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Dr. David V Rajan

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Dr. David V Rajan


Dr. David V. Rajan is an exclusive Arthroscopic Surgeon. Dr. Rajan was one of the earliest surgeons to promote the specialty of Arthroscopy in India. Apart from Arthroscopic surgery, he is actively involved in the care of sports persons. At present, he is heading the faculty at Ortho One – Orthopaedic Speciality Centre, Coimbatore, India.

Dr. David V. Rajan, MS (Orth), MNAMS (Orth), FRCS (G) graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore and obtained his degree in Orthopaedics from Madras Medical College, Madras. He served as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics in Coimbatore Medical College. Since 1983, he has traveled extensively to Germany, France, USA, Sweden and Holland and attended numerous meetings and gained expertise in Arthroscopic surgery.

He has held the post as President of Indian Arthroscopy Society, Shoulder Society of India and Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association. He was a former Member of Technical and Education committee of ISAKOS. He also served as the Vice President of Indo-German Orthopaedic Foundation. He has been awarded honorary membership in the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

He serves as an adjunct Professor of Dr. MGR Medical University Fellowship. He was also an honorary visiting Professor at Annamalai University. Dr. Rajan is currently involved in teaching and training as a faculty in various conferences and workshops. He runs Fellowship Training Program in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine under the auspices of Dr. MGR Medical University and ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine).

He has received many laurels in his career. The latest award which he received was the “Best Doctor – Tamil Nadu Medical Council Award 2014”. This award was received from His Excellency, Dr. Rosaiah, Governor of Tamil Nadu in August 2014. He also received a "Life Time Achievement Award” from Indian Medical Association and Orthopaedic Society of Coimbatore in July 2014.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Is 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 Clavicle
    In a case of Post Traumatic Acromioclavicular Arthritis. Journal of Orthopaedics, July 2006.
  • Throwing 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, substitution
        David V. Rajan, K Vinodh, MV Daniel, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Volume: 27, January, Page. 89.
        Arthroscopic meniscus repair, inside out technique, Meniscal injury,
        David V Rajan, KC Isiah, B Palanisamy, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Volume: 30, January, Page. 13. 
  • Alkaptonuric Arthritis
        A Dhandapani, D Rajan, A Sakthivel, M Ramanathan, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Volume: 20, January, Page.66  
  •   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.
  • Cadaveric experimental methodology for the evaluation of performance of intra medullary nails and femur
        accepted for publications in trends in Biomaterials and artificial organs.
  • Contributed a chapter on Meniscus Surgery
        Upcoming  “Liverpool text book of orthopaedics.”
  •   Contributed 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.
  • “Arthroscopy and Arthrocopic Surgery of the knee Text books of Orthopaedics, Dr. Mohan Iyer 2012 Edition”

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