Dr. S. Chockalingam | Orthopaedics | Doctors in Trichy - Cantonment - Kauvery Hospital
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Dr. S. Chockalingam

Qualification

MBBS., D.Ortho., FRCS., FRCS (Trauma & Orhto)

Speciality

Orthopaedics

Location

Trichy - Cantonment

About the Doctor

D.Ortho,FRCS(Glasgow), FRCS(Ortho), UK, CCST UK
Senior Consultant - Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specializes in Arthroscopy,  Joint Replacement &  Sports Injuries, Paediatric Ortho
(Former Consultant Ortho, EOC,London)
MBBS (Year of passing 1989) - Thanjavur Medical College
D.Ortho (Year of passing 1992)  - Kilpauk Medical College
FRCS (Surgery) Year of passing 1994  - Royal College of Surgeons of Glascow, UK
FRCS (Trauma & Ortho) Year of passing 1999 - Intercollegiate Board, Royal College of Surgeons, UK
Post Graduate Qualifications
  • August 2001 -  CCST - Royal College of Surgeons, UK
  • May 1999  - FRCS (Tr & Ortho) -  Intercollegiate Board of Examiners United Kingdom [Royal College of  Surgeons]
  • Jun 1994 - F.R.C.S - The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons[Glasgow] 
  • 1990-92  - D.ORTHO - Kilpauk Medical School - [Dr.M.G.R. Medical University]  India
  • Jun 1997 -  POPUMET - Hammersmith Hospital. London
  • Oct 1994 & April 2001 -  Dip ATLS   - The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Membership 
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • TNOA
  • IOA
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • IMA
  • BSCOS
  • BLRS
  • AOUK
  • London Paediatric Orthopaedic Club
  • Oxford Knee Users Group
  • ISKD Nail Users Group
  • Trichy Ortho Club
  • KROAF 
Normal procedures
  • Arthoscopy
  • Knee replacements
Field of interest
  • Orthopedics
  • Trauma
  • Knee Replacements
Clinical Role
  • 2009 till date - Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon  Kavery Hospital Trichy 
  • 2002 to 2008 - Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon for seven  years at  
1. Epsom and St.Helier University Hospitals in South London. 
2. Lleading joint replacement centre in the United Kingdom called South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre
3. Ashtead Hospital, Ramsay healthcare UK 
4. The Clock House Medical Practice  
5. Cobham Day Surgery Unit  
My Other Roles and Activities 
Clinical Training Roles
  • 2003 to 2006  - Advanced Trauma and Life Support Instructor   
  • 2004 to 2009 - AO instructor 
  • 2002 to 2008 - Faculty of the South West London Orthopaedic Training Rotation. 
  • 2007- till date  - Fellow of Sharrard Society of Sheffield. 
  • 2002 to 2008 - Approved Educational Supervisor for MRCS trainees 
  • 2010 till date - Faculty for Diploma in Nursing and B.Sc Nursing, KMC School   of Nursing
  • 2011 - The Founder and the Course Chairman for the course “Essentials of Initial Trauma Management” 
  • 2011 - Faculty of REACT Resuscitation of Emergency and Acute Care in Trauma, 
  • 2012 - Faculty of REACT Resuscitation of Emergency and Acute Care in Trauma
  • 2011 - Faculty of B Sc In Accident and Emergency Course 
  • 2012 - Faculty for Dip NB in Orthopaedics, Kauvery Hospital
Given CME Lectures in the following forums
2002- 2004 - GP Lecture series
  • Clinical Conference at Ashtead Hospital 2002 
  • Exciting time Ahead in Orthopaedics, Ashtead Hospital, UK 2003 
  • Foot and Ankle surgery , Ashtead Hospital, UK, 2004 
2009 to till date GP lecture series
  • IMA Musiri/Kulithalai Branch
  • IMA Ariyalur Branch
  • IMA Pudukottai Branch
  • Indian Dental Association Trichy Branch
  • Indian Association of Paediatricians Trichy Branch
2012 to till date - Weekly Teaching Sessions on Orthopaedics at Kauvery Hospital
2013 Feb till date - Trichy Post Graduate Orthopaedic teaching program for Dip NB post graduates
Training the doctors from 2002 to till date
Trainees
  • Orthopaedic Post Graduates of South West London Rotation
  • Surgical Trainees leading to Post Graduation in Surgical Specialities in Rotation
Surgeons on Specific Surgical Techniques
  • Chennai - ACL Arthroscopic Reconstruction & Paediatric Ortho Surgery
  • Nagercoil - Total Knee Replacement
  • Trichy - Total Knee and Hip Replacements & Arthroscopic Hamstring ACL Reconstruction
  • Salem - Total Hip and Knee Replacements 
Dip NB Post Graduate Training
  • Dip NB Surgery - Dr Boopalan 
  • Post D. Ortho - Dr Balamurugan
Premedical and Medical Student Training
  • 2002 to 2008 - Epsom Hospital American Medical, University Graduate Teaching and Training
  • 2009 - Premedical Student attachment for Dr. Sivaranjani and Dr. Gokul
Clinical Administrative Roles
  • 2002 to 2007 - Chair Audit department at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals.
  • 2002 to 2003 - Involved in the development of SWLEOC the largest joint replacement Unit in London  
  • 2009 - Founder Chairman of clinical audit forum at KMC speciality Hospital 
  • 2009 - Founder the Theatre Users Committee at KMC Speciality Hospital 
  • 2011 - Advisor to the Training and Development KMC Speciality Hospital, Trichy, India. 
  • 2011 - Chaired the Quality Assurance Committee KMC Speciality Hospital
  • 2011 - Academic Coordinator Kauvery Hospital, Trichy. 
  • 2012 - The Chairman of Medical Audit Committee at KMC Speciality Hospital at the request of the management 
  • 2015 - Facilitator ofMedical Advisory Committee and meeting of Kauvery Hospital
  • 2017 - Clinical Leadership Committee/ Think Tank core group member
Organisational Roles 
  • Organizing committee member The First Sheffield Flexible nailing in Children’s Fractures 
  • Course Chairman - Essentials of Initial Trauma Management Course in Trichy. 
  • Facilitator - The first Critical Care Course for Doctors at Kavery  Hospitals. 
  • Faculty and founder member - REACT Course at Chennai which is a trauma Course for Orthopaedic Trainees. 
  • Founder Member - T-POT Club at Trichy
Clinical Social Roles
Organized Public Awareness Program as below
  • 2009 - Meet Our Patients at Hotel Sangam 
  • 2010 - Bone and Joint Decade with the Bone And Joint Walk at Trichy, 
  • 2012 till date - Orthopaedic Open Day at Kauvery Hospital, Trichy 
Public Awarness focused Talks  for  
  • Transport Workers at KMC Speciality Hospital 
  • Retired Pensioners at School Trichy  First Aid Course for KMC Speciality Hospital
  • Remembrance Day for Road Traffic Accident Victims Dec 2011
Charitable Roles
  • Involved in charitable activities www.mariecurie.org.uk  
  • 2007 – till date - Involved in a charity called Sugam Charitable  Trust for Health Education and Research in India www.sugamcharity.org
  • Invited as part of the FrodoKids International charitable trust for providing specialist Orthopaedic service in Romania. http://www.frodokids.org/about/
  • 2010 - Part of the SPARSH Vachana 2010 - http://www.sparshvachana.com/vachana/Default.aspx 
  • 2009 to till date - Charitable Activity of Free Orthopaedic Consultation and Advice as part of Free Camps organized by KMC Speciality Hospital on many occasions   
My Training had been as follows
  • Jan 2001- Dec 2001 Specialist Registrar Year 6 - Northern General Hospital,Sheffield,UK
  • Jan 2002- Dec 2002 Limb Reconstruction Fellow in Paediatrics Sheffield Children Hospital, Sheffield, UK
  • Jan 1995- Dec 1999 Higher Specialist Training as Specialist Registrar In Trauma and Orthopaedics - North East London Training Rotation, UK
  • St Barts and The London NHS Trust.[Royal London Hospitals, UK]
  • Whipps Cross University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Old Church Hospitals, Romford
  • Queen Alexandra Hospital for Children, London
  • Chase Farm Hospital, Enfiled, London, UK
  • April 1994 to Dec 1994 Senior House Officer in Orthopaedics, Vascular Surgery,Gastrointestinal Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. Norwich UK
  • August 1993- Dec 1993 Senior House Officer in Trauma and Orthopaedics. Peterborough District General Hospital and Edith Cavell Hospital Peterborough, UK
  • May 1993- July 1993 and Feb 1994- Mar 1994. Internship in General Surgery. Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, UK
  • Aug 1990- Sep 1992 Postgraduate Trainee in Orthopaedics. Government Royapettah Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College Chennai,India
  • April 1989 to April 1990 House Surgeon in  Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thanjavur and Madras Medical College Hospitals, Thanjavur and Chennai, India
Presentations/Publications/Posters
  • 2013 - Advanced Titanium Porous Coating, TNOA meeting 
  • 2012 - Cross sectional Study of Vitamin D Analysis at Kauvery Hospital Dr Balamurugan and Dr Chockalingam
  • 2012 - Principles of Deformity Correction at Institute of Child Health Chennai
  • 2012 - Paediatric Musculoskeletal MRI at Salem
  • 2012 - Medical Audit, The Future. KMC Speciality Audit Meeting
  • 2012 - Sports Injuries at Salem
  • 2010 - Against All Odds, KMC Academic Meeting
  • 2009 - Medical Workup of an Orthopaedic Patient, KMC Academic Meeting
  • 2009 - The Black Box, KMC Academic Meeting
  • 2008 - Outcome measures and complications of two volar locking plate systems for distal radius fracture fixation  EFFORT, NICE 2008
  • 2008 -  Outcome measures and complication rates of two volar locking plate systems Page 168 S Injury Extra Volume 39
  • 2008 - Outcome measures and complication rates of two volar locking plate systems Injury Extra Volume 39, Issue 5,May 2008 Page 168
  • 2005 - Volar Locking plate in distal radial fractures British Hand Society
  • 2002 - Exchange of Sheffield Telescopic rodding in Osteogenesis  mperfect. J Pediatr Orthop 2002 Jan-Feb;22(1):117-9 
  • 2001 - Precision Bone Grafting of Scaphoid nonunion EFORT Rhodes 
  • 2001 - Ultrasound Scanning for screening of Developmental Dysplasia of hips  EFORT Rhodes
  • 2001 - Flexible Intra-medullary nailing of tibial l fractures.  EFORT Rhodes
  • 2001 - A new technique of fixation of tibial spine fractures in   Children EFORT Rhodes, 2001 
  • 2001 - Ultrasound examination of the hips in DDH; when to treat. J Bone Joint Surg 2001; 83-B: Supplement II (Proceedings E.F.O.R.T.)
  • 2000 - Outcome of cemented-v-cementless fixation of femoral component in TKR   with the identification of radiological signs for the prediction of failure. THE KNEE Dec 1; 7(4): 233-238  2000 
  • 2000 -  Precision Bone Grafting of Scaphoid Non Union, Orthopaedic Proceedings - Suppl 1 JBJS 82-B
  • 1999 - Case report Skin burn associated with paint on synthetic plaster cast Injury May 99, pp 301-2          
  • 1999 - Femoral Component Survival in Freeman Samuelson Total knee  Replacements  Orthopaedic Proceedings Suppl 1. JBJS Vol 81-B 1999
  • 1999 - Flexible nailing of tibial diaphyseal fractures (Ender’s)Injury,Int J. Care Injured 30(1999) 547-548
  • 1999 - Precision Bone Grafting of Scaphoid Nonunion BOA in Glasgow 
  • 1998 - Flexible intra medullary nailing in tibial diaphyseal fractures presented At British Trauma Society, London  
  • 1998 - Femoral Component Survival in Freeman Samuelson Total Knee Replacements presented at Royal Society of Medicine, London,  1998 - Femoral Component loosening in F-S Modular Knees presented at IOA/BOA Meeting, Dublin, 1998 1998 Reverse Monteggia fracture dislocation- a case report    presented at EFORT Brussels
  • 1998 - Skin Burns associated with Plaster casts-a case report presented at EFORT Brussels
  • 1996 - Audit of Blood transfusion in hip fractures  Oldchurch hospital 1996
  • 1995 - Mortality in Fracture Neck of Femur presented at  London Hospital 1995  1991 - Post Operative Drain Culture presented at IOC, Madras
  • 1991 - Curettage and cementation in Osteoclastoma Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Journal 1991 PP12-15
  • 1991 - Calcinosis Cutis a case report Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Journal 1991 pp 7-9  
Invited Guest Lectures and other activities
  • 2012 - Principles of Deformity Correction at Institute of Child Health Chennai
  • 2012 - Paediatric Musculoskeletal MRI at Salem
  • 2013 - Sports Injuries at Salem
  • 2000 - Tricks and Tips In Elastic Stable Intra medullary nailing in Children Basic and Advanced Course in Elastic Stable Intra medullary Nailing[ESIN] in Children, Sheffield 2000  
  • 2002 - Limping Child. Lecture at Epsom General Hospital, 2002  
  • 2002 - Orthopaedics and Children   Lecture at St Helier Hospital, 2002  
  • 2002 to 2008 - Grand Rounds Clinical Conference at Epsom Hospital every year from 2002   
Books  
Research by the author quoted in many books including
  • Primary knee arthroplasty: From Basic Science of Clinical Evidence 
  • By Urs K. Munzinger, Jens G. Boldt, Peter A. Keblish Contributor Urs K. Munzinger, Jens G. Boldt, Peter A. Keblish Published by Springer, 2004 
Courses
  • Medical Informatics - Sheffield 2001
  • Management Course  - Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, 2001
  • Limb Deformity Planning Course - Baltimore, Maryland 2000
  • AO Spinal Course [Instructional] - Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham,1999
  • Ilizarov Intermediate Course - Royal college of surgeons ofengland,   1998
  • Microsurgery Course - Northwick Hospital, 1995
  • AO Basic Course - Manchester Medical school, 1994  
  • APLS Provider Course - Manchester, 2002  
  • Foot and Ankle Course - Bad Homburg, Germany, 2002  
  • Ankle Arthroscopy Course - Amsterdam, 2002  
  • AO Advanced Course - Davos, Switzerland, 2002  
  • European Paediatric Orthopaedics  - London, 2003 
  • ATLS instructor Training - London, 2003
  • Trauma Unit and training - Vienna, Austria, 2003  
  • Mini C Arm training [X ray] - Derby, UK 2003  
  • AO Course Masters - Davos, Switzerland, 2003  
  • Oxford Knee Replacement training - Oxford, UK 2004  
  • ISKD Lengthening Nail training - Verona, Italy 2004  
  • American Academy meeting - Washington, USA, 2005  
  • Current Concepts in Joint Replacements - Florida, USA, 2005
  • Intlelligent Hip Surgery - Graz,Austria, 2006  
  • POSNA USA - Florida, USA 2006  
  • Ankle Arthroplasty - Zurich, Swiss,2007  
  • AAOS meeting - San Diego,USA,2007   
  • Live Surgery arthroscopy  - Chennai 2009  
  • JRSOA - New Delhi 2010  
  • Articulate live  -  Sydney 2010  
  • IAS annual meeting with live surgery - Chennai 2010 
  • REACT 2011 - Chennai 2011
  • Cadaver training Shoulder Arthroscopy - Bangkok 2011
  • JRSOA - Hyderabad 2011  
  • Navigated Knee Replacement - Mumbai 2011
  • Seminar on Shoulder arthroscopy  And Arthroplasty- Chennai 2012
  • Navigation in TKR - Chennai 2012
  • Cadaver Training Shoulder Arthroscopy - Chennai 2012
  • REACT 2012 - Coimbatore 2012
  • CME On Total Hip Arthroplasty - Coutrallam 2012
  • TNOA - Thanjavur 2013
  • Revision Knee Arthroplasty - Chennai 2013
Innovations and Introductions and unique achievements
  • 1984-89 - Thanjavur Medical College - Gold Medals in Anatomy, Opthalmology, Orthopaedics, Medicine and Surgery.
  • 1989 - Thanjavur Medical College - Best Outgoing Student For the year 1989
  • 1995-1999 - The Royal London Hospital - Primary investigator on outcome of Knee Replacmennts and published in 2002
  • 1996-2002 - London and Sheffield - Presented and published many papers in international meetings and journals
  • 2002 - Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals UK - Inroduced Multilevel Cerbral Palsy Surgery in Children
  • 2002 - Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals UK - First Flexible Intramedullary nailing for Children with Elastic Nails
  • 2002 - Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals UK - Volar Locking Plate for distal radial fractures
  • 2007 - Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals UK - First Total Ankle Arthroplasty at this hospital
  • 2006 - Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals UK - First Intramedullary lengthening of leg with ISKD nail at this hospital
  • 2009 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - First Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy at Trichy with High Definition Camera and Scope
  • 2009 - KMC Hospital Trichy - First Total Knee Replacement [International prosthesis]
  • 2009 - KMC Hospital Trichy - First Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
  • 2009 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - First Arthroscopic Shoulder Decompression
  • 2009 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - First Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilisation
  • 2009 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - First Therapeutic Ankle Arthroscopy
  • 2010 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - First Therapeutic Elbow Arthroscopy
  • 2009 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - First Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction at KMC speciality Hospital
  • 2010 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - First Arthroscopic PCL reconstruction at KMC speciality Hospital
  • 2010 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy  - Nancy Nail technique 
  • 2010 - KMC Hospital Trichy - Nancy Nail Tecnnique
  • 2010 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - Ilizarov Technique of deformity Correction
  • 2009 - KMC Speciality Hospital Trichy - Ponseti Method of Club foot correction
  • 2012 - KMC Speciality Hospital - Computer Navigated TKR
  • 2010 - KMC Speciality Hospital - Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic
  • 2012 - Kauvery Hospital - Wrist Arthroscopic TFCC repair
  • 2013 - Kauvery Hospital - Hip Arthroscopy
Scholastic performance
  • 2017 - Septic Arthritis of hip due to Meliodosis [L], Audit meet Kauvery Hospital
  • 2016 - Metabolic bone disease due to Ochronosis, a case report [L], The Capsule is any age too old for ACL reconstruction [L] at IASCON Kolkata Second prize to Dr Manisha
  • 2016 - Septic arthritis in neonates at IOACON 2016 [L]
  • 2016 - Septic arthritis of ankle in neonate by granulicatella at IOACON 2016[L]
  • 2016 - Septic arthritis of ankle in neonate by granulicatella, The Capsule 2016
  • 2015 - Surgical Treatment of Congenital Vertical Talus, OASISCON Kodaikanal [L]
  • 2015 - Quality of Life After Total Hip Replacement, OASICON , Kodaikanal [L]
  • 2015 - Outcome of Fracture Neck of Femur in Octogenarians, The Capsule 2015 [L]
  • 2015 - Paediatric Septic Arthritis, The Capsule 2015 [L]
  • 2014 - Vitamin D in Orthopaedic outpatient setting in a private multispeciality set up, OASISCON, Palakkad [L]
  • 2014 - Septic arthritis in children, a case cohort review OASISCON, Palakkad. [L]
  • 2014 - Outcome of Fracture neck of femur in octogenarians, OASISCON, Palakkad. [L]
  • 2013 - Advanced Titanium Porous Coating, TNOA meeting, Thanjavur [P]
  • 2012 - Cross sectional Study of Vitamin D Analysis at Kauvery Hospital [L]
  • 2012 - Medical Audit, The Future. KMC Specialty Audit Meeting [P]
  • 2010 - Against All Odds, KMC Academic Meeting [P]
  • 2009 - Medical Workup of an Orthopaedic Patient, KMC Academic Meeting [P]
  • 2009 - The Black Box, KMC Academic Meeting
  • 2008 - Outcome measures and complications of two volar locking plate systems for distal radius fracture fixation EFFORT, NICE 2008
  • 2008 - Outcome measures and complication rates of two volar locking plate systems Page 168 S Injury Extra Volume 39
  • 2008 - Outcome measures and complication rates of two volar locking plate systems Injury Extra Volume 39, Issue 5,May 2008 Page 168
  • 2005 - Volar Locking plate in distal radial fractures British Hand Society
  • 2002 - Exchange of Sheffield Telescopic rodding in Orthogenesis imperfect J Pediatr Orthop 2002 Jan-Feb;22(1):117-9
  • 2001 - Precision Bone Grafting of Scaphoid nonunion EFORT Rhodes
  • 2001 - Ultrasound Scanning for screening of Developmental Dysplasia of hips EFORT Rhodes
  • 2001 - Flexible Intra-medullary nailing of tibiall fractures. EFORT Rhodes
  • 2001 - A new technique of fixation of tibial spine fractures in Children EFORT Rhodes, 2001
  • 2001 - Ultrasound examination of the hips in DDH; when to treat. J Bone Joint Surg 2001; 83-B: Supplement II (Proceedings E.F.O.R.T.)
  • 2000 - Outcome of cemented-v-cement less fixation of femoral component in TKR with the identification of radiological signs for the prediction of failure THE KNEE Dec 1; 7(4): 233-238 2000
  • 2000 - Precision Bone Grafting of Scaphoid Non Union, Orthopedic Proceedings Supple 1 JBJS 82-B
  • 1999 - Case report Skin burn associated with paint on synthetic plaster cast Injury May 99, pp 301-2
  • 1999 - Femoral Component Survival in Freeman Samuelson Total knee Replacements Orthopedic Proceedings Supple 1. JBJS Vol 81-B 1999
  • 1999 - Precision Bone Grafting of Scaphoid Nonunion BOA in Glasgow
  • 1999 - Flexible nailing of tibial diaphyseal fractures (Ender’s) Injury,Int J. Care Injured 30(1999) 547-548
  • 1998 - Flexible intra medullary nailing in tibial diaphyseal fractures presented At British Trauma Society, London
  • 1998 - Femoral Component Survival in Freeman Samuelson Total Knee Replacements presented at Royal Society of Medicine, London,
  • 1998 - Femoral Component loosening in F-S Modular Knees presented at IOA/BOA Meeting, Dublin, 1998
  • 1998 - Reverse Monteggia fracture dislocation- a case report presented at EFORT Brussels
  • 1998 - Skin Burns associated with Plaster casts-a case report presented at EFORT Brussels
  • 1996 - Audit of Blood transfusion in hip fractures Oldchurch hospital 1996
  • 1995 - Mortality in Fracture Neck of Femur presented at London Hospital 1995
  • 1991 - Post Operative Drain Culture presented at IOC, Madras
  • 1991 - Curettage and cementation in Osteoclastoma Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Journal 1991 PP12-15
  • 1991 - Calcinosis Cut is a case report Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Journal 1991 pp 7-9 Books Research by the author quoted in many books including Primary knee arthroplasty: From Basic Science of Clinical Evidence By Urs K. Munzinger, Jens G. Boldt, Peter A. Keblish Contributor Urs K. Munzinger, Jens G. Boldt, Peter A. Keblish Published by Springer, 2004

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