Ranjan Gupta M.D., QME
UCI Chairman, Orthopedic Department.
Orthopedic Surgeon



UCI Chairman, Orthopedic Department.

Ranjan Gupta M.D.
Ranjan Gupta M.D., UCI Chairman, Orthopedic Department

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 his 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.

Professional: He began his career at UC Irvine in 1999 as an Assistant Professor where his clinical practice has focused on the care of the shoulder, elbow, and hand and his research lab focuses on Schwann cell control of neural injury. As the Principal Investigator of the UC Irvine Peripheral Nerve Research Lab, he had been continuously funded by the NIH-NINDS from 2000 to 2014. He has received numerous awards including the NIH Career Development Award from the NINDS-NIH, the Marshall Urist Award from the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, the Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award from the AAOS and the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Gupta is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Anatomy & Neurobiology, and Biomedical Engineering. He assumed the role of Department Chairman on January 1, 2007.
Patient Services: Dr. Gupta specializes in orthopedic surgery, difficult shoulders, elbows, and hands.