He has personally helped them salvage limbs in more than 500 patients. Hence the Orthopedic association of India gave an Award of
Excellence during the annual conference at Chennai in the year 2003.
He has done over 2000 Kidney transplants and over 8000 access surgeries. He played an important role in getting vascular surgery
separated from cardiothoracic department and get independent identity and recognition by the Medical Council of India. He has been actively involved in
popularizing this branch and creating awareness amongst the public and medical community.
He has been teaching both undergraduate and post graduate medical students at various medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. In recognition
of the work done he was awarded the Best Doctor Award by the Dean of Madras Medical College in the year 2000. Almost all the practicing vascular surgeons
in Tamil Nadu have been trained by him.
He has one of the largest series of vascular reconstructions in diabetics, Buerger's Disease and in Aortoarteritis in India.
He has published more than 30 articles in both National and international Journals.
He was asked to write the chapter on Buerger's disease in a popular book Emergency vascular and Endovascular Surgery published
from UK. He was asked to give the prestigious Dr.H T Vira Reddy oration on Changing concepts in treating Buerger's disease. He was promoted and posted as
the Professor and Head of the department of Vascular surgery at Madurai Medical College in 2003.
After 23 years of service in the Government sector he took voluntary retirement in 2004 and joined private practice. He is one of the few
vascular surgeon in our state to do both open surgery and endovascular procedures. He continues to teach after retirement and has been appointed Professor
Emeritus by the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
The TamilNadu Dr. MGR Medical University has also honoured him with the "Best Doctor Award "for the year 2011. He organised the
First National conference of Vascular Surgeons of India in the year 1994 and was the brain behind the formation of the Vascular Society of India and was
elected its Founder Treasurer.
Dr. Sekar was unanimously elected as President -Elect of the Vascular society of India in 2007 and took over as President in the year 2009.
During this period he did extensive travel around India and gave lectures in various medical colleges to create awareness about vascular surgery.
He is an external examiner for the Vascular surgery Fellow ship and MCh courses conducted by various Medical Universities.
He has been associated with the movement for prevention of amputation in the diabetic patients along with the Diabetologists.
He is also a member of the Indian DVT experts group that has released a consensus statement for DVT prophylaxis for India.
As the president of the Vascular Society of India he visited many vascular centres abroad. He was invited to attend the Meeting of the World federation
of vascular Societies at San Diego, USA to give a presentation on "Education In Vascular Surgery - Critical Issues facing India which was received well.
Recognizing the contribution made to furthering Vascular surgery the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical university honoured him with an Honorary Doctorate
(D.SC- Honorary Causa) in 2012.
He was conferred FRCS by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow in 2013. He was honoured at the Times of India enclave as
a "Stalwart in Vascular surgery".