Prof.S.Rajasekaran Ph D is the Clinical Director and Head of the Department of Spine Surgery.
|Dr. S. Rajasekaran
M.S, DNB, F.R.C.S.(Ed), M.Ch(Liv), F.A.C.S, F.R.C.S.(Eng), Ph.D
Dr Rajasekaran has been instrumental in building and shaping the orthopaedic department into a very busy clinical unit with strong academic and research components. He had a brilliant academic career and was the ‘Best outgoing student’ of Coimbatore Medical College and stood first in the University of Madras in the orthopaedic post-graduate examinations. He was awarded the Khazenifer Gold Medal and Norman Roberts Medal for best performance during his M.Ch exams in Liverpool, UK. He completed his Ph.D in 2000. He has special interest in spine surgery, arthroplasty and clinical research in major trauma. He has led the unit’s basic science research in spinal deformities, disc nutrition and biology and genetics of disc degeneration which have been recognised with numerous awards and published in international journals.He was also instrumental in the evolution of ‘Ganga Hospital Open Injury Severity Score’ which guides critical decisions in saving and reconstructing severely injured limbs.
He is an adjunct professor of The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, and was awarded the Hunterian Professor, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2011 – 12. He is also the Past President of Indian Orthopaedic Associationl President, Association of Spine Surgeons of India, ISSLS, Canada and the Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association. He is also the Chief Editor of ASSI Textbook of Spinal Infections & Trauma and the Ganga Video Atlas of Spine Surgery. He is the editor of European Spine Journal (Executive Editorial Board Member) and Spine journal (Deputy Editor). He is also the reviewer of many scientific journals like Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (B), INJURY Journal, UK, Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hong Kong, Journal of Orthopaedic Science, Japan and the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics.