Dr S.S. Kumar

Dr S.S. Kumar

Orthopaedics & Spine Surgeon
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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, the UK in 2010. He also trained and worked in the UK from 1996 to 2012. Until recently he was working as a Senior Consultant Ortho & Spine surgeon at Global Health City, Chennai

  • Spinal Therapy
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Laminectomy
  • Fracture TreatmentArthritis Management
  • Musculoskeletal Infections
  • Pain Management Counseling
  • Bone Trauma
  • Osteoporosis Treatment
  • Joint Dislocation Treatment
  • Physiotherapy for Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Neck Pain Treatment
  • Hand Pain
  • Back Pain Physiotherapy
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Joint Pain Treatment
  • Scoliosis Correction
  • Excercise Therapy
  • Chronic Pain Treatment
  • Advanced Therapies (Ozone, Growth Factors, Stem Cells)
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Cartilage Surgery

Spinal surgery including spinal deformity correction & minimally invasive surgery, spinal pain management, orthopedic 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.

Dr. S S Kumar is a senior consultant trained in the UK. The subspecialties of spine surgery, hand surgery, and pain management. He deals with complex spine problems including deformities and tumors. He experts in minimally invasive spine procedures and injection therapies.

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

MBBS – Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1991

FRCS – General Surgery – Edinburgh, U.K, 1999

FRCS – Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery – The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK, 2009

Diploma in Orthopaedic Engineering – Cardiff-U.K, 2008

Fellow in Spine Surgery – UNITED KINGDOM, 2010

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