Mission Statement

Dhalla Orthopedic Center’s mission is to provide prevention, diagnosis and treatment for orthopedic and sports medicine injuries and illnesses.

Our History

Dr. V. P. Dhalla moved from New York City to Riverside California in 1980. He has practiced orthopedic surgery in Riverside for more than 30 years.

Dr. Raja Dhalla is a well trained, highly respected orthopedic surgeon who has strong ties to the Riverside area. He completed his schooling at Castle View elementary school, Gage middle school and Poly High school.

He then attended La Sierra University and University of California at Riverside. Completing his undergraduate training in only 3 years, he majored in biology with a minor in history. After graduating from UCR Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in ’93, he went on to medical school at Loma Linda University Medical Center. During his time in medical school, he was also a McPherson Research Scholar.

Dr. Raja Dhalla completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Since 2002, Dr. Raja Dhalla has practiced orthopedic surgery in Riverside.


Our doctors are affiliated with Riverside Community Hospital, Parkview Hospital, DeAnza Outpatient Surgery Center, and Glenwood Surgery Center.

Our doctors are members of American Academy of orthopedic surgery, California orthopedic Association, and California medical association.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

California Orthopaedic Association