Shoulder and Upperlimb Surgery

Department of Shoulder and Upperlimb Surgery

meet Experts


  • FRCS (Tr & Orth), FRCS (Gen) (Glasgow), D'Orth
  • ATLS Provider, Fellowship in Shoulder and Upper limb Surgery
  • Fellowship in Hand Surgery
  • 12 Publications in Indexed Journals
  • 18 Presentations in International and UK National meetings


  • 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

CV and publications :


I. Shoulder Arthroscopy for :

  • Anterior stabilization(Bankarts repair)
  • SLAP Repair
  • Tenodesis
  • Capsular release
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Subacromial Decompression
  • AC Joint resection

II. Other procedures :

  • Shoulder Replacement—Resurfacing / Total and Reverse replacement
  • Tendon transfers around shoulder
  • Acromio Clavicular Joint Reconstruction

III. Elbow :

  • Arthroscopy for release of stiffness
  • Debridement of joint
  • Removal of loose bodies
  • Excision of bony spur

Scapula, Clavicle, Shoulder and Elbow

V. Radial Head Replacement

VI. Wrist arthroscopy for :

  • Instability
  • TFCC (Cartilage problems) tear
  • Debridement for arthritis

VII. Deformity correction :

  • Osteotomies and soft tissue balancing Scapula / Shoulder / Elbow / Wrist

VIII. Ligament Reconstruction of Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Fingers

IX. Decompression for Nerve entrapment

X. Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis of Upperlimb joints

  • Tendon Transfers
  • Joint stabilisation
  • Small Joint Replacement of hand - MCP and IP Joints

XI.Decompression for Nerve entrapment

XII.Fixation of complex fractures of

  • Scapula, Clavicle, Shoulder and Elbow


  • 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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