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Dr. JayaMoorthy T

Dr. JayaMoorthy T

Dr. JayaMoorthy T

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MBBS, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedist

33 Years Experience Overall  (24 years as specialist)

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Dr. JayaMoorthy T is an Orthopedist in Kilpauk, Chennai and has an experience of 33 years in this field. Dr. JayaMoorthy T practices at Apollo First Med Hospitals in Kilpauk, Chennai, Apollo Medical Centre in Kotturpuram, Chennai and Apollo Medical Center in T Nagar, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras University, Chennai, India in 1987, D. Ortho Fellow Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty(AUST) from Mangalore University, Karnataka, India in 1995 and DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery from National Board Of Examination in 1996.He is a member of the Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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Kilpauk, Chennai

Apollo First Med Hospitals

3.5

154, Poonamallee High Road, Landmark: Near Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

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Kotturpuram, Chennai

Apollo Medical Centre

4.0

15/42, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Landmark: Near Anna Centinary Library & Opposite AMM School, Chennai

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05:00 - 06:00

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T Nagar, Chennai

Apollo Medical Centre

4.5

Door No 11, 4, Sivaprakasam St, opposite to Brilliant Tutorial, Pondy Bazaar, Parthasarathi Puram, T. Nagar, Chennai, Landmark: Opposite to Brilliant tutorial, Chennai

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Madras University, Chenai, India, 1987
DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery - National Board Of Examination, 1996

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

Consultant at Apollo Hospitals

Registrations

42453 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1987

Trainings and Certifications

D.Ortho Fellow Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty(AUST) - Mangalore University, Karnataka, India, 1995
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