Orthopaedic Surgeon in Pune

  • What is Orthopaedic Surgeon ?

Orthopaedic Surgeon in Pune

An Orthopaedic surgeon is a surgeon who has been educated and trained in the diagnosis and preoperative, operative, and postoperative treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Dr. Rohit Luthra has wide experience treating orthopaedic disease.

Orthopaedic surgeons work closely with other healthcare providers and often serve as consultants to other physicians. Orthopaedic surgeons often are involved in education (e.g., medical school professors) or research. They may practice in an orthopedic or multi-specialty group, or in a solo practice.

Orthopaedic surgeons treat a number of conditions that affect the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. These conditions include the following:

These conditions include the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Bone tumors
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Clubfoot, knock knees, bow legs, bunions, hammertoes
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures, sprains, and strains
  • Muscle, ligament, and tendon damage
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spine disorders (e.g., sciatica, scoliosis, ruptured disc)

Physicians entering the field of orthopedic surgery may choose to practice general orthopedic surgery, or can specialize in one of the following areas:

Who is an Orthopaedic Surgeon?

An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries, disorders, and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system. This system includes bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, and tendons.

While orthopaedic surgeons are familiar with all aspects of the musculoskeletal system, many orthopaedists specialize in certain areas, such as the foot and ankle, hand, shoulder and elbow, spine, hip or knee. Orthopaedic surgeons may also choose to focus on specific fields like paediatrics, trauma, reconstructive surgery, oncology (bone tumors) or sports medicine.