Dr.S.S. Kumar

Dr.S.S. Kumar

MBBS, FRCS - General Surgery, FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery, Diploma in Orthopaedic Engineering, Fellow in Spine Surgery

Pain Management Specialist Spine Surgeon Orthopedist Orthopedic Surgeon Joint Replacement Surgeon

22 years experience

Dr. S.S. Kumar practices at ASTRA Ortho n Spine Center in Velachery, Chennai. He is an Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon and has experience of over 20 years in these fields. He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1991, FRCS from Edinburgh in 1999, Diploma in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff-U.K in 2008, FRCS (Trauma & Ortho) UK in 2009 and Fellowships in Spine Surgery, the UK in 2010. He also trained and worked in the UK from 1996 to 2012. Until recently he was working as a Senior Consultant Ortho & Spine surgeon at Global Health City, ChennaiFIELDS OF INTEREST: Spinal surgery including Spinal deformity correction & Minimally invasive surgery, Spinal Pain management, Orthopedic trauma & Hand surgery. He is a member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) and Indian Orthopaedic Association. Some of the services provided by the doctor are Spinal Fusion, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Deformity correction, Pain management Injections and Disc replacements.Dr. S S Kumar is a senior consultant trained in the UK. The subspecialties of spine surgery, hand surgery and pain management. He deals with complex spine problems including deformities and tumors. He experts in minimally invasive spine procedures and injection therapies. You can book an instant appointment with Dr. S.S. Kumar on Timesmed.com.

Education

  • MBBS - Madras Medical College - Chennai - 1991
  • FRCS - General Surgery - Edinburgh - U.K - 1999
  • FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery - The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) - UK - 2009
  • Diploma in Orthopaedic Engineering - Cardiff-U.K - 2008
  • Fellow in Spine Surgery - UNITED KINGDOM - 2010

Specializations

  • Spine Surgeon
  • Orthopedist
  • Joint Replacement Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Surgeon
  • Orthopedist and Traumatology Specialist
  • Pediatric Orthopedist
  • Pain Management Specialist

Awards and Recognitions

  • Risk Factors For Wound Infection In Surgery For Spinal Metastasis - European Spine Journal - 2013

  • Magnifying Loupes Versus Microscope For Microdiscectomy And Microdecompression. Journal Of Spinal Disorders And Techniques - 2012

  • Paediatric Spinal Systems – Teaching Article at Medscape - 2012

  • Accuracy Of Prognostic Scores In Decision Making And Predicting Outcomes In Metastatic Spine Disease. Ann R Coll Surg Engl - 2011

  • ATLS Instructor - 2009

  • Internal Fixation Of Distal Extra- Articular And Periprosthetic Fractures Of Femur And Tibia Using A New Intra- Medullary Nail& Fixation Of Distal Extra- Articular Fractures Of Humerus By Halder Humeral Nail - 2003

Memberships

  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association

Experience

  • 2012 - 2015 - Senior Consultant Ortho & Spine Surgeon at Global Health City
  • 1996 - 2012 - Positions in Ortho & Spine Surgery at United Kingdom

Registrations

  • 52328 - Tamil Nadu Medical Council - 1993
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