Robotic Surgery Eases Knee Pain

April 4, 2023

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64-year-old Vasumathy had been struggling with knee problem for the past decade. Her condition worsened during the past 6 months. Fortunately she found herself at Rela Hospital where she met with Dr. Ashok S. Gavaskar, Clinical Lead – Orthopaedics, Head – Joint Replacement Services. The doctor and his team thoroughly evaluated Mrs Vasumathy Ramanujum and suggested her with conventional total knee replacement for her left knee. Her test results post surgery showed signs of damage in her right knee as well. She then underwent Robotic right knee replacement at Rela Hospital under the same team led by Dr. Ashok S. Gavaskar. Mrs Vasumathy Ramanujum says her right knee felt more natural and felt less pain post the robotic knee replacement surgery. Her husband, Mr. Ramanujum expressed his gratitude towards the entire hospital and the team of doctors for their unwavering support throughout the process, which facilitated his wife’s speedy recovery. This story highlights the significance of seeking appropriate medical attention and expertise. It also emphasizes the importance of compassionate and dedicated doctors striving to provide their patients with the best care.


Department Of Orthopaedics

Department Of Orthopaedics


Dr. Ashok S. Gavaskar

Dr. Ashok S. Gavaskar

MBBS, MS (Ortho), FRCS (Glasg), FACS

Clinical Lead - Orthopaedics, Head - Joint Replacement Services

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