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Dr. Rajeev Ghat

Dr. Rajeev Ghat

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, MRCS (UK), FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery



24 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr.Rajeev Ghat is an Orthopaedic surgeon in Koramangala, Bangalore. He has an experience of 23 years from India and UK. Dr.Rajeev practices at Sports Orthopedics Institute in Koramangala, Bangalore. He is also available at Apollo Clinics & Mohan’s Polyclinic, Koramangala. • He completed his MBBS from Mysore Medical College and MS (Orthopaedics) from VIMS, Bellary. After post graduation, he worked in India for some time before leaving for the UK for further training and education. He had rich experience of over 13 years in the UK before returning to India. He has worked at several esteemed hospitals of UK including Bournemouth Hospital, which is one of the leading arthroplasty centers in Europe.• He achieved distinction in FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery) from Royal College Of Surgeons, UK. He has won numerous awards and has presented several papers. • He is an excellent surgeon skilled in managing sports injuries, trauma, arthritis with vast experience in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy, Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Hand & Foot problems.

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HSR Layout, Bangalore

Apollo Clinic


54, First Floor, 12th Main Road, Landmark: Behind HSR BDA Complex, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

12:00 - 02:00

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Bellandur, Bangalore

Apollo Clinic


74/1, Bellandur Ring Road, Landmark: Near Central Mall, Bangalore

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09:00 - 11:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an Orthopaedist?

A: An orthopaedist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the skeletal system. An orthopaedic doctor attends to any disorder or condition or injury pertaining to the bones, muscles, joints, and ligaments associated with the skeletal system. These medical professionals treat conditions like arthritis, back pain, sports injuries, and leg and foot pain

Q: What is the difference between an Orthopaedist and an Orthopaedic surgeon?

A: Orthopaedists are sometimes mistakenly referred to as orthopaedic surgeons. An orthopaedist deals with conditions related to the musculoskeletal system. He provides pre-surgical consultation and post-surgical follow up. An orthopaedic surgeon provides same care as orthopaedist, but performs surgery as well. He performs surgery to cure back pain, ruptured discs, bone tumours, carpal tunnel, arthritis and other injuries.

Q: Does an Orthopaedist treat foot and ankle related problems?

A: Yes, an orthopaedist deals with musculoskeletal problems within the body. Problems related to foot and ankle fall under this category. Common foot problems like bunions, ankle sprains, arthritis, and sports injury are treated by an orthopaedist. Diagnosis of foot and ankle related problems are done through imaging tests. The mode of treatment depends on the severity of the problem.

Q: Does one need a doctor referral to see an Orthopaedist?

A: One can consult an orthopaedist by booking an appointment. Consultation with the orthopaedist is conducted in his/her clinic or at a healthcare centre. In some cases, patients go to a general physician for any condition or disorder related to the musculoskeletal system. Once preliminary investigation is done, the general physician may refer the patient to an orthopaedist for further examination.

Q: Does an Orthopaedist treat sport injuries?

A: Sport injuries are mostly related to the musculoskeletal system. Injuries like ligament tear, sprains, fractures, muscle pull, or bruises are commonly encountered in sports. An orthopaedist is the right medical doctor to consult for sport injuries. After physical examination, the orthopaedist may ask for imaging tests for confirming the extent of damage and then treat accordingly.


Awards and Recognitions

Distinction FRCS part 1 exam - 2017
Awarded Gold Medal in Ophthalmology, by Mysore University, during MBBS. - 1996
Honors class in General Surgery - 1995
Distinction in Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine. - 1993
21st rank for Karnataka state in SSLC examination - 1988


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MBBS - Mysore Medical Colloge, Mysore, 1996
MS - Orthopaedics - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2001
MRCS (UK) - Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, Uk, 2007


2009 - 2017 Speciality Doctor in Orthopaedics at Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, UK
2006 - 2009 Senior SHO in Orthopaedics at Poole General and Royal Bournemouth Hospitals, UK
2004 - 2005 Senior SHO in Orthopaedics at Princess Royal University Hospital Kent, UK
2002 - 2004 Lecturer in Orthopaedics at AIMS Medical College, BG Nagar, Bellur
2001 - 2002 Registrar in Orthopaedics at Manipal Hospital, Airport Road, Bangalore


43057 Karnataka Medical Council, 1996
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