Dr.Arumugam D. Ortho.,M.S. Ortho,. M.ch(Orth)

Hospital Name: Knee India Department: Ortho

Dr. Arumugam. S  (MBBS D. Ortho., M.S. Ortho,. M.ch(Orth), Fellow Joint Replacement – Australia) Business world has seen many success stories on joint ventures. Here is one from the medical world. That of Dr. Arumugam’s. We are talking about this senior consultant orthopedic surgeon’s ‘joint’ ventures (or replacements), that has made thousands of patients from various parts of the country to wear a pain-free smile on their faces.

He is now one of the few surgeons in south India doing bilateral hip replacement in a single sitting. To achieve this status, the efforts that he put were enormous. After getting his basic qualification from the reputed Annamalai University in Tamil Nadu.

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He got his orthopaedic training from Bombay and special training in Trauma and Ilizarov Fixator from Moscow’s Sechenov University. Not just that, he got his advanced training in joint replacement from Australia. His speciality and first love being joint replacement, he has done a number of knee and hip joint replacement on patients between 24 and 85 years with almost 100 per cent success rate.

He does both regular knees, high flexation knees and single as well as bilateral knees depending on the patients’ requirements. He does hip replacement surgeries using the most advanced prosthesis- which gives maximum ease and mobility for the patients. And what more? He also does revision joint replacement which is the need of the hour!

Besides attending numerous conferences and seminars all over the world to upgrade himself, Arumugam also feels that his knowledge must be passed on to the future generation. For that, he happily trains up and coming surgeons in the areas of his expertise.

At present, Arumugam is a consultant surgeon at some of the leading hospitals in the city of Chennai, including K M Speciality Hospital at K K Nagar, Bharathirajaa Speciality Hospital at T Nagar, Sri Devi Group of Hospitals at Koyambedu and Ponmalligai Hospital at Guindy.

All that Arumugam dreams for is a world whose population have healthy hips, knees and spines, free from pain and strain. For that, he does his bit each passing day.