ABOUT Dr. Rishi Ram Poudel

Consultant Orthopaedic Oncologist

Dr Rishi Ram Poudel, MBBS, MS (NMC Regd. 16716)

 Consultant Musculoskeletal  Oncosurgeon, Department of Surgical Oncology

 Special Interest: Limb Salvage Surgery, Pelvic Resection

 Dr Poudel obtained his M.B.B.S as well as MS Orthopedics degrees from prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS), New Delhi. He has special interest in performing difficult and challenging limb salvage surgeries for malignant bone and soft tissue sarcomas. He has honed his surgical skills and his knowledge, having worked in exclusive Orthopedic Oncology departments at AIIMS New Delhi, University of Malaya, Malaysia and Max Institute of Cancer Care, New Delhi. He has published numerous research articles in various international indexed journals and 3 chapters in international Orthopedic and Oncology text books.

He is an awardee of Geeta Mittal Medal & Book prize’ best clinical research for the year 2013, A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi; Ponsetti Casting Competition at National Clubfoot Conference 2015, New Delhi: First Prize; Michiyo Takumi Yonezawa Award for best paper presentation (Young Orthopaedic Surgeon) at Orthocon 2017 (Annual Meeting of Nepalese Orthopedic Association)

 Publications :

  1. Poudel RR, Singh, V.A. & Yasin, N.F. The Effect of Intra-operative Text Messages in Reducing Anxiety Levels Among Family Members of Patients Undergoing Major Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgery. IJOO (2020) doi:10.1007/s43465-019-00002-8
  2. Poudel RR , Verma V, Tiwari A Multicentric Giant Cell Tumor (GCT) of bone treated with denosumab alone: A report of two cases JCOT Nov-Dec; Volume 10, Issue 6 ,pages (1050-1053)
  3. Poudel RR, Kumar VS, Tiwari V, Khan SA Factors affecting compliance to hospital visit among clubfoot patients: A cross-sectional study from a tertiary referral clubfoot clinic in thedeveloping  country J OrthopSurg(Hong Kong) 2019 Jan-Apr;27(1):2309499019825598. doi: 10.1177/2309499019825598
  4. Poudel RR, Tiwari V, Kumar VS, et al. Factors associated with local recurrence in operated osteosarcomas: A retrospective evaluation of 95 cases from a tertiary care center in a resource challenged environment. J Surg Oncol. 2017;9999:1–6. https://doi.org/10.1002/ jso.24602
  5. Poudel RR., Kumar VS., Bakhshi S., Gamanagatti S., Rastogi S., Khan SA. High tumor volume and local recurrence following surgery in Osteosarcoma: A retrospective study. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Volume 48, Issue 3(2014), Page 285
  6. Poudel R, Kumar VS, Kumar A, Khan SA. Publication trend in the Indian Journal of orthopaedics: What is published and why? Indian J Orthopaedics 2015;49:661-4
  7. Banjara R, Khan SA, Kumar VS, Majeed A, Poudel RR, Kanwat H, Thapa S. Relationship between height and osteosarcoma at the time of diagnosis in the Indian population: A retrospective study Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma (2020) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcot.2020.04.014
  8. Mishra BN, Poudel RR, Jha A, Mainali N, Bhattarai M Rheumatoid subacromial-subdeltoid bursitis with rice bodies: A case report, Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma (2018), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcot.2018.09.014
  9. Mishra BN, Poudel RR, Banskota B, Shrestha BK, Banskota AK Effectiveness of extra-corporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) methylprednisolone injections in plantar fasciitis J Clin Orthop Trauma March 2018 ttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcot.2018.02.011
  10. Tiwari V, Poudel RR, Khan SA, Mehra S, Chauhan SS, Raje AIs VEGF under-expressed in Indian children with Perthes disease? Musculoskelet Surg. 2017 Sep 27. doi: 10.1007/s12306-017-0502-z [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Tiwari V, Sampathkumar V, Poudel R R, et al. (July 05, 2017) Pes Anserinus Bursitis due to Tibial Spurs in Children. Cureus 9(7): e1427. doi:10.7759/cureus.1427
  12. Tiwari V, Khan SA, Kumar A., Poudel R, Kumar VS. Functional improvement after hip arthroscopy in cases of active paediatric hip joint tuberculosis: a retrospective comparative study vis-à-vis conservative management. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics, December 2015, Volume 9, Issue 6, pp 495-503.
  13. Garg B, Pannu CD, Poudel RR, Morey V. Isolated Spontaneous Primary Tubercular Erector Spinae Abscess: A Case Report and Review of Literature.   Asian Spine J. 2015 Apr;9(2):276-280
  14. Garg B, Pannu CD, Poudel RR, Morey V. Author Response: Isolated Spontaneous Primary Tubercular Erector Spinae Abscess: A Case Report and Review of Literature Asian Spine J 2015;9(5):831-832

Chapters in Book

 1.Congenital deformities (Pages 308-96)

Shah Alam Khan, Samarth Mittal, Sanjay KashinathChilbule, VenkatesanSampath Kumar, VrishaMadhuri, Rishi Ram Poudel

 Turek’sOrthopaedics: Principles and Their Applications, 7th edition

2. Limb Salvage in India (Pages 483-510)

Shah Alam Khan, VenkatesanSampath Kumar, Rishi Ram Poudel

Sarcoma: A multidisciplinary Approach to Treatment

 3.Endoprosthetic Reconstruction following Tumor Excision around Knee (Pages 135-147)

Shishir Rastogi, Ashok Kumar, Rishi Ram Poudel, JeyaVenkatesh, Shah Alam Khan

Complex Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty


Professional Membership:

Registration with Medical Councils

1.Delhi Medical Council: DMC/R/6851 (M.B.B.S, M.S Orthopaedics)

2.Nepal Medical Council: Specialist Registration Number: 16716(MBBS, M.S Orthopedics,Clinical Fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology)