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Chitranjan S. Ranawat, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Chitranjan S. Ranawat, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Chitranjan S. Ranawat, M.D.

Dr. Ranawat, born in Sarwania, India, began his medical education and Orthopaedic residency training in India. His training continued in the United States with fellowships in reconstructive and hand surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery from 1966 to 1969. He became an attending Orthopaedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in 1969 and practiced at that institution until 1994 when he moved his practice to Lenox Hill Hospital. There, Dr. Ranawat served as The James A. Nicholas Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Director of the Ranawat Orthopaedic Center at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Currently, Dr. Ranawat is a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and is an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He also continues his position as Director of the Ranawat Orthopaedic Center at Lenox Hill Hospital as well as at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Focus of Practice

  • Total hip and knee replacement
  • Primary and Revision total joint surgery

Appointments

  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Canada, 1965
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1969
  • Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1994

Education

  • MBBS, MS, MGM College, Indore, India
  • Master of Surgery, Vikram University, Indore, India

Research Activity

  • Established Ranawat Foundation May 12, 1986
  • 92 Publications/Hip
  • 89 Publications/Knee
  • 92 Publications on Other Topics, including Hand, Wrist, Shoulder, Cervical Spine

Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Association Of Orthopaedic Surgeons in India
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • The Hip Society
  • The Knee Society
  • Association for Arthritic Hip and Knee Surgery
  • American Association of Hip And Knee Surgeons
  • American Rheumatological Association

Leadership Positions

  • President, New York Academy of Medicine, Orthopedic Section
  • President, New York Hand Society
  • President, Alumni Association, Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Founding President, American Knee Society (2 years)
  • President, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • President, Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • President, Eastern Orthopaedic Education Foundation
  • President, Medical Strollers of New York City

Committees

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The Hip Society
  • The Knee Society
  • The New York Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Rheumatological Society
  • Chairman, Operating Room Committee, Lenox Hill Hospital

Special Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, NYC Chapter, Arthritis Foundation
  • Fellow, Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Sushruta Award, Associations of Indians in America
  • Distinguished Honor Award, NY Chapter, Association of Indians in America
  • Life Time Excellence Award, Daly College, India

Visiting Professorships

  • Various universities in the USA

Patents

  • Total Hip System
  • Total Knee System
  • Total Wrist System
  • Total Elbow System

Designer

  • Total Hip, Knee, Wrist
Arthroscopic Surgery
Arthritis Management
Joint Replacements
Treatment of Sports Injuries
Trauma Management
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