MBBS, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Fellowship in Upperlimb and Limb Reconstruction (Australia), Fellowship in Joint replacement and Reconstruction (Australia), Fellowship in Hand and Upperlimb (Australia)
Joint Replacement Surgeon,
13 Years Experience
Dr. Ajay Rao is a consultant orthopedic surgeon with over 12 years of experience as a specialist. He completed his MBBS in 1999 from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences. He underwent training in orthopedics at the prestigious Madras Medical College and completed his DNB in Orthopaedics in 2008. He worked at various hospitals such as Columbia Asia Hospital, and Manipal Hospital in Bangalore. In pursuit of further knowledge and training, he went to Australia in 2011. He did his upper limb and limb reconstruction fellowship at Epworth Hospital and Monash University at Melbourne, Australia where he was trained in limb deformity and reconstruction, Shoulder arthroscopy, and shoulder replacement. He underwent advanced training in Joint replacement and reconstruction at The Bone and Joint center, Gold coast, Australia in 2012 where he learned Navigated Hip and Knee replacement, Unicompartmental knee replacement, and routine Hip and knee replacement and ligament reconstruction of the knee. He also has a Hand and Upper limb fellowship from the prestigious Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital where he underwent training in the wrist and hand reconstruction, shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty and elbow reconstruction in 2012-2013. His expertise includes -Surgeries around the hip: Total hip replacement, Hemi replacement, Surface replacement. Surgeries around the knee: Total knee replacement, Unicondylar knee replacement, Patellar resurfacing, Osteotomies around the knee (HTO), Ligamentous reconstruction around the knee (ACL,PCL), Surgery for recurrent dislocation of patella. Surgeries around the shoulder: Rotator cuff repair, Bankart repair for recurrent dislocation of shoulder, Slap repair, Laterjet procedure, Surgeries around the wrist, ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition, Scapholunate ligament repair and reconstruction, Corrective surgeries for deformity of wrist and fingers, Tendon repair and reconstruction.Ankle instability surgeries: Elbow ligament reconstruction and stabilization, Adult and paediatric fractures, Mal union and Nonunion of fractures.