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Dr. Rajat Chopra


MBBS, DNB (Ortho), MNAMS, FRCS (Ortho, UK),FACS, MRCS (Glasgow), MSc (Ortho)

Specialist in Knee /Foot and Ankle Surgery Consultant Orthopaedics

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

CLINICAL RESEARCH

Accepted a phase 4 trial study to be conducted at SGRH . The ethical committee approval to conduct the study was received on 24 Oct 2017, The title of the study - A Multicentric, Randomized, Prospective, Open Label,Comparative, Parallel Group Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Fixed dose combination of Trypsin – Chymotrypsin Enzyme and Diclofenac oral Tablet in comparison with Diclofenac oral Tablet in the management of acute inflammation due to soft tissue injuries

PUBLICATIONS

A tip on using appropriate wire passer in Orthopaedics Surgery.
Authors- Kotwal R,Chopra R,Deglurkar M
ACTA Orthopaedica Belgica2006, Vol. 72/5, p.635-636
Abstract to be published in JBJS (British edition) of poster presented at British Hip Society, 2007 on Current fluid administration in Total Hip Replacement leads to Hyponatremia & weight gain.
Authors- Nasr PJ, Chopra R , Tucker JK
Successful closed manipulation of a pure lateral traumatic dislocation of the elbow joint using a modified Stimson's technique: a case report.
Authors -Khan SK, Chopra R, Chakravarty D.
J Med Case Reports. 2008 May 22;2:170.
Lipoma Arborescence Masquerading as Popliteal Aneurysm .
Authors; Chopra R, Dussa C, Morgan G, Al-Moktar N.
Scottish Medical Journal (SMJ) 2008 53(3): 57
Exercise Induced Chronic Compartment Syndrome of the First Dorsal Interosseous Compartment of the Hand: A Case Report.
Authors- Chopra R, Hayton M, Dunbar PJ.
Hand (N Y). 2009 Jun 11.
A rare complication of a metacarpophalangeal joint replacement in a rheumatoid hand.
Authors; Chopra R, Jain D K, Murali SR, Gladston Chelliah E
Cases Journal 2009, 2:7864
A Modified Way to Provide Scapholunate Stability using a Slip of Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendon; A new surgical technique.
Authors; Chopra R, Chopra RR, Murali SR.
The Journal of Hand Surgery- European vol- 2011; 8:710-711
Non-traumatic broken Trochanteric Osteotomy wire after THR and distal migration; A Case report,
Authors; Mr S Mazen,Mr R Chopra
The Journal of the British International Doctors’ Association Issue No.2, Volume 20 April 2014.
The art and science of poster presentation in a conference;
Authors; Rajat Chopra, Atul Kakar.
Current Medicine Research and Practice; Dec 2014, Vol 4 (6);298-304
Epidemiological features of skeletal tuberculosis at an urban district tuberculosis Centre,
Authors ; Dr R Chopra, Dr Bhatt, Dr Biswas, Dr R Bhalla.
Indian Journal of tuberculosis ;Volume 63, Issue 2, April 2016, 91–95 ,
The efficacy of alternate day directly observed treatment short course (DOTS) in skeletal tuberculosis- A retrospective study.
Authors ; Dr R Chopra, Dr Bhatt, Dr Biswas, Dr R Bhalla
Indian J Tuberc. 2018 Jan;65(1):70-75.
Ganglion cyst of Hoffa's fat pad of knee-a rare cause of knee pain and swelling-a case report and literature review
Authors ; R Goyal Rajat Chopra Shivendra Singh, Puneet Kamra, Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma 2019,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcot.2018.12.008

TEAM MANAGEMENT

I have lead the trauma team on several occasions. I have an ability to work extremely well both alone and within a team. I can get on very well with staff, patients and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
My experience and exposure in orthopaedics is quite vast and I am a suitable candidate for a job of general orthopaedic surgeon with interest in lower limb.

TEACHING

I am presently teaching oordinator for DNB orthopaedics students at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. There are two students doing DNB thesis under my supervision. I take regular teaching classes every Thursday morning apart from teaching students in Wards, Theatres and Outpatients.
The thesis submitted under my guidance
1) Evaluation of Operative Management of Fractures of Distal Tibia by Plating by Dr. Ankit Soni
2) A Study to Assess Outcome of Distal Humerus Locking Compression Plates for Treatment of Distal Humerus Fractures by Dr. Peeyush Prabhat
3) To Analyses of Richards Screw Placement Using Standard Operating Table and Evaluation of Results by Dr. Ram Kinker
4) Results of surgical management of clavicle fractures by Dr Sonendra Sharma

PERSONAL PROFILE

Name : Dr. Rajat Chopra
Date of Birth: 29th July 1972

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

M.B.B.S. Aug 1997 T.N. Medical College Mumbai University, Mumbai, India.
D.N.B. July 2001 Sir Ganga Ram, National Board Of (Orthopaedics) Hospital, India Examinations,
MRCS March 2007 Royal College of Surgeons and physicians of Glasgow
MSc June 2009 Wrightington UCLAN, Preston, (Orthopaedics) Hospital UK
FRCS Feb 2011 Intercollegiate Specialty Boards (Trauma & Orthopaedics)
FACS OCT 2018 International Fellow of American college

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Present Employment
Sept 2012:Onwards Senior Consultant Orthopaedics Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,New Delhi, India
Aug 2011-July 2012 (12 months) Knee, Foot and Ankle Senior Fellow , Wrightington Hospital WWL NHS Trust, Wigan
Aug 2010-July 2011 (12 months) Lower Limb Wrightington Hospital WWL NHS Trust, Wigan
Aug 2007-July 2010 (36 months) Registrar Ortho Clinical Research Fellow , Wrightington Hospital WWL NHS Trust, Wigan
In 36 months, up to July 2010, as a middle grade in Wrightington Hospital
6 months – Foot and ankle unit
6 months - Upper limb / Hand unit
24 months - Lower limb Arthroplasty unit
Feb 2007-Aug 2007 ( 6 months ), SHO Ortho, Peterborough NHS Hospitals, Petreborough.UK
Feb 2006-Feb 2007 (12 months), SHO Ortho , Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital,UK
Feb 2005- Feb 2006 (12 months ), SHO Ortho, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, South Wales.UK
Oct 2004- Jan 2005 ( 3 months ), Clinical Attachment , Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, South Wales.UK
Aug 2003-Sept 2004 (13 months), Registrar Ortho, Dr Hedgewar Arogya Sansthan, (Hospital), Delhi, India.
Oct 2002-Aug 2003 (11 months), Registrar Ortho, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi-60 India.
Feb 2002-July 2002 (6 months), Registrar Ortho , K.B.Bhabha Gen.Hospital Bandra [W], Mumbai,India.
Aug 2001-Jan 2002 (6 months), SHO G.Surgery, K.B.Bhabha Hospital Kurla [E], Mumbai, India.
Aug 2000-July 2001 (12 months), Senior SHO Ortho, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi,-60, India.
Aug 1998-July 2000 (24 months), SHO Ortho, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi,-60, India.
Jan 1998-May 1998 (5 months ), SHO Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India .
Aug 1996-Aug 1997 (12 months), PRHO 40 weeks - BYL Nair Hospital, 12 weeks –ESI Hospital, India.

INVITED FACULTY

Conducted a cadaveric Ankle arthroscopic workshop at Annual Arthroscopic society of India conference at Mumbai in Sept 2013.
Role of Ankle arthroscopy in OCD of Ankle- at Annual Arthroscopic society of India conference at Mumbai in Sept 2013
Subtalar arthroscopy - at Annual Arthroscopic society of India conference at Mumbai in Sept 2013
Organized Annual foot and ankle conference 2013 at Gurgaon as Co- organizing secretary.
Surgical management of rheumatoid forefoot- At 6th Congress of IORA - ( Indian Orthopaedic Rheumatology Association) June, 2014.
Hind foot arthroscopy at Annual Arthroscopic society of India conference at Hyderabad in Oct 2014.
Management of CTEV in newborn at Central Delhi orthopaedics Association meeting in Aug 2016.
Conducted a Cadaveric Knee Arthroscopy workshop in Bhatinda at POACON Oct 2016
Portals in Knee Arthroscopy at Bhatinda at POACON Oct 2016
Rotator cuff tear –when Not to attempt repair at Bhatinda at POACON Oct 2016.
Management of CTEV in newborn at SGRH CME, New Delhi in Nov 2016.
Hind Foot Arthritis and Management at DOACON , ISIC, New Delhi on 27 Nov 2016.
Current concepts in conservative management of CTEV at IFASCON , Coimbatore, India in Aug 2017
Enhancing Evidence based laboratory Medicine -CME of clinical Biochemistry, SGRH on 29 August 2017.
Radiographic evaluation of various foot & Ankle Conditions- at Orthotics society on 10 Sept 2017.
Ankle arthrodesis debate at IFASCON New Delhi in Aug 2019
Management of Infected non union Talus at IFASCON New Delhi in Aug 2019.

COURSE/CONFERENCE CONDUCTED

Sir Ganga foot and ankle course 2016 on 7th Feb 2016 at New Delhi, India. It was course and hands on workshop on management of Hallux valgus and Lisfranc injury. It was attended by around 60 doctors from all over India.
Casting technique for Orthopaedics surgeon – A hands on workshop on 19 Sept 2016 at New Delhi.
Sir Ganga foot and ankle course 2017 on 12th Feb 2017 at New Delhi, India. It was course and hands on workshop on Hind foot nailing and management of calcaneus fractures .
Sir Ganga Ram Foot And Ankle Course 2018 on 11th Feb 2018. It was on CTEV management along with AAOS course on Hallux Valgus .
Sir Ganga Ram Foot And Ankle Course 2019 on 10 th Feb 2019.it was ankle arthroscopy and hindfoot pathology .
North Zone conference of All India association of physiotherapists with Orthopaedics Department of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on 12 August 2019.

POSTER PRESENTATION

Presented in the Panceltic Orthopaedic Meeting, Aryshire, Scotland. U.K. -June 2006
Role of International Prostate Symptoms Score in male patients undergoing Arthroplasty.
Presenters -Dr R.Chopra, Mr A R.Guha, Mr C. Dussa, Mr G. Morgan.
Estimation of the Radiation exposure in common Orthopaedics procedures
Presenters -Dr R Chopra, Dr R R Chopra, Mr A R Guha, Mr G Morgan.
Poster presentation in British Hip Society, 2007.
“Current fluid administration in Total Hip Replacement leads to Hyponatremia & weight gain “-
Presenters- PJ Nasr, Dr R Chopra, JK Tucker
"Comparison of core decompression with non-vascularized bone grafting in osteonecrosis femoral head"
Presenters- Nipun Rana, Rajat Chopra, R Bhalla, Gajanand Dhaked
XXVIth SICOT World Congress Nov 19-22, Rio De Janerio, Brazil.

PAPER PRESENTATION

“Outcome of 46 cases of Spondylolisthesis treated with Posterolateral fusion and Transpedicular screw fixation”. At International Spine & Spinal Injuries Conference 2004 held at New Delhi on 12-14 March 2004. .
Presenters – Dr R Chopra, Dr K L Kalra, Dr S Acharaya
“Analysis of 46 cases of Spondylolisthesis treated with instrumentation and Posterolateral fusion”. At Association of Spine Surgeons of India 2004 held at Pune on 23-25th of February 2004..
Presenters – Dr R Chopra, Dr K L Kalra, Dr S Acharaya
“Radiation exposure in common Orthopaedics procedures”.
Presented in South Wales Orthopaedics meeting, Bridgend U.K. in March 2006.
Presenters -Dr R Chopra, Dr R R Chopra, Mr A R Guha, Mr G Morgan
“Estimation of the Radiation exposure in common Orthopaedics procedures”.
Presented as a E Poster podium presentation in 8th EFORT Congress 2007 in Florence, .
Presenters -Dr R Chopra, Dr R R Chopra, Mr A R Guha, Mr G Morgan
Does a mobile bearing knee have a role in the treatment of arthritis in young patients?.
Presented as an E Poster podium presentation in 10th EFORT Congress 2009 in Vienna. .
Presenters- Mr S Haleem, Mr R Indluru, Mr. A Khanna, Mr. R Chopra, Mr. A Kumar)
Evaluation of the role of mobile bearing total knee arthroplasty for valgus arthritic knees using a lateral capsular approach with vastus lateralis proximal realignment.
Presented as an E Poster podium presentation in 10th EFORT Congress 2009 in Vienna.
Presenters- Mr S Haleem, Mr R Indluru, Mr A Khanna, Mr R Chopra, Mr. A Kumar
Radiological and survivorship analysis for LCS uncemented TKR in Sero-positive Rheumatoid arthritis at 15 years follow-up.
Presenters -Sudhahar TA, Akkena S, Chopra R, Murphy P, Wood PLR, Raut V.
Presented as a podium presentation in at APOA conference 2012 at New Delhi, India.
Mid to long term survival of cemented zirconia-polyethylene total hip replacements..
Presenters -Rajat Chopra, Peter Kay, R.Sreekumar, B.M.Wroblewski .
Presented as a podium presentation in at APOA conference 2012 at New Delhi, India.
The Application of PLADTM to Prevent Recurrent Dislocation of THR.
Presenters – R Chopra, Sreekumar R, Hodgkinson JP.
Presented as a podium presentation in at APOA conference 2012 at New Delhi, India.
Alignment Ii Primary Knee Arthroplasty Surgery- A Survivorship Analysis..
Presenters- R Chopra, A K Gambhir, R Sreekumar, , M L Porter.
Presented as a podium presentation in at APOA conference 2012 at New Delhi, India.
Unexplained Pain After Total Knee Replacement; Risk Factors V Sinclair, R Chopra, M Hakimi, V Raut.
Presented as an e poster presentation in at APOA conference 2012 at New Delhi, India.
A modification of an existing surgical technique to reconstruct the Scapholunate ligament. Chopra RR, Chopra R, Murali SR.
Presented in the International federation of Society for Surgery of Hand (IFSSH) March 2013 conference, New Delhi, India
Efficacy of Alternate Day Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) in Skeletal Tuberculosis -- A Retrospective Study , presented at IOACON ,2016, Kochi in Dec 2016.
"Comparison of Core Decompression with Non-Vascularized Bone Grafting in stage II and III Ficat Arlet of Osteonecrosis Femoral head” "Comparison of Core Decompression with Non-Vascularized Bone Grafting in stage II and III Ficat Arlet of Osteonecrosis Femoral head” Dr N Rana, Dr R Chopra ,presented at IOACON ,2016, Kochi in Dec 2016.

AUDIT EXPERIENCE

Two year Audit of the Mortality presented in Orthopaedics Audit meeting in Princess of Wales hospital, Bridgend, Wales.
Estimation of the Radiation exposure in common Orthopaedics proceduresPresented in Orthopaedics Audit meeting in Princess of Wales hospital, Bridgend, Wales
Role of IPSS (International Prostate Symptoms Score) in male patients undergoing Arthroplasty presented in Orthopaedics Audit meeting in Princess of Wales hospital, Bridgend, Wales

TECHNICAL COURSES/ CONFERENCES

Trauma Society of India Conference (Hands on workshop) : 27 - 28th Feb, 1999, New Delhi, India.
Course on “ Spinal cord injuries -Acute Management & rehabilitation Care” : 1-5th Nov 2000, New Delhi, India
Seminar on Management of Difficult Non unions : 18th November 2000, Ludhiana, India
4th A.O. Alumni Association : 1-3rd December 2000, Manesar,India
Post graduate Orthopedics Instructional Course by Bombay Orthopedics Society : 16th June 2002, Mumbai, India
FANCON 2002 Indian Foot Society Annual Conference : 6-8th Sept 2002,Mumbai, India
Symposium on current Trends in Total Knee Arthoplasty : 29-30th Dec 2002, New Delhi, India.
E- Benefits : 18th Nov 2004 POW Hosp,UK
BLS & In Hospital CPR : 20th Dec 2004, POW Hosp,UK
ECDL Induction Course : 20th Dec 2004, POW Hosp, UK.
Welsh Risk Pool Assessment : 14th Apr 2005, POW Hosp, UK
ALS Course (Cleared) : 8-10th June 2005, Merthyr Tydfil, UK
Basic Surgical Skills : 1-3rd Nov 2005, WIMAT, Cardiff, UK.
ATLS Course (Cleared) : 30th Nov –02nd Dec 2005, Wrexham Maelor Hospital,UK
Clinical course in Orthopaedics : 15 Dec 2006, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
EFFORT 2007 : 11-15 May 2007, Florence.
A O Principles in Operative Fracture management : 25-28 June 2007.Leeds U K
Arthroscopy skills course : 25 Oct 2007, RCPSG, Glasgow
4th Controversies in Hip Arthroplasty : 22, 23 Nov 2007, RNOH Stanmore, UK
Leeds Practical Hip and knee course : 7-9th May 2008, Leeds, UK
Bolton Knee meeting : 15,16 May 2008, Bolton , UK
Biomet Europe orthopaedics education : 18th June 2008, Biomet Factory Programme Swindon, UK
Indian orthopaedics society annual Conference : 28,29 June 2008, Liverpool,UK
Basic Hoffman external Fixation Course : 10 July 2008, Wrightington Upper limb unit, UK
Summer university course – Hip Arthroplasty : 27-29th Aug 2008, Edinburgh, UK
Watanabe Shoulder Arthroscopy Course- Diagnostic and Therapeutic : 25, 26 Nov 2008, Edinburgh, UK
DVR Plate fixation course : 27 June 2009, Wrightington Upper limb unit, UK
ATLS Course : 01 Oct 2010 Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster
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