Dr Niraj is an accomplished and trained Orthopedic & Joint Replacement surgeon. Dr Niraj specializes in minimally invasive and computer assisted knee and hip Replacement surgery. Dr Niraj did adult reconstruction felllowship at Tan Tock Seng hospital in Singapore. Thereafter Dr Niraj worked in Singapore at Changi general hospital in joint replacement and trauma divsion of orthopedic department for 3 years. Dr Niraj was felicitated with best doctors award at Changi General Hospital in 2014. He has vast experience in managing orthopaedic trauma involving pelvi-acetabulum fractures, polytrauma, open fractures, periprosthetic fractures and osteoporotic fractures. Dr Niraj has expertise in minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis for periarticular fractures and Ilizharow method used for infected non union and limb lengthening cases.
Wockhardt North Mumbai - New Age
Table Instructor: Masters Hip Course, Mumbai 2010. Faculty National: AO Trauma course Aug 2014; Singapore Awarded as best doctor 2013-14 at Changi General Hospital.Singapore Distinction in Pharmacology in second year M.B.B.S Distinction in first, second and final year M.B.B.S MH-PGCET: Stood 25th in Maharashtra Post Graduation common entrance test.
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An orthopedic surgeon is a practitioner dedicated to the examination, operation, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries, disorders, and illnesses of the body's musculoskeletal system.
An orthopedic surgeon is a doctor who is trained in the examination, operation, prevention and rehabilitation of disorders, injuries and illnesses of the musculoskeletal system of the body. The musculoskeletal system includes bones, nerves, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.
Their responsibilities involve:
The most commonly performed orthopedic surgeries are:
Common orthopedic disorders treated by orthopedic surgeons are:
Orthopedic surgeons may be Medical Doctors or Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who have completed a 5-year surgical residency centered about the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, while orthopedists specialize in the analysis and treatment of almost all bone and joint disorders, such as spinal disorders.
Both a rheumatologist and orthopedist treat joint pain as part of their specialty, whether the pain is acute or chronic. The main difference and overlap between an orthopedist and a rheumatologist is that a rheumatologist is a medical specialist and an orthopedist is a surgical specialist.