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Dr. Jitendra Maheshwari

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Dr. Jitendra Maheshwari

Dr. Jitendra Maheshwari is an Orthopedic Surgeon at Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science & Research, New Delhi. He did his MBBS from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi in 1979, and Masters in Surgery in Orthopaedics from the same Institute in 1982. He subsequently did his registrarship from Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, New Delhi in 1983-86. He was appointed to the faculty of AIIMS in 1986, where he worked for 12 years.

He was awarded the commonwealth fellowship in 1992, during which he worked at different hospitals in United Kingdom in units specializing in knee & shoulder surgery. He was also awarded the Johnson and Johnson fellowship from the Indian Orthopaedic Association. During his long tenure at AIIMS, he focused on knee and shoulder surgery. He also authored the landmark book 'Essential Orthopaedics' which is widely acclaimed all over the country.

He left AIIMS in 1998, and worked at various hospitals of Delhi such as Delhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopeadics (DITO) and Max hospital. Presently he is with the Joint Disease Clinic of Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, New Delhi and Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science & Research, New Delhi. He is also the director of the Knee and Shoulder clinic, New Delhi.

Over the years he has vast experience in knee surgery, including joint replacement, arthroscopy, trauma and reconstructive surgery.

Besides his famous book 'Essential Orthopaedics', he has a number of publications in reputed journals to his credit. He is also frequently invited as a speaker at National and International conferences.