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Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD


Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement
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Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD


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

Tel: 646.797.8700
Fax: 646.797.8777
535 East 70th Street
6th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8700
Fax: 646.797.8777

Back in the Game Patient Stories

Appointments

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

Specialty

Procedures

Total hip and knee replacements

Awards

HSS Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016
"Best Doctors in New York," New York Magazine, 2009, 2010
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2007
America's Health Network Mercury Award, 1998
Lifetime Achievement Award, American College of Rheumatology, 2002
Padma Bushan Award, 2001

Affiliations

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

Languages

English

Insurance Information

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

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 with Dr. Ranawat

Dr. Ranawat accepts the following insurance plans. Please check to see if your insurance is on this list before proceeding.

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

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.

Please call our office at to book an appointment.

Internship

M.Y. Hospital, Indore, India, 1958-59

Residency

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

Fellowship

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

Certification

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

Patient Registries

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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.