Dr. Arun Kannan | Orthopaedician |Apollo Chennai

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Dr Arun Kannan - Consultant in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India



Name: Dr. Arun Kannan

Designation: Senior Consultant Orthopedic, Apollo Chennai

Experience: 11 years

Specialty: Orthopedic

Qualification:  MBBS, MS (USA) 

Membership and Award:

  • Fellowship in Hip and Knee Replacement, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
  • Fellowship in Hip and knee reconstruction and tumor surgery, University of Minnesota, USA
  •  Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty, Melbourne, Australia

Area of Interest:

  • Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Revision (re-do) Joint Replacement
  • Knee Ligament Surgery
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Physiotherapy for Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Knee Braces For Osteoarthritis
  • Fracture Treatment
  • Cartilage Surgery
  • Back Pain Physiotherapy
  • ACL Reconstruction

Location: Chennai

Nationality:  Indian      


Dr. Arun Kannan is one of the best orthopedicians in Chennai with over a decade of experience in the field. His area of expertise includes hip replacement, knee replacement, revision (re-do) joint replacement, knee ligament surgery, and avascular necrosis. He is also trained in procedures such as arthroscopy and arthroplasty.

Dr. Arun has authored multiple books and research papers on complicated surgeries, treatments, fractures and issues occurring owing to obesity. He has also penned 16 international publications on hip and knee surgery. Being the first to perform oxonium partial knee replacement in Tamil Nadu and quadruple joint replacement of both hips and both knees in a single patient in South India are some of his major accomplishments.

The doctor’s philosophy on patient care, in his own words, is – ‘For my patient, I would do the same as I would do for a family member’. When not treating patients, he loves to spend time with family. He also likes to spend time on research.

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