President – Dr. B. Shiva shankar

Secretary – Dr. Navin Thakkar

Office Address : Plot no: 69, Tughlaqabad Institutional Area, Behind Batra Hospital, M.B. Road, New Delhi – 110062 Email: Phone: 98119 67820 (Ramesh C. Pandey, CAO, IOA). Website:

Presidents Theme for the year 2021: “Aatmanirbhar Orthopedics. Indian @Heart, Global in Competence”.

EC Members of IOA (From TN): Dr. N. Thanappan & Dr. N. Rajkumar.

Members of Central Working Committee of IOA from Tamilnadu for the year 2021: 

  • Dr S Rajasekaran – Presidential Advisory Committee
  • Dr M Antony Vimalraj – Member, Center State Relationship committee
  • Dr P T Saravanan – Member, Membership Drive Committee
  • Dr N Rajkuamr – Chairman, Arthroplasty Sub Committee
  • Dr N Thanappan – Member, Paediatric Ortho Sub Committee.

TNOA received IOA AK Gupta Trophy (Best State Chapter Award) for four Consecutive Years 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 and IOA National Bone & Joint Day activities winner in 2018 and runner in 2019. As per the data of IOA CSRC, TNOA is the Largest State Chapter with 2069 life members. 

General Body Meeting held on 20.2.2021 through Video Conference

IOA Executive Committee & Central Working Committee Meeting held on 23.05.2021 

IOA Center State Relationship Committee Meeting held on 05.06.2021

Launched IOA TV – Official Channel for all IOA Education Video Material and All Material. 

IOA Annual Conference “mini IOACON 2020”, a metaphysical conference on both platform (physical & virtual) conducted on 5th to 7th March 2021 at Hotel Clark, Jaipur. 

IOACON 2021 Mumbai: 66th annual conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association is going to held in November 2021 @ JIO World Centre, BKC, Mumbai. Organized by Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association and Bombay Orthopaedic Society. Theme for IOACON 2021 CME: Current Concepts in Orthopaedic Techniques and Technology. 

Indian Journal of Orthopaedics (IJO) (ISSN 0019- 5413) is the official publication of the Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) and is published on bi-monthly basis. The journal, was first published on June 1, 1967, and now reaches to over 11000 members of IOA, making it one of the most read Surgical Speciality journals in South-East Asia. Editor-in-Chief:  Dr. Lalit Maini Website: Indian Journal of Orthopaedics | Home ( 

Bone and Joint Day is celebrated all over India by the Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) and all its state chapters on 4th of August every year since 2012. The primary aim is to create awareness among people about the bone health, various orthopaedic illnesses which can be prevented or treated and be useful to the society. It was on this day in 2012 the then President of IOA asked members to have at least one free surgery for poor patient and that activity is taken care of every year on that day. We usually have a week long activities from 1st. to 7th August– Bone and Joint week.

IOA issued Advisory for Orthopaedic Practice during CoViD-19 pandemic:


President: Dr. Raghava D Mulukutla (Telangana)

Secretary General: Dr. Aneen N Kutty (Kerala)

President Elect: Dr. R. Selvaraj (Tamilnadu)

Office Address :  Flat No: 9B, “D” Block, ASTA Apartment, AVM Studio Complex, 39, Arcot Road, Vadapalani, Chennai – 600026. Email:, Phone: +91 44 4559 0476, 9495188347 Website: 

Executive Committee Members of OASIS representing TNOA:

  • Dr M Antony Vimalraj – President
  • Dr PT Saravanan – Secretary
  • Dr M Vanasekar – President Elect
  • Dr V Singaravadivelu – Vice President
  • Dr CJ Ravi – Joint Secretary.

Registered central office of OASIS is functioning at our TNOA Building in Chennai. Our TNOA office secretary Mr Prem kumar (Phone: 9500400389) is also serving as part time office secretary for OASIS.

OASIS Meeting with Presidents & Secretaries of Member States held on 05.01.2021

OASIS Executive Committee Meeting held on 30.05.2021 

OASIS TRAUMACON 2021 is held on 05.06.2021 Theme: Shoulder & Elbow Injuries

OASIS ICL 2021 (Instructional Couse Lectures) to be held in August 2021 @ Pondicherry.

OASIS Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 1 released in April 2021

Journal of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States, an official publication of OASIS is available online at Editor: Dr Suresh Pillai, Published by Wolters Kluwer – Medknow 

Next Conference OASIS TNOA CON 2021 @ Yercaud organized by TNOA & Midwest Ortho Society, Salem in September 2021: It’s a combined meeting of OASISI and TNOA. Organizing Co Chairman: Dr R Selvaraj, Organizing Co Chairman – Dr Franklyn Kiruba and Organizing Secretary – Dr J Manimaran.