Dr. Krishnamoorthy K is one of the best Orthopedician in Tamil Nadu. Dr. Krishnamoorthy has an experience of 25 years in this field and is working at Apollo Hospital since his last assignment
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
Dr. Krishnamoorthy K has a vast experience of 25 years in the field of Orthopedic Surgery
Life member of Indian Orthopaedic association Life member of TamilNadu Orthopaedic Association Life member of Shoulder Society of India Life member of Madras Orthopaedic Society Member of National Academy of Medical sciences Life Member Indian Medical association
MBBS; D.Ortho; DNB(Ortho)
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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.