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Dr. Sumit Arora

Assistant Professor
Central Institute of Orthopaedics, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

Brief Biography:

Professional Qualifications:

1. MBBS (2000-05): Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, New Delhi
2. MS Ortho (2006-09): Central Institute of Orthopaedics, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi
3. Registrar (01-07-09 to 23-09-2012): Maulana Azad Medical College & associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
4. Assistant Professor (25-09-12 to till date): Central Institute of Orthopaedics, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi


Academic positions:

Assistant Professor,

Central Institute of Orthopaedics,

Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital,

New Delhi-110029 (India)


Research interests:

Orthopaedics; Spine Surgery; Traumatology


Any other information:


1. Arora S, Grover SB, Batra S, Sharma VK. Comparative evaluation of postreduction intra-articular distal radial fractures by radiographs and multidetector Computed Tomography. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92:2523-2532.
2. Arora S, Sabat D, Maini L, Sural S, Kumar V, Gautam VK, Gupta A, Dhal A. The results of nonoperative treatment of craniovertebral junction tuberculosis: A review of twenty-six cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am . 2011;93:540-547.
3. Arora S, Sabat D, Maini L, Sural S, Kumar V, Gautam VK, Gupta A, Dhal A. Isolated involvement of the posterior elements in spinal tuberculosis: A review of twenty-four cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am . 2012;94:e151 1-8.
4. Arora S, Goel N, Cheema GS, Batra S, Maini L. A method to localize the radial nerve using the ‘apex of triceps aponeurosis’ as a landmark. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011;469:2638-2644.
5. Arora S, Batra S, Gupta V, Goyal A. Distraction osteogenesis using a monolateral external fixator for infected non-union of the femur with bone loss. J Orthop Surg. 2012;20(2):185-190.
6. Arora S, Kumar R, Batra S, Nath R. Transpedicular drainage of presacral abscess and posterior decompression of acute cauda equina syndrome in caries spine: a case series of 3 patients. J Spinal Disorders Tech. 2011;24(3):E-26-E30.
7. Sabat D, Kundu K, Arora S, Kumar V. Tunnel widening after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective randomized computed tomography- based study comparing 2 different femoral fixation methods for hamstring graft. Arthroscopy. 2011;27(6):776-783.
8. Verma A, Mehtani A, Sural S, Maini L, Gautam VK, Basran SS, Arora S. Management of idiopathic clubfoot in toddlers by Ponseti’s method. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2012;21(1):79-84.
9. Kumar R, Arora S, Mohapatra D. Cervical Spine Injury Recovery Prediction Scale (CSIRPS): Making of a new assessment tool by prospective objective analysis of the predictors of neurological recovery in sub-axial acute cervical spine injury. J Orthop Surg. 2011;19(1):25-29.
10. Goyal A, Arora S, Batra S, Sharma R, Mittal MK, Sharma VK. Role of calf muscle stimulation in the prevention of DVT in Indian patients undergoing surgeries for fractures around the hip. Ind J Orthop. 2012;46(5):542-547.
11. Cheema GS, Rastogi A, Singh V, Goel SC, Mishra D, Arora S. Comparison of cutout resistance of dynamic condylar screw and proximal femoral nail in reverse oblique trochanteric fractures: a biomechanical study. Ind J Orthop. 2012;46(3):259-265.
12. Maini L, Batra S, Arora S, Singh S, Kumar S, Gautam VK. Surgical dislocation of hip in acetabular fractures: its role in fracture fixation and evaluation of chondral damage. J Orthop Surg. (accepted for publication).
13. Chandra R, Sharma VK, Mahajan S, Bansal M, Arora S. Modified Boytchev’s procedure for the treatment of recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation: A prospective study. J Orthop Surg. (accepted for publication).
14. Cheema GS, Arora S, Sabat D, Singla J, Goel N, Maini L. The results of two-staged operative management of pilon fractures- a review of 25 cases. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2011;2(2):104-108.

Case Reports

15. Arora S, Sural S, Dhal A. Orthopaedic case of the month: A 25-year-old man with a paramedian painful lump over the anterior chest wall. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011;469:2670-2675.
16. Arora S, Sabat D, Khanna S, Kumar V, Saran RK. Primary aneurysmal bone cyst of the proximal tibia crossing the open physis. J Orthop Sciences (Japan). 2011;16(5):665-669.
17. Arora S, Sabat D, Khanna S, Kumar V, Saran RK. Giant intramuscular calcifying aponeurotic fibroma of gluteus maximus: case report. Annals Trop Pediatr. 2010;30:259-63.
18. Sabat D, Arora S, Kumar V, Gupta A. Os odontoideum complicating craniovertebral junction tuberculosis: A case report. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36(12):E814-E818.
19. Mittal S, Arora S, Khanna S, Maini L, Gautam VK. An unusual presentation of hemophilia B: pseudotumor of proximal tibia. Am J Orthop. 2011;40(7):E138-E140.
20. Sabat D, Arora S, Dhal A. Isolated capitate fracture with dorsal dislocation of proximal pole: a case report. Hand. 2011;6(3):333-336.
21. Arora S, Aggarwal P, Cheema GS, Singla J. Pneumorachis of the cervical spine with associated pneumocephalus and subcutaneous emphysema. Ind J Orthop. 2011;45(4):372-375.
22. Arora S, Kumar R. Tubercular spinal epidural abscess involving the dorsal-lumbar-sacral region without osseous involvement. J Infection Dev Ctries. 2011;5(7):544-549.
23. Arora S, Maini L, Aggarwal V, Dhal A. Broken guidewire protruding into the hip joint: A bone endoscopic-assisted retrieval method. Ind J Orthop. 2012;46(1):109-112.
24. Arora S, Sabat D, Sural S, Dhal A. Isolated tuberculous pyomyositis of semimembranosus and adductor magnus: A case report. Orthop Surg. 2012;4(4):266-268.
25. Arora S, Mittal S, Aggarwal V, Sankaran S, Dhal A. Femoral artery thrombosis after closed femoral nailing: An unusual complication. Orthop Surg. 2013;5:68-71.
26. Arora S, Sabat D, Verma A, Sural S, Dhal A. An unusual Monteggia equivalent: a case report with literature review. J Hand Microsurg. 2011;3(2):82-85.
27. Arora S, Batra S, Khanna S. Hemihyperplasia-Multiple Lipomatosis Syndrome. A rare cause of hemihyperplasia: A case report with review of literature. European Orthop Traumatol. 2010;1:37-40.
28. Batra S, Arora S, Meshram H, Khanna G, Grover SB, Sharma VK. A rare etiology of cauda equina syndrome. J Infection Dev Ctries. 2011;5(1):79-82.
29. Singh S, Arora S, Sural S, Dhal A. Tuberculosis of the pubic symphysis masquerading as osteitis pubis: a case report. Acta Orthop et Traumatol Turcica. 2012;46(3):223-227.
30. Arora S, Goyal A, Mittal S, Singh A, Sural S, Dhal A. Combined intraarticular fracture of the body and the hook of hamate: an unusual injury pattern. J Hand Microsurg. DOI 10.1007/s12593-012-0070-2


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