The unit led by Dr. Dheenadhayalan, manages all shoulder pathologies including trauma and arthritis. The team includes 3 associate consultants and two fellows. The entire team focuses on adhering strictly to principles of evidence-based medicine and offers their patients the most current, proven techniques of management in shoulder and limb reconstruction.
Advanced surgical techniques are employed to improve comfort and outcome of the patients. Of the 600 and more shoulder surgeries done annually, Shoulder arthroscopy, open repairs, shoulder joint replacements-including reverse shoulder arthroplasty are routinely performed in improving patient's quality of life. The unit is ably backed by well equipped radiology department and a dedicated physiotherapy section with advanced pre and post operative rehabilitation protocols.
Diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopic procedures for the shoulder are performed by the Sports Medicine team headed by Dr SR Sundararajan.
|Year||2015||2016||2017||2018||2019||2020 (upto march)|
|Shoulder reconstruction surgeries||137||105||66||92||24||10|
|Fractures of shoulder joint||254||318||307||291||145||35||Shoulder injections / manipulation||206||106||79||100||67||43|
|Elbow joint fractures||233||203||178||330||277||164|
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