about us

About us

Dr Bharani Kumar (Knee Surgeon and Orthopedic Doctor),, is a Royal College of Surgeons certified Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedics. His Orthopedic experience from the UK spans over 15 years. In addition he holds a Diploma in Orthopedic Engineering from the University of Wales, Cardiff, UK. He has also done a fellowship in shoulder and knee surgery from the Llandough University Hospital(Cardiff), one of the largest Orthopedic centers in Europe. He is currently a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Specialist in Joint Replacement and Sports Injury at Chennai, India. He is an expert Knee Surgeon in Chennai, Orthopedic Doctor and member of several National and International Orthopaedic societies. He attends conferences and courses regularly to keep updated on the latest advances in Orthopaedic surgery. He has presented in several national and international conferences and also has publications in a number of peer reviewed Orthopaedic journals.His sub-specialty of interest in Orthopaedics is mainly knee and shoulder surgery in addition to complex trauma surgery. Expert Knee surgeon is specialized in arthroscopic and joint preserving knee surgeries for young patients. He also performs computer-navigated joint replacement surgery and patient specific Joint replacements which are tailored to the individual patientís needs. And he is a well known Orthopedic Specialist in Chennai, India.

Mission Statement

Knee and shoulder India is a health care institution particularly dedicated to knee and shoulder disorders. Our mission is to inspire, improve and instill movement and fitness through remedial orthopedic treatments. We provide wholesome and comprehensive care with a purpose.

Specialisations

Arthroplasty
(Joint Replacements)

Primary and Revision knee Arthroplasty

Partial knee Arthroplasty

Primary and Revision Hip Arthroplasty

Arthroscopy
( knee and shoulder procedures)

Arthroscopic knee ligament reconstruction ( ACL/PCL)

Arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation

Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair

Sports Injury

Management of Knee Ligament Injury

Management of Shoulder Injury

Complex Trauma

Upper and Lower limb fractures

Regenerative Orthopaedics

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections

Cartilage Regeneration by micro fracture / ACI

Stem cell therapy

Joint preserving surgery

Corrective Knee osteotomies like

High Tibial Osteotomy

Distal femoral Osteotomy

Work Experience

Apollo Speciality Hospitals ( Senior Orthopedic Doctor )

Vanagaram, Chennai

Consultant

Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon (Knee and Shoulder) 2012 - Present

University Hospital of Llandough

Cardiff

Senior Knee and Shoulder Fellow

Aug 2011 - Jul 2012

Prince Charles Hospital

Merthyr Tydfil

Senior Registrar

Trauma & Orthopaedics Oct 2007 - Jul 2011

Prince Charles Hospital

Merthyr Tydfil

Registrar

Trauma & Orthopaedics Apr 2006 - Sep 2007

Prince Charles Hospital

Merthyr Tydfil

Junior Registrar

Trauma & Orthopaedics Aug 2004 - Mar 2006

Weston General Hospital

Weston Super Mare

Clinical Fellow

Trauma & Orthopaedics Sep 2003 - Jul 2004

Broomfield Hospital

Chelmsford, Essex

Clinical Fellow

Burns & Plastic Surgery Jun 2002 - Feb 2003

Darent Valley Hospital

Dartford, Kent

Post BST Senior House Officer

Trauma & Orthopaedics Feb 2002 - Jun 2002

Maidstone General Hospital

Kent

Post BST Senior House Officer

Trauma & Orthopaedics Feb 2001 - Feb 2002

Hereford General Hospital

Hereford

Senior House Officer

Trauma & Orthopaedics Feb 2000 - Feb 2001

Prince Philip Hospital

Carmarthenshire

Basic Surgical Training

General Surgery/Accident & Emergency/Trauma & Orthopaedics Dec 1997 - Feb 2000

NR Hospital

Madras, Tamil Nadu

Senior House Officer

General Surgery Jul 1995 - Nov 1997

Presentations

  • Talar body fracture with pantalar extension, subluxation /dislocation: Modification of Muller AO/OTA Classification - 2011
  • Osteosynthese International 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Shattered reamer in Intramedullary nailing of tibia :retrieval, recovery and surgical outcome - 2011
  • Osteosynthese International 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Autologous Blood Transfusion following Total Hip Replacement- Retrospective study - 2009
  • Poster presentation, EFFORT 2009, Vienna, Austria
  • A Novel Protocol for thromboprophylaxis in Total Hip and Knee Replacements: Low molecular weight Heparin And miniwarfarin - 2009
  • Poster presentation, EFORT 2009, Vienna, Austria
  • Ipsilateral elbow and perilunate dislocation - Floating forearm - 2007
  • Poster presentation, EFORT 2007, Firenze, Italy
  • Outcomes of dislocated hip hemi-arthroplasty in a DGH over a five year period - 2005
  • Podium presentation, EFORT 2005, Lisbon
  • Time squeeze- Poor understanding of Consultants anyway; survey of patients attending outpatient clinic - 2005
  • Poster presentation, EFORT 2005, Lisbon
  • Auto transfusion of drainage blood in TKA - Cost benefits - 2003
  • Podium presentation, EFORT 2003; Helsinki, Finland
  • Role of Aspirin in Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism prophylaxis in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty - 2003
  • Poster presentation, EFORT 2003, Helsinki, Finland
  • Talar body fracture with pantalar subluxation /dislocation:Modification of Muller AO/OTA Classification - 2011
  • Poster presentation , IOS(UK) 2011, Birmingham,UK
  • A Novel Protocol for thromboprophylaxis in Total Hip and Knee Replacements: Low molecular weight Heparin And Mini-warfarin - 2010
  • BOSA 2010, Crewe UK
  • A Novel Protocol for thromboprophylaxis in Total Hip and Knee Replacements: Low molecular weight Heparin And miniwarfarin - 2009
  • Poster presentation, BOA 2009, Manchester , UK
  • Floating Forefoot: Dorsal dislocation of the First metatarsophalangeal joint and divergent Lisfranc Dislocation - Clinical Pathodynamics - 2009
  • BOSA 2009, London UK
  • Mortality of Acute Dislocation of hemiarthroplasty of hip: Prefracture Dependence and Mobility - 2007
  • Poster presentation, British Trauma Society 2007, Nottingham, UK
  • The role of Aspirin in Deep Vein Thrombosis / Pulmonary Embolism prophylaxis in Total hip and knee arthroplasty - 1999
  • Welsh Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Morriston District General Hospital
  • Lecture presentation of the audit on advantages of autologous transfusion in Total Knee Replacements - 2001
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
  • A trial of aspirin vs heparin for anti-thrombotic prophylaxis in hip and knee replacement - 1999
  • Poster presentation, Conversazione - 99, University of Wales, Swansea
  • Retrospective study on Chronic Lateral Ligament Insufficiency of Ankle - Chrismann Snook repair - 1998
  • Southwest Wales Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Prince Phillip Hospital

Publications

  • Who was who in Orthopaedics
  • Book on Orthopaedic Legends: ISBN No: 85233-786-9, Springer-Verlag
  • Concomitant Elbow and Perilunate dislocation : Floating Forearm
  • The Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 2008: Volume 8, Number1
  • Floating Forefoot: Dorsal dislocation of the First Metatarsophalangeal joint and divergent Lisfranc dislocation- Clinical Pathodynamics - 2011
  • JBJS(Br):p57,2011;93-BSupp1
  • Shattered reamer in Intramedullary nailing of tibia: retrieval, recovery and surgical outcome; Injury - 2011
  • Volume 42, Supplement 3, September 2011, Page S16
  • Talar body fracture with pantalar extension/subluxation/dislocation: Modification of Miller AO/OTA Classification; Injury - 2011
  • Volume 42, Supplement 3, September 2011, Page S14
  • Thromboprophylaxis in Total Hip and Knee Replacements : A Novel protocol of Low Molecular Weight Heparin and Miniwarfarin - 2009
  • European Federation of Orthopaedics & Traumatology - Web Abstract , 2009
  • Concomitant Elbow and Perilunate dislocation: Floating Forearm - 2007
  • European Federation of Orthopaedics & Traumatology - Web Abstract , 2007
  • Outcomes of dislocation after hemiarthropasty for fractured neck of femur in a DGH - 2006
  • JBJS (Br): p168, 2006; 88-B: Supp1
  • Autotransfusion of drainage blood in TKA - Cost benefits - 2004
  • JBJS (Br):p 343, 2004; 86-B: Supp3
  • Autotransfusion of drainage blood in TKA - Cost benefits - 2003
  • European Federation of Orthopaedics & Traumatology - Abstract Book, 2003, p169

Memberships

  • British Trauma Society (BTS)
  • British Orthopaedic Specialists Association (BOSA)
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association(UK)
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • SICOT
  • Indian Arthroscopy Society
  • Indian orthopaedic Association ( IOA)
  • Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association (TNOA)
  • Indian Society for Hip and Knee (ISHK)

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