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  • Dr. K. Sridhar

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Director, 26 years of experience , , MGM Healthcare, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. K. Sridhar is a renowned Spine Surgeon with 30+ years of experience
    • Special Interests are Vascular, Skull Base and Cervical Spine surgery
    • Life member of various organizations such as, Neurological Society of India, Association of Spinal Surgeons of India, Skull Base Society of India, Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Neuro-oncology Society of India
    • Established centres of excellence in Neurosciences centred around the concept of ‘Integrated Neuro Care’
    • Receipent of:
      • Best Doctor Award by Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, 2012
      • Prof Rajaratnam Oration Award by Annual Conference, Indian Medical Association, Karaikudi, 2014
      • Health Warrior Award by Indian Medical Association and Rotary Club, Chennai, 2018
      • Prof Dayananda Rao Oration Medal by Andhra Pradesh Neuroscientists Association, Visakhapatnam, 2019

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. Soundappan V

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 28 years of experience , , ,  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).

  • 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.

  • Dr. Muralidharan V

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 18 years of experience , , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Muralidharan V is a seasoned Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon with 18+ years of experience.
    • He is a member of the Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI), Minimally Invasive Spine Society of India (MISSI), British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS), North American Spine Society (NASS), Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA), Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association (TNOA), Indian Medical Association (IMA), and many more.
    • He has been awarded the prestigious Arthritis Research UK Investigator Award 2013 at British Orthopaedic Association Congress, Mark Honey Research Prize 2012 by the research committee of the East Midlands Sarcoma Service (UK), Foxtrot Grant for qualitative research in 2014 by University Hospitals of Leicester research committee (UK), etc.
    • He mastered in various fields such as comprehensive treatment of cervical (neck), thoracic (upper back) and lumbosacral (lower back) spinal conditions. etc.
    • He also has written an extensive number of publications for both national and international journals. 

  • Dr. Ravi Venkatesan

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 20 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Ravi Venkatesan is a Spine Surgeon with an experience of 20+ years in the field.
    • He is a member of the Tamil Nadu Medical Council, Tamil Nadu Orthopedics Association, and Association of Spine Surgeon of India.
    • He won the Gold Medalist from CMC, Vellore for undertaking a minimally invasive surgery done for the first time in South India.
    • He mastered in various fields such as Minimally Invasive spine Surgery, Spinal Deformity correction, Spinal Tumour surgery, etc.
    • Dr. Venkatesan also has written for a number of publications in international journals, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Canadian Journal of Orthopedics, and Canadian Journal of Traumatology.

  • Dr Vijay M Rajamani

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    22 years of experience , , , , Prashanth Multi Speciality Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr Vijay M Ramani is a proficient Spine Surgeon who has been credited with a lot of merits during his training and experiences in the field.
    • He received a Fellowship in Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS), UK. Dr Ramani had also done a Fellowship in Degenerative Spinal surgery in Ipswich Spinal Unit (UK).
    • After this, he did another Fellowship in Minimal Access Spine Surgery and Deformity (Scoliosis) Spine Surgery for 2 years in Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore, UK. He also trained in Endoscopic Spinal Surgery in Taiwan, at Loha’s Spinal Hospital as well. 
    • In addition, he was trained in the invasive management of Chronic low back pain and Post Surgery residual pain. His expertise and manual dexterity in this field are well known. He also received a Diploma course with the Eurospine Organisation for which his skills were well appreciated in Europe.
    • Dr Ramani had worked extensively in the UK in the sub-specialities of Orthopaedics under the National Health System (NHS).

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What are the specialities of spine surgeons in Chennai?

Chennai's spine surgeons are experts in a variety of procedures and therapies for the spine. Spinal tumours, minimally invasive spine surgery, cervical disc replacement, neuroendoscopic surgery, spinal decompression, slipped disc surgery, scoliosis surgery, kyphosis, artificial disc replacements, fusion and disc replacement procedures, complex spinal instrumentations (PLIF, TLIF, ALIF), spinal deformity, spinal fusion, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, tumour surgeries with expandable cages and vertebral reconstruction


Best Hospital for Spine Surgery in Chennai

Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai

It is globally acclaimed for difficult deformity procedures and revision spine surgeries and is considered among India's top ten facilities for spine surgery. On a 14-year-old kid with scoliosis for no apparent reason, the hospital successfully executed India's First Fusionless Scoliosis operation. Dr Murlidharan V, one of India's greatest spine surgeons with 16 years of expertise, works at the facility.


MGM Healthcare, Chennai

In Chennai, MGM Healthcare is a 400-bed super speciality hospital. More than 25000 heart procedures have been conducted by the professional team. It is the first LEED Platinum-certified green hospital in India. The hospital provides emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


MIOT International, Chennai

It is the first hospital in India to have a 750 HD CT scan with dual-energy imaging. Started as a centre for orthopaedics, it has now become multi-speciality dealing with neurosurgery, cardiology, thoracic and cardiovascular care, nephrology, oncology, knee replacement, hip-replacement surgery, plastic surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics, craniofacial and cosmetic surgery, and more. Spread across 14-acres, the hospital has bagged many awards, including Niryat Shree Gold Award in 2002 and 2009; FIEO Niryat Shree Bronze Trophy 2008; FIEO Southern Region Export Excellence Award 2012 – 2013, 2013 – 2014 and 2015 – 2016.


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