Dr.R. Krishnakumar Spine Surgeon in Kochi

Dr.R. Krishnakumar
Spine Surgeon, Kochi

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

 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

Specialities

  • Spine Surgery

  • Orthopedics

  • Spine Related Disorders

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spondylolisthesis

Procedures

  • Scoliosis Surgery

  • Vertebroplasty

Expertise

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

Education

  • 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

VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi

VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi

NH 47 Bypass, Nettoor P.O, Maradu, Kochi, Kerala - 682040

MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Patient Experience

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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