Saifee Hospital, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Wockhardt Hospital, Global Hospital
In practice for more than 30 years, the doctor is well versed in all aspects of orthopedic surgery.
Life Member of Indian Orthopaedic Association India, Life Member of Bombay Orthopaedic Society, Life Member of Indian Arthroscopic Society, Life Member of ASAMI India, International Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon
Topiwala National Medical College., Bombay - MBBS 1971-1976, MS, Orthopaedics 1980
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.