About us

Mission Statement

Dhalla Orthopedic Center Mission is to provide prevention, diagnosis and treatment for orthopedic and sports medicine injuries and illness.

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 well trained highly respected orthopedic surgeon who has strong ties to Riverside area.

Raja completed his schooling at Castle View elementary school, Gage middle school and Poly High school.

He attended La Sierra University and then University of California at the Riverside. He majored in biology with a minor in history and completed his undergraduate training in 3 years. He graduated from UCR Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in 93. He then attended to medical school at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

He was a McPherson Research Scholar during his medical school.

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, Loma Linda University Hospital, Parkview Hospital, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, DeAnza surgery center, Riverside medical clinic surgery center.

Our doctors are members of American Academy of orthopedic surgery, California orthopedic Association, American association of hand surgery, Riverside County medical association, California medical association.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

California Orthopaedic Association

American Association of Hand Surgery

Riverside County Medical Association