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Sumit Rana, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Sumit Rana is a highly skilled orthopaedic surgeon, who is Board Certified and was fellowship-trained at Stanford University. He specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Rana loves orthopaedics, and more specifically, joint replacement, because it allows him to make significant improvements in the quality of his patients’ lives by restoring their ability to perform many activities they could no longer perform, and by removing the debilitating pain with which they were living.

“Nothing gives me more joy than to hear a patient say the hip or knee replacement I performed has changed their life for the better,” says Dr. Rana. “I also enjoy being a doctor because it allows me to connect with patients and build life-long relationships by helping them in their time of need.”


Education & Training

Dr. Rana attended USC for undergraduate and medical school through the Baccalaureate/MD Program, which is an ultra-selective program in which high school students are granted admission to medical school based on their high school achievements. He graduated undergrad magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Business Administration. In medical school, he was elected into the prestigous Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as well as graduated with “Highest Distinction” —the highest honor given at graduation. He completed his general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residence at UC San Diego. After residency, he completed a fellowship in joint replacement surgery at Stanford University. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and California Orthopaedic Association.

In his spare time, Dr. Rana enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children. As a proud alumnus, he follows USC football. He also loves traveling, snowboarding, eating good food and drinking fine wine.

Dr. Rana’s Specialties Include:

  • Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Robotic-assisted Total Joint Replacement
  • Revision Surgery
  • Outpatient Total Joint Replacement
  • Biologic Replacement
  • Non-surgical Management Options for Hip and Knee Problems
  • General Orthopaedics and Trauma