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Dr. Kumar Prabhu
Dr Ponnilavan Jayakanthan MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dept of Orthopaedics, KM-NU Hospitals, Ambur, Tamil Nadu. Subspeciality : Traumatology, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr Ponnilavan is an Orthopedic Surgeon who has completed his surgical training under reputed experts in premier medical institutes of South India. He specializes in the care of disorders of the bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. He has strong hands-on experience in Traumatology, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, and Joint Replacement Surgery.

Qualifications:

  • MBBS: Madras Medical College, Chennai (2006-2012)
  • MS (Orthopaedics): Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore (2015- 2018)

Clinical Expertise:

Traumatic Bone Fractures, Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Knee and Hip Joint Replacement, Osteomyelitis (Bone infections), Sports Injuries, Sprain, Ligament tear, Bone cancer, Joint dislocation

Paper Presentations:

  • Delayed presentation of displaced neck of femur fractures in patients under sixty years of age- A prospective functional outcome assessment study after osteosynthesis- IAOCON 2018
  • Distal Femur Extra-Articular Fractures Treated With Intramedullary Fixation (Distal Femoral Nail-Dfn) Vs Extramedullary Fixation (Distal Femur Locking Compression Plate-Dflcp) – A Randomized Comparative Study - IAOCON 2018
  • Malunited intertrochanteric fracture treated by trochanteric osteotomy and fixation by Angled blade plate - A case report - KAOCON 2017

Publications:

  • Delayed Presentation of Displaced Neck of Femur Fractures in Patients under Sixty Years of Age- A Prospective Functional Outcome Assessment Study After Osteosynthesis. International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences 2017, 3(3).
  • Study of Complications in Surgical Management of Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2016, 5 (45):2817-2819.

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