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Integrated orthopaedic care for bone, joint, muscle, ligament, nerves, with advanced treatment for fractures, arthritis and sport injuries

Welcome to the Department of
Orthopaedics and the Department of Shoulder, Elbow, Hand and Sports Injuries at MGM Healthcare

The Department of Orthopaedics at MGM Healthcare consists of a team of dedicated orthopaedic surgeons, specialising in various fields of bone and joint ailments. Focused on patient- centric care, we offer the finest comprehensive health and medical services in a safe, convenient and world-class environment.

The department has a long-standing tradition of excellence while keeping pace with today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment. Armed with the latest in technology, treatment protocols and medical equipment, we can provide better diagnosis and treatment of your condition, allowing for faster recovery and improved patient experience.

Each of our doctors has instant access to your medical history, including test results, medications and other pertinent treatment information — an approach that helps streamline and coordinate your care. It is for these reasons that our department is uniquely positioned to offer patients access to an exceptionally wide range of specialties, state-of-the-art diagnostics and technologies, and cutting-edge treatments and protocols.

Department of Shoulder, Elbow, Hand and Sports Injuries

The Department of Shoulder, Elbow, Hand & Sports Injuries offers exclusive specialist-delivered service in shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and sports medicine. We specialise in arthroscopy, joint replacement and trauma surgery affecting the upper limb. Most of these procedures are done on a daycare basis to ensure patient comfort and to minimise hospital stay. We are one of the leading establishments in India for the provision of regional super-speciality services in orthopaedics. We have state-of-the-art facilities to provide such services as well as dedicated trained nurses and physiotherapists working exclusively for the shoulder and upper limb team. We are also the first centre to provide round-the-clock service. Our mission is to help patients achieve their pre-injury status with effective treatment and care.

Dr A B Govindaraj

Director & Senior Consultant Department of Orthopaedics

At the Department of Orthopaedics, our primary goal is to improve our patients’ quality of life and we can do that with our combined expertise, world-class facilities and advanced technology.

Dr Ram Chidambaram

Clinical Director, Department of Shoulder, Elbow, Hand and Sports Injuries


Dr Ram Chidambaram is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 28 years of experience in his field. Prior to working in India, he held the post of consultant shoulder and upper limb surgeon for ten years in the UK.

In 2011, Dr Ram Chidambaram left behind a flourishing practice in the NHS and relocated to Chennai. He has since set up a specialist practice in upper limb surgery and has established it as an exclusive orthopaedic super-specialty. In the past 13 years, he has performed over 4,500 keyhole surgeries, 1,100 joint replacements as well as 3,000 trauma surgeries affecting the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.

Dr Ram Chidambaram is an elected member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS). He has published numerous articles and conducted a number of national and international meetings to increase awareness about the joints he loves so dearly. He currently serves as the President of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of India (2017 – 2021).

Services Offered

24x7 trauma care
Joint replacement and revision
Arthroscopy for sports injuries
Geriatric care
Joint preservation
Paediatric orthopaedics

Department of Shoulder, Elbow,
Hand and Sports Injuries

Joint replacement
Sports injuries
Upper limb trauma
Shoulder surgery
Elbow surgery
Wrist surgery
Hand surgery
Daycare surgery

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    A consultation with our panel of orthopaedic surgoens will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle is having any orthopaedic condition or disorder, the Department of Orthopaedics and the Department of Should, Eblow, Hand, Wrist and Sports Injuries at MGM Healthcare is here to care for you. We have some of the best Orthopaedic surgeons, Orthopaedic doctors and Arthroscopic Specialists in Chennai on-board who are highly skilled in treating the entire spectrum of orthopaedic conditions.

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