About Doctor

Dr. Rakesh Rajput

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Dr. Rakesh Rajput, M.S. (Orth.), consultant orthopedic surgeon, received his medical degree from University of Calcutta (India) in 1994, whereas he also completed M.B.B.S. from R G Kar Medical College under University of Calcutta (India) in 1989. He had successfully completed M.Ch. (Orth.) from University of Dundee, Scotland in 1999, F.R.C.S. Glasgow from RCPS, Glasgow in 1997 & F.R.C.S. (Trauma & Ortho) from Intercollegiate Board, UK in 2004.

A Certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Rajput has immense expertise in the anterior hip replacement approach. He also focuses on adult joint replacement and preservation including hip, knee and shoulder arthroscopy; pelvic osteotomy; minimally invasive joint replacement; joint replacement revisions; and treatment of a vascular necrosis.

Dr. Rajput served in various Medical Institutions of the world by being there. He as also awarded as Ian Smillie Class Award of Distinction forbest M.Ch. (Orth.) student in 1999 by University of Dundee, Scotland and L.M. Banerjee Silver Medal for best surgical student in 1986 by University of Calcutta, India.

License:    WBMC Number: 47393

Currently Dr. Rajput is serving at the following medical institutions:

Belle vue clinic apollo clinic fortis hospital

Previous Appointments: Abroad

  • FRENCHAY HOSPITAL AND AOC, BRISTOL

    Large hospital situated at Frenchay, South Gloucestershire, on outskirts of Bristol, founded in 1921. Previously a part of North Bristol NHS Trust. Presently few services related to brain and head injuries are being done here
    Fellow in foot and ankle surgery.
    Duration : 3 months (1st APRIL 2004 6th JULY 2004)
    Consultant : Mr I Winson
    Special Interest : Athroscopy and Ankle Replacement

  • FRENCHAY HOSPITAL, BRISTOL

    Large hospital situated at Frenchay, South Gloucestershire, on outskirts of Bristol, founded in 1921. Previously a part of North Bristol NHS Trust. Presently few services related to brain and head injuries are being done here.
    Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 6 months (3rd July 2003 to 2nd Jan 2004)
    Consultant : Mr AJ Ward
    Special Interest : Pelvic & Acetabular Trauma

  • WESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL, WSM

    A district general Hospital situated in town of Weston super mare (WSM), North Somerset, England, founded in 1986. With 320 beds and 1700 staffs has the largest midwifery-led maternity unit.
    Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration: 6 months (5th Jan 2003 to 6th July 2003)
    Consultant: Mr R Spencer
    Special Interest: Adult Hip Reconstruction

  • MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL, TAUNTON

    Large hospital located in town of Taunton run by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, founded in 1949. With the bed strength of 700 and more, serves more than 340,000 people in the local area.
    Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration: 6 months (3rd July 2002 to 2nd Jan 2003)
    Consultant: Mr PJ Webb
    Special Interest: Specialised Spinal Unit

  • BRISTOL ROYAL INFIRMARY

    Known as BRI is a teaching hospital located in Bristol, England, founded in 1735. It is one of the Oldest infirmaries in the UK. Provides acute medicine and surgery, critical care, trauma, Orthopaedic and accident and emergency services to the population of Bristol.
    Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 6 months (3rd Jan 2002 to 2nd July 2002)
    Consultant : Mr J H Newman
    Special Interest : Specialised knee unit

  • SOUTHMEAD HOSPITAL, BRISTOL

    Located in Bristol, England, founded in 1902. Specialist in trauma care and Orthopaedic department. In 2005 most services of Frenchay hospital was moved to Southmead Hospital.
    Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 6 months (4th July2001 to 2nd Jan 2002)
    Consultant : Mr JH Dixon and VG Langkamer
    Special Interest : Bone & soft tissue tumour service for the South-West region

  • YEOVIL DISTRICT HOSPITAL, YEOVIL

    Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust operates the Yeovil District Hospital. The hospital with a strength of 370 beds gives service to 180,000 people of the local area.
    Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 6 months (3rd Jan 2001 to 3rd July2001)
    Consultant : Mr M J Maxted
    Special Interest : Major joint replacement & paediatric hip problems

  • MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL, TAUNTON

    Large hospital located in town of Taunton run by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, founded in 1949. With the bed strength of 700 and more, serves more than 340,000 people in the local area.
    Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 3 months (3rd Oct 2000 to 2nd Jan2001)
    Consultant : Mr CH Marsh
    Special Interest : Revision Arthroplasty

  • WHIPPS CROSS HOSPITAL, LONDON

    Located at Whipps Cross, Waltham Forest, London, founded in 1917. Has one of the largest and busiest A&E departments in UK. The hospital provides support to the diverse community of Chigwell.
    Trust Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 3 months (3rd Aug 2000 to 2nd Oct 2000)
    Consultant : Mr JR Silvester
    Special Interest : Joint Replacement Surgery

  • PERTH ROYAL INFIRMARY, PERTH

    The district Hospital in Perth, founded in 1838. Run by the NHS Tayside provide services to the people of 182,000 in the area.
    Specialist Registrar (locum) in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 2 months (29th May 2000 to 31st July2000)
    Consultant : Mr A J Aspley
    Special Interest : Joint Replacement Surgery

  • INVERCLYDE ROYAL INFIRMARY, GREENOCK

    A hospital opened in1979, at Greenock, Inverclyde Scotland. It serves more than a 125,000 people of the local area. It is one of the three major hospitals of the south Clyde area.

    Specialist Registrar (locum) in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 8 months
    Consultant 1 : Mr RS Venner Consultant 2 : Mr SJ Barnes
    Special Interest : Knee joint surgery Special Interest : Shoulder joint surgery

 

Dr. Rajput did full time M.Ch. (Orth) course from 10th Oct 1998 to 23rd May 1999. From May, 1999 and prior to joining of his last post, he undertook registrar locums in trauma and orthopaedics in these hospitals: Law Hospital (1 month) Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock (8 months); Blackburn Royal Infirmary (1 week); Ninewells Hospital, Dundee (2.5 months).

 

  • MATER MISERICORDIAE HOSPITAL, Dublin

    Commonly known as Mater or MMHU, is one of the major Teaching Hospitals of Dublin, Ireland. It has rich heritage of giving care to adults for last 150 years.
    Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 2 ½ months (4th Aug1998 to 16th Oct1998)
    Consultant : Mr BR Marsh
    Special Interest : Specialised spinal unit

  • CORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, Cork

    The largest teaching University Hospital in Ireland and the single level 1 trauma centre in the country, founded in 1978. Have 40 different medical and surgical specialties on campus.
    Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 6 months (1st Jan 1998 to 30th Jun 1998)
    Consultant : Mr W H Cashman
    Special Interest : Major Joint Arthroplasty

  • ST. NESSAN’S REGIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, Co. Limerick

    Located at Croom, opened in 1956 one of the renowned orthopeadic hospital of the area.
    “Level one trauma centre”
    Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 6 months (1st Jul 1997 to 31st Dec 1997)
    Consultant : Mr MJ Moloney

  • FALKIRK & DISTRICT ROYAL

    Located in Larbert, Scotland. Having 16 operating theaters. Operated by NHS Forth Valley.
    “Introduced to wrist arthroscopy and arthroscopic carpal tunnel release”
    Senior House Officer III Orthopaedics
    Duration : 6 months (1st Aug 1996 to 31st Jan 1997)
    Consultant : Mr J Deeleuw

  • JAMES CONNOLLY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Dublin

    Located at Blanchard town, Finngal. It is also known as Collony Hospital, founded in 1955. Provides service to the 290,000 people of the local area.
    Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 3 months (7th Apr 1997 to 30th Jun 1997)
    Consultant : Mr SJ O`Flanagan
    Special Interest : Hand surgery

  • COUNTY HOSPITAL, Lincoln

    Located at northeast Lincoln, England, founded in 1776. It is the large hospital within the district with 602 bed capacities.
    “Performed operations like varicose vein surgery, cystoscopy, repair of all types of hernias and cystostomies.”
    Senior House Officer Orthopaedics
    Duration : 12 months (1st Feb 1995 to 31st Jan 1996)

  • BENENDEN HOSPITAL, Kent

    Located at kent, founded in 1907, is an independent trust having a charitable status.
    Senior House Officer Urology
    Duration : 6 months (1st Feb 1996 to 31st Jul 1996)

  • MATER MISERICORDIAE HOSPITAL, Dublin

    Commonly known as Mater or MMHU, is one of the major Teaching Hospitals of Dublin, Ireland. It has rich heritage of giving care to adults for last 150 years.
    Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics
    Duration : 2 ½ months (4th Aug1998 to 16th Oct1998)
    Consultant : Mr BR Marsh
    Special Interest : Specialised spinal unit

Previous Appointments: India

UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA, Calcutta
Post Graduate Student of Master of Surgery (Ortho.)
Duration : 2 years (7th Feb 1992 to 6th Feb 1994)
Supervised the work of senior house officers and house officers and provided for on call duties for 24 hours twice a week.
Performed major operations like intra medullary nailing of long bones, compression plating, bone grafting, Austin Moore hemiarthroplasty, ORIF of ankle fractures, operations for chronic and acute Osteomyelitis, deformity correction like geno valgum and cubitus varus.
Developed confidence in dealing with polytrauma.
Valuable experience in elective orthopaedic surgery and especially anterior spinal surgery of tuberculosis and spondylolisthesis.

Brief Summary of Other Appointments :

MRS HOSPITAL, Calcutta 1 Aug 1991 to 31 Jan 1992
Senior House Officer in Orthopaedic Surgery Duration: 6 months
MRS HOSPITAL, Calcutta 1 Feb 1991 to 31 July 1991
Senior House Officer in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery Duration: 6 months
MRS HOSPITAL, Calcutta 1 Aug 1990 to 31 Jan 1991
Senior House Officer in Accident and Emergency Duration: 6 months
MRS HOSPITAL, Calcutta 1 Aug 1989 to 31 Jul 1990
Senior House Officer in Accident and Emergency Duration: 6 months
MRS HOSPITAL, Calcutta 1 Aug 1988 to 31 Jul 1989
Senior House Officer in Orthopaedic Surgery Duration: 12 months
R G KAR MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, Calcutta 1 Aug 1987 to 31 Jul 1988
House Officer Duration: 12 months
Department of Surgery Duration: 2 months
Department of Medicine Duration 2 months
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Duration 2 months
Department of Community Medicine Duration: 6 months

Courses :

Foot and Ankle Course Ankle Masterclass
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore Avon Orthopaedic Centre
Date: 19th – 21st June 2001 Date: 27th – 28th April 2001
Monoaxial, Hybrid and Circular Frame Course Changing Concepts in Children`s Orthopaedics
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore Fairfax plac, London
Date: 2nd – 3rd April 2001-07-27 Date: 28th feb – 2nd Mar 2001
Minifragment / hand fracture fixation workshop Basic Knee Arthroplasty course
Whipps Cross Hospital The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Date: 11th Nov 2000 Date: 8 June 2000
A.O.Workshop for External Fixation and Intramadullary Nailing Advanced Surgical Techniques in Hip Replacement Surgery
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Orthopaedic Skills Unit, Dundee, Scotland
Date: 9 June 2000 Date: 28 April 1999
A.O. Basic course A.O. Advanced course
Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Date: 23 June 1997 to 27 June 1997 Date: 30 June 1998 to 3 July 1998
Basic Hip Arthroplasty course Advanced Trauma Life Support course (A.T.L.S.)
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Lister Postgraduate Institute, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Date: 9 June 2000 Date: 26 February 1998 to 28 February 1998
Radiation Protection course
University College Dublin, School of Diagnostic Imaging, Dublin, Republic or Ireland
Date: 9 June 2000

Conferences :

Irish Orthopaedic Association Conference Irish Orthopaedic Association
Annual Conference
Derry, Ireland Killarney, Ireland
Dates: 12 May 1998 to 13 May 1998 Dates: 9 May 1997 to 10 May 1997
Bengal Orthopaedic Association annual conference Hands-on Workshop on
Joshi External Stabilizing System
Calcutta, India SSKM Hospital, Calcutta, India
Years 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994 Dates: 2 February 1994 to 2 February 1994
Hands-on Workshop on Illizarov External Fixator Indian Orthopaedic Association
Annual Conference
NRS Medical College, Calcutta, India Bhopal Medical College, Bhopal, India
Dates: 24 November 1993 to 25 November 1993 Dates: 16 December 1993 to 19 December 1993
Scottish Orthopaedic Meeting BOA Annual Meeting
Sterling, 2nd June 2000 Birmingham, Sep 2001

Teaching Experience :

Previous Appointments in United Kingdom and Ireland
Provided bedside teaching to senior house officers and trained them in their daily work.
Regularly taught undergraduate medical students of al levels and in all settings utilizing a variety of teaching modes.
Post Graduate Student of Master of Surgery (Ortho.): University of Calcutta, India
Undertook teaching of the senior house officers and house officers.
Provided lecture classes, bedside clinical discussions, case presentations, seminars, journals clubs and group discussions.
Undertook weekly bedside teaching of undergraduate students for two years.
During my second year as a postgraduate student I was also responsible for training junior postgraduate students in clinics, theatre, etc.

 

N.B.: I am very interested in teaching and would welcome the opportunity to gain further exposure to teaching in my subsequent posts. I have always enjoyed positive feedback from my students on my teaching presentation and technique and my objective throughout my teaching activities has been to achieve high quality education and teaching, which I see as pivotal importance to the development of effective patient care.

Audit Experience :

Developed an appreciation of the importance of audit in maintaining and improving overall patient care and the framework through which audit operates.In particular I have completed and been involved in the following audits:
Compound fractures in relation to their antibiotic management according to the protocol and time elapsed before the surgery.Senior House Officer Orthopaedics: County Hospital, Lincoln: 1995 – 1996.
Protocol of management of compound fractures of long bones in A&E department.Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics: Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland, 1998.
Adequacy of physiotherapy of the elderly trauma patients.Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics: Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland, 1998.
A&E Referrals Misdiagnosis, missed diagnosis, and mismanagement.Specialist Registrar in Trauma and orthopaedics, Yeovil District Hospital, UK, 2001.

 

 

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