Best Spine Surgeon In Chennai

Dr Vignesh Pushparaj

Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu

He is an expert in scoliosis Correction (Spine deformity / Hunch back),
key hole spine surgery (MIS) and Spine Oncology (Spine tumour /
Vertebral body tumours & Intradural tumours)


He received his primary medical qualification M.B.B.S from the Rajah Muthiah Medical College. He further completed his post gradation in the field of Orthopaedics from the same institution.

Post this, he had completed the AOSpine(Asia- pacific) long-time fellowship at Park Clinic Kolkata, fellowships (Paediatric spine deformity) offered by International Society for Spine Centres (ISOC) at Sint Maartenskliniek, Netherlands and Adult complex spine surgery by Indo American Spine Alliance(IASA) at the University of Michigan, USA. Along with this he had got training in chronic pain management also.

He has also been actively involved in various academic activities throughout his career. He has engaged in several CME programs about intra spinal anomalies, split cord malformations, spinal deformities, high grade spondylolisthesis and acute back neck pain management. He is one among the few Fellowship trained spine surgeon, who had got training under both Orthopaedic and Neurosurgeon.

Experience

2019 – present

Consultant Spine Surgeon

Apollo Specialty Hospital OMR, Voluntary Health Service(VHS), Chennai

2016 – 2019

Consultant Spine Surgeon

Kauvery hospital, Chennai- Part time

2015 – present

Consultant Spine Surgeon

CM Specialty Hospital, Namakkal- On opinion basis

2015 – present

Consultant Spine Surgeon

Nathan Hospital, Krishnagiri- On opinion basis

2015 – 2016

Consultant Spine Surgeon

Dharan hospital, Salem- On opinion basis

2015 – 2016

Consultant Spine Surgeon

Kurinji Hospital, Salem

2012 – 2013

Junior Consultant Orthopaedics

Kurinji Hospital, Salem

2011 – 2012

Registrar Orthopaedics

Krishna Hospital, Mayiladuthurai

2009 – 2010

Casualty Medical Officer

Vijaya Hospital, Chennai

2009 – 2010

Medical Officer

Ayesha Hospital, Chennai

2009 – 2010

Junior Registrar Orthopaedics

F.O.R. Hospital, Chennai

Core Operative Skills

1

Complex Spinal procedures including Scoliosis correction

Scoliosis and Kyphosis correction both in pediatric and geriatric population, CVJ procedures, OC fusion, C1-2 procedures, degenerative scoliosis, anterior lumbar procedures, vertebrectomy and spine reconstruction.

2

Spine Tumor

Complex intradural tumors, metastatic spine tumor resection and vertebral body tumor resection.

3

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

TLIF and OLIF (fusion procedures), decompression and foraminotomy.

4

Pain procedures

Baclofen/ morphine pump insertion, spinal cord stimulator.

5

Injection procedures

Nerve root blocks, epidural including caudal, facet injection and ganglion block.

6

Percutaneous procedure

Kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, percutaneous C1-2 screws, anterior odontoid screws and percutaneous fracture stabilization.

Medical school

  1. POST GRADUATE  - Diploma in Orthopedics (D. ORTHO.) – Rajah Muthiah Medical College.
  2. UNDER GRADUATE  - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) – Rajah Muthiah Medical College.

Fellowships

I

Spine Surgery

a. AO Spine Asia, Park Clinic, Kolkata, India

b. International Society for Orthopaedic Centers, Sint Maartenskliniek, Netherlands

c. Indo American Spine Alliance, University of Michigan, USA

II

Pain Management

Daradia Institute, Kolkata, India

Professional Memberships

>>  Association of Spine Surgeons of India
>>  Indian Orthopaedic Association
>>  Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association
>>  AO Spine (Asia Pacific)
>>  Indo American Spine Alliance
>>  Chennai Spine Society

Academics

Handling Spinal problems in Secondary care set-up

IMA Ramanathapuram 2018

Navigation in Spine deformity correction

Scoliweek 2017, Cochin

Outcome of Surgery for Atlanto-Axial Osteoarthritis by mini open percutaneous technique

MISSICON 2017, ASSICON 2018

Assessment of new born intra spinal anomalies

CME IOG Chennai on Spinal Dysraphism 2017

Top loading VS Side loading constructs in spine deformity correction

Scoliweek 2017, Cochin

Split cord malformations

IOG Chennai on spinal Dysraphism 2017

Faculty

1

Acute CME on Congenital Spinal deformity and Spinal Dysraphism- Institute of obstetrics and gynecology 2017- Chennai

2

Spine boot camp 2017- Chennai

3

Acute spine trauma management CME 2017- Chennai

4

Salem minimal invasive spine course 2018- Organizing secretary.

5

International Spine and Spinal Injuries Conference, iSpine, Chennai, October
2018- Organizing secretary

Text Book Chapter

1

Tubular retractors in thoracolumbar spine (Text book of Minimal invasive spine surgery)

2

Spine boot camp manual 2017, 2018

3

Minimal invasive cervical spine (NSI Manual 2018)

we offer specialized non-interventional pain management and de-stressing treatment for back pain.


Also provides integrated care for all non- operative modalities of spine care along with targeted interventions like transformational root blocks, facet blocks, and epidural injections.

Mild back pain can be treated with alternative mode of treatments like Ayurvedic massage, Naturopathy, acupressure and physiotherapy and relieves in 1 -2 weeks.

Back pain is the second most common cause for visiting a doctor after common cold.

1 out of 5 adults suffer from back pain world wide.

Vision & Mission

Vision: To become a leader in Comprehensive Spine management, committed to innovative treatment methods and positive outcomes.

Mission: To relieve pain and improve the quality of life of our patients through personalized/ tailored care at an affordable cost

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