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Dr. Lalji Kent

Dr. Lalji Kent

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MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics

Allopath

Orthopedist

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38 Years Experience Overall  (38 years as specialist)

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Doctor qualified Diploma in spinal Surgery, Malesia - 1999, Diploma in Joint Replacement - 2000,Diploma in Fracture Treatment,Hang Kong - 2000

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Spinal Fixation Surgery
Kyphoplasty
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Tuglakabad, Delhi

Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre

3.5

1, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, Mehrauli Badarpur Road, Landmark: Near Saket Metro Station, Delhi

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Mon

09:00 - 11:00

Tue

11:30 - 05:00

Wed

02:00 - 05:00

Thu

11:30 - 02:00

700

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College), 1977
MS - Orthopaedics - Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College), 1980

Memberships

Fellow of International Medical Sciences Academy

Registrations

20128 Delhi Medical Council, 2003
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