Chennai doctor performs rare surgery
Dr Arumugam S, popular Joint Replacement Surgeon and Orthopaedic Consultant, has performed guided personalised surgery (GPS), a first of its kind in south India, in Chennai recently.
He performed it on a patient at Bharathi Raja Hospital at T Nagar in the city. It is the most advanced type of computer navigation system where in he can interact with it to get maximum accuracy. Moreover, it is small, portable and convenient.
Accolades have been pouring in on Dr Arumugan for this rare feat of him. Meanwhile, ‘Kabali fever’ has not left this doctor too, as his latest post on Facebook has him wearing a t-shirt featuring a still of Superstar Rajinikanth from his upcoming movie. And he says in style: “Kabali fever on . Off to change some knees RAJANI ISTYLE”
He is now one of the few surgeons in south India doing bilateral hip replacement in a single sitting. To achieve this status, the efforts that he put were enormous. After getting his basic qualification from the reputed Annamalai University in Tamil Nadu, he got his orthopaedic training from Bombay (now Mumbai) and special training in Trauma and Ilizarov Fixator from Moscow