Rupesh Tarwala, MD
Orthopedist | Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery67th West 55th street Suite 205 NY NY, 10019
Dr. Rupesh Tarwala is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Tarwala specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the body's musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Tarwala tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves, and tendons. He specializes in certain areas like the hip, knee and shoulder.
Education and Training
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College medical degree 1998
Rupesh Tarwala, MD's Expert Contributions
Hip Replacement: What is the direct anterior approach?A hip replacement is a commonly performed procedure for painful bone on bone hip arthritis. Arthritis can be osteoarthritis (wear and tear type), rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory), post-traumatic, avascular necrosis, or others. Hip replacement...
Ankle sprains can be associated with cartilage damage or tendon injuries in addition to ligament injury. Shooting pain with activities can be from ankle joint cartilage or could be from tendons or scarring of sprained or torn ligaments. Please get an evaluation from your orthopedic doctor. READ MORE
Previous Infection in tendon or joint can cause damage to the structures. It depends on severity of infection and length of time it lasted. If pain is recent and there was no pain in between the period of age 24 infection episode to current age, then it could be different reason. If there was on and off pain since that episode of infection since age 24 then there is possibility that infection might have caused some damage. I would suggest to see your doctor for evaluation. READ MORE
Yes, its common to have inflammation and irritation of soft tissue from screws and plates. They can cause tendinitis. If they are bothering and fracture is healed, you can discuss with your doctor to get them removed. You are young, so its better to get them removed if fracture is healed. See your doctor. READ MORE
Hip pain could be due to multiple reasons. It could be bursitis, impingement, arthritis, or inflammation. Better to get an evaluation by your doctor to find out the cause of it. READ MORE
Radiating arm and hand pain can be from a pinched nerve in the neck (cervical spine). Hand swelling could be due to multiple reasons. A common one is rheumatoid condition. I would suggest seeing your doctor to find out the cause of the pain and swelling. Don't wait too long. READ MORE
Radiating leg pain could be from pinching of nerve in the spine or muscle spasm. It can be from injury or lifting heavy or wear and tear. I would suggest to see your doctor for spine evaluation. READ MORE
Considering your young age, there could be multiple reasons for foot pain. I would recommend to see a foot specialist. READ MORE
It sounds like neurological issue. You need to go to urgent care or emergency room for urgent evaluation. See your primary care as well. He might help you to set up appointment with neurologist. READ MORE
Tennis elbow is lateral epicondylitis in medical language. It is from inflammation of extensor tendon. Sometimes there might be partial tear. You need to get evaluation from your orthopedic doctor. He will guide you for the treatment. Yes, most of the time it requires physical therapy. If not better then might require MRI and possible injection. See your orthopedic doctor first. Thanks READ MORE
Discoloration looks like is ecchymosis. Which is blood from possible damage to surrounding structures which could be muscle tendons or ligament. There could be possibility of bony injuries. I would strongly recommend to go to nearest ER or urgent care for evaluation and to rule out any injuries to muscle, tendons, ligaments and bones. Keep it elevated until you go to ER READ MORE
Usually for evaluation of hip and spine the initial tests are X-rays after clinical evaluation. It depends on what clinical evaluation demonstrates. Usually hip requires 2-3 X-rays views and spine 2 views. If X-rays are negative then your doctor might order MRI. Keep in mind that sometimes spine pain can radiate to hip. Thats why clinical evaluation is important to determine what X-rays and MRI are needed. Speak to your doctor. READ MORE
Tightness in calves can be from blood clot. Please get an urgent evaluation by your doctor or go to nearest ER or urgent care. Thanks READ MORE
Ankle injuries can be associated with chip fracture injuries. I would recommend seeing a doctor for evaluation. Or urgent care or Emergency room. READ MORE
Hand injuries can be bony or ligamentous. I would suggest getting an evaluation with your doctor and radiological imaging like XR and possible MRI. Don't delay the evaluation. The earlier the diagnosis and treatment, the better it is for full-functional recovery. Thanks READ MORE
Swelling and limited motion could be from a ligament injury. Earlier diagnosis and treatment are important to achieve the full function of the knee. I would suggest going to the nearest ER or urgent care or Orthopedic doctor. Thanks READ MORE
I would suggest to see your orthopedic doctor. There might be ligament injury. He might order MRI to evaluate the ligament. Thanks READ MORE
Acute onset pain can be muscular. Take a close follow up on pain. You take done Tylenol for pain. If pain is getting worse or any tingling numbness or weakness of leg , go to ER or urgent care right away . If pain doesnt get better in total 5 days of onset, make sure to your doctor. Thanks READ MORE
Based on symptoms and type of injury, it could be tendon injury or chip fracture. You need to go see urgent care or the emergency room. READ MORE
See your doctor again. Make sure there is no infection. He might recommend further testing READ MORE
I would suggest going to the nearest urgent care or ER for evaluation and possible X-rays to rule out bony injury. Then they might refer you to follow up with the nearest orthopedic doctor. MRI might be required to rule out ligament injury. Thanks READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- merican Medical Association and the AO North America.
- Kantonsspital joint replacement
- Katharinen Hospital trauma & joint replacement
- Wrightington Hospital joint replacement
- Geneva University Hospital A.O. international trauma
- Arthritis Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital clinical research
- Lenox Hill Hospital joint replacement and adult reconstruction
- Ohio State University spine surgery
- Ohio State University hip preservation
- Aria 3B Orthopaedic Specialists orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine
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Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Rupesh Tarwala, who serves patients in Manhattan, New York.
Dr. Tarwala has become a leading orthopaedic surgeon in hip arthroscopy and joint replacement in the New York region, earning the trust of his patients with his thorough attention to detail and cheerful bedside manner. He practices at New York Bone & Joint Specialists with offices in Manhattan, New York.
New York Bone & Joint Specialists is a community led by exemplary doctors in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, as well as physical medicine and rehabilitation. They specialize in everything from the most conservative treatment, such as physical therapy, to the most complex orthopaedic surgery. The highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons and doctors are respected within each of their fields of expertise and are committed to providing exemplary care to each and every patient.
Recognized as a respected authority in his field, Dr. Tarwala is an attending orthopaedic surgeon at Northwell/Lenox Hill Hospital. Highly regarded by his peers for his work on hip conditions and surgery, he is routinely asked to review research studies for some of the most prestigious publications in the field of orthopaedic surgery.
Pertaining to his academic history, he has studied orthopaedic surgery in India and across the United States, specializing in joint replacement, hip arthroscopy, and sports medicine. He earned his medical degree from Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore in India in 1998. He then went on to complete his internships at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital and District Hospital Khandwa. This was followed by a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Jaya Arogya Hospital and Gajra Raja Medical College.
Among his numerous fellowships, he completed a joint replacement fellowship at Kantonsspital in Switzerland, a trauma & joint replacement fellowship at Katharinen Hospital in Germany, a joint replacement fellowship at Wrightington Hospital in England, an A.O. international trauma fellowship at Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland, a clinical research fellowship at Arthritis Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital in California, a joint replacement and adult reconstruction fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, a spine surgery fellowship at Ohio State University, a hip preservation fellowship at Ohio State University, as well as an orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine fellowship at Aria 3B Orthopaedic Specialists in Pennsylvania.
Having studied with some of the world’s finest orthopaedic surgeons at institutions across the world, Dr. Tarwala has mastered an array of surgical techniques that enable him to treat each patient with unmatched care and precision. Regardless of the condition, he works to preserve and stabilize the body’s natural structures so that his patients can recover as quickly as possible.
An International Resident of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the doctor has received distinctions from many respected organizations, including the American Medical Association and the AO North America.
Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. They work in clinical and hospital settings.
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