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Best Spine Surgeons in Global Hospitals Chennai

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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. Phani Kiran. S

    Spine Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 10 years of experience , , , Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Consultant - Institute of Neurosciences & Spinal Disorders at Global Hospitals, Chennai
    • Performed more than 1800 spine surgery procedures over the past four and a half years during and after the spine fellowship
    • Experienced in surgical and non-surgical management for degenerative, traumatic and infectious conditions of the spine
    • Interests are  Pediatric and adult spinal deformity correction,  Management of Early onset scoliosis, Spinal tumor excision and reconstruction, Minimally invasive spinal decompression and fixation techniques and Management of spinal cord injuries
    • Member of various renowned organizations such as National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS), Indian Orthopedic Association, Association of Spine Surgeons of India and Neuro-Spinal Surgeons Association of India
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  • About Spine Surgery Department at Global Hospitals, Chennai

      • It is one of the leading hospitals in India for spine surgery which has a comprehensive spine unit working closely with physical and occupational therapists to make a treatment plan specified for each patient.

      • The team is highly qualified and skilled to perform various surgeries including minimally invasive spine surgeries, endoscopic spine surgery, cervical spine surgery, anterior lumbar fusion surgery, lateral lumbar fusion surgery etc

      • The unit is well equipped with advanced technology and modern devices to treat spine disorders such as cervical spondylitis, herniated disk, spinal cord injury, spinal stenosis, vertebral tumor and many more.

      • Dr. S. Karunakaran is one of the best spine surgeons in India with an experience of 35 years, working with the hospital.

      • He has performed nearly 1000 spine surgeries including scoliosis, cervical spine, thoracotomies, laparotomy, and disc replacement surgeries.

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