Hip Replacement surgery center of MJRC clinic is located in Besant nagar, Chennai, India. We provide latest advances in Hip replacement surgery.

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Dr. A. K. Venkatachalam FRCS, M.Ch Orth, MS Orth, DNB Orth

Indian & UK board certified Orthopedic surgeon

Current position

Consultant Orthopedic surgeon in private practice, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Past positions

Associate professor in Orthopedics, Chettinad medical college, Kelambakkam 2006 to 2012

Consultant Orthopedic surgeon in private practice, Chennai hospitals.

Specialist Orthopedic surgeon, Dubai hospital and Rashid hospital, Dubai, UAE- June - Dec 2003.

Senior specialist, Head of department of Orthopedics, Ibri regional referral hospital, Oman 2002 - 2003.

Consultant in Orthopedics, 1998-2002 Apollo Specialty hospitals, Chennai.

Consultant in Orthopedics- Child's trust hospital- 1999- 2000

Consultant in Orthopedics- Sundaram medical foundation- 1999.

Consultant in Orthopedics- Metro hospital, NOIDA, Sunflag hospital, Faridabad 1997- 1998

Consultant in Orthopedics- St.Stephen's hosital, Delhi

Senior registrar in Orthopaedics - Bolton hospital, England, UK- Jan 1997- March 1997

Specialist registrar in Orthopedics, North West rotation, UK- at Tameside general, Stepping hill hospital Stockport, North Manchester general hospital, UK 1994 Dec - Dec 1996

Registrar in orthopedics- Inverclyde royal hospital- Greenock, Scotland 1994

Registrar in Orthopedics- Royal Liverpool University hospital, Liverpool 1994

Orthopedic department - Alderhey hospital, Liverpool.1993-1994

Junior resident in Orthopedics- Central Institute of Orthopedics, New Delhi 1989- 1992

Medical Officer- Army Medical corps- 1984- 1989- Base hospitals.

I am an Indian & UK board certified Orthopaedic surgeon. I have worked in Hip replacement units in the UK. I am experience in primary and revision hip replacement.

I am registered with the medical council of India and GMC, London, UK. I am a life member of the Indian Orthopedic association and the Madras Orthopedic society.

I have worked in India, UK, Dubai and Oman. I have visited centers of excellence in Australia, Belgium and Dubai as a visiting fellow to learn advanced techniques in hip replacement.

I have attended a cadaveric course on minimally invasive hip replacement and resurfacing.

I am able to provide a range of hip replacement procedures.

I have been in independent private practice for the last seventeen years. I have privileges in private hospitals in Chennai.

I am able to provide individual care. I practice evidence based surgery. Thus patients are able to make considered decisions about their treatment easily with my diligent inputs.

I have a particular interest in total & short stem hip replacement, biological treatments for avascular necrosis.

I have introduced new implants and techniques in Chennai.

I have presented my work at local and international conferences

I was an associate professor in orthopedic surgery. I have headed research and development for an orthopedic implant company.

Academic achievements

Twelve publications in international journals like The Foot, Orthpaedics international etc

Two dissertations

Twenty international training courses and symposia.

Basic AO course- AO foundation of India 1990

FRCS course- Royal college of surgeons of England. 1993

Advanced AO course- Royal college of surgeons of England. 1994

Interlocking nailing course- Royal college of surgeons of England.1994

External fixation course- Royal college of surgeons of England.1994

Intermediate arthroscopy course- Royal college of surgeons of England. 1995

Osteotomy course- Royal national orthopedic hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, UK 1995

Leeds Biomecanics course- Leeds, UK. 1995.

Radiation protection course- UK, 1995.

ATLS course- Royal college of surgeons of England,1995.

Ilizarov course- Royal college of surgeons of England, 1995.

Current concepts in Pediatric Orthopedic surgery- Manchester university, 1995

Current concepts in Upper limb surgery- Manchester university, 1996

M.Ch orthopedic surgery- University of Liverpool, 1995.

Current concepts in Knee replacement- American hospital, Dubai 2003.

Meniscal transplantation- University of Ghent, Belgium, 2005.

Minimal invasive Knee replacement & Hip Resurfacing, Zimmer institute, India 2007.

Workshop on Birmingham mid head resection, Journey knee, patient specific instruments, Australia, 2009.

Workshop on Cartilage and bone regeneration with stem cells- TOSH hospital, Chennai- hands on experience with experts in cartilage and bone regeneration, March 2014

International Cartilage research society conference, Focus Knee - Zurich, Switzerland 2014 July.

Memberships

Indian Orthopaedic association- Life member

Madras Orthopaedic society- Life member

International Cartilage research society

General Medical council UK- Full membership

Fellow of Royal college of physicians and surgeons of Glasgow Uk

University of Liverpool UK- Alumni

Paper presentations

Tawam hospital, Abu Dhabi- Management of acetabular fractures 2003

Ibri regional referral hospital- Management of acetabular fractures 2002

Madras Orthopaedic society - Surgical technique for Synovial chondromatosis of knee 1999

Madras Orthopaedic society-Treatment of Perthes disease 1999

Chettinad Hospital and research institute journal- Treatment of neglected acetabular fractures with total hip replacement 2012

Orthopaedia- Bio composites in Orthopaedics 2009

Indian Medical tourism conference Toronto- Latest advances in Knee replacement 2009

Indian Medical tourism conference Toronto- Short stem hip replacement 2009

Abuja Nigeria- High flexion knee replacement 2008

Arab health conference 2010- High flexion knee replacement

Indian Orthopaedic association Annual conference 2012- Biocomposites in Joint replacement

Poster presentation - Indian Orthopaedic association Annual conference Poster presentation- Role of short stem hip replacement in neglected acetabular fractures.

Madras orthopaedic soiety- Hook plate method for Posterior column acetabular fractures- 1999

Madras Orthopaedic society- Surgical managment of Calcaneal fractures 2000

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