Dr. Sajan K Hegde is one of the best Orthopedician in Tamil Nadu. Dr Sajan K Hegde has over 30 years experience in the field, is the head of the Spine Unit at Apollo. Dr. Sajan is well known for performing spine and joint surgeries using the latest technological advancements like Cervical artificial disc and minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion. Dr Hegde is credited for introducing arthro-plastic reconstruction of lumbar and cervical discs in India, and for performing the Asia’s first deformity correction of infantile scoliosis using Shape Memory Alloy staples. Dr Hegde initiated many key modern instrumentation systems in India including Cotrel – Dubousset, Ray cages (PLIF), Moss Miami, BAK cages and Harms Mesh Systems.
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
Dr. Sajan K Hegde has a vast experience of 30 years in the field of Orthopedic Surgery
Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) Group International COTREL DUBOUSSET (GICD) Spine trauma study group- USA
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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.