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Dr. Ashish Ranade

Dr. Ashish Ranade

Dr. Ashish Ranade

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MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, MRCS (UK)


26 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

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Dr Ashish S. Ranade is an MBBS, Masters of Surgery (orthopaedics surgery) and MRCS from renowned institutions with over 20 years of experience and is an orthopaedic surgery specialist at Columbia Asia hospital in Pune. He also visits Sumitz orthopaedic and physiotherapy clinic in baner. After completing his MBBS and Masters of Surgery (orthopaedic surgery) from BJ Medical College, Pune University, India, in 1996 and 1999 respectively, he specialised further by acquiring MRCS from the royal college of surgeons in Ireland, Dublin. After spending first 7 years of his career in India, he got the opportunity to work in the UK where he spent 3 years in several positions: clinical fellow at Whittington hospital, London; senior house officer at Weston general hospital, Weston-super-mare; and clinical fellow at Yeovil district hospital and Frenchay & south mead hospital. Post his successful stint in the UK, he went to us where he did his fellowship at reputed institutions like Shriners hospital for children, Philadelphia, Pa, and Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD. He also spent a year working as an instructor in orthopaedics at the University of Arkansas for medical science, little rock, ar, before returning back to India. He has made various scientific presentations at national/international meetings and attended various workshops. He further embarked his profile by gaining audit experience.

Baner, Pune

Sumitz Orthopaedic & Physiotherapy Center


First Floor, Krishna Avenue, Landmark: Opposite D Mart & Above Dominos, Pune

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Tue, Fri

07:30 - 09:00


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.



MBBS - University of Pune, 1994
MS - Orthopaedics - B.J Medical College, Pune, 1998
MRCS (UK) - Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, 2004


Maharastra Medical Council


2017 - Present Consultant at umitz Orthopaedic & Physiotherapy Cente


78888 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1996

Trainings and Certifications

ECFMG - USA, 2005
Fellowship in Limb Lengthening & Deformity Correction - Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, 2006
Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics - Shriners & St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, 2007
Fellowship in Pediatric Spine - Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2008
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