Dr. Gupta is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Anatomy & Neurobiology, and Biomedical Engineering. He assumed the role of Department Chairman on January 1, 2007.
Dr. Ranjan Gupta received the prestigious 2006 Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Orthopaedic Research Society. The Kappa Delta Award is the highest honor in orthopaedics and is presented by the Academy to persons who have performed research that is of high significance and impact.The awards are bestowed for outstanding manuscripts that focus on basic and/or clinical research related to the musculoskeletal system. Papers considered for this award represent a large body of cohesive scientific work generally reflecting years of investigation. The Kappa Delta Awards were introduced in 1947, by the Kappa Delta Sorority; in the years since their inception, the Kappa Delta Awards have totaled over a million dollars.
Most recently, he was selected for the 2008 Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). This is the most prestigious award given by the ASSH with the purpose of the Bunnell Fellowship to sponsor a young Hand Surgeon in the development of national and international relationships which contribute to his/her pursuit of higher learning, and which foster the principles of scholarship of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Gupta will be focusing his travels to national and international centers on therapeutic neuroscience to improve functional outcomes after neural injury.
Dr. Gupta received his undergraduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his medical doctorate degree from Albany Medical College through the Accelerated Six Year Biomedical Program. He completed a general surgery internship, residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, and an NIH Post Doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, Dr. Gupta completed fellowship training in hand surgery/microsurgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, followed by an AO Fellowship in hand surgery/traumatology/shoulder at the University of Berne in Switzerland.
July 21, 2012 ucirvineortho You Tube video:Dr Ranjan Gupta Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery UC Irvine
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