Dr Ashok Rajgopal

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Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon | New Delhi | India
MBBS, MS, MCh, FRCS | 34 Years of Experiences

Medanta - The Medicity Hospital, Gurgaon


  • Dr Ashok Rajgopal is Internationally renowned Orthopaedic surgeon with more than 30,000 total knee replacement surgeries to his credit
  • First to perform bilateral procedure and minimally invasive total knee replacement surgery in India

  • Designed and developed patented instruments for MIS total knee replacement surgeries, now used by surgeons worldwide

  • nnovation is a word that is immediately associated with Dr. Ashok Rajgopal. An internationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Rajgopal is a prolific surgeon with over 30,000 total knee replacement surgeries to his credit. In addition, he has performed more than 15,000 arthroscopic surgeries for ligament repairs and reconstructions.

  • He has several firsts to his credit — the first to perform a bilateral procedure in India, the first to use the Gender implant (designed especially for female patients), the first to perform total knee replacement using Patient Specific Instrumentation, and the first to perform minimally invasive total knee replacement in India.

  • He is a designer surgeon and a member of the design team responsible for the design and development of the latest knee implant, The Persona Knee.

  • He successfully developed instruments for MIS total knee replacement surgery which were later patented by Zimmer and are used by knee replacement surgeons worldwide. His enduring passion for practicing and advancing medical sciences has seen him win a number of awards.

F.R.C.S. Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 2010
F.I.M.S.A. International Medical Sciences Academy 1996
M.Ch. (Ortho) University of Liverpool 1983
M.S. (Ortho) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 1979
M.B.B.S. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University 1974

 

Specialization and Expertise

  • Knee Surgery 
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgeries
  • Arthroplastic Surgeries

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Indian Arthroplasty Association
  • Indian Hip and Knee society
  • Indian Arthroscopy Association
  • The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • General Medical Council (UK)
  • Indian Association of Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement State of Art – Chairman
    • Awards & Accomplishments
    • Lifetime Achievement Award, Alumni Association of Sancheti Institutes, Pune, 2016
    • Life time award, APAS (Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society), 2016
    • Dr. BC Roy award “To recognize the best talents in encouraging the development of specialities in different branches of Medicine”, 2014
    • Padma Shri award for recognition of surgical excellence and contribution to the field of Orthopaedics, 2014
    • Vishishita Chikitsa Ratan Award, 2012
    • Bharat Shiromani Award for professional excellence in the field of Orthopaedics, 2008-2009
    • Distinguished Service Award - Delhi Doctor Association, 2004
    • Knee Ratna Award, IMA, New Delhi, 2002
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Bilateral Knee replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Unicondylar Knee Replacement
  • High Flex Knee Replacement
  • Both Knee Replacement together
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Single Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Acetabular Fixation
  • Cemented Total Hip Replacement
  • Cementless Total Hip Replacement (THR) Surgery
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement with Computer Navigation
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Bilateral Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Both Hip Replacement together
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing BHR
  • BHR with stem
  • BMHR
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Resurfacing with computer navigation
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Revision ACL Reconstruction Surgery
  • Patello Femoral Replacement
  • High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Lower femoral Osteotomy
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
  • Arthrodesis
  • Septic Arthritis Treatment
  • Lateral Retinacular Release Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Menisectomy
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Osteochondral Autografting - Mosaicplasty Surgery
  • Palmar Fasciectomy
  • Tendon Repair Surgery: Flexor Extensor
  • Thumb Arthroplasty
  • Tendon Transfer
  • Internal Fixation of Fractures
  • Skin Grafting
  • Pollicization Surgery
  • Syndactyly (Webbing) Treatment
  • Repair of Digital Nerves
  • Synovectomy of Hand
  • Tenodesis tenolysis and tendon transfers and grafts
  • Boutonniere Deformity Treatment
  • Wrist Joint Replacement (Wrist Arthroplasty)
  • Neurolysis Procedure
  • Ganglion Cyst Excision
  • Elbow Replacement Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Lateral Epicondyle Release (Tennis Elbow)
  • Fracture reduction and fixation
  • Osteotomy
  • Arthrolysis
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Open Reduction of Fracture
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Arthrotomy
  • Repair of Shoulder Rotator Cuff
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Repair
  • Repair of dislocations
  • Shoulder Labral Tears Surgery
  • Surgical decompression
  • Extensor mechanism realignment
  • Arthrotomy
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Reduction of fractures open
  • Closed Reduction for Fracture
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthrodesis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release (CTR) Open or Endoscopic