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Dr. Rahul Kakran

Dr. Rahul Kakran

Senior Consultant, Orthopaedics

Department
Orthopaedics

About Dr. Rahul Kakran

Dr. Rahul Kakran is one of the Best Orthopedic Doctors in Yashoda Hospital Ghaziabad. Dr. Rahul Kakran has over 11 years of post-qualification experience in treating fractures and dislocated joints. His more than 6 years of experience have been in treating spinal and joints pathology. has over 11 years of post-qualification experience in treating fractures and dislocated joints, out of which his more than 6 years of experience have been in treating spinal and joints pathology. He is an expert in performing minimally invasive spine surgeries such as percutaneous pedicle screw fixation, TLIF, balloon kyphoplasty, and microendoscopic discectomy with a vast experience of more than 500 surgeries. He also carries out deformity correction surgery in adult males. Besides this, he has successfully performed a grade III spondylolisthesis surgery on a 60-year-old female from Andhra Pradesh. Dr. Kakran has also performed various posterior long segment fixations by MISS Technique till D8 level independently along with treating complex fractures of upper and lower limbs. He has also performed primary joint replacement surgeries independently and has assisted in over 500 revision surgeries.

Apart from all this, he manages OPD patients independently with the right to admit them and is responsible for all administrative procedures around their admission, discharge, and insurance. In the emergency trauma unit, he manages polytrauma patients and treats complex intra-articular fractures.

Academically, Dr. Kakran has been extremely active in attending numerous workshops, symposiums, conferences, and has taken a number of courses both nationally and internationally.

Educational Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
  • M.S. (Orthopaedics), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and PGIMER, New Delhi
  • M.Ch., University of Seychelles

 

Experiences

Over 11 years of medical experience

Specializations

  • Minimal Invasive Spine Surgeries (percutaneous pedicle screw fixation, TLIF, balloon kyphoplasty, microendoscopic discectomy)
  • Deformity Correction Surgery
  • Grade III spondylolisthesis surgery 
  • Posterior long segment fixation by MISS technique till D8 Level
  • Complex fractures of upper and lower limbs
  • Primary joint replacement surgeries 
  • Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Bankart repair
  • Rotator cuff surgeries 
  • Multi-ligament surgeries of knees
  • Complex acetabulum fractures
  • Spinal Surgeries
  • Arthroscopy of knee, shoulder, and ankle
  • Arthroplasty of hip and knee
  • Pediatric orthopedic surgeries
  • Orthopedic tumor surgeries
  • Hand surgeries
  • Trauma surgeries

Research & Publications

  • His work on 'Listhesis Correction Surgery' was published in the annual edition of Fortis Healthcare magazine
  • His articles on 'Spinal Trauma' are published in various health magazines and newspapers including Dainik Jagran

Education Fellowship

  • Fellowship, Indo-American Spine Alliance (IASA)

Memberships

  • Member, AO Spine Society
  • Member, Delhi Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, SICOT, Belgium

Training

  • MSR Spine Symposium: Controversies in Degenerative Lumbar Spine and Minimal Access Spine Surgery 
  • Cadaveric Hands-on Workshop on Conventional TLIF, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of  Neurosciences, Karnataka Medical Council, 2008
  • International Symposium on Emergency Medicine and Trauma, Artemis Hospital, 2008
  • Indian Railway Orthopaedic Association 3rd Annual Conference, 2008
  • Dynamic External Fixator Course, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, 2008
  • Advanced Knee ACL Reconstruction Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Workshop, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, 2008
  • Delhi Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference, 2009
  • Delhi Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference, 2010
  • 2nd Zimmer India Trauma Course, 2010
  • Vascular Anastomosis Workshop, 2011 at Dr.Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital & PGIMER, New Delhi
  • Advances in Surgical management of Spinal Vertebral Compression Fractures, Hands-on Course, Gurugram, Medanta - The Medicity, 2014
  • AO Spine Principles Course, 2014
  • AO Spine Advanced Course, 2015
  • 1st International Workshop for Percutaneous TLIF with O-Arm Navigation, Bumrungrad International Hospital, Mahidol University, 2015
  • 2nd GSM International Spine Cadaver Course on MIS & Deformity Correction, 2015
  • MISSICON, Delhi, 2016
  • ISKAA, Delhi, 2016
  • Spine Instruction Course, Zimmer Biomet, 2016
  • World Spine Congress 7, Delhi, 2016
  • Cadaver Course on MAST, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru, 2016
  • Arthroscopic Assisted Endoscopic Spine Surgery Course, Trinity Hospital and Medical Research Institute Chandigarh, 2018
  • Chula Soft Cavader Course on Knee Ligament and Meniscal Injuries, Bangkok, 2018
  • The PUMC Orthopaedics Departments Face to Face Scoliosis Correction Course, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, 2018
  • Certificate Course in Orthopaedic Oncology, Nanavati Hospital, 2018
  • Certificate of Participation, JCOT- IJO Scientific Writing Course, Feb 2019