MBBS, DOrth., DNB, MCh, PDF Spine
Visiting Consultant - Spinal Surgery
Dr. R. Krishna Kumar, obtained his undergraduate degree in medicine from Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem. He went on to complete his D.Ortho from Tirunelveli Medical College. He completed his DNB training in Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore (where he submitted his dissertation on primary closure of soft tissue in open fractures of long bones) and obtained his DNB Orthopaedic Surgery degree in 2002.
He worked as a lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedics in Arupadai Veedu Medical College, Pondicherry for one year. He then worked as a Registrar in the Department of Orthopaedics, Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Hospital, Chennai, for two years. He joined in Fortis Malar Hospital August 2005. He joined in Nova Specialty Surgery Hospital, Chennai, January 2012. His main body of work is in the field of trauma and spine surgery. He obtained Mch.Orth course from University of Seychelles American Institute of Medicine on Jan 15, 2011.
He learned recent advances in the paediatric orthopaedics, arthroscopy, arthroplasty, spine and orthopaedic engineering. He underwent spine fellowship for one year in Kovai Medical Center and Hospital under The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University’s post doctoral fellowship programme. He trained in all advances in the spine surgery like Endoscopic discectomy, vertebral osteotomy and deformity correction.
Compulsory Rotating Resident Intern, Govt. Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem, Tamilnadu, India.
Diploma in the Orthopaedic surgery, Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India
Diplomate of National Board trainee in the Department of Orthopaedic surgery, Ganga Hospital ,Coimbatore Tamilnadu , India
Senior Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery, Ganga Hospital Coimbatore Tamilnadu, India.
Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic surgery, Arupadai veedu Medical College, Pondicherry, India
Junior consultant, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Fortis Malar Hospitals Ltd. Chennai, India
Consultant, Trauma and Spine Surgery, Helios Hospitals, and Nova Specialty Surgery, Chennai, India.
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Spine Surgery-The Dr.MGR Medical University , Tamilnadu, India, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore,India
Observer ship in the Department of Spine Surgery, Ganga Hospital Coimbatore Tamilnadu, India.
Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic and Spine surgeon, Apollo Spectra Hospital, MRC Nagar, Chennai, India, Bharathi Raaja Specialty Hospital, T. Nagar, Chennai, India and Chennai Meenakshi Multi Specialty Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai, India