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Dr. Punit Dilawari

Dr. Punit Dilawari

Dr. Punit Dilawari

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MBBS, Diploma in Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, M.Ch - Orthopaedics, FICS

Orthopedist

22 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

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Dr. Punit Dilawari is a Orthopedist in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi and has an experience of 22 years in this field. Dr. Punit Dilawari practices at Moolchand Hospital in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi and Spring Meadows Hospital in East Of Kailash, Delhi. He completed MBBS from University of Kashmir in 1989,Diploma in Orthopaedics from Gazi Medical College in 1995 and DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery from National Borad of Examinations Ministry of Health Government of India in 1995. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),Indian Orthopaedic Association and Indian Arthroscopy Society.

Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

Moolchand Hospital

4.0

Lajpat Nagar, Landmark: Near Moolchand Metro Station, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 07:00

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.

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Awards and Recognitions

First Orthopedic Surgeon to Perform Resurfacing Shoulder Replacement in North India & First one to Perform Revision Elbow Replacement, Published Various Papers and a Chapter on Pediatric Trauma in Medical Reference Book on

Education

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MBBS - University of Kashmir, 1989
Diploma in Orthopaedics - Gazi Medical College, 1995
DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery - National Borad of Examinations Ministry of Health Government of India, 1995

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Orthopaedic Association
Indian Arthroscopy Society

Experience

2016 - Present Senior Consultant (Orthopaedics) at BL Kapoor
2016 - Present Senior Consultant (Orthopaedics) at Moolchand Hospital
2016 - Present Senior Consultant (Orthopaedics) at Metro Hospital
2004 - 2008 Senior Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon & Head of Unit at Fortis Hospital (Noida and Vasant Kunj)

Registrations

25991 Delhi Medical Council, 2005
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