Dr. Anil Ranawat is a clinical specialist focusing on sports injuries of the hip, knee and shoulder. His clinical and research interests have focused on joint preservation of the hip and knee. He is constantly pushing state-of-the-art advancements in joint restoration including both non-operative and operative managements of these conditions. His focus has been on biological restoration of the hip and knee joint. He has been a leading educator on hip arthroscopy but also performs open techniques for hip conditions such as femoral-acetabular impingement, dysplasia, labral tears and avascular necrosis. He also has a keen interest in the knee where he performs complex ligament reconstructions, knee osteotomies, advanced knee arthroscopy as well as robotic partial knee replacement. He has extensively researched these subjects and has written numerous peer reviewed publications, chapters and has authored 3 books.
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. He serves on numerous orthopedic boards including the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and Eastern Orthopedic Association (EOA). At HSS, Dr. Ranawat is the Chief of the Hip and Knee Division of the Sports Medicine Institute. He also serves as the Physician Assistant (PA) Medical Director at HSS for the largest Orthopedic PA program in the world. Lastly, he is an Assistant Team Physician for the New York Mets and Assistant Orthopedist for the New York Rangers.
Chief, Hip and Knee Division of Sports Medicine Institute, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Medical Director, Physician’s Assistant Department, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Team Physician of New York Mets
Assistant Team Orthopedist for New York Rangers
Young Adult Hip Disease
ACL and Ligament Surgery
Joint-preservation of the Hip and Knee
ACL and Meniscal Surgery
Partial and Total Joint Surgery
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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
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MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2001
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 2002
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 2006
University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007
Maurice Müeller Traveling Hip Fellowship, Zurich, Switzerland, 2008
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010
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)
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).
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.
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.
Dr. Ranawat performs surgery at the following locations:
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.
- 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.