Dr. Ashok Rajgopal Orthopaedic Surgeon in Medanta Hospital Gurgaon

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Dr. Ashok Rajgopal Orthopaedic Surgeon in Medanta Hospital Gurgaon

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Dr. Ashok Rajgopal Orthopaedic Surgeon in Medanta Hospital Gurgaon

 

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal. An internationally tp most renowned orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Rajgopal is a prolific surgeon with over 30,000 total knee replacement surgeries to his credit. In addition, he has performed more than 15,000 arthroscopic surgeries for ligament repairs and reconstructions. He has several firsts to his credit — the first to perform a bilateral procedure in India, the first to use the Gender implant (designed especially for female patients), the first to perform total knee replacement using Patient Specific Instrumentation, and the first to perform minimally invasive total knee replacement in India. He is a designer surgeon and a member of the design team responsible for the design and development of the latest knee implant. The Persona Knee. He successfully developed instruments for MIS total knee replacement surgery which were later patented by Zimmer and are used by knee replacement surgeons worldwide. His enduring passion for practicing and advancing medical sciences has seen him win a number of awards. 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). Some of his special interests include knee surgery, joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and arthroplastic surgeries. After completed his MBBS from AFMC and MS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, he also did Mch from University of Liverpool in 1983. Dr. Ashok did FRCS in General Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons, United Kingdoms in 2010. He is also the first orthopaedic surgeon in India to perform Bilateral Total Knee Replacement surgery &MIS Unicompartmental surgery. Dr. Rajgopal was also the the first to perform total knee replacement using Patient Specific Instrumentation. He hold a unique distinction of performing 28 Knee Replacement surgeries in under 12 hours. He is a designer surgeon and a member of the design team responsible for the design and development of the latest knee implant, The Persona Knee. Dr Ashok has been the prestigious Padma Shri recipient which is the fourth highest civilian award.

Specialization and Expertise:

Knee Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgeries, Arthroplastic Surgeries

 

Medical Qualifications:

MBBS, 1974, AFMC, Pune, MS, 1979, AIIMS, New Delhi, MCh, 1983, University of Liverpool, FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF OUR FREE HEALTHCARE CONCIERGE SERVICES FOR MEDICAL TRAVELLERS:
1. Consulting Services & Treatment Package Creation : Personal medical record is required to accurately assess a treatment plan.
2. Physician C.V: Medical records transfer to physician for treatment and pricing options.
3. Second Opinion : Medical report for consultation by your specialist doctors a feedback is expected within 72hours [3days].
4. Budget Friendly Treatment Plans : Expect to have as many referrals from different hospitals detailing their second opinion and the cost of treatment.
5. Medical Visa Assistance: Once the patient is satisfied with respect to the advised treatment and hospital and finalize their plan for coming to India , we assist the patient in obtaining medical visa. The patient has to apply on his own for the same in High Commission of India (Indian embassy) in their home country. We provide an invitation letter to the patient from the respective hospital which is required for submitting their visa application. Also, our team is trained to provide any information/query that the patient may have regarding medical visa and medical attendant visa.
6. Treatment Itinerary : When see doctor, When operation takes place extra, also contact details for the ward room .
7. Personal case manager: Once the patient arrives to the designated country for treatment he/she becomes our full responsibility. To handle any cases arising from hospital/ doctor negligence or malpractice to the patients. Also organized the accommodation and stay of the members accompanying the patient we will be responsible for their safety.
8. Interpretation: Interpretation assistance if necessary
9. Communication: Assist in communicating with family and home. Mobile phone or telephone card.
10. Airport support arrival / departure.: Complimentary airport pick-up / drop-off in a cab.
11. Post care rehab: Post care rehab and nursing needs.
12. Wellness and spa packages: Wellness and spa packages added pre and post procedures. Palade , yoga and spiritual classes. Resort accommodation at 4 to 5 star level.
13. Follow-up support: Provide free support when patients come back their home countries.

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