UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Rajani, Rajiv

School of Medicine

Rajiv Rajani MD is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who is also Fellowship trained in both Orthopaedic Oncology. He has been in practice in San Antonio for the past 6 years and serves as the Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery along with Vice-Chair of Education. He has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of all bone and soft tissue tumors of the extremities in both pediatric and adult patients.

Dr. Rajani is an active member of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) and the MSTS (Musculoskeletal Tumor Society). He also is a member of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society, International Society of Limb Salvage, the Texas Orthopaedic Association, and the AOA Emerging Leaders Program.

Dr. Rajani has a focus on improving quality measures and outcomes. He served for 4 years on the AAOS Council on Research and Quality along with the Diversity Advisory Board. He also has served on the UTHSA Women and Minority Board. He is also on the MSTS Evidenced Based Medicine Committee.

Dr Rajani is heavily involved in education as the is the current Residency Program Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery department at UTHSA. He also is a member of the AOA Council of Residency Directors, the MSTS Fellowship committee and a member-at-large on the AAOS Council on Education.

Although Dr. Rajani originally calls Michigan his home, he has adopted San Antonio as a second home as he was a member of the Leadership San Antonio Class of 41 and serves on the Board for the Children?s Bereavement Center of South Texas.

9/2017 - Present Vice Chair of Education and Associate Chair UTHSCSA, Orthopaedics, San Antonio, TX
9/2017 - Present Associate Professor / Clinical UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX
7/2016 - Present Residency Program Director UTHSCSA, Orthopaedics, San Antonio, TX