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Dr Rajesh Rachha
Qualification : MBBS, Dip (Ortho), (DNB), MRCS (Glasgow), FEBOT, FRCS (TR & Ortho), CCT (UK)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Orthopedics  
Email : dr.rajesh.rachha@carehospitals.com  
Location : CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    CARE Hospitals, Hi-tech City, Hyderabad
Qualifications
  • CCT (On specialist Register Tr & Orth, UK) March 2016
  • FRCS (Tr & Orth), Feb 2012
  • FEBOT (Fellow of European Board Ortho & Trauma), Oct 2011
  • MRCS (Glasgow), June 2007
  • PLAB Examination — GMC, UK (March 2004)
  • DNB Resident (Senior Registrar), Orthopaedics − Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (2001-2003)
  • Post Graduate Diploma Orthopedics — Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (2001)
  • MBBS — JSS Medical College, Mysore University, Mysore (1999)
Past Positions
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust, Luton, UK (Feb 2015 – June 2016)
  • Knee & Hip Fellowship, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK (Aug 2013 – Jan 2015 )
  • Post FRCS Foot & Ankle Fellowship, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport Hospital NHS Trust, Stockport, UK (Aug 2012 – Aug 2013)
  • Senior Clinical Fellow (Registrar), Trauma and Orthopedics, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford, UK (Aug 2007 – Aug 2012)
  • SHO, Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Bedford General Hospital, Bedford, UK (Aug 2005 – July 2007)
  • SHO, Trauma and Orthopedics, William Harvey Hospital (East Kent NHS Trust), Ashford, UK (Feb – Aug 2005)
  • SHO, Trauma and Orthopedics, Kent & Canterbury Hospital (East Kent NHS Trust), Canterbury, UK (Aug 2004 – Feb 2005)
Special Training
  • Fellowship training in hip & knee arthroplasty and soft tissue knee surgery, Leicester University Hospitals, UK (1 ½ years)
  • Fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport Hospital NHS Trust, Stockport, UK (1 year)
  • Expert computer knee navigation surgery, Vienna, Austria
  • Cadaveric soft tissue knee surgery, York, UK
  • Faculty for Knee Arthroscopy Course, Royal College of Surgeons (England), UK
  • Barouk forefoot surgery, Bordeaux, France
  • AO Foot and Ankle Course, Bristol, UK
  • Faculty, Manchester Hind Foot Cadaveric Course
  • Faculty, FRCS Orth Viva and Clinical Courses
  • Advanced Cadaveric Courses
  • National and international trauma & orthopaedic courses and conferences every year
Research & presentations
  • Short scarf osteotomy for Hallux valgus – medium term results. Duration: 1 year Supervisor: Mr Dalal, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport Hospital NHS Trust, Stockport, UK
  • Results of Miller Galante unicompartmental knee replacement. Duration: 3 years Supervisor: Mr M K Sood, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford, UK
  • Evaluation of distal radioulnar joint in fracture both bones of forearm. Duration: 3 years
    Research Supervisor: Dr Bhaskaranand Kumar, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

International Presentations:

  • Reduced length of stay with minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair. C Kocialkowski, S Javed, R Rachha, A Shoaib. EFORT Congress, London, UK (June 2014)
  • Short scarf osteotomy for Hallux Valgus — medium term results. Rajesh Rachha, R Dalal, A Chourasia, S Javed. 34th SICOT Orthopedic World Conference, Hyderabad (2013); E-poster: AOFAS annual meeting, Hollywood, Florida, USA (2013)
  • Results of a surgical strategy for salvage of failed silastic joint replacements. Rajesh Rachha, O Alasawaf, S Javed, A Shoaib. 34th SICOT Orthopedic World Conference, Hyderabad (2013); BOA Congress, ICC, Birmingham, UK (2013); E poster: AOFAS annual meeting, Hollywood, Florida, USA (2013)
  • Do older patients benefit disproportionately more from Achilles tendon repair? Rajesh Rachha, C Kocialkowski, A Shoaib. 34th SICOT Orthopedic World Conference, Hyderabad (2013); E-poster: AOFAS annual meeting, Hollywood, Florida, USA (2013)
  • OsIntermetatarseum revisited – a case report of a rare variant and review of literature. Rajesh Rachha, A Gorva. 34th SICOT Orthopedic World Conference, Hyderabad (2013)
  • Changes in foot dimensions after forefoot surgery – what can patients expect? Rajesh Rachha, Z Hakim, A Shoaib. AOFAS annual meeting, Hollywood, Florida, USA (2013); BOA Congress, ICC, Birmingham, UK (2013)
  • Proximal tibial bone grafting in foot and ankle surgery. Rajesh Rachha, R Dalal, D Leonard. BOA Congress, ICC, Birmingham, UK (2013)
  • Unusual presentation of acute atraumatic peroneal compartment syndrome – a case report and review of literature. R Rachha, Sood M. 10th EFORT Congress, Vienna, Austria (2009)
  • Clinical and radiological outcome of Porus Tantalum monoblock acetabular cup in primary total hip arthroplasty. S Qasim, Rachha, R, Sood, M. 10th EFORT Congress, Vienna, Austria (2009)
  • Torus fractures of distal radius — are we overtreating it? Patil, P, Rachha, R, Bhanu, P, Tandon, V, Zubairy A. 9th EFORT Congress, Nice, France (2008)
  • Chevron and Mitchell’s osteotomies for Hallux Valgus: A study of outcome and clinico-radiological assessment. Patil, P, Rachha, R, Subramaniam, S Sahni. 9th EFORT Congress, Nice, France (2008)
  • Early failure of a second generation metal on-metal THA due to a metal hypersensitivity reaction. Rachha R, Patil P, Sood M. 9th EFORT Congress, Nice, France (2008)
  • A simple protocol for ensuring reproducible magnification of radiographs for templating in hip replacement surgery. M Rehman, R Rachha, M K Sood. British Hip Society, Leeds, UK (2007)
  • Intermediate results of Miller Galante unicondylar knee replacement with 10-year survivorship analysis. R Rachha, K Veravalli, M K Sood. 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy (2007)
  • An unusual case of prosthetic modular femoral head dissociation due to chronic failure of the femoral trunion. S Karla, R Rachha, M K Sood. European Hip Society, Turkey (2006)
  • Stemmed McMin cup in acetabular osteolysis. R Rachha, R Shetty, P Housden. European Hip Society, Turkey (2006)
  • Delayed catastrophic vascular complication following total hip replacement – a case report. R Rachha, M K Sood. European Hip Society, Turkey (2006); Poster: 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy (2007)
  • A novel technique for the fabrication of an inexpensive reinforced moulded articulating cemented spacer for use in two-staged revision total hip arthroplasty. M Kent, R Rachha, M K Sood. Poster: British Hip Society, Edinburgh, UK (2006); Presentation: European Hip Society, Turkey (2006); Poster: 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy (2007)
  • Dislocation of distal radioulnar joint associated with fracture of both bones of forearm – a prospective study. R Rachha, R Shetty, B Kumar. British Trauma Society, Athens, Greece (2005); FESSH & EFSHT Congress, Sweden (2005)
Publications
  • Rajesh Rachha, R Dalal. Proximal tibial bone grafting in foot and ankle surgery. J Foot Ankle Surg (Asia-Pacific) 2015; 2: 27-30
  • Rajesh Rachha, A Gorva. OsIntermetatarseum revisited – a case report of a rare variant and review of literature. J Foot Ankle Surg (Asia-Pacific) 2015; 2: 47-50
  • Ricci Plastow, R Rachha, Rakesh Dalal. Reverse scarf osteotomy for Hallux Varus following surgery for Hallux Valgus. J Foot Ankle Surg (Asia-Pacific) 2014; 1: 52-54R
  • Rachha, K Veravalli, M Sood. Medium term results of the Miller-Galante unicompar tmental knee arthroplasty with 10 year survivorship. Acta Orthop. Belg. 2013; 79: 197-204
  • SN Qasim, R Rachha, M Sood. Unusual presentation of acute atraumatic peroneal compartment syndrome – A case report and review of literature. Injury Extra 2010; 41, Issue 11, 115-117
  • Rachha R, Sood M. Prevention of contamination from cement fragments during revision hip and knee arthroplasty. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2009; 91: 716-7
  • Kent M, Rachha R, Sood M. A technique for the fabrication of a reinforced moulded articulating cement spacer in two-stage revision total hip arthroplasty. Int Orthop. 2010; 34: 949-53
  • Rajesh Rachha. Pathological fractures as the presenting symptom of parathyroid adenoma – a report of three cases. British Journal of Medical Practitioners 2008; 1, 1: 26-29
  • Rajesh Rachha, R Shetty, Bhaskarananda Kumar. Dislocation of distal radioulnar joint associated with fracture both bones of forearm – a prospective study. Journal of Hand Surgery 2005; 30B (Supp 1): 39-40
  • Rajesh Rachha, MK Sood. Delayed catastrophic vascular complication following total hip replacement, a case report. Hip International 2006; 16, 4: 167
  • Rajesh Rachha, R Shetty, P Housden. Stemmed McMinn cup in acetabular osteolysis. Hip International 2006; 16,2: 151
  • M Rehman, R Rachha, M K Sood. A simple protocol for ensuring reproducible magnification of radiographs for templating in hip replacement surgery. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume; 90-B (Supp III): 549
Memberships
  • British Orthopedic Association
  • Indian Orthopedic Society, UK
  • Indian Orthopedic Association