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Dr. Naveen Kumar.L.V

Dr. Naveen Kumar.L.V

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MS - Orthopaedics, FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery, M.Ch - Orthopaedics, MRCGP, MBBS

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Joint Replacement Surgeon

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20 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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Dr. Naveen Kumar.L.V is a highly qualified and well experienced Orthopedic Surgeon with special interest in Sports Injuries. • He had a flying start to his career with MS - Orthopaedics from MAHE's Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Mangalore in 2004. Further to that, he pursued his career in the UK. He has worked at several esteemed hospitals of UK including Wrightington Hospital and University Hospital, Cardiff. Wrightington Hospital is renowned for the origin of joint replacement by Sir John Charnley in 1960s. • He has achieved a galaxy of academic milestones including FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery from Royal College Of Surgeons, England, FEBOT from European Board of Orthopaedics & Trauma, Lisbon, Portugal, Dip SICOT from Rome, Italy, MCh Hip & Knee from Edgehill University, UK and MSc Orth from Salford University, UK. • He has won numerous awards and accolades including esteemed Wrightington Gold Medal, Best Trainee Award, BIOS, UK, distinction in FRCS and FEBOT. He has presented several research papers all around the globe.

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Koramangala 1 Block, Bangalore

Sports Orthopedics Institute

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20, 1st Main, 1st Block, Koramangala, Landmark: Opp : ESSAR Petrol Pump, Bangalore

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HSR Layout, Bangalore

Sports Orthopedics Institute

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# 734, 15th A Main, 22nd Cross Road, Club Road, Sector 3, Bangalore

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an Orthopaedist?

A: An orthopaedist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the skeletal system. An orthopaedic doctor attends to any disorder or condition or injury pertaining to the bones, muscles, joints, and ligaments associated with the skeletal system. These medical professionals treat conditions like arthritis, back pain, sports injuries, and leg and foot pain

Q: What is the difference between an Orthopaedist and an Orthopaedic surgeon?

A: Orthopaedists are sometimes mistakenly referred to as orthopaedic surgeons. An orthopaedist deals with conditions related to the musculoskeletal system. He provides pre-surgical consultation and post-surgical follow up. An orthopaedic surgeon provides same care as orthopaedist, but performs surgery as well. He performs surgery to cure back pain, ruptured discs, bone tumours, carpal tunnel, arthritis and other injuries.

Q: Does an Orthopaedist treat foot and ankle related problems?

A: Yes, an orthopaedist deals with musculoskeletal problems within the body. Problems related to foot and ankle fall under this category. Common foot problems like bunions, ankle sprains, arthritis, and sports injury are treated by an orthopaedist. Diagnosis of foot and ankle related problems are done through imaging tests. The mode of treatment depends on the severity of the problem.

Q: Does one need a doctor referral to see an Orthopaedist?

A: One can consult an orthopaedist by booking an appointment. Consultation with the orthopaedist is conducted in his/her clinic or at a healthcare centre. In some cases, patients go to a general physician for any condition or disorder related to the musculoskeletal system. Once preliminary investigation is done, the general physician may refer the patient to an orthopaedist for further examination.

Q: Does an Orthopaedist treat sport injuries?

A: Sport injuries are mostly related to the musculoskeletal system. Injuries like ligament tear, sprains, fractures, muscle pull, or bruises are commonly encountered in sports. An orthopaedist is the right medical doctor to consult for sport injuries. After physical examination, the orthopaedist may ask for imaging tests for confirming the extent of damage and then treat accordingly.

Awards and Recognitions

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Best Presentation Award - British Indian Orthopaedic Society (BIOS), Cumbria, UK - 2017
Wrightington Gold Medal, UK - 2017
Prestigious German Fellowship award - Diploma SICOT, Italy - 2016
Best Research Fellow presentation award - Wrightington Gold Medal Research day, UK - 2016
2nd Price - State level Post-Graduate Orthopaedic Quiz, Mysore, India - 2003

Education

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MS - Orthopaedics - MAHE's Kasturba Medical College Hopsital, Mangalore, 2004
FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery - Royal College Of Surgeons, England, 2017
M.Ch - Orthopaedics - EdgeHill University, UK, 2017

Experience

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2017 - 2018 Sports Orthopaedist (Knee & Shoulder) at Wrightington Hospital (UK)
2016 - 2017 Hip & Knee Arthroplasty Specialist at Wrightington Hospital (UK)
2015 - 2017 Trauma & Orth Pelvic trauma Specialist at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan (UK)
2009 - 2018 Office Orthopaedist & Medicine at Shanaveen Ltd Lower Ince Surgery, Wigan (UK)
2017 - 2018 Office Orthopaedist & Medicine at St Isan Road Surgery, Cardiff (Wales)

Registrations

51965 Karnataka Medical Council, 2018

Trainings and Certifications

FEBOT - European Board of Orthopaedics & Trauma, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017
Diploma - SICOT - Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie, Rome, 2016
M.Sc - Trauma and Orthopedics - Salford University, United Kingdom, 2016
FSEM - UNITED KINGDOM, 2017
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