Dr Kesavan Rajagopalan Amruthur

MBBS, MS (Ortho)

Senior Consultant - Orthopaedics

Biography

Dr. Kesavan A R completed MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai and MS (Orthopaedics) from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, University of Mumbai. He is a versatile surgeon with a reputation for excellence in Hip and Pelvic surgery, Joint Replacements and Complex Trauma.

Having been instrumental in starting the MIOT Institute for Disorders of the hip, he was the first director who pioneered programs in hip reconstructive surgery and launched protocols. He is one of the few surgeons who is skilled in providing treatment for any age group, be it a child or a geriatric patient- so that, reconstruction of hip is not limited to replacement but includes preservation and restoration. He has a strong background in Complex Trauma care which has resulted in super specialisation in Pelvic and Acetabular Reconstructive Surgery.

Professional Experience

  • 1988 - 1994

    MBBS, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

  • 1995 - 1998

    MS (Orthopaedics) Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, University of Mumbai

  • 1998 - 1998

    Senior Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai

  • 1998 - 1999

    Senior Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, V.N. Desai Municipal General Hospital, Santa Cruz, Mumbai

  • 1999 - 2003

    Junior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai

  • 2003 - 2005

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director, Trauma, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai

  • 2005 - 2007

    Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director, Hip Surgery, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai

  • 2007 - 2009

    Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director, Pelvic and Acetabular Reconstructive Surgery, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai

  • 2009 onwards

    Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Specialist – Hip and Pelvic Surgery- Global Hospitals and Health City, Perumbakkam, Chennai

Memberships

  • Member, Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, International Congress for Joint reconstruction
  • Member, Indian Society for Surgery of Hip and Knee

Achievements

  • Recipient of the Mohandas – Weller Gold Medal for Best Paper Presentation at the Indo- German Orthopaedic Foundation meeting, Bangalore, – Oct. 2002

Publications

  • Surgical Approaches to the Acetabulum – Suryanarayan P, Kesavan A R, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol. 36, No.1, Jan. 2002
  • Acetabular Reconstruction with a combination of Support Rings, Autogenous Morsellised Graft and Bone Cement – Suryanarayan P, Kesavan A R , IGOF Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, June 2002
  • Unstable Trochanteric Fractures- Assessment of Stability in Comminuted Fractures – Kesavan A R, Barry D’Rosario, IGOF Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, June 2002

Languages Known

  • English
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