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Dr. Karan Kukreja has 12 years of experience in this field.
MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB
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An orthopedic doctor, also known as an orthopedist, is a doctor of osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) who specializes in the musculoskeletal system that comprises of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. Many orthopedists specialize in certain areas of the body, such as hand and wrist, foot and ankle, back, or neck and spine. Additionally, orthopedic doctors may focus on a specific field of orthopedics, like sports medicine, pediatrics, and trauma.
An orthopedic surgeon is specialized in the musculoskeletal system and is a doctor who corrects congenital or functional abnormalities of the bones with surgery, bracing, and casting.
Board-certified orthopedic surgeons have successfully completed a minimum of thirteen years of formal education. They must finish four years of study in a college or university and get an undergraduate degree. The undergraduate degree must be followed by the four years of study in a school of medicine. After which, they should complete five years of Orthopedic Residency at a major medical institution. They can later choose to become a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon by completing one year of specialized education in an accredited fellowship program.
Orthopedic injuries include any injury to the musculoskeletal system. Often, these injuries relating to the bones and joints are a result of an accident or trauma to the body. Muscles and joint pain, bone pain that started after an injury or accident, a torn or ruptured tendon, instability or dislocation, a progressing hip or knee pain, arthritis in your hip, knee, or elbow, neck or back pain, radiating arm or leg pain, joint pain in many joints across your body.