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Posts by Rohit Garg, MD, MBBS

Biography

Dr. Rohit Garg is a fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon with additional expertise in complex reconstruction of the upper extremity and microsurgery. He is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care.

Dr. Garg started his medical career by obtaining the third-highest score in the medical entrance test among the entire nation of India (top 0.005%). He subsequently enrolled in All India Institute of Medical Sciences, a premier institute declared as an ‘Institute of National Importance’ by the government of India.

He completed orthopedic surgery residency training at University of Illinois, Chicago and Hand & Upper Extremity fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Garg then embarked on additional learning fellowships overseas. In Canada, he worked with Dr. Graham King to enhance his experience in total elbow replacement, elbow contracture release and elbow trauma. Then he went to Ganga Hospital in Coimbatore, India where he obtained further valuable experience in microsurgery, adult and pediatric brachial plexus surgeries, complex reconstruction of the upper extremity, nerve injuries and reconstruction, pediatric hand, and free tissue transfer. Following that, Dr. Garg worked with Dr. Somsak Leechavengvongs in Thailand where he gained further expertise in adult and pediatric brachial plexus injuries, with a special focus on shoulder reconstruction and intercostal nerve transfers.

Dr. Garg has published numerous peer-reviewed research studies with great impact in the field of upper extremity and brachial plexus injuries. He has presented his work at various national and international meetings and has authored several book chapters. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).

Dr. Garg’s clinical interest includes hand, elbow and upper extremity fractures, post-traumatic deformity and dysfunction, ligament and tendon injuries, nerve injuries and reconstruction, brachial plexus injuries, complex reconstructive surgery of the upper extremity, and pediatric hand.

Orthopaedic Care at Mass General

At Mass General, our world-class physicians and surgeons treat the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions throughout the body, from sprains and strains on the athletic field to carpal tunnel syndrome. Our team offers innovative, research-based treatments that range from limb-saving oncological procedures to complex spinal reconstruction.