Dr. A. K. Venkatachalam graduated from the University of Madras where he obtained his MBBS degree. He then pursued his Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics at the University of Delhi as well as his M.Ch in Orthopaedics at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. He is board-certified both in India and the United Kingdom and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
He is currently serving at MJRC Clinic, a full-service orthopaedic clinic located in Chennai, India, where he provides general orthopaedic services and procedures such as knee arthroplasty, keyhole surgery, and adult knee reconstruction. He combines his years of experience, advanced surgical skills, and clinical expertise with industry-approved materials, advanced technologies, and breakthrough methods to continuously provide the highest standards of orthopaedic care.
Prior to setting up his private practice, Dr. Venkatachalam served at numerous hospitals where he refined his skills and gained experience in handling a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. These include:
- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Bharathiraja Hospitals
- Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon - Dubai Hospital and Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE
- Senior Specialist, Head of Orthopaedics Department - Ibri Regional Referral Hospital, Oman
- Senior Registrar in Orthopaedics – Bolton Hospital, England
- Senior Registrar in Orthopaedics – Greenock, Scotland and Royal Liver Pool University Hospital, United Kingdom
Dr. Venkatachalam is driven to consistently improve patient outcomes. As such, he stays up to date on the latest techniques and practices by pursuing relevant training, courses, and conferences both in India and other countries including the United Kingdom, Singapore, Europe, Dubai, and Australia.
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