Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association

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54th Annual Conference of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association is going to be held in the month of February 2021, 12th to 14th at Trichy.

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Journal of Orthopedics and Joint Surgery is the official journal of “TAMILNADU ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATION” and focuses on all 

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Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Journal(TNOJ) is another official Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association.

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TNOA Video Journal

Welcome to the world of Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association’s video journal.These video journals have been created to refresh our members’

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TNOA Mobile App

The user friendly TNOA Mobile App is exclusively for the TNOA members. It can be utilised for journals, video journals, fellowships, 

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Midyear CME

12th TNOA Prof. T. K. Shanmugasundaram Mid-Year CME is going to organise by Nellai Ortho Club at Tirunelveli on 19th July 2020.

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Prof MN Centenary

About TamilNadu Orthopaedic Association

The association was found in 1970 under the leadership of stalwarts like Dr.Narasimha Iyer and Dr.M.Natarajan. The association has already completed 49 years of existence and recently conducted the 53rd annual conference (TNOACON -2020 ) at Vellore. The association has formally been registered officially in February, 2002 and its constitution and byelaws, officially communicated to the registrar of society act. Read More

Dr. S. G. Thirumalaisamy (PRESIDENT)

Dear Honourable members of TNOA,
Greetings from Kovai!
I hope everyone of you are in good health and cheer amid the Corona Pandamic which is wrecking havoc in the world. It is sad that we lost few of our Orthopaedic colleagues and many fellow citizens across the country.
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Dr. P. T. Saravanan (SECRETARY)

My dear TNOA Members,
I wish to thank you, members of the esteemed Tamilnadu Orthopedics Association, for having placed your trust and confidence in me. It’s a great privilege to serve this prestigious association as the Secretary (2020-22). It is a gracious honor which I will treasure all my life.
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Prof MN Centenary Year

Centenary Year of Prof. Dr. M. Natarajan
Prof. M. Natarajan was born on March 18, 1920 at Kamuthi, the erstwhile Madras State. After graduating as a B.A, he entered Stanley Medical College, Madras. He had a brilliant academic career winning medals and prizes including university and college blue ribbons earning the sobriquet, “Medal“Natarajan.
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Awards & Honors

TNOA was inaugurated on 23.12.1970 by Prof. Robert Roaf, then Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Liverpool. Prof. M. Natarajan, First President & Prof. P.V.A. Mohandass, First Secretary cum Treasurer, Now it is a second largest state chapter of IOA with more than 2000 life members. Always known for its academic excellence and community services. Reaches all parts of the state with 23 affiliated district / city ortho clubs. Winner of AK Gupta Trophy, OASIS Best Chapter & BJD Awards.

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  • “TNOA is one of the most vibrant chapter amongst all the state chapters which has won AK Gupta Trophy many times for being the best chapter and also has produced lots of leaders who have worked in IOA forefront like Dr Mayilvahanan Natarajan, Dr S Rajasekaran just to name a few…”

    Dr. B. Shivashankar
    IOA President Elect
  • “TNOA is a dynamic professional body. It has been a role model organization. I feel it a honour and privilege for being its President in the year 2017-18. I wish TNOA, a great academic body, to reach greater heights. Long live TNOA!”

    Dr. S. Ramesh Babu
    IOA CSRC Chairman
  • “I am extremely glad to note that Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association is celebrating Golden Jubilee Year. Tamilnadu has always stood very high in academics and is further strengthened by strong constitution, bylaws and administration. Best wishes and long live TNOA.”


    Dr. P.V. Vijayaraghavan
    Vice Chancellor, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research.

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