee replacement surgeons involved in designing the new knee implants, the latest being the “PERSONA” knee system that was launched in September, 2013 in India. It has virtually revolutionized the concept of knee replacement surgery by creating an almost personalized system of the knee replacement at the Medanta Medicity.
Professional Membership and Certifications:
Indian Arthroscopy Association- Life Member
Indian Orthopaedic Association - Life Member
India Arthroscopy Society- President
I S A K O S - Active Member
International Medical Science Academy- Awarded Fellowship
Indian Hip and Knee society - Founder Member, Vice President & President Elected
Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society - Past President & Founder Secretary
General Medical Council (UK) - Permanent Registration
Knee Ratna Award, IMA-New Delhi.
Distinguished Service Award-Delhi Doctor Association in the year 2004.
Bharat Shiromani Award for the professional excellence in the field of Orthopedics in 2004.
Awarded Padma Shri award for the recognition of surgical excellence and contribution to the field of Orthopaedics in the year 2014.
Lifetime award from Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society (APAS)
Joint Replacement Surgery
Watch as Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, Chairman Medanta Bone and Joint Institute and one of the foremost joint replacement surgeon explains common hip related issues faced in India. He also discusses the total hip replacement procedure as a way of restoring the quality of life among patients suffering from arthritis and similar severely disabling conditions in order to eliminate any reservations/doubts about the procedure.
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