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Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Speciality: Orthopaedics

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, FRCS - General Surgery


46 Years Experience

Medanta The Medicity

Dr. Rajgopal is the member of an elite body of international knee replacement surgeons involved in designing the new knee implants, the latest being the “PERSONA” knee system that was launched in September, 2013 in India. It has virtually revolutionized the concept of knee replacement surgery by creating an almost personalized system of the knee replacement at the Medanta Medicity.

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal is a proud member of several bodies of knee surgeons who have exhibited supreme levels of commitment towards the advancement of knee surgeries.

Dr. Rajgopal holds the unique distinction of performing 28 Total Knee Replacement surgeries in under 12 hours. In February 2016, Dr. Rajgopal touched another milestone of completing 25,000 Total Knee Replacement surgeries in thirty years of practice.

He possesses impeccable expertise in the most advanced cement less implants such as Trabecular Metal implants. The innovative surgical procedure tends to carry a high strength to weight ratio with superb mechanical characteristics of surviving physiological stress. Its compressive strength and elastic modules are very much similar to real bone in comparison to other prosthetic load bearing materials.

Dr. Rajgopal has the honour of becoming the first orthopaedic surgeon in India who has carried virtual total knee replacement employing patient-specific instruments. In this procedure, precise alignment holds the key to durability and proper functionality of the knee joint. This next-generation advanced surgery counts on superior advancements in instrument technology along with stated orthopaedic alignment principles to ensure the most perfect setting.

He is also a coveted member of a renowned panel of international knee surgeons engaged into the development of advanced knee implants, the newest being “PERSONA” knee system. The PERSONA KNEE SYSTEM was launched in September 2013 in India and has effectively transfigured the concept of knee replacement surgery by developing an almost personalized knee replacement system.

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Indian Arthroplasty Association
  • Indian 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