Dr Muralidharan V is one of the best Spine Surgeons in Chennai with an experience of 16 years in Spine Surgery.
Apollo Medical Centre Karapakkam, Apollo Speciality Hospitals O M R
Dr Muralidharan V has Over 16 years of experience. With 13 years of experience at National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (UK), Dr Muralidharan V has proved to be an expert in spine surgery delivering high quality of patient care through evidence-based medical practice. Dr Muralidharan V has specialised in Adult and Paediatric Spine Surgery, Advanced Spinal Reconstruction, Complex Spine Surgery and Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery. Dr Muralidharan V is a fellowship trained spine surgeon, who has had extensive experience in the management of spinal disorders. Dr Muralidharan V undertook specialized training in adult and pediatric spinal problems at world-renowned Spine Institute Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK, for a period of two years. Thereafter, Dr Muralidharan V undertook three short-term visiting spine surgery fellowships at other world-renowned spine units Bordeaux (France), Ganga Hospital (India) and Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (UK) and was trained with best spinal surgeons. Dr Muralidharan V is an academic spine surgeon and active participant of workshops and spinal conferences around the world. This experience and learning provided Dr Muralidharan V with immense knowledge, skills, and insights about the domain Dr Muralidharan V is serving as a specialist.
Dr Muralidharan V is a member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of Minimally Invasive Spine Society of India (MISSI). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of North American Spine Society (NASS). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of European Spine Society (Eurospine). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of Member AO Spine (Asia-Pacific). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association (TNOA). Dr Muralidharan V is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Dr Muralidharan V has been an Active Site Co-Ordinator of AO-Spine Sponsored Prospective, Observational European Multi-Centre Study on the Efficacy of Acute Surgical Decompression after Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: the SCI-POEM study. Dr Muralidharan V was an Invited Participant of AO Spine Educational Videos Content Review process. Dr Muralidharan V has won the prestigious Arthritis Research UK Investigator Award 2013 at British Orthopaedic Association Congress. Dr Muralidharan V was awarded the Mark Honey Research Prize 2012 by the research committee of the East Midlands Sarcoma Service (UK). Dr Muralidharan V's work on Lactate and hip trauma won best research presentations in East Midlands Orthopaedic Research Meeting and Leicester Orthopaedic Research meetings in 2013 (UK). Dr Muralidharan V was awarded Foxtrot Grant for qualitative research in 2014 by University Hospitals of Leicester research committee (UK). Dr Muralidharan V was an Invited Faculty in Various National and International Meetings/Workshops.
MRCS(UK) MCh(Orth) (UK) FRCS(Tr&Orth;) (UK) Fellow Spine Surgery (UK, France)
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Orthopedics is a medical specialty focusing on the body's musculoskeletal system that includes bones, tendons, joints, muscles, ligaments, and nerves. Spine surgeons are orthopedic surgeons who focus their practice exclusively on spine surgery. Both orthopedic and neurosurgeons may complete fellowship training to do most types of spine surgery.
An orthopedic spine surgeon is a surgeon who further specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal diseases. Although some focus on treating children (pediatric) or adults, they provide non-operative and surgical treatment to patients of all ages. Some orthopedic spine surgeons solely treat certain spinal problems such as degenerative disc disease, spinal fracture, scoliosis or a particular region of the spine.
The most common spine surgeries performed by orthopedic spine surgeons are:
Diseases treated by spine surgeon are:
Fellowship trained and board-certified neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons are equally qualified. However, there is a difference between them, and that difference is in their training. A spine neurosurgeon is trained to treat conditions of the spine, while an orthopedic spine surgeon specializes in treating the spine and its deformities.