About  Doctor

Dr. Rajiv Shah

good foot doctor in baroda

M.B.B.S., M.S. (Orthopaedics), Baroda Medical College, Vadodara, Gujarat

Foot & ankle fellow, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Foot & ankle fellow, Chicago, USA

Foot & ankle fellow, Gijon, Spain

India's 1st Foot & Ankle Surgeon

India's 1st Foot & Ankle Centre of Excellence

Director of India's 1st Foot & Ankle Fellowship & Training Centre

Honorary Foot & Ankle Surgeon to Honourable Governor of Gujarat (2018-19)

Vice-Chairman, Asia-Pacific Foot & Ankle Council

Vice President, Asia-Pacific Society for Foot & Ankle Surgery

Executive Board Member, Global Foot & Ankle Council

South Asia Coordinator & international advisor, Foot Innovate

President, Indian Foot & Ankle Society, (2014-15)

National Chairman, Indo-US Foot & ankle course(2010 till date)

Member, editorial board, Asia-Pacific journal of foot & ankle surgery(2013 till date)

Managing director, Sunshine Global Hospitals

Ex-chairman, Unity Hospital, Vadodara

Ex-chairman, Sterling Unity hospital, Vadodara

Ex-chairman, E.M.S., Vadodara

Academic achievements

M.S. (Orthopaedics) from The Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara (Baroda Medical College, S.S.G.Hospital) at first attempt with the best performance

M.B.B.S from Baroda Medical College, M S University, Vadodara. Stood 10th in the batch

1st in Vadodara district, 3rd in Vadodara city at Higher Secondary Examination (12th Standard) conducted by Gujarat State Higher Secondary Board

1st in Vadodara centre, 2nd in Vadodara city and 8th in Gujarat State at New S.S.C. examination (10th Standard) conducted by Gujarat State S.S.C. Board

Gold Medal by Gujarat State S.S.C. Board for securing highest marks in the state in the subject of Gujarati

Stood first in school throughout standard 1st to 10th

Fellowship at Nice, France,2002

Fellowship at Columbus, U.S.A.,2003

Fellowship at Seol, South Korea,2004

Fellowship at Philadelphia, U.S.A.,2005

Fellowship at Chicago, U.S.A.,2005

Fellowship at Hamburg, Germany,2006

Fellowship at Gijon, Spain,2007

Fellowship in France, 2008

Fellowship at Coimbatore, 2009

Fellowship in Japan, 2012

India's 1st foot & ankle surgeon who established India's 1st Foot & ankle centre of excellence

First foot & ankle fellowship and training centre of India which trained more than 35 foot & ankle surgeons from India and abroad

India's only Foot & ankle centre nominated as a training centre for orthopaedic surgeons of Brown University, New York, U.S.A.

Delivered more than 350 podium presentations at various international & national meetings as guest faculty in the field of orthopaedics

Delivered many non-academic lectures focused on healthcare management at various platforms

Delivered most prestigious 'Oration Lectures' at annual meetings of Indore Orthopaedic Association, Bihar Orthopaedic Association, Malwa Orthopaedic Association, and Indian Foot & Ankle Society

Published many Research papers in acclaimed international & national orthopaedic journals

Written chapters in twelve international books in the field of foot and ankle orthopaedics

Own book titled 'Handbook of Orthopaedics' was awarded as the best orthopaedic book of the year 2014-15.

The writer of an only medical science book from India, which got translated into Portuguese, Chinese & Arabic

'Visiting Professor' at internationally acclaimed universities in China and South Korea

Entrepreneur positions

Executive director, Shiv critical care & Baroda Healthcare Pvt.Ltd.

Chairman, Unity hospital & Unity medicare Pvt.Ltd.

Chairman, Sterling-Unity hospital

Chairman, Emergency Medical Services, Vadodara

Founder Partner, Foot & Ankle Associates

Founder, first-ever centre of excellence for foot & ankle orthopaedics

First-ever foot & ankle website launch - www.footankleindia.com, www.footankle.in

Managing Director, Baroda Medicare Pvt Ltd

Managing Director, Harmony Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Executive Director, D R healthcare Pvt Ltd

Vice president, Indian Foot & Ankle Society

President, Baroda Orthopaedic Association

President, Indian Foot & Ankle Society

National Chairman, Indo-US Foot & Ankle Meetings

Managing trustee, Unity trust

President, Suman Sanskar Kendra

Director, Parekh orthopaedics

Presentations & Publications

Combination method of treatment of heel pain due to plantar fasciitis and heel spur. Paper presentation at annual meeting of Gujarat orthopaedic association, 2008. (Winner of best paper award).

Study of early results of modified chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus. Paper presentation at annual meeting of Gujarat orthopaedic association, 2009.

Study of early results of modified chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus. Paper presentation at annual meeting of Asia-Pacific foot and ankle society, 2010.

Role of footwear in sports. Journal of foot and ankle surgery (India). Volume XXIV, 2011;2:22-26.

Indian foot and ankle scenario: International perspective. Foot and ankle specialist. 2011;4(6):390-394.

Malunion in foot and ankle: Prevention and management. Journal of foot and ankle surgery (India). Volume XXVII, June 2012;1:34-35.

Calcaneal malunion: prevention and management. Journal of foot and ankle surgery (India). Volume XXVII, June 2012;1:39-41.

Calcaneus malunion: Indian perspective. Journal of foot and ankle surgery (Asia-Pacific). Jan 2014, Vol.30; (1):110-11.

Are we too casual for foot and ankle trauma? Paper presentation at annual conference of Indian orthopaedic association,2014.

Ten Commandments of midfoot trauma. Poster presentation: IOACON, 2014.

Fracture Talus: be aggressive, be suspicious. Poster presentation: IOACON, 2014.

Calcaneal malunion needs to be approached like spine case. Poster presentation: IOACON, 2014.

Foot & ankle malunion: prevention and management. Poster presentation: IOACON, 2014.

Economical set up for foot and ankle practice for underdeveloped countries. Journal of foot and ankle surgery (Asia-Pacific). Jan 2015, Vol.31;(1):80-86.

Lateral extensile versus sinus tarsi approach for fixation of calcaneus fractures: World clinics of orthopaedics. September 2015, Vol.2, No.1:49-61.

Hallux varus: an under reported presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. Foot and ankle specialist. 2015, Volume: 9 issue: 2, page(s): 169-173.

‘ADENO classification for calcaneus malunion’: Veteran Surgeon Forum Presentation at annual meeting of Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, GOACON, 2016.

What do you do to achilles tendon if fancy toys are not available? Foot and ankle clinics of North America, December,2017.

Delayed presentation or delayed diagnosis? A retrospective study of prospectively collected data of 482 foot and ankle injuries. Injury, 2017.S1-S6.

Diabetic Ankle Fractures: Does Management Differ? Journal of foot and ankle surgery (Asia-pacific). July-December 2017;4(2):1-7

Editorial: Ankle fracture symposium. Journal of foot and ankle surgery (Asia-pacific). July-December 2017.

Unusual Presentation of Tuberculosis of Subtalar Joint. Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2018 Jan-Feb : 8(1):Page 80-84.

Foot and ankle surgery in India (Editorial). Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, 54, pages1–2(2020).

Books

Plantar heel pain: Chapter18, Foot & ankle surgery: Selene Parekh, Jaypee Publishers.2012

Interpretation of Imaging and Preoperative Management: Chapter 5, Calcaneus: Mandeep Dhillon, Jaypee Publishers. 2013

Malunion Calcaneus Understanding it, Classification and treatment Planning: Chapter 17, Calcaneus: Mandeep Dhillon, Jaypee Publishers. 2013

Section Editor: Chronic foot & ankle disorders, Textbook of Orthopaedics & traumatology: G S Kulkarni, 3rd edition. Jaypee Publishers.

Radiological analysis of foot and ankle injuries: Textbook of Orthopaedics & traumatology: G S Kulkarni, 3rd edition. Jaypee Publishers.

Nonunion talus & AVN: chapter 15. Guidelines in fracture management. G S Kulkarni. Thieme Publishers, 2014.

Role and place of ankle arthroscopy in the management of tibial pilon fractures. Chapter 14. Guidelines in fracture management. G S Kulkarni. Thieme Publishers, 2016.

Malunion calcaneus: management options. Chapter 32. Guidelines in fracture management. G S Kulkarni. Thieme Publishers, 2016.

Calcaneus malunion with subtalar fusion. Chapter 18. Fractures of the foot and ankle. Nirmal Tejwani. Springer Publications, 2018.

Displaced talar body fractures. Chapter 5.5. AO Manual of fracture management-foot and ankle. Thieme Publishers, 2019.

Multiple metatarsal neck fractures. Chapter 7.5. AO Manual of fracture management-foot and ankle. Thieme Publishers, 2019.

An International Perspective on the Foot and Ankle in sports: India. Chapter 25. Baxter’s the foot and ankle in sports. Lew Schon. Elsevier Publishers, 2020.

Awards, Medals & Honours

District Middle School Scholarship Award

District Higher School Scholarship Award

National Talent Search Scholarship Award

Gold Medal for Highest Marks in Gujarati subject in the whole State in S.S.C. Exams

Gold Medal by Sri Dabhoi Dasalad Samaj for first in Samaj in Std. X

Gold Medal by Sri Dabhoi Dasalad Samaj for first in Samaj in Std. XII

Gold Medal by Sri Dabhoi Dasalad Samaj for first in Samaj in 1st M.B.B.S

Gold Medal by Sri Dabhoi Dasalad Samaj for first in Samaj in 2nd M.B.B.S

Honoured by Baroda Municipal Corporation for securing maximum number of Awards at national inter-college festival named "PHOENIX - 82"

Gold Medal by Sri Dabhoi Dasalad Samaj for first in Samaj in 3rd M.B.B.S.

Merit Award by M.S. University of Baroda for Best Performer in M.S. (Orthopedics) Exams.

Gold Medal by Sri Dabhoi Dasalad Samaj for first in Samaj in M.S. (Orthopedics).

"Olympian Honours Award", awarded for True Olympian Spirit of "Caring For Human Race", selection of which was done by patients in response to "Heart to Heart" campaign by Cadila Industries.

Vikas Ratna Award by International Friendship Society of India - 1995.

'Best Orthopedic Book Award' by Bombay Orthopaedic Societyfor year 2015.

Culture & Literature

Winner of many interschool, intercollege, interuniversity, intercity, state & national level debates, extempore debates & essay competitions.

'Creative Gujarati writer (S.A.G.A.R.)' for short stories, dramas, poems and ghazals. These became part of reputed magazines and were broadcasted on 'AKASHVANI (All India Radio)', Ahmedabad & Vadodara Station

Acted and directed many one-act, two-act and three-act dramas, skits and mimes. Secured many prizes and awards for best acting and direction.

Judge for many competitions for drama, skit, mime and mono-acting

B high cadre 'Radio drama artist' from the last 30 years at 'AKASHVANI (All India Radio)', Ahmedabad & Vadodara Station

Only postgraduate doctor 'Radio Announcer' of India at 'AKASHVANI (All India Radio)', Ahmedabad & Vadodara Station

'Television artist' for serials and dramas at Pij television station

'Compere' for radio programmes at AKASHVANI, All India Radio, Vadodara Station

'Interviewer' for Radio Interviews at AKASHWANI, All India Radio, Vadodara Station

B-high grade radio drama artist from last 39 years

B-high grade T.V. artist

Radio announcer -only postgraduate doctor radio announcer of country

Secretary of Medico-Cultural Group - a Group of Culturally and Literarily active medicos

An active member of 'Medico Film Club', a film club featuring award winner films from different countries

Editor of M S University's house bulletin 'E.M.E.S.T.E.R.'

Coordinator of 'Yuvavani' program at AKASHWANI, All India Radio, Vadodara Station

Creative writer for magazines like 'Medicus', 'Kankavati', 'Strategy' and 'Samvaad'

Publically honoured by Vadodara Municipal Corporation for procuring prizes and medals at national level inter medical events in the fields of dramatics

Social front

Formed 'Medicos Medicare Association' during 3rd M.B.B.S. and internship which served at two slums for health upliftment

Founder Member of Lions Club, G.I.D.C., Waghodia

Conceived and established "Baroda Foot Project" – an ongoing Project to give free prosthesis to amputees

Team leader for 1st 'Bhuj earthquake relief team' of District to conduct exhaustive onsite rescue and relief operations

Written, acted, directed and staged many street-plays pertaining to social reforms and problems

Written articles on 'Medical Social Problems' in leading dailies

Exhibitions and films on 'Health Awareness' at social and religious gatherings

Chief Guest, inaugurator and guest of honour at many social and religious functions

Conducted many medical camps, health check-up camps and charitable surgeries organized by various Clubs, Societies, Yuvak Mandals, Samajs and Groups

As an active member of 'Jan Jagrut Samiti' conducted activities of social welfare like free health check-up camps in needy population

Managing Trustee of Unity Trust – a Trust which helps poor and needy patients

Founder Member and Chairman of Vadodara E.M.S. Project. This project worked for pre-hospital care and emergency room treatment up gradation in city

Project 'We Walk' for correction of foot & ankle problems of leprosy patients at Shram Mandir Trust run Leprosy Colony.

Project 'Save The Foot' for diabetic patients.