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Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Number of years of expertise : 33 Years of Experience
Achievement & Awards : (4)

MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics), MCh. (Orthopaedics), FRCS

Chairman - Institute of Bone & Joint

Hospital - Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal is Chairman and Head, Bone & Joint Institute, at Medanta, Gurgaon, Haryana. Dr Rajgopal has over 9950 arthroscopies and over 3200 arthroplasty surgeries to his credit. His areas of expertise include knee surgery, joint replacement surgery and arthroscopic surgeries.

Dr. Rajgopal completed his MBBS degree from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1974 and obtained his specialisation in Orthopaedics (MS Ortho) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 1979, followed by M.Ch. Ortho at University of Liverpool, 1983. His advanced specialisations include FIMSA (International Medical Sciences Academy) and FRCS (Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh). Today, he is one of the most experienced orthopaedic surgeons in the country and is credited with the introduction of some revolutionary technologies in his domain, like the development of instrumentation used in total knee replacement surgeries. He carried out the first bilateral total knee replacement surgery in April 1987 and the first MIS unicompartmental replacement in March 2002.

Dr. Rajgopal is a member of the Indian Orthopaedic Association, General Medical Council (UK), ex-president of the Indian Arthroplasty Association, fellow at the International Medical Science Academy, an active member of International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), and the founder Secretary of the Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society. He is invited as guest speaker to numerous international medical conferences.

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      Gurgaon

      Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon
      Sector – 38 Gurgaon Haryana

      Specialty

    • Orthopedics

      Education and fellowships

      Qualifications & Fellowships Institute Year
      MCh (Orthopedics) University of Liverpool 1982
      MS (Orthopaedics) AIIMS, New Delhi 1977 - 1979
      MBBS AFMC, Pune 1970 - 1974
      FIMSA International Medical Sciences Academy -
      FRCS Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh -

      Previous Experience

      Designation & Department Hospital Year
      Chairman, Bone & Joint Institute Medanta-The Medicity 2009 - Present
      Director, Orthopaedics Fortis Hospital, NCR 2004 - 2009
      Head, Orthopaedics Sitaram Bhartia Institute 1996 - 2004
      Senior Consultant , Orthopaedics Moolchand Hospital, New Delhi 1985 - 2004
      Senior Consultant , Orthopaedics Sehgal Neurological Research Institute, Kailash Colony, New Delhi. 1985 - 2013
      Senior Resident, Orthopaedics Ormskirk General Hospital, Lancashire, United Kingdom 1983 - 1985

      Awards & Honors (If any)

      Title Year
      Bharat Shiromani Award for professional excellence in the field of Orthopaedics. 2008
      Delhi Doctor Association – Distinguished Service Award 2004
      Knee Ratna Award, IMA - New Delhi -
      Honorary Orthopaedic surgeon to The President of India 1997 - 2004 -

      Professional Memberships

      Memberships Institute
      Chairman Joint Replacement State of Art
      Founder Member Indian Hip and Knee society
      Life Member Indian Orthopaedic Association
      Life Member Indian Arthroplasty Association
      Life Member Indian Association of Sports Medicine
      Past President Indian Arthroscopy Association

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