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Dr. M.L.Saraf - Head of the Department of Orthopedics

Dr. M.L. Saraf can lay claim to being one of the top orthopedic surgeons in India. This explains why the Government of India chose him to be the head of the team catering to the medical needs of the US President, Bill Clinton, during his visit to India. He has another first to his credit in the fact that he was the chief doctor-in-charge of treating the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai. This celebrity had a problem with his spine. That the Indian Government chose Dr. M.L. Saraf over the millions of orthopedic surgeons in India speaks volumes of the knowledge levels of Dr. Saraf.

Dr. Saraf is an acknowledged expert in the field of orthopedic surgery and joint replacement. Even today, many doctors consult Dr. Saraf before commencing their spinal cord operating assignments. Everyone knows that Dr. Saraf has an impeccable academic record. He has won innumerable awards throughout his life. Maybe, his cabinet might not have space to preserve and display the number of awards. In spite of such recognition, Dr. M.L. Saraf remains a down-to-earth kind of a person. The doors of his clinic are always open for any poor patient to walk in directly.


Knowledge wise, he may not have many equals in the medical fraternity. He has the knowledge of every orthopedic ailment. He has the solution as well on his fingertips. This is the hallmark of a knowledgeable doctor. In fact, his colleagues refer to him as the ‘Computer in Orthopedics’.

Having knowledge is one aspect of the job. Willing to share it with others is a great quality. Dr. Saraf has this quality in plenty. He believes in the maxim that you could gain knowledge if you are able to share it with others. A perusal of the various Dr. M.L. Saraf reviews would reveal that he is on the faculty of many of the top colleges in the country. This is another proof of his knowledge levels.


He is a pioneer in the field of pediatric orthopedic surgery. He has an objective of eradicating the dreaded polio from the Indian shores. He has tremendous experience in the joint replacement techniques. He is at present the Head of the Department of Orthopedics at the Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences.

He has conducted vast research in this field and has written several papers. His research papers are a treasure trove of information for the students today. He is an authority on bone disorders such as arthritis etc. He is an excellent speaker as well. People can listen to his speeches for hours feeling fully engaged. Some of his papers have won awards, especially the ones on the fixation in the fracture of the spine, hip replacement, and so on.


However, he derives his greatest joy in treating children. He understands the suppleness of their bones. Proper treatment can save the child from permanent disability. In fact, the defect would not even be noticeable. Dr. M.L.Saraf strives to achieve this level of perfection whenever he encounters a pediatric patient.

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