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Dr. Nandkumar Sundaram

Dr. Nandkumar Sundaram

Dr. Nandkumar Sundaram

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MBBS, FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery, M.Sc - Trauma and Orthopedics, FRCS - General Surgery



35 Years Experience

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Dr. Nandkumar Sundaram, the renowned orthopedic surgeon, has been successfully performing joint replacement surgeries in the country for the past three decades. He has successfully performed more than 5000 knee and hip replacement surgeries till date. He pioneered the art of total shoulder replacement surgery first in the country.Dr. Nandkumar Sundram returned from UK to pursue his practice to help the needy in this country. He with like-minded people started Tamilnad Hospital in 1992 where he was the head of the departmaent and Senior Consultant in Trauma. Performed all orthopaedic trauma surgeries, total hip arthroplasties, total knee arthroplasties, total shoulder arthroplasties, arthroscopy of knee and ACL reconstruction. Did extensive work in the field of hand surgery, especially in rehabilitation of the hand in industrial accidents. He had extensive experience in Paediatric orthopaedics especially post-polio limb deformity correction, Club foot, Congenital dislocation of the hip and Perthe's disease. Did extensive work in the field of Orthopaedic Oncology and was instrumental in setting up a Bone bank, the first of its kind in India in 1994.He was recognised as an instructor and guide by the National Board of Examinations, MCI and was involved in training two students every year for the award of the degree of Dip. National Board Exams. He later moved on to Malar Hospitals, Adyar in 1998 and did some exemplary Ortho cases. He was awarded the "Best Doctor Award" of the Govt. of Tamilnadu by the Governor of TN in 2011. He was awarded Adjunct Professor from MGR University, Tamilnadu.In the year 2012 he joined hands with Nova Speciality Hospital Groups and became the founder Doctor of the Nova Specialty Hospitals at MRC nagar, R.A. PuramDr. Nandkumar Sundram specialises in Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Total Elbow Replacement, Arthroscopy, Trauma, Spine surgeries, Pediatric Congenital deformity correction, Limb-Salvage procedures, Stem-cell treatments, Revision, Total joint replacement, tumor surgeries, and many more.

Adyar, Chennai

Fortis Malar Hospital


52, 1st Main Road, Gandhinagar, Landmark: Near Adyar Signal, Chennai

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Awards and Recognitions

AL- SAATI Gold Award for outstanding performance, University of London - 1987
Best Doctor Award, Govt. Of Tamilnadu - 2011
Adjunct Professor, Dr.MGR Medical University - 2011
Examiner for Ph.D. Examinations, Sastra University, Tanjore - 2013
Examiner for D.N.B. Ortho and Fellowship in joint replacement examinations, Chennai - 2013


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MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, 1977
FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery - The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK, 1984
M.Sc - Trauma and Orthopedics - University of London, United Kingdom, 1987


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Indian Medical Council
General Medical Council (GMC), UK
British Orthopaedic Association
Madras Orthopaedic Association
Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association


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2012 - 2014 Founder Director of Trauma and Orthopaedics at Nova Speciality Hospitals
1998 - 2012 Senior Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery at Fortis Malar Hospital
1993 - 1998 Senior Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery at Tamilnad Hospital
1988 - 1992 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery at Brooke General Hospital, London, UK
1987 - 1988 Senior Registrar in Orthopedic Surgery at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Middlesex, UK


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