Dr. Rajagopalan Krishnan: Top Spine Surgeon in India - Safartibbi

Dr. Rajagopalan Krishnan

Senior Consultant
Spine Surgery
47+ years of experience
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

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    About Dr. Rajagopalan Krishnan

    • Dr. Rajagopalan Krishnan is one of the top Spine surgeons in India, with a vast experience of more than 47 years.
    • Presently, he is associated as Senior Consultant, Spine Surgery and Joint Replacement Surgeon at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in Sarita Vihar, Delhi.
    • His services are among the most demanded in India with More than 3000 OPD patients per year & more than 350 spine surgeries a year.
    • He specialises in treating all spinal disorders ranging from the gamut to the disc and degenerative disorders to spinal deformities, spinal infections, spinal trauma, and spinal tumours.
    • His Interests are in complex spine surgery including craniocervical surgery, lumbopelvic reconstruction, cervical osteotomy, complex revision of failed spine surgery and shape memory metal rod and staple instrumentation systems for spinal deformities.
    • Some of the services provided by Dr Krishnan are Ankle-Brachial Index, Spinal Diseases, Foot Injury Treatment, Orthopaedic physical therapy and High-Risk Wound Care etc
    • He had developed his own techniques for Sacral Tarlov cysts and anterior long and short-segment instrumented correction for paediatric and adult spinal deformities.
    • Dr. Rajagopalan Krishnan is also committed to teaching a 4-month Basic Spine Course at prestigious MAMC every year for postgraduates and intends to develop Advanced Spine Workshops in due course.

    Qualification & Training of Dr. Rajagopalan Krishnan

    • MBBS- Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    • MS (Orthopaedics)- Central Institute of Orthopedics, Safdarjung Hospital
    • MCh- Royal Postgraduate Medical School & Hammersmith Hospital, London
    • FRCS

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Cervical and lumbar disc replacements
    • vertebrectomy
    • Reconstruction for spinal trauma
    • Spinal tumours
    • Spinal deformities


    • British Orthopaedic Association
    • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
    • Delhi Spine Society
    • Delhi Medical Council
    • Arthritis & Rheumatism Council
    • The Wolfson Foundation

    List of Treatments

    • Kyphosis (Hunchback) Treatment
    • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
    • Ankle-Brachial Index
    • Foot Injury Treatment
    • Orthopaedic physical therapy
    • High-Risk Wound Care
    • Neck and Spine Biopsy
    • Neuropathy Assessment
    • Cervical Corpectomy
    • Foraminotomy
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Laminoplasty
    • Laminotomy
    • Lumbar Laminectomy for Spine
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Anterior Cervical
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Nucleoplasty
    • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
    • Revision Spine Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion Surgery
    • Spinal Laminectomy
    • Total Disc Replacement
    • Vertebroplasty
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Reconstruction Of Traumatic Cervical
    • Spinal Disc Replacement
    • Spinal Endoscopic Surgery
    • Stabilisation Of Traumatic Spine
    • Spine Tumour Surgery
    • Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery
    • Spine Decompression Surgery
    • Surgery for Spina Bifida
    • Comprehensive Myelopathy – Spinal Cord Surgery
    • Spinal Instrumentation
    • Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
    • Spondylitis
    • Slip Disc
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Disc Herniation
    • Prolapsed Disc
    • Spinal Cord Injury – Stem Cell Treatment

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