Consultant , MBBS, MSc, FRCS, Diploma, 12 years of experience
Kochi , India
Dr Vinod Kumar is one of the most coveted surgeon in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery in India.
He has graduated his MBBS from Chennai, following which he did his post-graduate training in the United Kingdom.
He has completed MRCS (Gen) and FRCS (Tr&Orth) and has a Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons- Glasgow, UK and a fellow of the International College of Surgeons.
Dr Kumar has done his Fellowship in Shoulder & upper limb surgery and Sports injury from Newcastle College, UK.
He has completed Orthopaedic Specialty residency training from the prestigious Yorkshire training programme.
He is an active member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), British Elbow & Shoulder Society, International College of Surgeons, AO Trauma, SICOT, Indian Arthroscopy Society, and Shoulder & Elbow Society of India.
He is a qualified ATLS provider and arthroscopic skills trainer.
Dr Kumar specialises in shoulder and elbow disorders and arthroscopic sports surgery, and has special interest in shoulder instability and sports injuries.
Consultant, St Helens & Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust,UK
MBBS, Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai
MRCS, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons – Glasgow, UK
MSc, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, UK
FRCS, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons- Glasgow, UK
Diploma, Sports & Exercise Medicine – Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK
Intra-medullary nailing for displaced proximal humerus fractures.Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery2010;18(3):324-327.
Deficiencies of MRI in diagnosing Chronic symptomatic lateral ankle ligament injuries.Foot & Ankle Surgery. Vol 13, 2007: 171-176.
The Knee Skyline Radiograph: Its usefulness in diagnosis of patello-femoral Osteoarthritis International Orthopaedics, April 2007; 31(2): 247-252.
Radial Head fractures: An update on classification and management. Orthopaedics & Trauma 2012; 26:124-131.
Fractures of the Shaft of Humerus Orthopaedics & Trauma 2013; 27(6): 393-402.
Treatment of proximal humerus fractures with the Stryker T2 Proximal humeral nail Shoulder & Elbow 2013; 5: 48-55.
Comparison of the Calliper method and two dimensional computer software to measure polyethylene wear after Total Hip arthroplasty European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Sept 2006; 16(3):219-222
Role of Computerised Tomography in management of Intra- articular fractures of the Os Calcis. International Orthopaedics , April 2006, 30(2): 110-112
Masquerading Mycobacterium: A cautionary tale. Canadian J Plast Surg 2005;13(1)36-38.
Age related mortality risk after Head Injury Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Vol 198, No 5 , May 2004, 852-3
Atraumatic osteonecrosis of the humeral head associated with pregnancy. Shoulder & Elbow 2010; 2:188-190 – Journal of the British Shoulder & Elbow Society.
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