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Dr Rahul Orthopedics

Dr. Rahul Shah

Associate Consultant – Orthopaedics

MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics), D. Ortho, Fellowship in Joint Replacement, Fellowship in Arthroscopy & Sports Injury
Hindi, English, Gujarati, Kannada

Dr. Rahul Shah is a dual fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon, focusing on Adult Reconstruction, including "total joints," and Arthroscopic procedures for sports-related injuries. He earned his MBBS and completed his orthopaedic residency at Pt. J.N.M. Medical College, Raipur. Recognized as a top graduate and Best Outstanding student, he was awarded multiple College and University Gold Medals during the convocation ceremony by the Late PM Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee and later by ex-ISRO chairman Shri G. Madhavan Nair for his excellent academic performance.

Dr. Shah underwent additional training in joint replacement at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. This training contributed to his expertise in various advanced techniques, including Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing, Navigated, and Computer-assisted Knee/Hip/Shoulder Replacements (Total/Revision). Furthermore, he completed his fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Injuries at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, where he received extensive training in managing ligament reconstructions for knee, shoulder, ankle, and other sports-related injuries.

Dr. Shah was previously affiliated with Mullaji Knee Clinic, Mumbai and has gained extensive experience through his tenure in several prestigious hospitals across the country, including Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, and Hinduja Hospital, Khar. His professional journey includes numerous joint replacement and arthroscopy surgeries to date.

Dr. Shah's contributions extend beyond the operating room, with multiple paper publications and presentations in national and international conferences. He remains dedicated to the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence, continuously striving to provide the highest quality care to his patients and contribute positively to society as a whole.

Dr. Shah takes pleasure in providing quality, comprehensive, and compassionate medical care to individuals across all age groups, from children to seniors. His specialization lies in addressing musculoskeletal conditions that commonly impact the aging population, such as arthritis. He employs minimally invasive approaches, including Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing, joint preservation, cartilage transfers, and if needed, complex re-alignment procedures to enhance patient outcomes.

Outside of his professional commitments, Dr. Shah dedicates his free time to family moments, reading, swimming, and engaging in table tennis for relaxation and enjoyment.

If you have any inquiries or would like to schedule an appointment, feel free to contact Dr. Rahul Shah for personalized and expert orthopaedic care.

Area of expertise
  • Comprehensive Joint Solutions – Preservation / Resurfacing / Replacement / Revision
  • Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing / Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement – Navigation / Robotic
  • Total / Partial Hip Replacement
  • Total / Partial / Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Arthroscopy – Knee
  • Arthroscopy – Shoulder
  • Cartilage Restoration procedures
  • Sports Injuries
  • Ligament Reconstructions
  • Trauma Management – Complex / Pediatric / Adult / Geriatric
Awards and recognitions
  • University Gold Medals – Highest Aggregate MBBS
  • University Gold Medals – Multiple subjects (Surgery, Anatomy, Physiology)
  • Faculty – Advanced Shoulder Cadaveric Course – St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • ISAKOS 2023 Congress, Boston - E poster – The RajKumar Test as a pathognomic test for Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior (SLAP) lesions and Shoulder Instability
  • IASCON 2022, Coimbatore - Hybrid anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction technique with lateral extra-articular tenodesis in a young active skeletally immature individual
  • International Arthroscopy Academy Meeting 2022, Mumbai - Short term clinical outcome of Bursa augmented Rotator Cuff Repair
  • KOACON 2022, Bengaluru - Tibial spine avulsion fracture fixation using all arthroscopic suture pull through technique – a case series
  • BOSCON 2016, Bangalore - A study of functional outcome of posterior cruciate ligament retaining primary Total knee arthroplasty in arthritic patients
  • AROICON 2014, Raipur - Management options in Giant cell tumour
  • CEZCON 2013, Bhilai - Poster - Osseous involvement in Rhinosporidiosis

Paper Publications :

  • Seven phenotypes of varus osteoarthritic knees can be identified in the coronal plane, Arun Mullaji , Rahul Shah , Ritesh Bhoskar , Abhimanyu Singh , Murtaza Haidermota , Harshad Thakur
  • Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc.. 2021 Jul 20. doi: 10.1007/s00167-021-06676-8
  • Revision of Failed Medial Meniscus Posterior Root Repair: A Case Report. Rinju Krishnan, Sunil LK, Rahul Shah, Abhey Wasdev, Likhith Theodore, Rajkumar S Amaravathi
  • J Orthop Case Rep. 2023 Sep;13(9):42-46. doi: 10.13107/jocr.2023.v13.i09.3870. PMID: 37753135; PMCID: PMC10519303.
  • Current Concepts : Addressing Failed Surgical Reconstruction of the Medial Side of the Knee: A Case Illustration ;
  • Rajkumar S. Amravathi, Rinju Krishnan, Rahul Shah, Sunil LK, Abhey Wasdev ;
  • ISAKOS Newsletter 2023 Volume 1 ;
  • Incidence of venous thrombo-embolism following arthroplasties in lower limbs in Indian population: A prospective study by using colour Doppler imaging ,
  • Rahul Shah, Ambareesh P, Muralidhar N.,
  • International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences, 2019, Volume 5 Issue 4, Pages: 870-873 ; doi:
  • Clinical profile of patients with acute fracture neck of femur,
  • Mahesh Kumar Reddy V, Gowtham G, Abhinav Gandra, Rahul Shah,
  • International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences, 2019, Volume 5 Issue 2, Pages: 1142-1144 ; doi:
  • Outcome of distal femoral fractures treated with locking compression plates,
  • Girisha B.A., Somnath Machani, Rahul Shah, Muralidhar N.,
  • International Journal of Research in Orthopaedics, July-August 2017, Vol 3, issue 4, page 676-680 ; doi :


  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Indian Arthroscopy Society
  • Indian Medical Association