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Dr. Anil Ranawat, Orthopedic Surgeon, Hip + Knee Specialist

Anil S. Ranawat, MD


Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Hip Preservation
Dr. Anil Ranawat, Orthopedic Surgeon, Hip + Knee Specialist

Anil S. Ranawat, MD


Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E. 70th, 6th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8700

Paramus Office
140 East Ridgewood Avenue
Suite 175 S.
Paramus, NJ 07652
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E. 70th, 6th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8700

Paramus Office
140 East Ridgewood Avenue
Suite 175 S.
Paramus, NJ 07652
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Dr. Anil Ranawat performs hip, knee and shoulder arthroscopy, as well as ACL surgery (including double bundle surgery and revision ACL surgery), meniscal surgery, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) surgery, osteotomies, partial and total joint surgery, and fracture surgery. He is an Assistant Team Physician for both the New York Mets and the New York Rangers.

His clinical and research interests are focused on joint-preservation surgery of the knee and hip, an area of expertise in which he excelled while dedicating himself to two years of additional training at the University of Pittsburgh and Schulthess Klinik in Switzerland, respectively.

Additionally, Dr. Ranawat has a deep interest in robotic surgery, partial knee replacement and mobile-bearing technology.

Dr. Ranawat began his academic study at Duke University, where he attained numerous academic honors. Later, he would begin his medical training at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and would continue his training at Hospital for Special Surgery. Throughout his career, some of the accolades that Dr. Ranawat has received include the T. Campbell Thompson Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery, the Jean C. McDaniel Resident Teaching Award at Hospital for Special Surgery, the Maurice Müller European Traveling Hip Fellowship and the AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellowship. The latter is evidence of Dr. Ranawat’s commitment to providing quality care for all patients, a mission encompassed by his interest in health policy initiatives.

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Appointments

Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, Hospital for Special Surgery
Medical Director, Physician Assistant Department, Hospital for Special Surgery

Specialty

Specialized Centers

Special Expertise

Young Adult Hip Disease
ACL and Ligament Surgery
Joint-preservation of the Hip and Knee

Procedures

Hip Arthroscopy
Knee Arthroscopy
Shoulder Arthroscopy
ACL and Meniscal Surgery
Impingement Surgery
Osteotomies
Partial and Total Joint Surgery
Fracture Surgery

Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2016-2018
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, 2016-2018
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2016, 2018
Richard S. LASKIN Young Attending Teaching Award, 2012
Maurice Müller European Traveling Hip Fellowship, 2007-2008
AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellowship, 2006-2007
Jean C. McDaniel Resident Teaching Award at Hospital for Special Surgery, 2006
T. Campbell Thompson Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery, Cornell University, 2001

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Association
Arthroscopic Association of North America
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Orthopedic Society of the State of New York
American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Board Eligible

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Book an Appointment

Dr. Ranawat accepts the following insurance plans:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

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Education

MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2001

Internship

New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 2002

Residency

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 2006

Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007

Maurice Müeller Traveling Hip Fellowship, Zurich, Switzerland, 2008

Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

State Licensure

New York, New Jersey

Patient Education by Dr. Ranawat on HSS.edu

Editorial Appointments

Sekiya JK, Safran M, Ranawat AS, and Leunig M. Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy and  Joint Preservation Surgery (book in press - Elsevier)

Sculco TP, Lim M, Ranawat AS, Pearle A. The Hospital for Special Surgery Guide to Orthopedic Surgery (book and Palm publications in press - Lippincott)

Selected Books/Chapters

Ranawat AS and Harner CD. ACL Reconstruction: Medial Portal Technique. Anterior Cruciate Surgery. Fu and Cohen. Slack Publishing 2008.

Honkamp N, Ranawat AS and Harner CD. PCL Reconstruction. Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Principle and Practice. Delee, Drez and Miller. Saunders Publishing (in press).

Ranawat AS, McClincey M and Bradley JP. Pediatric Elbow Fractures. Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Principle and Practice. Delee, Drez and Miller. Saunders Publishing (in press).

Ranawat AS and Sekiya JK. Arthroscopic Techniques of Capsular Plication and Thermal Capsulorrhaphy. Hip Arthroscopy and Joint-Preservation Surgery. Safran, Sekiya, Ranawat and Leunig. Elsevier Publishing (in press).

Ranawat AS and Leunig M. Surgical Hip Dislocation for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Hip Arthroscopy and Joint-Preservation Surgery. Safran, Sekiya, Ranawat and Leunig. Elsevier Publishing (in press).

Selected Publications

Sussman PS, Ranawat AS, Lorich DG, Padgett DE, and Kelly BT. Arthroscopic Versus Open Osteoplasty of the Head-Neck Junction: A Cadaveric Investigation. Arthrosc. 2007 December; 23 (12): 1257-64. Epub 2007 Oct 29.

Fu, FH, Ranawat AS. Tensioning in Double-bundle ACL Reconstruction. Arthrosc. 2007 September; 23 (9): 1027.

Sussman PS, Ranawat AS, Sheehan M, Lorich DG, Padgett DE and Kelly BT. Vascular Preservation During Arthroscopic Osteoplasty of the Head-Neck Junction: A Cadaveric Investigation. Arthrosc. 2007 September; 23 (7): 738-43.

Ranawat AS, Defelice GS, Suk M, Lorich, DG and Helfet DL. Iatrogenic Anterior Fracture-Dislocation of the Proximal Humerus: A Report of 6 Cases. Am J Orthop. 2007  September; 36 (9): 457-8, E133-137.

Ranawat AS, Dirshl DR, Wallach CJ, and Harner, CD. Symposium: Potential Strategies for Improving Orthopedic Education: Dialogue from the AOA Resident Leadership Forum of 2005. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery- Am. 2007 July; 89 (7): 1633-40.

Williams RJ, Ranawat AS, Potter HG, Carter T, and Warren RF. Fresh Stored Allografts for the Treatment of Osteochondral Defects of the Knee. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery- Am. 2007 April; 89 (4): 718-26.

Voos J, Ranawat AS, Pellici PM, Buly RL, and Salvati EA. Varus Rotational Osteotomies in Adults with Hip Dysplasia: A Twenty Year Follow-up. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 2007 April: 457: 138-43.

Asnis PD, Gardner MJ, Ranawat AS, Leitzes H, Peterson MP, Bass. The Effectiveness of Warfarin Dosing from a Nomogram Compared to House Staff Dosing. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2007 Feb: 22 (2): 213-8.

Sharan D, Genurio MJ, Mehta S, Kusuma S, Ranawat AS, Nunley R, Weinstein SL. Current Issues in Health Policy: A Primer for the Orthopaedic Surgeon. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2007 Feb: 15 (2): 76-86.

Shindle MK, Ranawat AS, and Kelly BT.  Diagnosis and Management of Traumatic and Atraumatic Hip Instability in the Athletic Patient. Clinical Sports Medicine. 2006 April; 25 (2): 309-36.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Ranawat AS, Harner CD, Niederle M, Roth AE, Ster PJ, Hurwitz SR, Levine WN, DeRosa GP, and Hu SS. Current State of Fellowship Hiring: Is a Universal Match Necessary? Is it Possible? (AOA 2007 AAOS 2008).

Ranawat AS, Vidal AF, Chen CT, Turner AS, Zelekn JL and Williams RJ. The Effect Storage Time on the Success of Cold-Stored Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation in an Ovine Model (Combined ORS 2007 and AOSSM Specialty Day AAOS 2008).

Ranawat AS, Sussman PS, Kelly BT, Sheehan M, Lorich DG, and Padgett DE:   The Risk of  Vascular Injury with Arthroscopic Osteoplasty of the Femoral Neck: A Cadaveric Study (AANA 2006).

Ranawat AS, Williams RJ, Potter HG, Carter T, and Warren RF. A Prospective Analysis of Knee Cartilage Defects Treated with Fresh Stored Osteochondral Allografts. Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Day 2005, New York, NY and International Cartilage Repair Society 2006, San Diego, CA.

Professional Education by Dr. Ranawat on HSS.edu

Research Interests

Femoro-acetabular Impingement
ACL Reconstruction and Biomechanics
Cartilage and Joint Preservation Research
Health Policy
Robotic Surgery
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Directions to The Pavilion

My office is located at The Pavilion, 541 East 71st St. The main entrance to The Pavilion is on the north side of 71st Street underneath the sky bridge that connects the main hospital to the Belaire Building.

Pavilion map Please see directions from other HSS locations:

  • From the Main Hospital (535 East 70th St):
    Enter the Hospital lobby and take the West elevators to the 2nd Floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn right and continue down the hallway and over the sky bridge. Once across the sky bridge, you will see a set of elevators on your left. Take the elevator to my office.
  • From the Belaire Building Main Entrance (525 East 71st St):
    Enter the Belaire lobby and take the front elevators to the 2nd Floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn left and follow the hallway around until you see another set of elevators on your right. Take the elevator to my office.
  • From the Belaire Building 72nd Street Entrance (524 East 72nd St):
    Enter the Belaire building and walk down the stairs. Follow the hallway around, past the first set of elevators on your left. Continue down the hall and past the windows until you see another set of elevators on your right. Take the elevator to my office.