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Dr. S.S. Kumar

Dr. S.S. Kumar

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MBBS, FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery

Spine Surgeon




Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

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Dr. S.S. Kumar practices at ASTRA Ortho n Spine Center in Velachery & ASTRA Speciality Hospital, Semmenchery, Off OMR Road, Chennai. He is an Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon and has experience of over 20 years in these fields. He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1991, FRCS from Edinburgh in 1999, Diploma in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff-U.K in 2008, FRCS (Trauma & Ortho) UK in 2009 and Fellowships in Spine Surgery, the UK in 2010. He also trained and worked in the UK from 1996 to 2012. Until recently he was working as a Senior Consultant Ortho & Spine surgeon at Global Health City, Chennai. He is now visiting consultant at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.Fields of interest: spinal surgery including spinal deformity correction & minimally invasive surgery, spinal pain management, orthopedic trauma & hand surgery.He is a member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) and Indian Orthopaedic Association. He is a senior consultant trained in the UK in the subspecialties of spine surgery, hand surgery, and pain management. He deals with complex spine problems including deformities and tumors. He is also an expert in minimally invasive spine procedures and injection therapies.

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Velachery, Chennai

Astra Ortho N Spine Center


9, Radha Mohan Street, Sankaran Avenue, Landmark: Near Velachery Bypass Road, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 01:00
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11:00 - 01:00

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Sholinganallur, Chennai

Astra Speciality Hospital


707,Ganapathy Syndicate Colony, Nookampalayam Link Road, Landmark: Near Semmancheri Housing Board, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 11:00
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09:00 - 11:00

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A: Dr. S.S. Kumar practices at Astra Ortho N Spine Center - Velachery, Astra Speciality Hospital - Sholinganallur.

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A: Patients frequently visit Dr. S.S. Kumar for Spinal Therapy, Spinal Surgery, Spondylitis. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

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A: Dr. S.S. Kumar has been recommended by 758 patients and has recieved stories from 241 patients. You can read detailed reviews of the doctor on Practo.

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A: Dr. S.S. Kumar has the following qualifications - MBBS, FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.

Awards and Recognitions

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Risk Factors For Wound Infection In Surgery For Spinal Metastasis, European Spine Journal - 2013
Magnifying Loupes Versus Microscope For Microdiscectomy And Microdecompression. Journal Of Spinal Disorders And Techniques - 2012
Paediatric Spinal Systems – Teaching Article at Medscape - 2012
Accuracy Of Prognostic Scores In Decision Making And Predicting Outcomes In Metastatic Spine Disease. Ann R Coll Surg Engl - 2011
ATLS Instructor - 2009


MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1993
FRCS (Edinburgh) - Edinburgh, U.K, 1999
FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery - The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK, 2009


Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
Indian Orthopaedic Association


2012 - 2015 Senior Consultant Ortho & Spine Surgeon at Global Health City
1996 - 2012 Positions in Ortho & Spine Surgery at United Kingdom


52328 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1993
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