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  • 2021.05.06 Dr S Rajasekaran & Team Ganga wins prestigious international award for 3rd consecutive time – North American Spine Society Outstanding Research Award 
  • 2021.03.21 Dr Rishi Kanna WRITE-UP titled Skeletons in the cupboard in “The Hindu” Newspaper
  • 2021.03.14 Dr V Aruljothi received Rotary Vocational Excellence award under COVID WARRIOR category @ Tiruppur.
  • 2021.02.20 Dr Jaheer Hussain: received the prestigious Warrior of Society Award from Kotak Mahindra Group for the exemplary work during the COVID pandemic
  • 2021.02.18 Dr A Francis Roy, received Rotary Community Preservation Award from Rotary Club of Tirunelveli.
  • 2021.01.27 Dr Ram Chidambaram, Nanoscope for Wrist and DRUJ arthroscopy – First time in India
  • 2021.01.26 Dr Sivaprakash Rajaguru, received Best Doctor Award from District Collector, Kanchipuram.
  • 2021.01.26 Dr Abdul Hameed Ansari, received Best Doctor Award from District Collector, Thiruvarur.
  • 2021.01.26 Dr C Sugavanam, received Republic Day Award as COVID Warrior from Salem Corporation.
  • 2021.01.26 Dr Nalli R Gopinath, received Appreciation Award for his service at Government Corona Hospital, Guindy
  • 2021.01.24 Dr Rishi Kanna WRITE-UP titled Breaking bad news in “The Hindu” Newspaper
  • 2021.01.18 Dr S Rajasekaran, CHAPTER on Management of Spinal Tuberculosis in Young Children in EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS, 1st Edition, First Published 2021
  • 2021.01.12 Dr Rishi Kanna authored a BOOK titled “The Phoenix Doctors”
  • 2021.01.01 Dr G Mukesh Mohan: WRITE-UP on Benefits of Robotic Knee Replacement in Dinamalar Newspaper Trichy Edition
  • 2020.12.31 Dr Leonard Ponraj: Arthroscopic CAM Resection in a 24 yr old man at TN Govt Multi Super Specialty Hospital, Chennai reported in News Papers
  • 2020.12.31 Dr Ashok S Gavaskar: WRITE-UP on Orthopaedics “Building a stronger tomorrow” in TIMES HEALTH
  • 2020.12.31 Dr Ashok S Gavaskar: Times of India’s Healthcare Service Excellence Award in Orthopaedics 
  • 2020.12.13 Dr Aju Bosco: won Spinal Cord Society Gold Medal for the best poster at ISICON 2020 International Spine and Spine Injuries Conference
  • 2020.12.01 Dr George Thomas: WRITE-UP on “A misguided policy that cuts deep into patient safety” published in The Hindu Newspaper.
  • 2020.11.16 Dr P Aghilavendan LM/A/150 – INNOVATION of Bodhi Ortho Bot (BOB) for reduction in radiation exposure
  • 2020.11.02 Dr S Rajasekaran, Coimbatore recognized as top world scientist in the field of orthopaedic surgery by Stanford University Group
  • 2020.10.25 Dr Ram Chidambaram conferred with the ‘Icons of Tamil Nadu’ award from the Times of India for establishing ‘Shoulder and Hand surgery’ as a niche orthopaedic super-speciality.
  • 2020.09.29 TIMES BUSINESS AWARD Tamilnadu 2020 – Excellence in Spine Deformity Surgery – Dr. Appaji Krishnan
  • 2020.09.28 Instructional course lecture in the American Society for the Surgery of Hand (ASSH) 2020 virtual conference by Dr Terrence Jose Jerome
  • 2020.08.14 JASON MAGNESS from US installed an BHR in 2015 by Dr Vijay C Bose. He has taken part in the ECO challenge FIJI which is billed as the world’s toughest race
  • 2020.08 Indo – Swedish Collaboration: Boost to Brittle Bones Clinical Trial: Lead – Dr Vrisha Madhuri CMC Vellore
  • 2020.08 Prof S Vetrivelchezian In-house Artificial Limb Centre at CMCH, Coimbatore @ Rs 50Lakhs
  • 2020.06.03 Dr Binu P Thomas delivered a talk on PROXIMAL INTER PHALANGEAL JOINT INJURY at International Hand & Wrist Congress Webinar
  • 2020.05.26 Dr Clement Joseph faculty at International Arthroscopy Academy’s Master Class on Knee Osteotomy
  • 2020.05.07 Dr M Srinivasan delivered a talk at World Endoscopic Spine Society’s live webinar on Lumbar disc surgery by Destandau Endospine System (DES)
  • 2020.04.12 Dr Rajamani Madurai panelist at World Endoscopic Spine Society’s Online Symposium on Posterior Spinal Endoscopy Techniques & their application in degenerative lumbar conditions
  • 2020.03.08 Prof P.V. Vijayaraghavan received outstanding personality award 2020 from IMA Vellore 
  • 2020.02.28 Dr Manish Dhawan LM/M/171 – received APPRECIATION AWARD from Legendary Russian Professor Leonid Solomin for his work on “Computer Assisted / Robotic Deformity Correction”
  • 2020.02.28 Dr Manish Dhawan LM/M/171 – received HONORARY FELLOWSHIP OF ASAMI from Legendary Prof Dror Paley (Father of Deformity Correction)
  • 2020.02.15 Dr. Dhilip Chandra raja won Dr Ketan Khurjekar Gold Medal @ Asia Pacific Spine Society BSS Mumbai 2020 
  • 2020.02.15-16 Dr S Rajasekaran – delivered Dr K P Srivastava Oration: “From Individual to an Institution” – The Guru Mantra at 44th Annual Conference of UP Orthopaedic Association 2020 Lucknow.
  • 2020.02.07 Prof Dr Ramaguru LM/R/77received Prof DR A DEVADOSS MERITORIOUS AWARD (Life Time Achievement) @ TNOACON 2020
  • 2020.01.24 Dr. G. Mukesh Mohan Robotic Joint Replacement Surgery performed for the first time in Trichy INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUE
  • 2020.01.09-11 Dr Raja baskara rajasekaran won the KT Dholakia best paper award at the 18th Ranawat Orthopedic Conference, Mumbai.
  • 2020.01.05 Dr. Imran – silver medal Rs 50,000 and Dr. Ankit Kumar – bronze medal Rs 25,000 @ National level PARVATHY- SSKM GOLD MEDAL EXAM 2020 
  • 2020.01.04 Dr T Satish kumar received BEST PAPER AWARD for Consultants @ POACON 2020 Pudhuchery
  • 2019.12.14 Dr PT Saravanan LM/S/140 President Appreciation Award for Community Service Award by an Individual Member: Indian Medical Association, Tamilnadu State: 2019
  • 2019.12.11 Best Company Promoting Sports Award for CENTRE OF SPORTS SCIENCE of Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research Institute, Chennai @ FICCI India Sports Award 2019 New Delhi 
  • 2019.12.10 Dr Suresh Joseph received Best Doctor Award @ World Disability Day Celebration, Coimbatore
  • 2019.12.07 Mr. Chinnaswamy 82 years underwent Bilateral Total Knee Replacement by Dr Raja Ravi Varma in 2013. He has been constantly taking part in active sports and again won medals in Malaysia. He has been invited to take part Veteran Sports in USA. Hail his excellent spirits, ambitions, committed passion for sports and a great role model to all.
  • 2019.12.06 Dr. Manoharan Presented Poster about White Bulb in the groin – A rare case of Open Anterior Dislocation of Hip Joint in SICOT 2019, Muscat
  • 2019.12.05-07 Dr S Rajasekaran received “Harald Tsherne Teaching Award” for the Ganga hospital open injury score @ SICOT Muscat
  • 2019.12.05-07 Dr S Rajasekaran SICOT 2019 “40th Orthopaedic World Congress”, Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Oman, Muscat.  Topics: Open Fractures / Which spinal fractures require emergency surgery / Soft-tissue Management – Ganga Open Injury Severity Score / Keynote address – The Ganga hospital score and how it has influenced care of Open injuries. 
  • 2019.12.05 Dr. Natarajan Cuddalore – Presented Poster – Intertan with integrated nested screw design in treatment of Intertrochanteric Fractures – An Inevitable Solution @ SICOT, Muscat 
  • 2019.11.22-24 Dr S Rajasekaran SLOA 2019 (Srilankan Orthopaedic Association Meeting), Galadari Hotel, Colombo: Plenary Lecture: Treatment of Spinal Tuberculosis – From Percivall Pott to Now – What has changed / Work Life Balance / Current applications of Ganga Hospital Open Injury Score / Dilemmas in Lumbar Disc Surgery / Spinal Cord Injuries – Myths & Truths 
  • 2019.11.19 Dr. Issac Singh received the best performance award from the Government of Tamil Nadu under the CHIEF MINISTER’S COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME
  • 2019.11.19 Dr. P. Vignesh Raj – Rajeswari Hospital, Dindigul received the best performance award from the Government of Tamil Nadu under the CHIEF MINISTER’S COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME
  • 2019.11.19 Dr. R. Sivakumar – Preethi Hospital, Madurai received the best performance award from the Government of Tamil Nadu under the CHIEF MINISTER’S COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME
  • 2019.11.19-24 Dr Arun Kamal Chandramohan won Dr. D.P. Bakshi Gold medal @ IOACON 2019 Kolkatta – Outcomes in burst olecranon fractures with elbow instability 
  • 2019.11.19-24 Dr Raja Bhaskar received S S Yadhav Gold medal for his paper on “Role of Impaction Bone grafting of Allograft in Benign Aggressive Lesions of femoral Head” @ IOACON 2019 Kolkatta
  • 2019.11.08 Dr RT Parthasarathy @ GMKMC Hospital SALEM helps 11 years old regain lost limb
  • 2019.11.5-8 Dr N Rajkumar @ AAHKS 2019 – Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Dallas, USA – “Comparing Adductor Canal block, Periarticular local infiltration and Both Combined in the management of pain after Total Knee Replacement”– A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial.
  • 2020.11.28 Dr S Pandian @ OASISCON 2020 delivered Past President’s Oration: CLUB FOOT – changing trends in management.
  • 2020 Dr S Rajasekaran received Basic Science Outstanding Paper Award from The Spine Journal – North American Spine Society (NASS) for his “Inflammaging determines health and disease in lumbar discs: evidence from differing proteomic signatures of healthy, aging, and degenerating discs” 
  • 2020 BOOK K-Wiring Principles and techniques – 2nd edition by Dr. C. Rex
  • 2020 BOOK Clinical assessment and examination in orthopedics – 3rd edition by Dr. C. Rex Edited by Dr.S.Rajasekaran, Dr.Deenadhayalan, Dr.Praveen Bharadwaj, Dr.Sundarrajan, Dr.Santhosh Sahanand
  • 2020 BOOK – Trash Elbow Lesions by Karthikraj Kuberakani, Jaideep Rawat, Gregory Bain. Pages 51-59 in “Surgical Techniques for Trauma and Sports Related Injuries of the Elbow”
  • 2020 Dr S Rajasekaran – ASSI Publication Award 2020
  • 2020 Dr. S. Rajasekaran – ASSI Basic Sciences Award 2020 Topic: “Human Intervertebral Discs harbor a unique Microbiome and Dysbiosis determines Health and Disease”
  • 2020 Dr. Dinesh Kumarasamy – ASSI Young Investigator’s Award 2020 Topic: “Lumbar Disc Herniation and Modic changes: Inuence on the Clinical Outcomes after Microdiscectomy”
  • 2019 Dr. Dinesh Kumarasamy – BEST Paper Award, ICS 2019 Topic: Clinical and Radiological Phenotypes in Lumbar Disc Herniation and its Implication in Clinical Presentation and outcomes after Microdiscectomy
  • 2020 ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant – Dr. Dilip Chand Raja S Topic: “Disc ‘Dysbiosis’ as a cause of Inammaging and Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration – Revelations form Next Generation Sequencing Analysis”
  • 2019 Dr. Sangeet Gangadharan – Best Poster at POSICON 2019 Topic: Software for planning precise intra-operative correction of rotational deformity of extremity.

Elected to higher post: 

  1. Dr. S. Raja sekaran – Chair, AO Spine International Board and President Elect, Asia Pacific Spine Society. Deputy Editor of the JBJS – Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery; Journal of SPINE, USA; Global Spine Journal, USA and Editorial board of European Spine Journal. 
  2. Dr. Terrence Jose JeromeEditor in Chief, Journal of Hand & Microsurgery & Secretary, Society of Indian Hand and Microsurgeons
  3. Dr S Arumugam – President – Indian Association of Sports Medicine 2020
  4. Dr. Ajoy Prasad Shetty – Secretary, Association of Spine Surgeons of India 2020
  5. Dr. Leo Joseph – Secretary, Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons 2020
  6. Dr S R Sundararajan – Joint Secretary, Indian Arthroscopy Society 2020
  7. Dr Navin Thakkar LM/N/76 – President, Gujarat Orthopaedic Association 2020
  8. Dr. S. Saseendar LM/S/382 – Section Editor, Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine & Associate Editor – Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 
  9. Dr. K. N. Subramanian – President, Tamilnadu Arthroscopy Society 2020
  10. Dr. Ram Chidambaram – President, Shoulder and Elbow Society of India 2020
  11. Dr. C. Anbarasu – Vice President, BJP Doctors Wing, Tamilnadu 2020
  12. Dr. Sudhir Ganesan LM/S/293 – Regional Editor, Journal of Spine Diseases
  13. Dr. M. Ravikumar LM/R/28 – Principal Chief Medical Director of Southern Railway
  14. Dr. R. Selvaraj LM/S/81 – Elected to the SENATE of The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
  15. Dr. S. Kumaravel LM/K/22 – Elected to the SENATE of The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
  16. Dr. L. Pavalan LM/P/20 – Elected to the SENATE of The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
  17. Dr. S. Vetrivelchezian LM/V/28 – Elected to the SENATE of The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
  18. Dr Aju Bosco LM/A/102 Vice-Chair of the Young Surgeons Committee of SICOT (2020-22), Assistant Editorial Board of European Spine Journal
  19. Dr S Rajasekaran LM/R/43 President Elect of Asia Pacific Spine Society 2021
  20. Dr Atul Srivastava LM/A/167 Elected as Vice President of Indian Orthopaedic Association 2021
  21. Dr Navin Thakkar LM/N/76 Elected as Honorary Secretary of Indian Orthopaedic Association 2021
  22. Dr R Selvaraj LM/S/81 Elevated as President Elect of Orthopaedic Association of South India States 2020-21
  23. Dr Sathish Devadoss LM/S/119 Elected as Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Madurai 2020
  24. Dr S Saseendar LM/S/382 – Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
  25. Dr GA Rajmohan LM/R/150 – Elected to the Senate of The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
  26. Dr Sathish Muthu LM/S/ 427 – Associate Editor, International Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology
  27. Dr Aju Bosco LM/A/102 – Vice-Chair of the Young Surgeons Committee of SICOT (2020-22) and Assistant Editorial Board of European Spine Journal
  28. Dr M P Senthil Kumar LM/S/196 – Honorary Secretary (2021-22) of IMA Tirupur Branch
  29. Dr Ashok S Gavaskar LM/A/70Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  30. Dr A Francis Roy LM/F/3 Installed as President (2021-22) of IMA Tirunelveli
  31. Dr J Madhan LM/M/183 – Associate Editor, International Journal of Orthopedic Rheumatology, Joint Secretary, Indian Orthopedic Rheumatology Association (IORA) and Indian Stem Cell Study Group (ISCSG) Association
  32. Dr S Pandian LM/P/15 – Installed as President (2021-22) of IMA Cuddalore
  33. Dr S R Sundararajan LM/S/122 – Elected as President of Tamilnadu Arthroscopy Society & Secretary of Indian Arthroscopy Society 2021 & 2022
  34. Dr B Bhupesh Karthik LM/B/35 – Elected as Secretary of Tamilnadu Arthroscopy Society 2021
  35. Dr A Subair Khan LM/S/188 – Elected as Vice President of Tamilnadu Arthroscopy Society 2021
  36. Dr B Venkatesan LM/V/21 – Elected as Chairman of IMA TN Family Security Scheme for the year 2021-2022
  37. Dr J Dheenadayalam LM/D/14 – Elected as Education Officer of AO Trauma India for the year 2021-2024
  38. Dr S Sundararajan LM/S/32 – Elected as District Governor in Rotary International District 3203 for the year 2023-24