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Prof. Dr. R. Sivakumar


  1. Professor of Orthopedics and unit head at Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  2. Chief Orthopaedic Consultant at Preethi Institute of Orthopaedics and Research (PRIOR), Preethi Hospital, Madurai – a Tertiary Care Trauma centre with speciality
    Orthopaedic facilities.
  3. President of Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association (TNOA).


  1. Born on 24th December 1966 to Mr. K. Raju & Mrs. R. Yasodai (Both worked as
  2. Graduation and post graduation from Madurai Medical College.
  3. With zeal in Spine Surgery, trained at Leipzig University Hospital, West Germany in
    2002 and ASSI fellowship.
  4. Field of interest is Spine and Arthroplasty.
  5. Frequently sought after Post graduate teacher and Examiner – 18 years.


  1. BEST OUTGOING M.S. ORTHO STUDENT Award for his batch.
  2. Conferred with DISTINGUSHED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON Award by The TamilnaduDr.MGR Medical University, Chennai.
  3. Bagged Two Gold Medals (Prof M. NATARAJAN & Prof. VYAGESHWARADU MEDAL) in TNOACON for presenting papers.
  4. Member of various Orthopaedic Associations of India and has served as an Executive Member of TNOA (2004-2006).
  5. Scientific Committee Chairman for TNOACON twice both at Kodaikanal 2008 and
    Madurai 2011.
  6. Organizing Secretary for several CMEs conducted under aegis of TNOA in Madurai in various Specialities (Spine, Bone Tumors & Pediatric Orthopaedics) which has attracted delegates all over South India.


  1. Executive Member of ASSI for 2 terms (5 years) & he recently concluded ASSI AO ICS 2013 — International Spine Conference at Kodaikanal with great applauds.
  2. Published 3 articles in National Index Journals.
  3. Published 4 articles in TNOA journal.
  4. Under his guidance around 50 papers were presented in TNOA and IOA.
  5. Two years Post Doctoral Fellowship in Spine and One year Arthroplasty under him is recognized by The Tamilnadu DR.MGR Medical University, Chennai
  6. Frequently invited Faculty in his speciality for State, National and International Conferences.
  7. Faculty in “Research Methodology Courses”.
  8. In the year 2012 – 3 papers were presented in SICOT International Conference Dubai& I paper in SICOT Hyderabad 2013.
  9. PG Examiner for M.S. Ortho University Clinical / Practical Examination by The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University & DNB Examiner by National Board of Examination

Publications in Index Journals:

Published 7 articles in Indexed National Journals.

  1. Ochronosis of the Knee treated with Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report published in IJBAMS on January — April 2015
  2. Case Report of Two Cases of Patella Sub-acute Osteomyelitis in Diabetic Women A Rare Entity published in JOCR on April — June 2016
  3. A Study to Compare the Clinical Outcomes between Patellar Resurfacing Versus Non-Resurfacing in Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Replacement published in IOSR Journal on April 2016.
  4. Are we justified doing Salvage or Amputation procedure based on Mess Score in Mangled Upper Extremity Injury accepted in JOCR on 02.01.2016
  5. Treatment of stiff elbow in young patients with inter-positional Arthroplasty for mobility— Case series accepted in JOCR on 20.04.2016.
  6. Management of Large Bone Defects in Diaphyseal Fractures by Induced Membrane Formation by Masquelet’s Technique – Case Series accepted in
    JOCR on 20.04.2016.
  7. Total Elbow Arthroplasty as Treatment of Nonunion with Bone loss of distal Humerus – A case report accepted in JAJS on 23.05.2016

Service Motto:

  1. Conducting free Cerebral Palsy Surgical camps annually for last 8 years as a social responsibility which is close to his heart.

Extra Curricular Activity:

  1. An enthusiastic hockey player during college days with good leadership quality.

Family Life:

  1. He is married to Dr. Hema Sivakumar, Leading Gynaecologist & Infertility Specialist.
  2. Both have two lovely kids Preethi (Doing Medicine)& Saran(XI Std)

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