Doctor performs 331 knee surgeries in a month, creates new record


#Dehradun #Uttarakhand A doctor at Dehradun's Max Super Speciality Hospital has lodged his name in the Limca Book of Records for successfully performing 331 joint replacement surgeries in a months' time. Manuj Wadhwa, who is the Director and Head of Department of Orthopaedics at Max hospital in Mohali district of Punjab, had set the record of performing maximum knee surgeries in 2013, according to a report in Punjab Kesari. His new feat was announced on the occassion of 25 anniversary of Limca Book of Records on March 6. They released a list of record holders which included his name for accomplishing a record in surgeries in a month's time that no other doctor has been able to do till now. On being named in Limca Book of Records, he said, "Latest technology has made knee joint surgeries more precise and accurate due to which one surgery takes only 15-20 minutes. This, in turn, saves much time."

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