About Dr. Rajesh Kushwaha

Dr. Rajesh Khushwaha is well known Joint Replacement and complex Trauma Surgeon from Kolkata. After completing his M.B.B.S. he did D.ortho from Pune and M.S. from Manglore.

He did his fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery at Hospital SUD in France under the guidance of Prof. D. Saragaglia. He did his specialization in Arthroscopic Surgery from France. He also did his specialization in deformity correction surgeries in Polio and cerebral palsy at Birrd Hospital, Tirupati.


Knee Replacement

The objective of a Knee Replacement Surgery is to resurface the parts of the knee joint that have been damaged

Hip Replacement

A total hip replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased cartilage and bone of the hip joint is surgically...

spine surgery

Spine surgery is traditionally done as “open surgery.” This means that the area being operated on is opened with a...



What is an orthopaedic doctor?

An orthopaedic doctor, also known as an orthopaedist, is a medical doctor (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) who specializes in the musculoskeletal system—bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves.

What is an orthopaedic surgeon?

Orthopaedic surgeons are specialized in the musculoskeletal system; many orthopaedists specialize in certain areas of the body, such as foot and ankle, hand and wrist, back, or neck and spine. Additionally, orthopaedic doctors may focus on a specific field of orthopaedics, like pediatrics, sports medicine, and trauma.

What is arthritis?

The word arthritis literally means “joint inflammation.” Arthritis refers to a group of more than 100 rheumatic diseases and other conditions that cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that damages the lining surrounding our joints while also destroying our bones, tissue, and joints over time.

Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition that slowly damages the cartilage surrounding the ends of bones and is common in the hip, knee, and spine.

What is a ligament?

A ligament is an elastic band of tissue that connects bone to bone and provides stability to the joint.

If I see an orthopaedic surgeon, will he or she generally recommend surgery?

Most orthopedic injuries and conditions are treated without surgery, using a range of treatments that include activity modification, physical therapy, and medications. Surgery is an option for certain orthopedic problems and often for those conditions that do not alleviate symptoms.

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