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Dr. Ratnakar Rao

HOD - Sr. Consultant Joint Replacements and Arthroscopic Surgeon

Speciality

Orthopaedics

Qualification

MBBS, MS (Ortho)

Experience

18 Years

Location

CARE Hospitals, HITEC City, Hyderabad

Bio

Dr Ratnakar Rao is a specialist in Orthopaedics having experience of 18 years. He pursued his MBBS degree from Andhra Medical College, India. He completed MS in Orthopaedics from Andhra Medical College, India. 

Being a well-known member of the Indian Orthopaedic association of India, Dr Rao is the best surgeon in performing different types of joint replacement surgeries like hip, knee and shoulder. 

Dr Ratnakar Rao is a general and paediatric orthopaedist. He provides comprehensive trauma care for complex and acetabulum fractures. He also specialises in treating orthopaedics disorders in the sports field. He prescribes sports medicine for curing ACL & PCL reconstruction, meniscus repair, bankart repair and cuff repair. 

Dr Rao is a multilingual person who knows Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English. Dr Ratnakar Rao is currently working as Sr. Consultant Joint Replacements and Arthroscopic Surgeon (HOD) at CARE Hospitals, HITEC City, Hyderabad.


Fields of Experience

  • Joint Replacement (knee , hip and shoulder)
  • Trauma Care (complex and acetabulam fractures )
  • Sports Medicine ( acl & pcl reconsruction, meniscus repair, bankart repair, cuff repair )
  • General Orthopedics
  • Paediatric Orthopedics


Research Presentations

  • Faculty in mid term CME global trends in management of fractures on 27th January 2019 Hyderbad , KIMS Hospital
  • Given talk on sacrum fractures in AOPAS 2018 on 24 March in Bangalore.
  • Given talk on antiglide plate fibula in CCT 2018 on 26th March in Hyderabad.
  • Conducted hands on workshop in TOSACON on knee saw bones and hip on cadaver held in Warangal 9th March 2018.
  • Given lecture on stratification of fracture pattern and prognosticators in acetabulam fracture on 10th march 2018 in Warangal TOSACON
  • Given lecture on revision ACL reconstruction in Bangladesh
  • Given lecture on how do I handle rotator cuff tear in Bangladesh
  • Conducted saw bone workshop on Distal Femur fractures and proximal tibia fractures


Publications

  • The incidence of deep vein thrombosis following total knee replacement in the Singapore population: A prospective study
  • The use of a tourniquet during the cementing phase of total knee replacement and its impact on clinical outcomes: A prospective study
  • Performance of High Flexion Knee Designs In A South East Asian Patient Cohort – Zimmer


Education

  • MBBS - Andhra Medical College, India (1995 -2001)
  • MS - Orthopaedics, Andhra Medical College, India (2003 -2006)
  • Tutor, Christian Medical College, Vellore (2007- 2008)
  • Observership with ross Crawford, Prince Charles hospital, Brisbane, Australia (June 2009)
  • AR fellowship with Prof. suresh Nathan at NUHS Singapore (Dec 2010 - Jun 2011)
  • A O TRAUMA fellowship under PROF. NOBERT HASS. Charithe university Berlin, Germany (Jun 2015 - Jul 2015)


Awards and Recognitions

  • Faculty in mid term CME global trends in management of fractures on 27th January 2019 Hyderbad , KIMS Hospital
  • Given talk on sacrum fractures in AOPAS 2018 on 24 March in Bangalore.
  • Given talk on antiglide plate fibula in CCT 2018 on 26th March in Hyderabad.
  • Conducted hands on workshop in TOSACON on knee saw bones and hip on cadaver held in Warangal 9th March 2018.
  • Given lecture on stratification of fracture pattern and prognosticators in acetabulam fracture on 10th march 2018 in Warangal TOSACON
  • Given lecture on revision ACL reconstruction in Bangladesh
  • Given lecture on how do I handle rotator cuff tear in Bangladesh
  • Conducted saw bone workshop on Distal Femur fractures and proximal tibia fractures


Languages Known

Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English


Fellow Membership

  • Indian Orthopaedic association of india LM7445
  • A O Trauma member - 54541
  • Sicot associate member
  • AOPAS INDIA
  • OASIS


Past Positions

  • Sr. registrar with Dr. Akhil dadi, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad (June 2008 – 2009)
  • Junior consultant , Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad (2010 – 2011)
  • Consultant Orthopaedician, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad (2012 – 2016)
  • Senior Consultant Orthopaedician, Continental Hospital, Hyderabad (2017 – 2019)

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