MBBS, Diploma in Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, MS - Orthopaedics, Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Dr. Mohit A. Jain, an Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing in Borivali East and also visiting few other hospitals in Northern Suburbs.He has done 3 years Post Graduation training in Orthopaedics from one of the most renowned & prestigious institute in Maharshtra; Dr. G.S. Kulkarni Hospital, Post Graduate Institute Of Swasthiyog Pratisthan, Miraj. After pursuing Diploma (CPS) , Diplomat Of National Board (NBE) in Orthopaedics & MS Orthopaedics (USAIM) he has worked in corporate & Municipal hospitals for almost 2 years, to enhance his experience, skills & Knowledge in Orthopaedics. After that he had set off to pursue his interest in one of the sub-speciality of Orthopaedics, i.e Arthroscopy & Sports Orthopaedics, Knee & Shoulder Surgeries. He got the opportunity to get trained at some reputed centres in India at Hyderabad at SISA Hospital under Dr. Raghuveer Reddy, in Germany at Klinikum Rechts Der Isar, TUM Munchen under Prof. Dr. Andreas B. Imhoff and in Italy at Rizzoli Istituto Orthopaedics, Bolgna under Prof. Dr. Maurillio Marcacci & Prof. Dr. Steffano Zafagnini.Dr. Mohit A. Jain into this sub-speciality since 2.5 years and he still try to keep learning new things in order to keep him self updated.He mainly deal with injuries of Knee & Shoulder like ligament Injuries, Meniscal Injuries, Rotator cuff injuries, Shoulder Dislocation, Cartilage problems, and other sports related injuries.
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.