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Board Certified

Rajit Chakravarty, MD

Providing state of the art technologies and convenience for our patients
Total Joint Replacement
Adult Joint Reconstruction

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Dr. Chakravarty

Get To Know Dr. Chakravarty


Rajit Chakravarty, MD, is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Adult Joint Reconstruction. Dr. Chakravarty has focused on developing and honing techniques and technologies that best treat patients with joint pain or injury. He specializes in total joint replacement of the hip and knee. He has undergone additional training in robotic-assisted surgeries, performing total and partial knee replacements, as well as complex revision joint replacements. His scope of patient care also includes arthroscopic surgery of the knee, and non-operative management of hip and knee arthritis.

Dr. Chakravarty has always  been driven to learn more about the intricate movement of human body and joints, along with the mechanical principles behind it. As a result, he pursued a Biomedical Engineering Degree from UW Madison. It was there he realized the profound impact this field could have, particularly in hip and knee procedures, and the vital role technology and engineering plays. This keen interest motivated him to pursue a career in orthopedic surgery specializing in total hip and knee replacement surgeries. He was drawn to the vast improvement in function that comes with these joint interventions, and how this changes every aspect of a patients’ life. He continuously strives to incorporate cutting edge technology to achieve the best outcomes for his patients.

Dr. Chakravarty implements a patient centric approach to care where he discusses the medical reasons behind the ailments of his patients. He strives to work with his patients to identify the best course of action for them. This can be surgical or non-surgical treatments, however always with the goal to alleviate their pain and have them return to their normal lives.

In 2009, Dr. Chakravarty was awarded the Oscar Corn MD, Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery. He has also contributed to many peer-reviewed papers, as well as being the author of two book chapters on the operative techniques used during joint replacements. Dr. Chakravarty is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a candidate member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

When Dr. Chakravarty is not taking care of patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. They are avid travelers, and  love to frequent restaurants throughout Madison.



Adult hip & knee reconstruction and arthroplasty at the Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics

Drexel University College of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery
Drexel University College of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery
Drexel University College of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery
University of Wisconsin- Madison, BS in Biomedical Engineering
  1. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  2. Candidate member of American Association of Hip and knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  3. Chief Medical Officer at Orthopedic & Spine Centers of Wisconsin
Professional Experience:
  1. Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in total hip and knee replacements – SSM Health Madison, WI


Herron L.L., Chakravarty R., Dwan C., Fitzgerald J. R., Musser J. M., Retzel E., Kapur V.

Genome sequence survey of bovine Staphylococcus aureus.

Journal of Infection and Immunity. July 2002: 70; 3978-81

Joseph J. King, MD, Rajit Chakravarty, BS, Jean-Pierre DeChadarevian, MD, and Richard D. Lackman, MD.

Enlarging Painless Mass in a Four-Year-Old Girl: image quiz.

E J of Bone and Joint Surgery. July 2007

Parvizi J., Chakravarty R., Og B., Rodreguez-Paez A.

Informed consent: is it always necessary?

Injury. 2008:39;651-655

Amin NH, Katsman A, Chakravarty R, Harding S, Cerynik DL.

Use of Blocking Screws in Intramedullary Fixation of Proximal and Mid-Shaft Femur Fractures.

European J of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, Nov 2011:11;898-3

King J.J, Chakravarty R, Cerynik D.L, Black A, Johanson N.A.

Decreased Ratios of Lateral to Medial Patellofemoral Forces and Pressures after Lateral Retinacular Release and Gender Knees in Total Knee Arthroplasty.

J of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. December 2013:21;2770-8

Amin NH, Chakravarty R, Jakoi A, Brey J, Cerynik DL, Harding.

Placing Femoral Intramedullary Nail in Severely Bowed Femurs.

J of Orthopedics. March 2014:37: 179-82

Chakravarty R, Toossi N, Katsman A, Cerynik D, Harding S, Johanson N.A.

Percutaneous Column Fixation and Total Hip Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Acute Acetabular Fracture in the Elderly.

J of Arthroplasty. April 2014:11; 817-821

Jauregui JJ, Kapadia BH, Banerjee S, Cherian JJ, Mont MA, Chakravarty R.

Prevention and Management of Venous Thromboembolic Disease Following Lower Extremity Joint Arthroplasty.

J of Surgical Technology International. 2014:24; 283-287

Chakravarty R, Elmallah RD, Cherian JJ, Kurtz SM, Mont MA.

Polyethylene Wear in Knee Arthroplasty.

J Knee Surg. 2015 Oct;28(5): 370-5

Varacallo M, Chakravarty R, Denehy K, Star, A.

Joint perception and patient perceived satisfaction after total hip and knee arthroplasty in the American population.

J of Orthopaedics. 2018 June: 15(2); 495-499

Rajit Chakravarty MD, Bhaveen H. Kapadia MD, Julio J. Jauregui MD, Michael A. Mont MD : Knee Arthrodeis. In Wiesel S, Parvizi J, Rothman R, Easley M, Hunt T, Malawer M, Bickels J, Flynn J, Tornetta P, Williams G, Ramsey M, Thee J, Boden S, Miller M ed

Operative Techniques

Orthopaedic Surgery 2nd ed. Lippincott Willicams & Wilkins. 2014

Rajit Chakravarty MD, Mohamad Rasouli MD, Javad Parvizi MD, FRCS

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty- Proximal Femoral Replacement. In Callaghan J, Clohisy J, Della Valle C, Parvizi J, Rosenberg A

The Adult Hip 3rd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2014

Parvizi J, Jafari M, Chakravarty R, Coyle C, Mortazavi J, Sharkey P.

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Infection is the Major Cause of Failure.

19th Annual AAHKS meeting 2009

Amin NH, Katsman A, Chakravarty R, Harding S, Cerynik DL.

Use of Blocking Screws in Intramedullary Fixation of Proximal and Mid-shaft Femur Fractures.

Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Fall Meeting. Farmington, PA. 2009

Amin NH, Chakravarty R, Jakoi A, Brey J, Cerynik DL, Harding.

A Novel Technique in the Placement of Femoral Intramedullary Nail in Severely Bowed Femurs: Decreasing Cost and Complications.

AO North America “2012 Challenges in Fracture Care Across Disciplines.” 2012