Department of Shoulder and Upperlimb Surgery

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Dr. K R Prathap Kumar | Consultant Shoulder & Upper limb Surgeon | Sunrise Hospital

Dr. K R Prathap Kumar

Cons. Shoulder & Upperlimb Surgeon

MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth), FRCS (Gen), D’Orth


  • Specialist Upper limb Unit
  • Key hole Surgery to fix most problems of Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist
  • Joint Replacement for Shoulder, Elbow and Small Joints of Hand
  • Surgery for Rheumatoid arthritis of Upper limb
  • Correction of congenital and acquired deformities of Upperlimb
  • Management of complex fractures of Scapula, Shoulder, Elbow and Hand


  1. Shoulder Arthroscopy for :
    • Anterior stabilization(Bankarts repair)
    • SLAP Repair
    • Tenodesis
    • Capsular release
    • Rotator cuff repair
    • Subacromial Decompression
    • AC Joint resection
  2. Other procedures :
    • Shoulder Replacement—Resurfacing / Total and Reverse replacement
    • Tendon transfers around shoulder
    • Acromio Clavicular Joint Reconstruction
  3. Elbow :
    • Arthroscopy for release of stiffness
    • Debridement of joint
    • Removal of loose bodies
    • Excision of bony spur
  4. Scapula, Clavicle, Shoulder and Elbow
  5. Radial Head Replacement
  6. Wrist arthroscopy for :
    • Instability
    • TFCC (Cartilage problems) tear
    • Debridement for arthritis
  7. Deformity correction :
    • Ligament Reconstruction of Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Fingers
  8. Decompression for Nerve entrapment
  9. Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis of Upperlimb joints
  10. Decompression for Nerve entrapment
  11. Fixation of complex fractures of


  • 24 hour casuality support
  • Digital imaging system
  • High definition Dynamic Ultrasound scanning system
  • 3D Imaging CT scanner for Reconstruction
  • High definition MR scan to pick up small joint injuries
  • Contrast Imaging
  • High performing Laminar flow operating theatres
  • Fully equipped Intensive care and High dependency Unit
  • 24 hour Intensivist's support for sick patients
  • Fully equipped Arthroscopic theatre with
  • Imported Shoulder arthroscopic Instruments
  • Special Athroscopic system for Elbow and wrist
  • Radiofrequency ablators
  • Imported Arthroscopic anchors and biodegradable implants
  • Short hospital stay for major surgery
  • Nerve Conduction studies in out patient clinic
  • Full facilities for diagnosis and management of Osteoporosis
  • Specialised physio and Upperlimb rehabilitation Unit
  • Scapulo-thoracic synchronisation programmes

Our Team

  • Dr. KR. Prathap Kumar FRCS(Tr&Orth), FRCS(Gla), Orth Senior Consultant, Shouder and Upperlimb Surgery
  • Dr. DS. Manjunath MS (Orth) Senior Consultant, Spine and Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Dr. Biju.M.Nair FRCS, Orth Senior Consultant , Joint Arthroplasty & Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dr. John Thomas MS Senior Consultant Trauma & General Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Dr. George John Sports Medicine Surgeon
  • Dr. Mathew George MS, MCh Senior Consultant Plastic and Micro-vascular Surgeon
  • Dr. Jose Tharayil MS, MCh Senior Consultant Plastic and Micro-vascular Surgeon
  • Dr. P.Madan Mohan Consultant Rheumatologist
  • Dr. TR.Binu MD Consultant Radiologist
  • Dr. .PG.Shaji MD Senior Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr. TV.Sreevalsan MD, DA, IDCCM Intensivist and Consultant Critical Care Specialist
  • Mrs. Nissamol Sajan BPT Specialist Physio and Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Mr. Anoop.Sasi BPT Physio and Rehabilitation Therapist
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