Dr Niraj Vora is a Gold Medalist in Orthopaedics from the University of Mumbai and specialises in Hip Resurfacing, Joint Replacement Surgeries (Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement). He has been extensively trained in the UK. He has performed more than 3500 primary and revision joint replacements. He has performed over 1000 plus trauma and orthopaedic surgeries. He is a teacher and examiner for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai. Besides being invited on faculty on several national and international training programs, he has also been involved in the designing of instrumentation for total knee replacement systems.
S.L Raheja Hospital (Fortis Associate), Bellevue Hospital, Sunridges Hospital
Life Member of the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Member of SICOT, Member of the British Orthopaedic Association, International Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Life Member of the Indian Arthroplasty Association, Life Member of the Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Life Member of the Bombay Orthopaedic Society
The Dr. Anand Pardhy prize for obtaining first rank in M.S. Orthopaedics examinations of the University of Bombay, for the year, 1992-93. The Dr. M. V. Sant Prize for obtaining first rank in M.S. Orthopaedics examinations of the University of Bombay, for the year, 1992-93. The Dr. Dipak Kothari Gold medal for obtaining first rank in M.S. Orthopaedics examinations of the University of Bombay, for the year, 1992-93.
M.B.B.S. from The University of Bombay in year of 1990. M.S.(Orth.) from The University of Bombay in year of 1993. M.R.C.S. from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in year of 2004.
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.