Dr. David V. Rajan

Dr. David V. Rajan
Orthopedic Surgeon, Coimbatore

Dip (Orth), MS (Orth), MNAMS, FRCS

  • 1 Hospital
  • President Sports Medicine Association of Tamil Nadu, India 
  • ƒHon. Member Arthroscopy association of North America 
  • Deputy Chairperson Communication /educational Committee, International 
  • Society of Arthroscopy, Knee surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Director Ortho One, Orthopaedic Hospital, Coimbatore – 641 005, India 
  • Sports Injury & Arthroscopy Clinic & The Shoulder Clinic Coimbatore, India
  • Godfather for European Society of Sports traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA) fellowships – Tour of Europe, 2006
  • Arthroscopy Learning Center – at GKNM hospital in association with Karl Storz, Germany (2005 - 2007)
  • Head of Department of Orthopaedics, Kovai Medical Center & Hospitals, Coimbatore, India (1998 – 2005)
  • Honorary Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery Department of Orthopaedics, PSG institute of Medical Sciences and Research Institute, Coimbatore, India (1996 – 1998)
  • Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery Coimbatore Medical College Coimbatore, India(1980 – 1985)
Previously :
  • ƒPresident Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association 
  • President Indian Arthroscopy Society 
  • President Tamil Nadu State Orthopaedic Association 
  • Vice-president Indo-german Orthopaedic Foundation 
  • Member Editorial Board, Journal Of Arthroscopy And Related Sciences 
  • ƒPresident Sports Medicine Association Of Tamil Nadu 
  • President Shoulder Society Of India 
  • Secretary Shoulder Society Of India 
  • Secretary Tamil Nadu State Orthopaedic Association
Teaching Experience At Present :
  • Director, Fellowship Program In Arthroscopy And Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 
  • ƒWorld Orthopaedic Concern, Short-term Fellowship In Arthroscopy 
  • Apossm - Fellowship Programme In Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine At Sports Injury And Arthroscopy Clinic, Coimbatore


  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 
  • Postero Lateral Corner Reconstruction 
  • Multiligamentous Reconstruction 
  • Osteochondral Autograft Transplant 
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Menisectomy 
  • Mosiacplasty 
  • Bankart Repair 
  • Slap Repair.(superior Labrum Ant To Posterior) • Rotator Cuff Repair. 
  • Sub- Acromial Decompression 
  • Elbow Arthroscopy 
  • Wrist Arthroscopy 
  • Debridement 
  • Synovial Surgery 
  • Loose Body Removal


  • MBBS from Christian Medical  College, Vellore, 1973 
  • D. Orth from Madras Medical  College, 1975 
  • M.S. Orth from Madras University, 1978 
  • MNAMS from Orthopaedic Surgery  National Board of Examinations, 1978 
  • AO course on Internal Fixation London 
  • Arthroscopy Learning Centre, Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital under Dr. Robert Jackson, Toronto Canada 
  • Center of Sports and Rehabilitation, Modern Techniques and treatment of sports injuries, Pennsylvania, USA, 
  • Modern Techniques in Mosaicplasty Prof. Hangody, Hungary 
  • Sports medicine South Africa.

Practice Information

Ortho One Orthopaedic Specialty Centre, Coimbatore

Ortho One Orthopaedic Specialty Centre, Coimbatore

657, Trichy Road, Singanallur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641005

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Sports medicine Update – Coimbatore : 1991, 1993, 1996. 
  • Shoulder Surgery : 1995 
  • Indian arthroscopy 1st Annual meeting, Coimbatore : 2002. 
  • Organising Chairman - Indian Arthroscopy Society, 
  • National conference, : 2003 
  • Shoulder Meet - with Dr. Peter Campbell from Australia : 2004 
  • National Conference of the Indian Arthroscopy Society, Coimbatore : 2004
  • Workshops – Knee arthroscopy & Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association National Conference, : 2004
  • National Conference of the Indian Association of Sports Medicine, Chennai : 2005
  • Organizing Chairman-National Congress of Sports Medicine, Chennai : 2005
  • Shoulder Course 2006. - National level conference on shoulder surgery, organized in February : 2006
  • Organizing Chairman Workshop - Basic shoulder arthroscopy, : 2006
  • Chairperson –OASISCON 2008- 7th Annual conference Pondicherry – CME : 2008 
  • Organizing Chairman - POSICON, Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India : 2008 
  • INDO-US Shoulder course : 2009
  • Recent Lectures :Master Techniques In Shoulder Stabilization – Indian Arthroscopy Society, Annual Conference, Kolkata
  • Shoulder-at-risk – A Study On Internal Rotation Deficit In Volleyball Players European Society Of Sports Tramatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (esska), Fellowship Tour Europe, 2006
  • Dance Injuries In Indian Classical Dancers -– European Society Of Sports Tramatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (esska), Europe, 2006
  • Is Acl Reconstruction Only For Athlete? – A Study On Incidence Of Meniscus And Cartilage. Apossm Fellowship Tour Of Europe, 2006
  • Fundamentals Of Shoulder Arthroscopy – Shoulder Course 2006. Clinical Examination Of Shoulder – Instructional Course On Shoulder, Bangalore, 2005
  • The Sports Shoulder – Instructional Course On Shoulder - Bangalore, 2005. Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Multiligamentous Injury - Indian Arthroscopic Goa, 2009
  • Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery, Performed Live Knee Arthroscopic Surgery -- Faculty For Andhra Pradesh Arthroscopic Society Vizag, 2009
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy And Multiligament Reconstruction Of The Knee - Indian Orthopaedic Association, Bangalore 2009
  •  Honorary Membership of Arthroscopy Associations of North America 
  • ƒAsia Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports medicine - Guide for Fellowship tour of Europe - Godfather for European Society of Sports tramatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA) fellowships
  • Prof M. Natarajan Oration- 2008  
  • Honorary fellowship in FRCS (G)
  • Scientific Presentations – Abroad :Arthroscopy & Biopsy - Is It Useful In Monoarticular Problems 
  • 2nd Congress Of Knee And Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Wpoa, Seoul Korea, 1991
  • Pcl Reconstructions - How And Why? Our Experience, Meniscus Repair, Apoa, Kualalumpur, Malaysia 2003
  • Knee Ligament Surgery In India, European Soceity For Knee Surgery, 2007 
  • Dances Injuries In Bharatanatyam, Esska Fellowship Tour, 2007
  • Scientific Presentations – India :Arthroscopy –theory And Practice In India, Asian Congress, Chennai, 1998
  • Reconstruction Of Acl By Dupont’s Technique, Sports Traumatology And Rehabilitation, Howrah,1988
  • Experience With Modified Marshall Maclntosh Technique For Acl Substitution With Early Rehabilitation, Ioacon, Ahmedabad, 1989
  • Meniscal Repair And Arthroscopy Assisted Acl Reconstruction, Kerala Orthopaedic Association, 1989
  • Arthroscopic Technique For Treatment Of Septic Arthritis Of The Knee Joint Ioacon, Vishakapatnam, 1990
  • Management Of Medical Meniscus Lesions - Arthroscopy Society Conference, Lucknow, 1992
  • Meniscus Repair - Asicon,nagercoil, 1995. Role Of Arthroscopy In Sports Injuries
  • Annual Congress Of Sports Medicine,bhopal, 1995. Meniscus Repair Inside Outside Technique, Ioacon, Pune, 1995
  • Imaging Of Shoulder - Hyderabad, 1996. Arthroscopic Management Of Intra-articular Fractures Of Knee, Chennai, 1996. Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Introduction, Position & Portals, Ioaicl, Nagpur, 1998
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament And Posterolateral Corner Insufficiency Guest Lecture : Ioacon, Jabalpur, 1998
  • Prevention And Treatment Of Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine Symposium, Chennai, November 2000
  • Meniscus Repair – How I Do It, Coimbatore, 2000
  • Arthroscopy Update, Coimbatore, 2000
  • Symposium On Management Of Stiff Shoulder, Ioacon, Ahmedabad, 2001
  • Slap Lesions – Arthroscopic Management, Oasiscon, Bangalore, 2003
  • Revision Acl Surgery , Cochin, 2003
  • Combined Acl & Pcl Reconstructions, Hyderbad, 2004
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions - Single Or Double Bundle, Ias Meet, New Delhi, 2005
  • Acl Reconstructions In Skeletally Immature Athletes – Ias Meet, Delhi, 2005
  • Neglected Knee Trauma – Madurai 2005
  • Meniscus Surgery – Oasiscon, Chennai, 2005
  • Publications :ƒIs Acl Reconstruction Only For Athletes? A Study Of The Incidence Of Meniscal And Cartilage Injuries In An Acl-deficient Athlete And Non-athlete Population - An Indian Experience. Int Orthop. 2006 Oct 11
  • Cystic Lesion Of Acromion And Lateral End Of ClavicleIn A Case Of Post Taumatic Acromioclavicular Arthritis. Journal Of Orthopaedics, July 2006. 
  • ƒThrowing Injuries Of The Shoulder. Punjab Journal Of Orthopaedics, 2005
  • Arthroscopic Treatment, Septic Arthritis, Knee, Irrigation Distension David V. Rajan, K Vinodh, Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics. Volume: 27, January, Page. 3
  • Modified Marshal Macintosh Technique, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear, SubstitutionDavid V. Rajan, K Vinodh, Mv Daniel, Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics Volume: 27, January, Page. 89
  • ƒArthroscopic Meniscus Repair, Inside Out Technique, Meniscal Injury, David V Rajan, Kc Isiah, B Palanisamy, Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics 
  • Volume: 30, January, Page. 13
  • ƒAlkaptonuric Arthritis A Dhandapani, D Rajan, A Sakthivel, M Ramanathan, Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics Volume : 20, January, Page.66 ƒ Arthroscopic Surgery Of The Knee Joint Chapter On Arthroscopy, Text Book Of Orthopaedics, Dr. Kulkarni, 1998
  • State Of Art Treatment Of Recurrent Shoulder Dislocation Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics, 2002
  • Bio Mechanical Analysis Of Two Different Tibial Fixation Methods For Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Soft Tissues Grafts. 
  • An Experimental Study In Sheep Knees. Treads In Bio Materials And Artificial Organs, Volume 21, 2008
  • ƒCadaveric Experimental Methodology For The Evaluation Of Performance Of Intra Medullary Nails And FemurAccepted For Publications In Trends In Biomaterials And Artificial Organs
  • ƒContributed A Chapter On Meniscus SurgeryUpcoming “ Liverpool Text Book Of Orthopaedics.” 
  • ƒContributed Chapter On Meniscus Surgery And Medical Collateral Ligament Injuries
  • Upcoming Edition, Text Books Of Orthopaedics, G.s.kulkarni. Ed
  • “cystic Lesions In Acromion In Case Of Post – Traumatic Ac Joint Arthritis. J. Orthopaedics 2006 /3/3/e4 
  • Shoulder Instability - Oasiscon, Chennai, 2005
  • Fundamentals Of Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Course 2006
  • Association of Surgeons of India 
  • Indian Arthroscopic Society 
  • World Orthopaedic Concern 
  • Arthroscopy Association of North India 
  • ISAKOS- International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 
  • INDO-GERMAN Orthopaedic Foundation 
  • ƒ Shoulder Society of India