MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, M.Ch - Orthopaedics
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Dr. Ashok Kumar Sharma completed his MBBS with Internship in 1998 and MS- Orthopaedics in 2002. He did his M.Ch. Orthopaedics from University of Seychelles-American Institute of Medicine. After completing his MS he worked in various tertiary care hospitals of international repute. He is associated with Fortis Hospital, Noida , as senior consultant in department of Orthopaedics since 2014. He is also associated with Yashoda Group of Hospitals since 2006 as Senior Consultant in department of orthopaedics and performing highly skilled surgeries at Fortis and Yashoda Hospitals. He was also associated with Apollo Group of Hospitals as consultant in department of Orthopaedics and worked at Apollo Hospital Noida previously. he has been awarded various certificates of appriciations for his work and thesis, He has performed more than 5 thousand successful surgeries till date with very high patient satisfaction rate.He is known for his sound clinical judgment and fine surgical skills.
My father is under treatment of Dr Sharma for Osteoarthritis of knees since last 6 months, he has been advised surgery by many doctors earlier but he does not want to go for surgery rightnow, Dr Sharma also suggested surgery but as we are not ready for it rightnow, he gave option of injecting some medicine inside knee which will act as lubricating fluid till we are ready for surgery, we opted for this procedure and seems it is working for him, his pain has decreased a lot, he needs fewer medicines and able to do his day to day activities with much ease
I had met an accident in 2011 and my right hand shoulder fractured along with other fractures in fingers and wrists and because of operation done by Dr. Sharma my hands and shoulder are completely cured . My wife's orthopedic problems have also been cured by Dr. Sharma.
*** ** *** **** ******* ****** *** ***** ********* I visited Dr a k sharma for recurring back pain. I was struggling to even walk due to sever back pain that started mid night. I was in deep pain and saw dr ak sharma the next day. I was worried and was fearing that it might be a slipped disc. Dr sharma was very friendly and seemed to understand my problem. he comforted me and explained me why it was not slipped disc. He gave me few medications and advised precautions. My condition improved and I can say that I am still very thankful to dr sharma for his treatment. it was a wonderful experience.
I have a history of severe back pain and had trouble walking as I had a very stiff back. I was very happy with the caring attitude of everyone at Dr Sharma's clinic. I had taken an appointment and found the queue management really good. The wait time low. * ***** ** ****** ********* ************* *** he has a very professional approach. He explained me in details about why I was getting such severe back pain. He made sure that I was comfortable and suggested a course of treatment which turned out to be extremely successful. He also guided me about Do's and Dont's and advised few exercises which I was supposed to do on my own at home. I am very satisfied with the treatment and approach.
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.