Professional Affiliations-

  • Indian Orthopaedic association
  • International cartilage research society
  • Biological Orthopaedic society

He performs the following procedures


  • Primary replacements of hip, knee and shoulder
  • Complex primary hip and knee replacements
  • I Assist knee replacement
  • Revision replacement of hip, knee and shoulder
  • Shoulder resurfacing

Biological Orthopaedics-

  • Guided biological injections for Musculoskeletal system
  • Autologous chondrocyte implantation for cartilage defects
  • Autologous osteoblast implantation and MSC treatment for AVN.

Foot and hand-

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Dequervain’s release
  • Trigger finger release
  • Fusion procedures in foot and ankle- ankle, subtalar, triple, toes
  • Hallux valgus surgery

Knee arthroscopic surgery and joint preservation-

  • Knee ligament reconstruction ACL, PCL, LCL
  • Meniscal repair/ partial menisectomy / replacement
  • Cartilage repair
  • Sub-chondroplasty
  • MPFL reconstruction for patellar instability
  • Tibial tubercle osteotomy
  • Lower femoral and high tibial osteotomies
  • Proximal fibular osteotomy


  • Acromio-clavicular joint excision
  • Arthroscopic Bankart repair for recurrent dislocation
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • SLAP
  • Subacromial decompression


  • Surgical and non surgical management of common fractures, dislocations, non unions, malunions, soft tissue injuries
  • Complex fractures of pelvis and acetabulum
  • Intra articular fractures


  • Microscopic lumbar discectomy
  • Facet joint injections

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Dr. A.K.Venkatachalam is an UK & Indian board certified Orthopaedic surgeon.

Knee India

I perform total, partial, complex primary & revision knee replacements. I use the I- Assist device for navigation

Hip Surgery

I perform primary, complex primary & revision hip replacements.

Shoulder India

I perform arthroscopy, resurfacing, total and revision replacements of the shoulder

Joint Preservation

I will preserve your knee by osteotomies, ACL reconstruction, meniscal, cartilage repair and stem cells.

Orthobiologic surgery India

Biological treatments with medicinal signalling cells and PRP

Innovations in

Arthroscopy, Joint replacement and Biological orthopaedics

He is a consultant Orthopedic surgeon in Chennai.  His latest success is with the use of stromal vascular fraction treatment alone and in combination with proximal fibular osteotomy. He was using bone marrow concentrate to treat knee osteo-arthritis. To see the patient’s testimonials, visit

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