Dr.R. Krishnakumar Spine Surgeon in Kochi

Dr.R. Krishnakumar

Spine Surgeon, Kochi

DNB, D ORTH,MNAMS, Spine fellowship (USA,Singapore)

  • 21 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


 Head of Department of Spine Surgery & Consultant Spine and Scoliosis Surgeon at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Cochin, Kerala, India (For Appointments 0484-2772154 (Mon to Sat call between 9.30am - 4.30pm)
Spine Fellowship - trained in Spine Surgery from Washington University (SRS Fellowship), USA,S ingapore General Hospital, and Istanbul Spine Centre
Special interest in scoliosis surgery and spinal deformity surgeries
Described a new clinical sign in Orthoapedics ''Sternum into Abdomen Deformity" along with Dr Lawrence G Lenke, which is published in the prestigious Spine Journal 2015
AOSpine International Spine faculty representing Asia-Pacific region


  • Spine Surgery

  • Orthopedics

  • Spine Related Disorders

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Scoliosis Surgery

  • Vertebroplasty


  • Keyhole/Microlumbar discectomy IVDP (Disc prolapse)
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Scoliosis surgery
  • Spine Tumour
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Cervical Spondylosis


  • MBBS, D Ortho, DNB Ortho - MCH, Trivandrum
  • Clinical Spine Fellowshipat Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
  • Global Outreach Spine fellowship by Scoliosis Research Society 2012 at Washington University,USA with Prof Lawrence G Lenke
  • Indo-American Visiting Surgeon to Loyola University and Rush University, Chicago, USA 2012
  • Fellowship-trained in Spine Surgery from Washington University (SRS Fellowship),USA,Singapore General Hospital,  and Ganga Hospital, India

Practice Information

Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi

Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi

MG Road, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala - 682016

Achievements & Contributions

  • https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=view_citation&hl=en&user=QGnnF0gAAAAJ&citation_for_view=QGnnF0gAAAAJ:UebtZRa9Y70C
  • 2012 - received Scoliosis Research Society's (SRS,USA) Global Outreach Fellowship at Wasington University under Dr Lawrence G Lenke2013 - received three major international awards -ISSLS International Spine Fellowship during the 40th Annual Meeting of ISSLS at Scottsdale, USAEurospine Travel grant for young spine surgeons at Eurospine,Liverpool,UK Scoliosis Research Society's (SRS,USA) inaugural Robert Winte
  • Member:  AO Spine India( Delegate), Association of Spine Surgeons of India, SICOT, IOA, KOA, Kerala Spine Forum