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Dr. (Prof) Raju Vaishya

Dr. (Prof) Raju Vaishya

Dr. (Prof) Raju Vaishya

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MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, M.Ch - Orthopaedics, FRCS - General Surgery

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Joint Replacement Surgeon

35 Years Experience Overall  (34 years as specialist)

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Dr (Prof) Raju Vaishya is a known super specialist in the field of Total Joint Replacement & Arthroscopic Surgery of the joints. He did his medical graduation and post graduation from GR Medical College, Gwalior and then did his super specialist training in UK. His special interest in Orthopaedics include treatment of various forms of arthritis, osteoporosis, sports injuries and complicated fractures and dislocations. He is pioneer in the field of Patient Specific Instrumentation (PSI) for doing knee replacements in India. Some of his other areas of interests include Cartilage regeneration & restoration techniques like Autologus Chondrocyte Implantation etc. He is well known for his academic work in the field of Orthopaedics and numerous publications and presentations world wide. He is also running a very successful fellowship training program for Orthopaedic Surgeons at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi for the last 15 years. So far more than 200 Orthopaedic Surgeons from within India, Bangladesh,Afghanistan, Nepal, Africa & Iraq have been trained by him.He is recipient of many awards and honors for his academic achievements. He is also president of Arthritis Care Foundation.

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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

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“Best paper publication award 2012” of Delhi Orthopaedic Association - 2012
Awarded honorary life membership of Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society - 2012
Got the honor of doing a bilateral Total Knee Replacement in a 93 years old gentle man & created a world record (published in Limca book of Records, Jan 2012) - 2012
Got the honor of doing a bilateral Total Knee Replacement in the oldest couple in a single sitting & created a world record (published in Limca Book of Records, 2013) - 2013
Academic Achievement Awards for Best paper publications in Apollo Group of Hospitals, 2011 - 2011

Education

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MBBS - G R MEDICAL COLLEGE, GWALIOR, 1982
MS - Orthopaedics - G R MEDICAL COLLEGE, GWALIOR, 1986
M.Ch - Orthopaedics - Liverpool University, United Kingdom, 1990

Memberships

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Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSE)
SICOT (No 17484)
Indian Orthopedic Association (IOA)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Arthroscopy Society of India (IAS)

Experience

1987 - 1991 Orthopaedic Surgeon at NHS hospitals, UK
1991 - 1996 Orthopaedic Surgeon at GRMC, Vaishya Clinic
1996 - 2018 Sr Consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

Registrations

3421 Delhi Medical Council, 2000
6541 Madhya Pradesh Medical Council, 1985
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