Dr. Ashok Rajgopal is Mentor and Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon with the Orthopaedic department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.
An alumni of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, Dr. Ashok Rajgopal graduated in 1974. He completed his M.S. in 1979 from All India Institute of Medical Science followed by a M.Ch. from University of Liverpool, UK in 1983. He underwent advanced training as Fellow of International Medical Sciences Academy, India, 1996 and is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK 2011.
Dr. Rajgopal has held various positions at many prestigious institutes such as AIIMS-New Delhi; South Port Infirmary, UK and Ormskirk General Hospital, UK. He is the innovator of Persona Knee –a total knee replacement system. He received the 4th Highest Civilian Honour- the Padma Shri in 2014 for outstanding meritorious excellence in orthopaedic surgery, the B. C. Roy Award- 2014 also by the then President of India as a recognition for the best talent in encouraging the development of specialities in different branches in medicine. He has also been the recipient of the Knee Ratna- 2002, Bharat Shiromani- 2009 and the Vishistha Chikitsa Ratna Award- 2012. He was inducted in the “Hall Of Fame” AFMC for his outstanding contribution in the field of orthopaedics.
Dr. Rajgopal is a life member of many professional bodies such as General Medical council (UK), European Knee Association, American Association of Hip Knee and is a reviewer for Journal of Arthroplasty, Knee surgery and The Bone and Joint Journal and has authored several publications.