Dr. Rajesh Rachha, Senior Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics Joint Replacement, Knee, Foot & Ankle surgery

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics Joint Replacement, Knee, Foot & Ankle surgery

Dr. Rajesh Rachha

MBBS, DIP (ORTHO), MRCS (UK), FRCS UK (Tr & Ortho) Fellow Of European Board of Orthopaedcis & Trauma (FEBOT) CCT (UK)

Senior Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics Joint Replacement, Knee, Foot & Ankle surgery


  • CCT (On specialist Register Tr & Orth , UK), March 2016
  • FRCS (Tr & Orth) Feb 2012 – UK
  • FEBOT (Fellow of European Board Ortho & Trauma) Oct 2011
  • MRCS (Glasgow) June 2007
  • PLAB Examination, GMC UK. March 2004
  • DNB Resident ORTHOPAEDICS Nizams institute of Medical sciences, Hyderabad (2001-2003)
  • Dip (Ortho) – Post Graduate Diploma, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (2001)
  • MBBS, JSS Medical College, Mysore University (1999)

Professional synopsis:

Dr. Rajesh. R is a senior consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics, with 18years of experience and specialises in the disorders of Hip, Knee, Foot, and ankle and in managing complex trauma.

Dr. Rajesh Lived in the UK for 12 years and worked in some of the renowned Orthopaedic centers of excellence in the UK. He pursued sub-specialty fellowships in lower limb Arthroplasty and “Foot & Ankle” surgery and relocated to India after being awarded the UK Certificate of Completion of training (CCT) in Trauma & Orthopaedics.

Foot and Ankle surgery is an upcoming specialty in India and Dr.Rajesh is one among the few surgeons who have undergone fellowship training in Foot & Ankle from the UK.

He was a faculty member for several courses, presented many papers at national and international levels as a trainee and as a faculty and has several publications in peer-reviewed journals to his credit.


  • Indian foot & Ankle society
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Indian Orthopaedic Society , UK (IOS-UK)
  • Past member of BOA (British Orthopaedic Association

Special Training:

  • Fellowship training in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy and soft tissue knee surgery for 1 ½ year in Leicester University Hospitals, UK
  • Fellowship training in Foot and Ankle surgery for 1 year in Stepping Hill hospital, UK
  • Expert computer knee Navigation surgery, Vienna, Austria
  • Cadaveric Soft tissue Knee Surgery – York, UK
  • Royal College of Surgeons (England) Faculty for Knee arthroscopy Course
  • Barouk Forefoot surgery; Bordeaux/France
  • AO Foot and Ankle Course, Bristol, UK
  • Faculty on Manchester Hindfoot cadaveric course.
  • Faculty for FRCS Orth Viva and Clinical courses.
  • Advanced Cadaveric courses


  • Lower Limb Joint Replacement Surgery (Knee & Hip Replacement)
  • Arthroscopy (keyhole) & Ligament reconstruction surgery around Knee and Ankle
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Arthritis
    • Deformity corrections around foot and ankle
    • Ligamentous reconstruction
    • Achilles tendon issues
  • Sports Injuries management
  • Management of routine and complex trauma

Research & Publications:

  1. Rheumatoid Foot Disorders ;
    Book Chapter in “Text book of Orthopaedics & Trauma” (4volumes) Chapter-310 Rajesh Rachha & Rakesh Dalal
  2. Short Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus : Short-term and Medium-term Results
    Rakesh Dalal, Rajesh Rachha, [Year:2017] [Month:January-June] [Volumn:4 ] [Number:1] [Pages No:14-18] [Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Asia Pacific)]
  3. Reduced Length of stay with Minimally Invasive Achilles Tendon Repair
    “Acta Orthopaedica Belgica”. 2016 No:3(Vol.82/3) P.632-636 [C Kocialkowski, R Rachha, A Shoaib]
  4. Proximal Tibial Bone Grafting in Foot and Ankle Surgery J Foot Ankle Surg (Asia-Pacific) 2015;2(1): 27-30. Rajesh Rachha, R Dalal, D
  5. Os Intermetatarseum revisited – a case report of a rare variant and review of literature ; J Foot Ankle Surg (Asia-Pacific) 2015;2(1): 47-50. [Rajesh Rachha, A Gorva]
  6. Reverse Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Varus following surgery for Hallux valgus. J Foot Ankle Surg (Asia-Pacific) 2014;1(2): 52-54. R Rachha, Rakesh Dalal
  7. Medium-term results of the Miller-Galante Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty with 10-year survivorship. Acta Orthop. Belg., 2013, 79, 197-204. R Rachha, K Veravalli, M.Sood
  8. Unusual presentation of acute atraumatic peroneal compartment syndrome – A case report and review of literature  Injury ExtraVolume 41, Issue 11November 2010Pages 115-117 N. Qasim, R. Rachha, M. Sood
  9. Prevention of contamination from cement fragments during revision hip and knee arthroplasty. Rachha R, Sood M. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2009 Nov;91(8):716-7
  10. A technique for the fabrication of a reinforced moulded articulating cement spacer in two-stage revision total hip arthroplasty. Kent M, Rachha R, Sood M.Int Orthop. 2010 Oct;34(7):949-53.
  11. Pathological fractures as the presenting symptom of Parathyroid Adenoma – A report of three cases, Rajesh Rachha British Journal of Medical Practitioners. Vol-1 number-1; September -2008 – 26-29
  12. Dislocation Of Distal Radioulnar Joint Associated With Fracture Both Bones Of Forearm – A Prospective Study,  Rajesh Rachha, Mr.R Shetty, Dr Bhaskarananda Kumar Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol 30B; Supplement 1;june 2005 page 39-40
  13. Delayed Catastrophic Vascular Complication Following Total Hip Replacement A case Report.  Rajesh.Rachha, Mr.M.K.Sood “Hip International” (Official Journal of the European Hip Society) Vol 16,proceedings No.4; 2006, page 167
  14. Stemmed McMinn Cup In Acetabular Osteolysis, Rajesh.Rachha, Mr.R.Shetty,  Mr. P. Housden “Hip International” (Official Journal of the European Hip Society)  Vol 16, proceedings No.2; 2006, page 151
  15. A Simple Protocol for Ensuring Reproducible Magnification of Radiographs for Templating in Hip Replacement Surgery. M Rehman; R Rachha; and M K Sood  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British Volume, Vol 90-B, SUPP_III, August 2008 pg. 549.