Dr Damodaran P R is one of the best Orthopaedicians in Chennai with an experience of 17 years in Orthopaedics.
Apollo Speciality Hospitals O M R
Dr Damodaran P R is a member of Indian Medical Council. Dr Damodaran P R is a member of TNMC. Dr Damodaran P R is a member of Indian Orthopaedic Association. Dr Damodaran P R is a member of British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. Dr Damodaran P R is a member of British Orthopaedic Research Society. Dr Damodaran P R is a member of General Medical Council--UK. Dr Damodaran P R is a member of Indian Orthopaedic Society – UK Chapter.
Dr Damodaran P R has been the State Topper in PG Entrance Examination
MS(Orth); MRCS(ED) UK’ FRCS(T&O);ED UK
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An orthopedic surgeon is a practitioner dedicated to the examination, operation, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries, disorders, and illnesses of the body's musculoskeletal system.
An orthopedic surgeon is a doctor who is trained in the examination, operation, prevention and rehabilitation of disorders, injuries and illnesses of the musculoskeletal system of the body. The musculoskeletal system includes bones, nerves, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.
Their responsibilities involve:
The most commonly performed orthopedic surgeries are:
Common orthopedic disorders treated by orthopedic surgeons are:
Orthopedic surgeons may be Medical Doctors or Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who have completed a 5-year surgical residency centered about the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, while orthopedists specialize in the analysis and treatment of almost all bone and joint disorders, such as spinal disorders.
Both a rheumatologist and orthopedist treat joint pain as part of their specialty, whether the pain is acute or chronic. The main difference and overlap between an orthopedist and a rheumatologist is that a rheumatologist is a medical specialist and an orthopedist is a surgical specialist.