Dr. M. Lakshmi Naathan | Orthopedic Surgeon in Chennai
Profile

Dr.Lakshmi Naathan Mohan

Qualification

M.B.B.S., MS Orthopaedics, MCh Orthopaedics, Diploma in Orthopaedics

Speciality

Orthopaedics

Location

Chennai

About the Doctor

Designations : Consultant
Visiting Hours: Monday to Saturday - 10am to 1pm
Awards
  • Gold medal in MS Orthopaedics exam in 2008
  • Gold medal in Diploma in Orthopaedics exam in 2016
Memberships
  • Active member of AO foundation for 5 years
  • Active member of SICOT for 3 years
  • Active member of Madras & Salem Midwest Orthopaedic Society
  • Active member of IOA and TNOA
Brief Profile:

Dr. Lakshmi Naathan is a Orthopedician, with over 12 years of experience spanning Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Anthroscopy. He holds an MS in Orthopedics from Manipal Medical College, and a M.Ch degree in Orthopedics from Seychelles University.  He has been a full-time or Consulting Orthopedic at some of the top Hospitals of South India such as ICF (Railways) Hospital, Chennai and Sagar Apollo in Bangalore, among others. He has also published several papers, presentations and dissertations in the area of Orthopedics, in reputed journals or seminars.

Field of interest: Regenerative and sports medicine
Personal Interests
  • To travel all over the world
  • Table tennis
Future vision: To start a Regenerative medicine dept
Rare Surgeries: Include 103 yr surgery
Clinical Achievements
  • Gold medal in MS Orthopaedics exam in 2008
  • Gold medal in Diploma in Orthopaedics exam in 2016
Normal procedures
  • All Trauma and fracture surgeries
  • Stem cell treatment, Platelet rich plasma, BMAC (Bone marrow aspirate concentrate), ACS(autologous conditioned serum)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Joint replacement-Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow
Special procedures: Stem cell treatment, Platelet rich plasma, BMAC (Bone marrow aspirate concentrate), ACS(autologous conditioned serum)
Specialty Experience:
August 2004 – February 2005: Worked as Resident in General Surgery & Orthopaedics in ICF (Railways) Hospital, Chennai.
Integral Coach Factory (ICF) hospital is a 100 bedded referral hospital exclusively for Indian Railway employees. It has a fully functioning surgery and orthopaedic department performing an average of 50 major procedures every month. 
March 2005 – April 2008 : Completed my MS Orthopaedic course in Manipal, Karnataka.
Manipal Hospital is 250 bedded tertiary referral institute and research centre. I was trained by 5 Consultants in rotation (6 months each). I was exposed to all major orthopaedic surgeries and joint replacement surgeries of shoulder, elbow, knee and hip. I had the opportunity to work under Dr. Srinivasan (Arthroplasty Surgeon), Dr.K.M.K.Varma (Arthroplasty Surgeon), Dr.Mahesh Reddy (Shoulder Specialist) and Dr.Hemant Kalyan (Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Surgeon) under whom I received immense training in Sports injuries and Arthroscopy.
May 2008 to September 2008: Registrar in Orthopaedics in Sagar Apollo Hospital, Bangalore.
It is a 200 bedded multi specialty hospital with a fully equipped Orthopedic department and trauma care. I worked as a Registrar for a period of 6 months and assisted around 100 Knee and Hip replacement surgeries.
October 2008 – February 2012: Registrar in Parvathy Ortho Hospital, Chennai.
Parvathy Hospital is a 70 bedded Orthopaedic Institute specializing mainly in accident and trauma surgeries. I had the opportunity to handle and operate major surgeries like PFN, DHS, hemiarthroplasty, humeral, tibial, femoral nailing and supra condylar femoral nailing independently. 
October 2008 – February 2012: Consultant in Veecare Sundar Hospital, Chennai.
Veecare is a multispeciality hospital in Chennai with 30 beds and ICU facilities. I worked as an Orthopaedic Consultant and got to handle and operate patients independently.
February 2012 – May 2014: Consultant in TOSH Hospital, Kilpauk, Chennai.
TOSH is a 30 bedded tertiary referral Orthopaedic centre situated in Kilapuk, Chennai. It specializes in all surgeries related to Orthopaedics with Consultants in each sub speciality.
May 2014 – April 2016: Did my Diploma in Orthopaedics in Vinayaka 
Mission Medical College and Hospital, Salem.
May 2014 – till date : Worked as visiting Consultant in Orthopaedics in Usharani Memorial Hospital and RM Hospital, Krishnagiri. 
Strengths:  
  • Completed the AO Basic course conducted in Bangalore in 2008.
  • Completed the AO Advanced course in Bangalore in 2010.
  • Completed my AO Masters course in Chennai in 2015.
  • Attended Depuy Basic and Intermediate Arthroplasty Course in 2011 and 2012 in Chennai.
  • Attended the revision hip and knee cadaveric course held by Stryker in Bangalore.
  • Attended cadaveric workshops in trauma of the upper and lower limb in Bangalore and Chennai.
  • Can quickly assess and diagnose patient’s problems and provide necessary solutions.
  • Can independently perform interlocking nailing of femur, tibia and humerus, plate and screw fixation in the management of simple and complex fractures, LCP fixation by MIPPO technique, DHS and PFN, hemiarthroplasty, application of external fixators in the management of open fractures.
  • Can handle and manage sports related injuries. 
  • Have the ability to analyze, strategize and successfully assist replacement surgeries which includes hip, knee, shoulder and elbow.
  • Can confidently and independently handle orthopedic emergencies    and stabilize polytrauma patients.
  • Am very much interested in Academics and show active participation in journal clubs. 
Academic Activities: 
  • Submitted a dissertation for MS Orthopaedics "A prospective comparative study between compression plating and interlocking nailing in fractures of shaft of humerus" conducted at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Presented a paper on Primary Hemiarthroplasty in select trochanteric fractures – Bangalore Orthopedic Society (BOS), Karnataka.
  • Presented a paper on Custom-made cost effective Total Knee prosthesis for Revision of infected total knee replacement – MOS, Chennai – 2012.
  • Poster presentation on Primary Hemiarthroplasty in Geriatric trochanteric fractures in AO Conference, Hong Kong in 2012.
  • Presented a paper on Revision ACL Reconstruction in posterior blow out fracture – MOS, Chennai - 2013.
  • Primary total elbow replacement in comminuted fractures around the elbow – MOS, Chennai – 2013.
  • Presented a paper on outcome of Hybrid external fixator in infected non union of humerus in Mid West Society, Salem in 2015.
  • Published an article on hybrid external fixators in CIMS journal in 2015. 
  • Completed the AO Basic course conducted in Bangalore in 2008.
  • Completed the AO Advanced course in Bangalore in 2010.
  • Completed my AO Masters course in Chennai in 2015.
  • Attended Depuy Basic and Intermediate Arthroplasty Course in 2011 and 2012 in Chennai.
  • Attended the Revision hip and knee cadaveric course held by Stryker in Bangalore.
  • Attended SICOT Orthopaedic conference in Hyderabad in 2013.
  • Was faculty in Stryker Basic Arthroplasty Cadaveric Workshop in Chennai in 2016.
  • Attended SICOT Shoulder Cadaveric Course in Bangkok in 2017.

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