Dr. Siva Kumar Ariaretnam is an accomplished trauma surgeon and internationally-trained joint reconstruction specialist. He maintains clinics at some of Malaysia’s premier tertiary hospitals including Ara Damansara Medical Centre, a Joint Commission International (JCI), International Standards Organisation (ISO), and International Society for Quality Healthcare (ISQua)-accredited medical facility located in Selangor.
Dr. Siva’s qualifications include MBBS degree (Pondicherry University, India) and Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery (University of Malaya, Malaysia). Following his graduation, he went abroad to further his knowledge. In 2007, he completed the Australian Foundation Fellowship in Sydney, Australia where he received extensive training in all aspects of primary and revision hip and knee replacement and reconstruction surgery as well as arthroscopic ligament reconstruction and keyhole and joint-preserving realignment surgeries. He also completed a one-year fellowship training in joint reconstruction at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Siva is the first in Southeast Asia to successfully perform the first case of US FDA-approved patient-specific (PSI) knee replacement surgery as well as the first locking plate-system for complex pelvic surgery and unicompartmental mobile-bearing knee replacement surgery in Malaysia.
Dr. Siva Kumar Ariaretnam is an internationally-trained and accomplished consultant orthopaedic surgeon with more than 10 years of experience. He specialises in primary and revision hip and knee replacement and management of fractures, trauma, and hip and knee conditions. He is recognised for pioneering revolutionary surgical techniques in Malaysia and for being the first in Southeast Asia to successfully perform the first case of patient-specific (PSI) knee replacement approved by the US FDA.