Dr. S.S. Kumar practices at ASTRA Ortho n Spine Center in Velachery,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, UK in 2010. He also trained and worked in UK from 1996 to 2012. Until recently he was working as a Senior Consultant Ortho & Spine surgeon at Global Health City, Chennai
Spinal surgery including Spinal deformity correction & Minimally invasive surgery, Spinal Pain management, Orthopaedic trauma & Hand surgery.
He is a member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) and Indian Orthopaedic Association.
Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Spinal Fusion, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery,Spinal Deformity correction, Pain management Injections and Disc replacements.
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
Internal fixation of distal extra-articular and Periprosthetic fractures of femur and tibia using a new intra-medullary nail & Fixation of distal extra-articular fractures of humerus by Halder humeral nail – 2003
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- Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine
- Spine & Deformity Correction
- Trauma Care – 24 Hours
- Replacement of Joints
- Pain & Fitness Management
- Physiotherapy & Rehab
- Pediatric Orthopaedics
- Laser & Physical Therapy
- Hands, Foot & Ankle Surgery