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Best Ortho Hospital in Chennai

Orthopaedics is also a branch of natural science that deals with the diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system of the body. The musculoskeletal system is a complex system present within the body that has bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, tendons, and nerves, and allows the numerous styles of movements done by the body. There was a time when Orthopaedists were solely dedicated to providing care to those with limb and spine deformities, but now the scope has widened multifold. Now, there are specialized orthopaedic experts that provide special care to athletes and sportspersons.

The Department of Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement at the Gleneagles Global Health City is amongst the best that includes a variety of ingenious treatments, which cater to the wants of the patients, and aims at providing the best services and coverings possible. The Department has few of the best orthopedic surgeons trained by a gaggle of college members from renowned universities and hospitals.

Best Ortho Hospital in Chennai, Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Department at Gleneagles Global Health City provide the following diagnostic tests and treatments:

  1. Arthroscopy
  2. Bone density test
  3. Bone scan
  4. Bone and joint malformation surgery
  5. Bone reconstruction
  6. Total Knee Replacement
  7. Total Hip Replacement
  8. BANKART Repair
  9. ACL Reconstruction
  10. Biceps Tenodesis
  11. Ilizarov technique for complex deformity correction
  12. Curative and palliative surgical procedures for bone tumors.

FAQ- Ortho Hospital

What is hospital Ortho?

Orthopaedics is also a branch of natural science that deals with the diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system of the body. The musculoskeletal system is a complex system present within the body that has bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, tendons, and nerves, and allows the numerous styles of movements done by the body.

Why choose Gleneagles Global Health City, for orthopaedic and joint repalcement?

We have one of the largest Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement departments in Chennai with many years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. Our wards are well furnished with the latest technology machines to provide the best of service and care to victims.

Why choose Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai?

  • Excellent Doctors

Meet with our team of highly skilled, compassionate and knowledgeable doctors, who aim to be there for you when you need them the most. We strive hard to offer a healthy tomorrow to most of our patients, and we achieve this with the support of our amazing staff.

  • State-of-the-art Infrastructure

Streamlined processes, advanced technologies, world-class infrastructure, specialized and interdisciplinary care, and an unparalleled simplicity of meeting every patient's health needs. We are committed to your well-being.

  • Cutting-edge Technology

At Gleneagles Global Health City, we are keen on providing global access to advanced healthcare. Our facility is equipped with high-precision technologies and top gadgets that gives you a world class healthcare experience. Our commitment to personalized care matches our exceptional medical expertise.

Diagonsis of Orthopaedic problems

Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best orthopedic hospitals in Chennai offering the best orthopedic treatment, complex orthopedic surgeries, and appearance finally orthopedic and joint problems. We offer the joint replacement performed by few amongst the best orthopedic surgeons in Chennai. Our wealth of experience, wide-ranging expertise in orthopedics has helped us grow into one of the best joint replacement hospitals in Chennai. The hospital also offers the best treatment for sports injuries, joint pains, and other common orthopedic conditions.

The Orthopaedic Services Gleneagles Global Health City depends on a group of strong and accurate diagnostic tests to properly identify the matter area and to specify the character of the musculoskeletal injury. supported the results, our few amongst the best orthopedic doctors in Chennai will ask experts from related specialties to create a well- rounded plan of treatment.

Essential Diagnostic Procedures Carried Out

  • Arthrography: It is a surgical procedure performed to see inside the joint. It is a minimally invasive surgery done on a joint. It is done by inserting an arthroscope, an endoscope in the joint, through a small incision. 
  • Bone scans: This is an imaging test that helps in diagnosing problems in the bone. They determine the amount of tissue is removed and replaced in the body. 
  • Discography: This test is performed to locate abnormalities in the disc. This diagnosis helps in curing back pain. 
  • Doppler Ultrasound: It is a test done to measure the amount of blood through the bloodstream with the help of high-frequency sound waves. The bloodstreams are usually the ones supplying blood to arms and legs.
  • Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry: It take the measure of bone mineral density. 
  • Electromyography: It records the electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles.
  • Flexibility Test: It determines the flexibility of the lower back and hamstrings. 
  • Peripheral bone density: It measures bone density in the lower arm, wrist, fingers or heels. Only this test can diagnose osteoporosis before the occurrence of broken bones.

Treatment of Orthopaedic problems

Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals for Orthopedics and joint replacement to help patients with arthritis, joint pains, joint dislocations and other orthopedic problems, and also delivers comprehensive consultation and surgical care. To undertake all major orthopedic procedures, we have the finest infrastructure and surgeons. The Department of Orthopedics and joint replacement at Gleneagles Global Hospital provides treatment for the following diseases.

What are the different diseases/conditions treated by the Institute of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement?

  • Arthritis

It is the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. Joint pain and stiffness are the main symptoms of arthritis, which worsen with age.

  • Avascular Necrosis

Lack of blood supply leads to the death of bone tissue. This leads to tiny breaks in the bone and the bone’s eventual collapse.

  • Osteoarthritis

It is the most common form of arthritis. When the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time osteoarthritis occurs. Your hands, knees, hips and spine are most commonly affected with this disorder.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

It is a long-term, progressive, and disabling disease which causes inflammation, swelling, and pain in and round the joints and other body organs. The hands and feet are first affected by it.

  • Rotator Cuff Strain

It is usually a strain or tear of the tissues connecting muscle to bone. Supraspinatus tendon is the most common site of a tear. Several of the tendons and muscles can tear due to severe injuries.

  • Shoulder Impingement

It is a condition where your shoulder’s bursa and/or tissues connecting muscle to bone are intermittently trapped and compressed during shoulder elevation movements.

  • Tennis Elbow

It is an inflammation of the tendons. It joins the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow. The forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from overuse repeating the same motions again and again. This leads to pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow.

  • Meniscus Tear

Meniscus tears occur in the knee due to sudden forceful twist.

  • Disc Herniation

It is a fragment of the disc nucleus that is pushed out of the annulus, into the spinal canal through a tear or rupture in the annulus.

  • Stenosis

A stenosis is an abnormal narrowing in a blood vessel which is also sometimes called a stricture.

  • Pes Planus

Flatfoot which is also called pes planus is a condition in which the longitudinal arch in the foot. It runs lengthwise along the sole of the foot and has not developed normally and is lowered or flattened out.  It may affect one foot or both feet.

What are the orthopaedic surgeries done at the institute of orthopaedics and joint replacement?

  • Stem Cell Treatment

Using stem cells or their derivatives, it promotes the repair response of diseased, dysfunctional or injured tissue. The stem cells are then manipulated to specialize into specific types of cells.

  • Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure on a joint, used for treatment of damage is performed using an arthroscope. Read more

  • Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to restore the function of a joint that can be restored by resurfacing the bones. An artificial joint may also be used. Various types of arthritis may affect the joints. Read more

  • Hip replacement surgery

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace hip joint by a prosthetic implant, which is also called a hip prosthesis. Hip replacement surgery is often performed as a complete replacement or a hemi replacement. Read more

  • Knee replacement surgery

Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint which helps to relieve pain and disability, which is also known as knee arthroplasty. It is most commonly performed for osteoarthritis. It is also performed for other knee diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Read more

Best Ortho Doctor in Chennai

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai provides you with one of the best Orthopaedic doctors and Orthopaedic surgeons in the country. Our Orthopaedic consultants are widely renowned in their respective fields and come with a wide range of experience and expertise. Specialists in various branches of Orthopaedics, our doctors deliver comprehensive treatment and care. Visit us at Gleneagles Global Health City, for consulting with the best team of Orthopaedic doctors and Orthopaedic surgeons in Chennai.

Dr Kesavan Rajagopalan

M.B.B.S, M.S

Senior Consultant

Dr A P Siva Kumar

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


Dr Shiva Reddy

M.B.B.S, D.N.B


Dr Ajit Yadav

MBBS, MS (Ortho), MCH (UK)

Visiting Consultant - Orthopaedics

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