Dr. Kanniraj Marimuthu is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in Shoulder, Sports injuries and arthroscopic key hole surgery
Dr. Kanniraj did his MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai followed by Orthopaedic training (M.S Ortho) in the Orthopaedic department of Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, and the same department that designed the world renowned “Jaipur foot”for amputees. During his training he was awarded the “All India Best resident Orthopaedic surgeon Award “by Bombay Orthopaedic society for his academic excellence. After his masters, he worked at the All India Institute of medical sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi) as a Senior Resident Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in joint replacement and arthroscopic key hole surgery. After AIIMS, he had further fellowship training in Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Sports injuries and arthroscopic surgery in Australia with some of the best surgeons in the world.
He has numerous publications in International orthopaedic journals and several chapters in textbooks including chapter on Revision hip replacement in textbook of Orthopaedics by Indian Orthopaedic Association. He serves as a reviewer for several international Orthopaedic journals.
His current practice focuses on ligament injuries (ACL, PCL, Multi ligamentous injuries) of knee, meniscal tear repair , Shoulder issues (Rotator cuff Impingement, rotator cuff tear, Frozen Shoulder, Tendinitis, Arthritis), prevention and treatment of Sports related bone and joint problems