Dr. M. Saleem - Top Orthopedic & Spine Surgeon in Karaikudi

Dr. M. Saleem


M.B.B.S., M.S.(Ortho), M.CH.(Ortho), M.B.A.


Orthopaedics & Spine Surgeon



About the Doctor

Designation: HOD - Orthopaedics & Spine Surgery
Consultation Time: Daily  9.30 am to 6.00 pm
Brief Profile:
In a career spanning nearly 17 years, Dr. M. Saleem has established himself as a leader in the field of orthopaedics. After completing his MBBS in 1993, he obtained D. Ortho and M.S. Ortho degrees in 1998 and then received his MCh from the United States in 2013. Prior to his current position as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Executive Director, Kauvery Medical Centre, Karaikudi, he held senior appointments at leading hospitals in South India. His specializations include joint replacement, spine and complicated fracture surgery, arthroscopy and pain management. He is a member of many highly regarded medical associations. His special interest is to develop medical tourism in India from the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Super-specialty: MCH
Specialty Experience: Orthopedic & Spine Surgeon - 20 Years
Normal Procedures 
  • Complicated Fracture Surgeries
  • Joint Replacement Surgeries
  • Spine Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
Educational Qualification:
Completed MBBS at Government Madurai Medical College in 1993
D.Ortho and M.S.Ortho at Calicut Medical College in 1998
MBA in 2007 from National Institute of Business Management
MCh (Ortho) from University of Seychelles  (USA) in 2013
Clinical Experience and Services Offered:
2. Spine and Complicated fracture
3. Arthroscopy
4. Pain Clinic
Professional Experience:
1. Senior registrar at United Hospital, Coimbatore from 1999 to 2000
2. Proprietor and Consultant, KIOT Hospital, Karaikudi from 2000 to 2013.
3. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Executive Director, Kauvery Medical Centre, Karaikudi from 2013 to till now.
Special procedures performed & numbers
  • DHS for Hip Fracture - 1000+
  • Joint Replacements - 100+
  • Spine Surgeries - 100+
Strengths :
  • Listen to Patients
  • Don't Jump to Conclusions
Field of Interest: Non-Surgical Management of Backache by Pain Clinic
Clinical Achievements: Less Than 1% Infection Rate
Future Vision: Digitization of Health Care to Reduce Cost and Make It Affordable To Millions of Underprivileged
Personal Interests
  • Business
  • Entrepreneur
Professional Membership: 
Languages Known:  Tamil, English, Malayalam & Hindi


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