Dr. S.s. Kumar

26 years of experience

FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery || FRCS - General Surgery || MBBS

Dr. S.s. Kumar is a reputed Orthopedist, Pain Management Specialist, Spine Surgeon and Sports Medicine Surgeon in Chennai with over 26 years of experience. He has been bestowed with Risk Factors For Wound Infection In Surgery For Spinal Metastasis, European Spine Journal - 2013 award, Magnifying Loupes Versus Microscope For Microdiscectomy And Microdecompression. Journal Of Spinal Disorders And Techniques - 2012 award, Paediatric Spinal Systems – Teaching Article at Medscape - 2012 award, Accuracy Of Prognostic Scores In Decision Making And Predicting Outcomes In Metastatic Spine Disease. Ann R Coll Surg Engl - 2011 award, ATLS Instructor - 2009 award and 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 award. He has pursued his FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK in 2009, FRCS - General Surgery from Edinburgh, U.K in 1999, MBBS from Madras Medical College and Chennai in 1993. He currently practices at Astra Ortho N Spine Center in Velachery(Chennai) and Astra Speciality Hospital in Sholinganallur(Chennai). He holds membership of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) and Indian Orthopaedic Association.

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Dr. S.s. Kumar is registered as a Medical Practitioner at Tamil Nadu Medical Council since 1993. Registration Number - 52328

Astra Ortho N Spine Center

Velachery, Chennai

9, Radha Mohan Street, Sankaran Avenue, Near Velachery Bypass Road

Mon-Sun

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

₹ 400 Approx.

Astra Speciality Hospital

Sholinganallur, Chennai

707,Ganapathy Syndicate Colony, Nookampalayam Link Road, Near Semmancheri Housing Board

Mon-Sat

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mon-Sun

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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₹ 400 Approx.

Services (26)

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Arthritis Management
Using Treatment Methods Other Than Pills To Reduce Minor Pain Due To Arthritis. This Mostly Includes Natural Remedies Like Losing Weight, Meditation, Massage, Herbal Supplements, Etc.

Trauma Surgery
Trauma Surgery Is The Specialization In Surgery That Focuses On The Treatment And Care Of Injuries, That Are Caused By Impact Forces Such As The Victims Of Car Crashes, Stabbings, And Gunshot Wounds.

Joint Replacement Surgery
Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with a metal, plastic or ceramic device called a prosthesis.

Back Pain Physiotherapy
This Therapy Involves Using A Hands-On Technique To Relieve Stiffness And Pain In The Back To Improve Joint And Muscle Movement Of The Spine.

Spinal Deformity Correction
This Is A Procedure In Which The Bone Is Cut To Change Its Length Or To Change Its Alignment. It Produces About 10-20 Degrees Of Correction At Each Level And It Can Be Performed At Several Levels.

Scoliosis Correction
The correction of the curvature of the spine (Scoliosis) by methods like surgery and bracing.

Spinal Therapy
Spinal Therapy Is A Form Of Non-Invasive Treatment Which Means There Is No Break In The Skin And No Contact With Mucosa Is Used To Treat Via Powerful Traction Effect Any Disorder Of The Spinal Column.

Physiotherapy For Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy is one of the disciplines that sport rehabilitators use help people suffering from pain, injury or illness involving the musculoskeletal system.

Osteoporosis Treatment
Osteoporosis Treatment Focuses On Slowing Down Or Stopping The Mineral Loss, Increasing Bone Density, Preventing Bone Fractures, And Controlling The Pain Associated With The Disease

Neck Pain Treatment
Neck Pain Treatment Is Done To Reduce The Persistent Neck Pain Which May Be Caused Due To Poor Posture, Accident, Injury, Etc.

Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Is A Surgical Procedure In Which The Damaged Parts Of Your Knee Are Replaced With Prosthetics.

Cartilage Surgery
It Is Done To Restore The Surface Of An Articular Joint's Hyaline Cartilage (Cartilage Present In The Joints)

Spinal Surgery
It Is A Technique That Joins Two Or More Vertebrae

Spinal Fusion
It Is A Surgical Technique That Joins Two Or More Spinal Columns.

Spinal Disc Surgery
It Is A Surgery To Remove The Disc Known As A Herniated Disc In The Lower Spine.

Field of Expertise (4)

Orthopedist

Pain Management Specialist

Spine Surgeon

Sports Medicine Surgeon

Academic Qualifications (3)

  • FRCS - Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery

    The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK

    2009

  • FRCS - General Surgery

    Edinburgh, U.K

    1999

  • MBBS

    Madras Medical College, Chennai

    1993

Experience (2)

  • Senior Consultant Ortho & Spine Surgeon

    Global Health City

    2012 - 2015

  • Positions in Ortho & Spine Surgery

    United Kingdom

    1996 - 2012

Accomplishments (6)

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  • 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

Memberships (2)

  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association