Dr. Alaric Aroojis

Dr. Alaric Aroojis
Dr. Alaric Aroojis

Designation of Dr. Alaric Aroojis

Dr. Alaric Aroojis 
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Consultant – Pediatric Orthopedics
Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Alaric Aroojis

  • Dr. Alaric Aroojis is a renowned Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon in Mumbai.
  • He is among the very few surgeons in India solely dedicated to practicing Pediatric Orthopedics.
  • His expertise and primary area of specialization lie in deformity correction, cerebral palsy, and congenital anomalies. He is also an expert in performing complex pelvic osteotomy for congenital hip dislocation in young patients.
  • He holds extensive experience of more than 15 years in Pediatric Orthopedics and is highly skilled at using minimally invasive procedures for difficult limb deformity corrections.
  • He is an integral member of the Center for Children and the Center for Bone and Joint Surgery in Kokilaben Hospital. He also works in close coalition with the Spina Bifida and Cerebral Palsy Clinics and helps in Pediatric Rehabilitation.
  • Currently, he is associated with Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre; and P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Aroojis has performed more than 1200 pediatric orthopedic surgeries that include surgeries through minimally invasive techniques along with other traditional procedures.
  • Dr. Alaric Aroojis takes care of more than 30 cases of clubfoot every year in KDAH and is apt in using the Ponseti Method.
  • With an equal interest in research, Dr. Aroojis has made several contributions to Pediatric Orthopedics in India. He has more than 40 publications to his credit in renowned national and international journals.
  • Dr. Aroojis attends scientific meetings and seminars regularly and is also invited as a faculty to deliver talks. To date, he has made over 50 paper presentations related to Pediatric Orthopedics in such national and international conferences.
  • Dr. Alaric Aroojis is a member of various medical associations and is invited as an International Faculty to deliver lectures across the globe such as in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Dr. Alaric Aroojis’s Expertise

  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery for deformity correction, cerebral palsy, and congenital anomalies in children
  • Clubfoot surgery
  • Complex pelvic osteotomy for congenital hip dislocation
  • Surgery for complex trauma in pediatrics- AO implants and Titanium Elastic nails
  • Multi-level soft tissue and bone surgery
  • Botulinum injections
  • Growth Modulation and Fixators for correction of complex limb deformities (Orthofix and Ilizarov)
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Neurodevelopmental therapy

Past Experience of Dr. Alaric Aroojis

  • Consultant of Pediatric Orthopedics at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, Mumbai
  • Specialist Registrar and Consultant of Pediatric Orthopedics at B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai

Dr. Alaric Aroojis’s Qualifications

  • MBBS from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • MS in Orthopedics from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • DNB in Orthopedics from the University of Mumbai
  • D’Orthopedics from the University of Mumbai

Fellowships and Trainings done by Dr. Alaric Aroojis

Fellowships and Training in Pediatric Orthopedics from: 

  • Alfred DuPont Hospital for Children, USA
  • National University Hospital, Singapore
  • Royal Children’s Hospital, Australia

Memberships of Dr. Alaric Aroojis

  • Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Association
  • Indian Orthopedic Association
  • Bombay Orthopaedic Society
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Society of India
  • Executive Committee member of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Development Medicine
  • Medical Advisory Board member of Ponseti International Association
  • Bombay Orthopedic Society

Awards and recognitions received by Dr. Alaric Aroojis

  • Dr Alaric Aroojis was selected as the sole representative from India to attend the 1st International Clubfoot Symposium on the Ponseti technique in Iowa, USA in 2007
  • Nominated to the Medical Advisory Board of the Ponseti International Association (PIA)
  • Awarded the Silver Jubilee Oration of the Indian Orthopaedic Association on the topic “The India Clubfoot Programme: A Novel Public-Private Partnership Approach to Clubfoot Eradication through a Nationwide Treatment Programme” in 2017.

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