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Dr. S Ramesh Babu.

Dr. S Ramesh Babu.

Dr. S Ramesh Babu.

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MBBS, Diploma in Orthopaedics, MS - Orthopaedics



37 Years Experience Overall  (36 years as specialist)

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Dr. S Ramesh Babu is an Orthopaedist at Spot Hospital, Chennai. He is an expert in treating conditions of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, skin, and nerves. Dr. S Ramesh Babu is a highly motivated practitioner and believes in giving his patients the best medical care that is accessible in the country. Being a meticulous and accountable doctor, he continues to treat his patients with incredible care, to achieve success and patient gratification. He also likes to attend conferences and seminars related to the field of orthopaedics so he could keep himself up to date with the latest developments in the field.

Kodambakkam, Chennai

Spot Hospital


New Number 36, Old Number 16, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Landmark: Near Samiyar Madam Bus Stop, Chennai

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Mon - Sun

11:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 09:00


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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Mohandas – Weller Goldmedal Given By Indo- German Orthopaedic Foundation - 2002
Dr. K.P. Srivatsava Gold Medal By Indian Orthopaedic Association - 2006
Best Teacher Award by Tamilnadu Dr. MGR. Medical University - 2011
Award Given By Madras Orthopaedic Society For His Exemplary Contribution In The Field Of Orthopaedics
Sevai Chemmal Award By Dr. Subbarayan Nagar Welfare Association - 2012


MBBS - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 1982
Diploma in Orthopaedics - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, 1984
MS - Orthopaedics - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, 1988


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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Madras orthopaedic Society
Tamilnadu orthopaedic association
Indian Orthopaedic Association
World Orthopaedic Concern


1984 - 1986 Medical Officer at Primary Health Centre , karapattu
1988 - 2002 Assistant Professor at Government Royapettah Hospital
2002 - 2013 Associate professor and later professor of orthopaedics at -Sri Ramachandra Medical college and research centre


35567 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1982
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