Consultant Shoulder and Knee Surgeon

Dr Satish Kumar

Fellowship in Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgery (UK)

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Consultant Shoulder and Knee Surgeon at SKS Hospital. He has completed DNB Orthopedic Surgery from Apollo Hospital, one of the leading chain of premier healthcare hospitals in India. Following the post graduation, he underwent training in complex trauma and adult reconstruction under senior UK trained surgeon, Dr Anand Kumar. During the fellowship, he developed the passion for Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine which triggered a series of professional achievements in his career.

In conformity with the current trend of choosing a sub-speciality and undergoing extensive training, he started his sub-speciality training in Knee Surgery under Dr Vinay Kumaraswamy, another UK trained senior surgeon from Fortis Hospital, Bangalore. Under his supervision, he was entirely trained in knee surgery.

Considering the high expertise required for Shoulder Surgery, he chose to undergo further training when he was awarded globally renown ISAKOS approved Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery at Velammal Hospital Madurai under Dr K N Subramanian (F.R.C.S.,UK), one of the top shoulder surgeons in India. Here he was competently trained in various aspects of shoulder surgeries. Working at a high volume centre where more than 1000 surgeries are being done annually, the training he received was on par with current shoulder and elbow specialists. The list of surgeries included Shoulder Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic Bankart Repair and Latarjet for instability, trauma care surgery of Shoulder and Elbow, Total Elbow Replacement, Arthroscopy of Elbow/Knee/Ankle.

Finishing the training on a high note, he went to UK when he was awarded the prestigious Shoulder and Knee Fellowship at University Hospital of Llandoudh, Cardiff, Wales, UK. He was trained by three eminent shoulder surgeons- Dr Angus Robertson, Dr Timothy Mathews and Dr Richard Evans. Under their supervision, he was exposed to various aspects of shoulder surgeries, especially shoulder joint replacement. Prof Timothy Mathews is one of the leading surgeon in the number of shoulder joint replacements done in UK. He was also exposed to knee preservation surgeries such a High Tibial Osteotomy and Unicondylar Knee Replacement surgery under Dr Maurius Calciu and Dr Rhys Williams.

Joining SKS hospital as Shoulder and Knee Surgeon, Dr Satish Kumar aims to provide quality health care for patients with an uncompromising attitude, to accomplish results in Salem that is on par with international standards. His treatment goal involves primarily educating the patients about their issues to gain their confidence in the treatment strategy, followed by monitoring their progress on a timely basis to make sure they get back to pre-injury status as early as possible. With the help of an excellent physiotherapy team, most of his surgical patients can expect to resume normalcy within the stipulated period of recovery with a high satisfaction index.

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  • Consultation And Treatment Services Are Being Provided By Dr Satish Kumar

Shoulder Arthritis – Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Homiarthroplasty
Shoulder Sports Injuries
Recurrent Shoulder Dislocation – Arthroscopic Bankart & Remplissage, Latarjet Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear -Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery
Frozen Shoulder – Hydrodilatation, Arthroscopic Adhesiolysis
Shoulder impingement – Subacromial Decompression

Knee Sports Injuries
ACL Tear – Arthroscopic ACL Repair/Reconstruction
PCL Tear – Arthroscopic PCL Repair/Reconstruction
Meniscus Tear – Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair / Menisectomy
MCL & LCL Tear – MCL & LCL Repair/Reconstruction Surgery
Knee Preservation Surgery – High Tibial Osteotomy, unicondylar replacement surgery
Recurrent Patella Dislocation – MPFL Repair/Reconstruction, Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
Cartilage Injuries – Micro Fracture Drilling OATS Procedure, Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
Orthobiologics – Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, Stem Cell Therapy, Viscosupplementation Therapy

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OFFICIAL CV

  • WORK EXPERIENCE
  • HONOURS AND AWARDS
  • FACILITIES
  • MBBS – Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research.
  • DNB (Orthopedic Surgery) – Apollo Hospital.
  • Fellowship in Knee -Fortis Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Surgery Fellowship in Shoulder – Velammal Hospital, Madurai.
  • Surgery Fellowship in Shoulder & Knee Surgery -University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff (UK).
  • Feasibility and safety of outpatient lumbar microscopic discectomy in a developing country.
  • Comparative study of pie crusting of MCL: superficial MCL vs Deep MCL
  • Accuracy of best fit circle method in predicting the glenoid defect in quantifying glenoid bone defect
  • Biomechanical study of pullout strength of meniscal repair with inter meniscal distance of 3mm vs 5mm in bovine meniscus
  • Coraco-Gleno-Scapular line – A Simple tool to assess significant glenoid bone defect
  • Success and Feasibility of Day- Care Microlumbar Discectomy at a Semi Urban Setup Presented at IOACON National Conference Indore 2017
  • Late presentation of traumatic anterior hip dislocation with ipsilateral sub-trochanteric fracture managed by a novel technique:
    A case report Poster presentation at IOACON Conference Indore 2017
  • Late presenting atlanto-axial dislocation with odontoid fracture- A Case Report
    Paper Presentation at IOACON 2019
  • Shoulder and Knee Cadaver Course
    Arthrolab, Singapore – 2022
  • Top-quality care and comprehensive solutions for all shoulder and knee-related concerns.
  • We offer state-of-the-art treatments, including minimally invasive surgeries, sports injury management, and rehabilitation services.


The oldest multispecialty hospital in Salem is SKS Hospital. Having started out with just 85 beds in 1987, we now have over 225 beds and provide top-notch primary, secondary, and tertiary care services for all specializations.



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