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Best Artificial Spine Lumbar Disc Replacement Doctors in Chennai

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18 records found.
  • Dr. Soundappan V

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 28 years of experience , , , Fortis Malar Hospital ,Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Soundappan V is a neurosurgeon with 28+ years of experience including 16 years in managing disorders which affect nervous system including spinal cord, brain and extra-cranial cerebro-vascular system.
    • He is a recipient of Gold Medal in Micro-biology, 1977.
    • He has special interest in Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine surgeries, Micro Neuro surgeries and Trauma.  
    • Dr. Soundappan is a member of Neurological Society of India (NSI) and Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association (NSSA).
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  • Dr. Sajan K Hegde

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 33 years of experience , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Sajan K Hegde is a spine surgeon with 33+ years of experience.
    • He is known for performing spine and joint surgeries using latest technological advancements like minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion and cervical artificial disc.
    • He has initiated many modern instrumentation systems in India including Cotrel, BAK cages, Harms Mesh Systems and more.
    • He is a member of Indian Orthopaedic Association, Association of Spine Surgeons of India, Group International COTREL DUBOUSSET (GICD) and Spine Trauma Study Group, USA.
    • Dr. Hedge holds expertise in surgical and non-surgical spine treatments, tackling trauma, et al.
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  • Dr. Navaladi Shankar

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 21 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Navaladi Shankar is a spine surgeon and orthopedist with 21+ years of experience. 
    • He completed MBBS from Al-Ameen Medical College, MNAMS from National Board of Education and Diploma from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute. 
    • He is a member of Indian Orthopedic Association, Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association, Indian Trauma Society, Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association, Indian Hip, Knee Arthroplasty Society and Indian Arthroplasty Society.
    • He is an international trauma tutor. 
    • Dr. Shankar holds expertise in Laminectomy, Lower Back Pain and Neck Pain Treatment, Arthritis Management and Trauma Surgery.
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  • Dr. U Meenakshisundaram

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 26 years of experience , , , SIMS Hospital, Vadapalani, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. U Meenakshisundaram is a highly-qualified Neurosurgeon with 26+ years of experience.
    • He holds expertise in stroke, headaches, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, neuromuscular problems, neuropathies, movement disorders, and other neurological disorders.
    • After completing his MBBS from Madurai Kamaraj University in 1988, he pursued MD in General Medicine from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1993 followed by DNB in Neurology from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1997.
    • He is an active member of the European Neurological Society, American Academy of Neurology, and Indian Academy of Neurology.
    • He is currently the secretary of the Movement Disorders Society of India and an executive committee member of the Indian Academy of Neurology
    • He is a recipient of several awards and recognitions.
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  • Dr. S. Karunakaran

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Resident, 2007 years of experience , , , Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. S. Karunakaran is a well-known Consultant and Spine Orthopedic Surgeon with an experience of 23 years.
    • Dr. S. Karunakaran is prolific in the treatment of spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. 
    • His treatment involves the appropriate use of minimally invasive and motion-sparing techniques.
    • He is the first one to carry out percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy under local anesthesia for disc prolapse in this part of the country (Transforaminal and interlaminar without stiches).
    • He is the first surgeon to use INSPACE - interspinous implant for lumbar canal stenosis (key hole spine surgery local anesthesia).
    • He also initiated the 3D printed spinal implant and performed more than thousand spine surgeries including scoliosis, cervical spine pathologies, thoracotomies, laparotomy, disc replacement surgeries.
    • He has received the prestigious Mohandas Weller Gold Medal and Fellowship Award, Indo German Orthopedic Foundation, India in 2017, Best Publication award in Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association Journal (2010) for Morphometric evaluation of the Cervical Spine Pedicle in our Population, Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association Traveling Spine Fellowship award in 2006 and ASSI (Association of spine surgeons of India) Traveling Spine Fellowship award in 2005. 
    • He is the member of Indian Medical Association (IMA); Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association; Orthopedic Association of South Indian States (OASIS); Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI); and Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery.
    • He passed MBBS from Rajah Muthiah Dental College Hospital, Annamalai University in 1994 MS in Orthopedics from Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai in 2000; and DNB in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery from Medical Council of India in 2001. Dr. Karunakaran has attended training on Interlaminar Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery with Dr. Sebastian Ruetten, at St. Anna Hospital, Herne, Germany in 2012. He also attended advanced training for Endoscopic Spine Surgery under Dr.Antony Yeung, Phoenix, USA in 2012.
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  • Dr Nigel P Symss

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 13 years of experience , Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr Nigel P Symss is a famed Neurosurgeon in Chennai.
    • With a thriving experience of 13+ years, he has multiple international fellowships and has been a consultant to some of the prestigious neurosurgical centres in Chennai.
    • Dr Symss has completed his MBBS from the eminent Bangalore Medical College and DNB (Neurosurgery) from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery, VHS Medical Centre, Chennai.
    • He has been awarded with the Oi-Sami Fellowship at the Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan, where he did an extensive research on hydrocephalus and neuroendoscopy.
    • Dr Nigel P Symss has also done a one year spinal fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide where he got trained in complex spinal surgery, neuron avigation, and micro neurosurgery.
    • Following this he also obtained a fellowship in functional neurosurgery at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide.
    • He has performed close to 2500 neurosurgical procedures (including both cranial and spinal) in adults and children successfully.
    • He has many publications on hydrocephalus in some of the famed international journals to his credit.
    • Dr Symss is on the continental editorial board of International Journal of Hydrocephalus, and Journal of Neuroendoscopy.
    • Dr Nigel P Symss area of interest lies in applications of functional neurosurgery, paediatric neurosurgery, skull base surgery, brain tumours, and spinal surgery.
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  • Dr. Paresh Kishorchandra Doshi

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Director, 30 years of experience , , , Apollo Spectra Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Paresh Kishorchandra Doshi is an eminent neurosurgeon with nearly 30+ years of experience.
    • He is the President of Indian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Director of World society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, and Board member of Asian-Australasian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.
    • He is also an active member of Taskforce for Psychiatric disorders surgery, World society for stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Neurological Society of India, Indian Academy of Neurology and lastly Regional Editor of WSSFN newsletter.
    • His areas of expertise include head trauma, brain tumors, spinal surgeries, vascular neurosurgeries, paediatric neurosurgeries, etc.
    • He has published numerous credible papers in various journals both nationally and internationally.
    • He has won many accolades, including Young achiever’s Award- 2002, Indo-American Society, Mumbai and Best Neurosurgical Deparmtment-2012 Modern Medicare magazine.
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  • Dr. Charanjit Singh Dhillon

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Director, 17 years of experience , MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Charanjit Singh Dhillon is a reputed Spine Surgeon practicing successfully for more than 17 years.
    • He offers treatment for Disc-herniation of the back or neck, the trauma of the spine, degenerative disc conditions including osteoarthritis, failed-back syndrome, infections of the spine & osteoporosis, and tumors in the spine.
    • He is also proficient in carrying out Joint Replacement surgeries, Ligament Reconstruction, Foot Drop, Neuropathy Assessment, etc.
    • The distinguished surgeon has successfully performed more than 800 surgeries with minimal complications and has completed his graduation and post-graduation from the reputed Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, followed by DNB.
    • He is a member of the Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI), Bombay Orthopaedic Society, Spinal Cord Society of India, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons of India.
    • Dr. Dhillon is the AO Spine delegate representative for South India and Executive Committee Member of ASSI.
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  • Dr. Vijay Sankaran

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 19 years of experience , , SIMS Hospital, Vadapalani, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Vijay Sankaran is a dynamic Neurosurgeon practicing successfully for more than 19 years.
    • He holds expertise in Spinal stabilization procedures including artificial disc replacements, endoscopic spine surgery, stereotactic neurosurgery, neuronavigation systems, minimally invasive spinal surgery.
    • After completing graduate studies from Stanley Medical College & Hospital, Chennai in 1995, he pursued M.Ch. in Neurosurgery from The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University in 2002.
    • He achieved training certification in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS) in Munich, Germany. 
    • He has worked in several Neurological centers in the UK including University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. 
    • He is actively associated with various organizations including the Neurological Society of India, TANS, The Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS), NASS - North American Spine Society, Indian Medical Association (IMA), and British Medical Association, UK.
    • He is a recipient of various awards and recognitions.
    • He has several papers and publications to his credit.
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  • Dr. Barani Rathinavelu

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 10 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Barani Rathinavelu is a spine surgeon with 10+ years of experience. 
    • He is a recipient of Dr. Vijayakumar Award for best post graduate student and MOH Kuthoos Maraikar Gold Medal
    • He is a member of Royal College of Surgeons, Association of Spine Surgeons of India, North American Spine Society, Association of Spinal Cord Network, Indian Orthopedic Association, Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association and National Academy of Medical Sciences.
    • He has completed MBBS in 2003, MS in 2008 and DNB in 2009.
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