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About Dr. Rahul Shivadey


About Dr. Rahul Shivadey

Dr. Rahul Shivadey is an accomplished arthroscopy and sports medicine specialist having performed 3500+ knee and shoulder arthroscopic procedures and 2500+ trauma and replacement surgeries.

Dr. Rahul Shivadey

A Remarkable Journey in Medicine

Dr. Rahul Shivadey’s journey in the field of medicine began in his fifth-grade year while he was convalescing in a hospital from an illness. He pursued his dream, excelling in the MBBS program at Government Medical College, Jabalpur, and earning a Gold Medal in Master of Surgery (M.S.) from ‘GMC, REWA in 1997. He presented research at conferences and later worked at prestigious institutions, including Jaslok and Bhatiya Hospitals in Mumbai.
In 2006, he completed a fellowship in Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement in Budapest. In 2010, he joined Zulekha Hospital, Dubai, becoming a renowned Joint and Arthroscopy Surgeon. In May 2022, he joined Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare conglomerate in the Middle East, expanding his role and commitment to orthopedics.

Dr. Rahul Shivadey

A Visionary Leader in Medicine and Beyond

Dr. Rahul Shivadey, a visionary leader, believes in consensus molding over seeking it. His leadership journey reflects this philosophy. As Vice President of the Junior Doctors Association, he orchestrated a diverse group, organizing the inaugural Junior Doctors Meet in 1998. In Nasik, he excelled in leadership roles in the ‘Lions Club International,’ ultimately becoming President of the ‘Lions Club of Deolali-Nasik Road,’ District 323-D2, achieving recognition as a top 10 club.

At Zulekha Hospital in Dubai, he led a team of specialist Orthopedic surgeons, achieving unprecedented success, including live surgical demonstrations. He also holds esteemed positions in professional organizations, such as President of the ‘Indian Cartilage Society’ and Chairman of the Membership and Bylaws Committee in the ‘International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society (ICRS).

Dr. Rahul Shivadey’s leadership journey embodies collaboration, talent development, and excellence in the medical field, demonstrating his commitment to consensus-building and achievement.

Dr. Rahul Shivadey

The Maverick of Orthopedics

With over 23 years of orthopedic experience, Dr. Rahul Shivadey has a profound philosophy: trust your education and instincts, and take action when facing unexpected challenges. In clinical practice, especially as a surgeon, innovative thinking is crucial in critical situations. Dr. Shivadey’s ability to navigate uncharted territory has led to groundbreaking achievements:

  • Pioneered the first single-stage bilateral knee replacement in Nasik, 2003.
  • Led the first live ACL + TKR surgical demonstration in the UAE in 2016 and 2017.
  • Spearheaded the inaugural Cartilage-Specific Conference in Dubai, UAE, in May 2023.
  • Organized the largest orthopedic conference hosted by Indian surgeons in the UAE.

These accomplishments are just the beginning of Dr. Shivadey’s journey. His relentless pursuit of excellence promises more groundbreaking achievements in the future.

Dr. Rahul Shivadey

A Surgeon Committed to Excellence and Innovation

Dr. Rahul Shivadey, a dedicated surgeon, lives by the motto “No Pain – No Gain.” Committed to cutting-edge technologies and superior patient care, his journey started as a junior resident. He pursued continuous learning, traveling globally to learn from experts in his field.
Dr. Shivadey’s patient-centric approach embodies professionalism, empathy, and attentiveness. He maintains rigorous standards, adopting innovative techniques to ensure optimal outcomes. His precision and attention to detail have led to over 5000 successful surgeries and high patient satisfaction.
His unwavering commitment to excellence drives him to continually seek improvement in patient outcomes, making him a dedicated advocate for enhancing the well-being of those in his care.

Dr. Rahul Shivadey

Administrator Extraordinaire

As an administrator, Dr. Rahul Shivadey operates on the principle that an effective administrator remains inconspicuous while ensuring the team’s seamless functioning. Serving as the Managing Director of Aditya Hospital in Nasik Road, he facilitated access to essential resources for the medical staff, eliminating unnecessary hurdles.
Dr. Shivadey’s tenure at Aditya Hospital marked significant milestones, including the introduction of IVF services and the expansion of Jairam Hospital. He also contributed to enhancing Sujata Birla Hospital in Nasik Road, highlighting his collaborative approach.
During his time at Zulekha Hospital, he assumed clinician-based administrative roles, serving on critical committees and actively participating in accreditation processes, setting high standards for patient care.
As a leader in the Indian Cartilage Society (ICS), Dr. Shivadey’s contributions were prominently recognized, reflecting his unwavering commitment to excellence.
His administrative philosophy prioritizes a silent yet effective presence, fostering collaboration and resourcefulness for seamless institution operation.


Medical Marvels


Work Experience

Specialist, Orthopedic & Traumatology <br> Aster DM Healthcare (ASOP Clinic and Aster Hospital Qusais

Dubai, United Arab EmiratesJun 2022- till date

Specialist Orthopedic Surgeon<br> Zulekha Hospital

Dubai, United Arab EmiratesMarch 2010 - July 2017

Head of Department, Orthopedics <br> Zulekha Hospital

Dubai, United Arab EmiratesJuly 2017 - May 2022

Associate Orthopedic Surgeon <br> Jairam Hospital and Research Center Private Limited

Nasik, Maharashtra, IndiaApril 2002 - March 2010

Managing Director & Consulting Orthopedic Surgeon <br> Aaditya Hospital

Nasik, Maharashtra, IndiaApril 2002 - March 2010

Orthopaedic Surgeon <br>Sujata Birla Hospital

Nasik, IndiaSeptember 2001 - April 2002
Honor Accolades

Some of key accomplishments are

  • Establishment of multi sub-specialty orthopedic department for Zulekha Hospital, Dubai.
  • Successfully completed over 3500 complex knee and shoulder arthroscopic surgeries.
  • Conducted the first live ACL surgery demo in UAE which was broadcasted across the country to all orthopedic fraternity.
  • Appointed as executive member of the Indian Cartilage Society.
  • Built base outside UAE with strong focus on Africa leading to growth of over 30% of in-patient admissions coming from outside UAE.
  • Speaker on Arthroscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery at ‘Continuous Medical Education’ (CME) platforms and conferences.