Dr. A. K. Venkatachalam FRCS, M.Ch Orth, MS Orth, DNB Orth
Indian & UK board certified Orthopedic surgeon
Consultant Orthopedic surgeon in private practice, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
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.
Twelve publications in international journals like The Foot, Orthpaedics international etc
Twenty international training courses and symposia.