Dr. Gopala Krishnan is one of the best Orthopedician in Tamil Nadu. Dr. Gopala
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
Dr. Gopala Krishnan has a vast experience of 36 years in the field of Orthopedic Surgery
Life Member of Indian Orthopaedic Association Life Member Indian Medical Association Life Member Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association Life Member Madras Orthopaedic Society Founder Life Member of Paediatric Orthopaedic Association of India Founder Member and Vice President of: Forum advancement and Research in Ilizarov technology, India Indian Association of Ilizarov Research and Training Association for the study of the Methodology of Ilizarov (ASAMI) Member of: Indian Foot Society Indian Society of Tramatology Association of spine surgeons of India Indian Society for computer assisted Orthopaedics Surgery Association of Orthopaedic Research and Education, Chennai Indian Arthoplasty Association Indian Trauma Association Member International Association: Life Member of A O International Life Member of A O Alumni Association, Switzerland Life Member of Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association Life Member of the world Association for the study of the Methodology of Ilizarov Founder Member of saarc Orthopaedic Surgeons Association Founder Life Member Asean branch of world Association for the study of the Methodology of Ilizarov (ASAMI) Member of world Orthopaedic Concern
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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.