M.Ch - Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, MBBS
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Dr. Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar is a Orthopedist in Shivajinagar, Pune and has an experience of 18 years in this field. Dr. Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar practices at Sancheti Hospital in Shivajinagar, Pune. He completed M.Ch - Orthopaedics from American College of Surgeons in 2013,F.A.C.S from American College of Surgeons in 2013 and Diploma In Hand Surgery from American College of Surgeons in 2013. He is a member of Maharastra Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Wrist problems,microvascular surgery,Rheumatoid hand surgery,Hand tumor surgery and Hand Pain Treatment etc.
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He is master in his domain. I have consulted him for various hand injury related issues. I even asked my friends to visit when they had issues. I mean for all us and our cases he was 100 % correct and well treated. He is a busy person but very humble and down to earth. I met him for TFCC injury in 2014. Post surgery when eve in doubt or problems I consulted him. He gave me time on call also. That so great of you sir. Thanks. No body says a doc see you again but See you again sir but just casually, No injury.
*** ** *** **** ******* ** **** ** ****** He performed a wrist surgery on my father (70 ) and his professional ethics and explanation technique is fantastic and at par with international standards.
**** **** ******* He make us understand the problem nd dealt n very positive manner. Very friendly Doctor. Explains very nicely what the problem is.
** ** **** ******* He checked up me and imdiately refer me to Dr Atul Patil for further treatment.Thanks
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.