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Dr. Akash Sabharwal

Dr. Akash Sabharwal

Dr. Akash Sabharwal

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MBBS, M.Ch - Orthopaedics, MS - Orthopaedics




13 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sabharwal returned to Delhi after completing fellowship training from Adelaide, Australia. He is an expert in Upper Limb Pathologies and Arthroscopic (Key Hole) Surgery for Sports Injuries. He worked at the hospitals associated with the Southern Adelaide Health Network, which is the largest tertiary care network in South Australia. He has undergone special training in Shoulder and Elbow Disorders at the Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide. The Joint Replacement Fellowship at RGH enabled Dr. Sabharwal to fine tune his skills in Shoulder and Knee Joint Replacement.His focus in Australia was on the management of complex Shoulder and Knee Injuries in both professional and Amateur Athletes. With a principal interest in Upper Limb Pathology & Sports Injury Management by Arthroscopy, Dr. Sabharwal’s latest and modern overseas training also includes Joint Replacement and complex Trauma Surgery.During his time spent overseas, he gained a special skill of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and is one of the first Orthopedic Surgeons in Delhi to utilize the benefits of in-office ultrasound for the prompt diagnosis and treatment of many shoulders and other joint complaints.

Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

Moolchand Hospital


Lajpat Nagar, Landmark: Near Moolchand Metro Station, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 05:00


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.



MBBS - Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, 2005
M.Ch - Orthopaedics - Victoria, ROS, 2010
MS - Orthopaedics - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2006


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Indian Arthroscopy Society
Delhi Orthopedic Association
Delhi Medical Council
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)


2005 - 2006 Orthopedic Sp. at RML Hospital
2006 - 2009 Orthopedic Sp. at MRMC
2009 - 2012 Orthopedic Sp. at Maulana Azad Medical College & LNJP Hospital
2013 - 2015 Orthopedic Sp. at Repatriation General Hospital, FMC, SALHN, Adelaide, Australia


03476 Delhi Medical Council, 2006

Trainings and Certifications

Upper & Lower Limb Joint Replacement Fellowship - SALHN Adelaide, 2015
Sports Injury & Upper Limb RACS Fellowship - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, 2015
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