MBBS, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, MNAMS - Orthopaedics
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Dr. Ajay. R. Kothari done his MBBS, DNB (Ortho) MNAMS (Ortho)(New Delhi) FISS (USA, Germany) Gold Medalist. He is a Consultant Spine Surgeon at Sancheti Hospital, Pune.Dr. Ajay Ramesh Kothari is a senior experienced and renowned spine surgeon. He did his medical graduation (MBBS) from Pune University. He stood first and attained distinction in all the four years of his graduation. He then went on to do post graduation from world reknowned and orthopaedic and spine hospital in India, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitaion. He passed his DNB orthopaedics and stood first all over India and was awarded Dr. Balu Sankaran Gold Medal for the same. During his tenure at Sancheti Hospital, he got the best resident award. He got extensively trained in advanced spine management in Germany, USA, Netherlands.He did his spinal fellowship with Prof Henry Halm at Schon Klinik Neustadt, Prof Robert Phflugmacher Bonn University hospital, Germany, Dr. Behrooz Akbarania Sandiego, USA. He was awarded the prestigious SRS(Scoliosis Research Society, USA) traveling fellowship for the ear 2014 and visited two world renowned spine centers in the USA as a guest surgeon- Rady's children Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital. He has been elected as a Member of SRS (USA). Very few Indian surgeons have been elected for this prestigious post. He is also awarded with IGASS International Fellowship.He is also member of AO Spine (Swiss) Dr Kothari has performed over 2000 spine surgeries successfully. He is specially trained in spinal degenerative conditions (both cervical and Lumbar), revision spine surgeries, spinal deformities (Scoliosis and Kyphosis), Spinal Infections, spinal tumours and paediatric spine problems. He also specialises in MISS( Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries) also know as key hole spine surgeries. He has been specially trained in microscopic decompressions. Dr. Ajay Kothari has also liking for Non operative treatment for spinal ailments. In last 4 years he has a data of 225 patients who were advised surgery elsewhere were treated successfully with advanced physiotherapy and Spinal injections (cervical and lumbar selective nerve root block, epidural injections, facet blocks, radio- frequency ablations Etc)Dr. Ajay Kothari firmly believes that there is a great scope of non-operative treatment in spinal conditions. almost 90- 95% patients can be treated non-operatively. Only 4-5 patients need surgery.Dr. Ajay Kothari aspires to offer spine services both non operative and operative for patients not only from Pune or India but all across the globe.Spine Centers visited for Advanced Spine training –1. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India 2. Sancheti institute for orthopaedics and Rehabilitation,Pune, India3. Ganga Hospial, Coimbatore, India4. Bonn University Hospital, Germany5. Shon Klinik Neustadt , Germany6. Sharp memorial hospital,sandiego, USA With Prof Behrooz Akbarania and Dr Gregory Mundis7. Rady’s children hospital, San Diego with Dr Peter Newton8. Hospital for specialised surgery , New york USA with Dr Frank Schwab and Dr Han Jo Kim9. Leatherman Spine Centre, Louisville, Kentucky, USAworked with Dr Steven Gassmann.Note : Doctor is available 1st and 3rd Tuesday in Tapadia Diagnostic Centre and 2nd and 4th Tuesday in Aarogya Aadhar Diagnostic Centre.
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One day early morning my father suffering from back pain, they can't wake up that time.I gave him painkiller after few hour they fill relax, Bt we go to hospital n check up properly n did some test, evening all test report came bt all report are negative Dr didn't identify what is actual causes. After few day my father was suffering back pain n unable to walk. Dr said it is risk to operate. That time we met Dr Ajay kothari sir n told all that happened last few day. They explained detail about him problem and said we immediately operate him otherwise they can lost their legs. They said me immediately admit it father n day after tomorrow we operate him. As per their guideline we admit my father at sanchiti hospital. Dr kothari sir checkup n next day operate him. They told us all will be fine n we do our best. As per their comment they did their best. After that operation my father is walking without any support. It should be happan only Dr Ajay kothari sir. I heartly suggest Dr kothari if anybody have spine regarding problem. As per my experience wit kothari sir is very frankly. Copertive n supportive nature, n explained about actual causes. Thank you so much Dr kothari sir.
Dr. Kothari is truly one of the most experienced doctors I've known. He is one of the few doctors with whom I feel that I can drop my guard and just trust the advice that I'm getting. His advice & treatments have always been on point and have worked wonders. What sets Dr. Kothari apart is that he is not only ************* *** experienced but is also very compassionate, patient and kind with his patients.
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.