Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD


Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College



Padma Bushan Award, 2001
Lifetime Achievement Award, American College of Rheumatology, 2002
America's Health Network Mercury Award, 1998
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2007
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010


AAOS, AOA, AAHKS, EOS, SICOT, RASS, International Hip Society, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
United Healthcare

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


M.Y. Hospital, Indore, India, 1958-59


M.Y. Hospital, Indore, India, 1959-63
St. Peters Hospital, Albany, NY, 1963-64
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, 1964-65


Hospital for Special Surgery, Hand Surgery, 1966-67
Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology-Orthopaedic Reconstructive Surgery, 1967-68


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1969

State Licensure

New York

Research Interests

Design, development of artificial joints for hip and knee
Clinical research on outcome of total hip and knee

Dr. Chitranjan Ranawat, Hip & Knee Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

535 East 70th Street
6th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8700
Fax: 646.797.8777

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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