Dr. Rohini Handa

Qualification - MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCP

Specialization - Rheumatologist

Designation - Senior Consultant

Location - New Delhi, India

Hospital(s) - Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

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Career Profile

  • Dr. Rohini Handa is a prominent rheumatologist in India and carries 31 years of extensive experience.
  • Dr. Handa specializes in treatment of musculoskeletal and autoimmune disorders like rheumatology, arthritis, gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), osteoarthritis, etc.
  • He is a highly renowned specialist and have received various awards and accolades for his outstanding achievements and dedication in the field of rheumatology.
  • Dr. Handa is a leading doctor who has held top positions in several eminent medical associations and societies such as Vice Dean of the Indian College of Physicians, President of Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR), Chair of International League of Associations for Rheumatology (ILAR) and many more.
  • He is a dedicated academician and has been a faculty of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for more than 20 years.
  • Not only he is on the editorial board of many reputed medical journals, he himself has published and co-authored over 335 research papers, book chapters, review articles and abstracts eminent scientific journals.

Education & Training

MBBS from Punjab University, Chandigarh, 1983

MD - General Medicine from Punjab University, Chandigarh, 1986

DNB (General Medicine) - National Board of Examination, 1988


  • WHO Fellowship - 1995
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians (Glasgow)
  • Fellow American College of Rheumatology
  • Fellow National Academy of Medical Sciences (India)
  • Fellow Indian College of Physicians
  • Fellow Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine
  • Fellow International Medical Sciences Academy
  • Founder Fellow Geriatric Society of India


  • Senior Consultant – Department of Rheumatology at Indraprastha Apollo HospitaL, New Delhi
  • Faculty of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Clinical Focus

  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Gout
  • Systemic Lupus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Spondylitis
  • Scleroderma
  • Infectious arthritis, Reactive arthritis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Vasculitis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Takayasu\'s Arteritis
  • Bursitis

Awards & Achievements

  • MN Sen Oration Award & Shakuntla Amir Chand Prize by Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Dr GB Jain Oration and Dr Sukumar Mukherjee Honor Lecture by Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine
  • JC Patel and BC Mehta Prize
  • Pawan Kumari Jain Oration
  • Dr JN Berry Award
  • Searle Oration by the Association of Physicians of India IRA
  • Oration by Indian Rheumatology Association


Life Member Indian Rheumatology Association

Life Member Delhi Rheumatology Association

Life Member Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine



Dr. Handa performs 6 different procedures. Click on a procedure name to see more details and to view doctors for that specialty.

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Stem Cell Therapy for Joint Problems
Stem Cell Therapy for Wounds
Stem Cell Therapy after Trauma or Surgery

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