Dr. Ashok Rajgopal
Dr Ashok Rajgopal is one of the most experienced & respected Orthopaedic surgeon in India.
With a coveted experience of over 32 years, he has a ground-breaking record of completing 25,000 Total Knee Replacement surgeries.
Dr Rajgopal was the honorary surgeon to the President of India.
Being an expert in sports medicine he had treated a number of famous sports persons like Pullela Gopichand (badminton player suffered a career threatening knee injury while playing doubles at the 1994 National Games at Pune)
He is also the first orthopaedic surgeon in India to perform Bilateral Total Knee Replacement surgery &MIS Unicompartmental surgery.
He hold a unique distinction of performing 28 Knee Replacement surgeries in under 12 hours.
Dr Rajgopal has been honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri award which is the fourth highest civilian award.
He has his articles in renowned print media like Times of India ,The Hindu, The New Indian Express.
||Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
||International Medical Sciences Academy
||University of Liverpool
||All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
||Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University
Memberships & Certifications:
Indian Orthopaedic Association
Indian Arthroplasty AssociationIndian
Hip and Knee society
Indian Arthroscopy Association
The International Society of Arthroscopy
Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
General Medical Council (UK)
Indian Association of Sports Medicine
Joint Replacement State of Art – Chairman