FRCS (UK), M.Ch Orth (UK), DNB Orth, MS Orth
Pioneered Full bending Knee replacement
and minimal invasive replacement.
A minimal invasive and full bending Knee replacement offers considerable
advantages over conventional methods. As a result of increased
mobility, patients are able to enjoy activities which require kneeling
and sitting cross legged.
Minimal invasive knee replacement
High flexion knee replacement guide
Total Hip replacement
offers permanent pain relief after non surgical methods have failed.
The ideal age for a hip replacement is sixty five years. However in
India, patients needing a hip replacement are young.
Dr. A.K.Venkatachalam is an UK & Indian board certified Orthopaedic surgeon in Chennai, India. He specializes in joint replacement, joint preservation, arthroscopic surgery and regenerative medicine. He has introduced many innovations in arthroscopy, joint replacement and regenerative medicine.
His independent private practice is the MJRC clinic located @Ramarau polyclinic, P.H.road, Chennai. He is affiliated to Chennai Meenakshi multi specialty hospital. He is a member of the international cartilage research society.
His latest success is a combined metal and biological shoulder resurfacing in a fifty nine year old male. In the field of Medicinal signalling cell treatment of knee arthritis ( MSC treatment), he has been using this to treat knee osteo-arthritis in several elderly patients. To see the success stories, visit www.stemcelljointsindia.com
His blogs www.kneeindia.com, www.hipsurgery.in and www.stemcelljointsindia.com have been voted as being among the top 50 & 25 blogs on their respective fields on the web.
He is a proponent of Joint preservation. This branch of orthopedic surgery aims to preserve a damaged joint and prevent the onset of degenerative changes. He offers a number of procedures to achieve this purpose. One of these is Meniscal replacement with Collagen meniscal implant India in India. He also offers meniscal suture. He trained for these procedure at cadaveric skills courses in the USA and Singapore. See http://www.jointpreservationsurgery.com/
Dr.Venkatachalam performs biological procedures to repair cartilage, bone and tendons. He has treated focal cartilage loss with repair. He has also treated Avascular necrosis of the femur with bone marrow derived cells.
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