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Dr. Ramesh Ranka

Dr. Ramesh Ranka

Dr. Ramesh Ranka

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MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Diploma in Orthopaedics

Orthopedist

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Joint Replacement Surgeon

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Spine Surgeon

23 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ramesh Pukhraj Ranka was born in the year 1968. He hails from the family of reputed jewellers that have enormous presence throughout Maharashtra. Having great affinity towards academics, Dr.Ranka studied hard to excel in school and then in college. Dr.Ranka had a strong inclination towards medicine and completed masters in orthopaedic surgery.EducationM.B.B.SDiploma in orthopaedics (Mumbai)Master in orthopaedic surgery (k.I.M.S)Fellowship in joint replacement surgery (Sydney)Fellowship in sports & arthroscopy surgery (Singapore)I.C.O.E fellowship (Germany)Member of Maharashtra orthopaedic associationMember of Indian orthopaedic associationMember of Indian society of hips & knee surgeonsGold medal in ms (Orthopaedics)Special award for scoring the highest marks amongst all the candidates appearing for masters degree in all surgical streams combined.His medical career began with several visits to small villages around Pune and to large corporate hospitals. In the year 2000, he started his own hospital with 15 beds. Gradually it increased to 101 beds with 16 ICU beds, making it one of the largest private owned hospitals in Pune city. Apart from accreditation by I .S.O 9001:2008, it is recognized by the quality council of India & ministry of health (New Delhi) as a specialty center for Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement Surgery. He is the medical director and chief Orthopaedic Surgeon at Ranka Hospital and is also the chairman of Ranka medical foundation.

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Ranka Multispeciality Hospital

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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.

Education

MBBS - Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, 1991
MS - Orthopaedics - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 1997
Diploma in Orthopaedics - College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai, 1996

Memberships

Indian Orthopaedic Association
Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association
Indian Society Of Hips & Knee Surgeons

Experience

2013 - 2016 Director and Consultant - Orthopedic Surgeon at Ranka Hospital

Registrations

68363 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2000
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