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Dr Raju Vaishya is a senior consultant orthopaedic surgeon, attached to Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals & ‘Healing Touch’ clinic, New Delhi. Dr Vaishya has been practicing Orthopaedic surgery since 1983 & has also worked in Europe & US. He did his MBBS in 1982 (with many distinctions, gold medals & awards) & then successfully completed M.S. (Ortho) from Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 1986. Following which he was selected for higher Orthopaedic training in UK by Birmingham University, where he worked in various prestigious NHS hospitals of UK, attached to world famous Orthopaedic insititute of Roberts Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry. During this training he did many original research work also, mainly relating to knee joint & published many papers in International journals. He was also awarded Professor’s gold medal for the best original research work on the fate of synthetic ACL grafts. In 1990, Dr Vaishya got the most prestigious MCh (Orth) degree of Liverpool University in the 1st attempt.

Dr Vaishya has had many specialized trainings at many famous places in the world such as A.O fellowship to gain advanced training in operative management of fractures ( in Germany and Switzerland), arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder & knee from Dr Brian Cole (at Rush Presbytarian Hospital, Chicago, USA ), arthroscopic shoulder surgery from Professor Simon Frostick ( Liverpool University, UK).

Dr Vaishya is a very well know surgeon in India & abroad, in the field of arthritis management, knee & shoulder surgery (including arthroscopy, total joint replacement & articular cartilage implantation). He has delivered many guest lectures on subjects related to these at many important forums. He had been an Editorial Board member of Indian Journal of Orthopaedics.

Dr Vaishya is actively involved in 2 national NGOs, namely FIRST (Forum for inculcation of rationale scientific temperament) & Arthritis foundation of India, as their secretary & president respectively. He is also actively involved in the activities of ABS (Association of British Scholars), British Council Division. Dr Vaishya is a life member of many medical organizations like Indian Orthopaedic Association, Indian Medical Association, Indian Arthroscopy Society of India, Indian Arthroplasty Association, Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India IOA (MP Chapter),Delhi Medical Association, Delhi Orthopaedic Association

Dr Vaishya is regisetered with Medical Council of India, Delhi Medical Council, General Medical Council of UK (Full Registration)

During his present job, he has focused his practice in the field of total joint replacement & arthroscopic surgery of joints. He has been actively involved in the management of chronic arthritics by primary & revision joint replacements of knees, hips, elbow, finer joints & shoulder etc. He has been regularly doing all types of hip replacements (cemented, uncemented, hybrid, bipolar, & revision ) & knee replacements (unicondylar, fixed bearing mobile bearing /total condylar, revision knees). He has been doing these joint replacement & arthroscopic surgery since 1987, & has performed more than 500 total joint replacements & more than 2000 arthroscopic surgery since then, including both in UK & India. He has also been designated as a regional trainer for joint replacement & arthroscopic surgery by Stryker India, (which is the largest Orthopaedic company in the world) to train Orthopaedic Surgeons of Northern India.

Arthroscopic surgery of knee, shoulder, elbow, & ankle joints is also his area of special interest. Incidently, He is one of the pioneers to introduce arthroscopic shoulder surgery, in India. In Knee arthrsocopy, he has been doing all variety of surgery like, mensical excision, ligament reconstructions, patellar realignment, arthrolysis etc. He has the largest published series in India on arthroscopic management of stiff knees.

He has been regularly invited to chair/moderate sessions, conduct workshops, & to give guest lectures in various national conferences of repute on various aspects of total joint replacement & arthroscopic surgery.

His recent interest is in the area of newer treatment modalities for articular cartialge defects like Autologus Chondrocyte Implantation etc. He is in the process of estabilishing the first centre for ACI in India & is planning to go for its training at Melbourne shortly.


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