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Apollo Hospitals Bangalore

Dr. Rupendu Thangavelan

Dr. Rupendu Thangavelan

Apollo Hospitals Bangalore
Speciality Joint Replacement Surgery, Post Polio Residual Paralysis and Cerebral Palsy
Languages English
About - Dr. Rupendu enjoys travelling. He has not just enjoyed travelling, but also gained a lot of experience mastering the different techniques.
Education - MBBS.

- D (Ortho), Karnataka Medical College.

- MS (Orthopaedics), Bangalore University.
Professional Experience - Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopedics, Apollo Hospitals Bangalore.

- Dr. Rupendu Thangavelan is a well known name in the department of Orthopedics.

- He has gained professional experience in India as well as abroad. Dr. Rupendu, is in this field for more than three decades now.

- Dr. Rupendu, who is a part of the Centre of Excellence team has undergone various training abroad.

- He was a Travelling fellow of Indo-German Orthopaedic Foundation (IGOF) to Regensberg and availed special training in Joint replacement surgery.

- He went to England as an Observer at Victoria Hospital, Black Pool. He travelled to Switzerland to do an advanced course at Davos.

- He learnt the advanced methods of fracture fixation there. He has visited Australia as a Johnson & Johnson travelling fellow to NAPEAN HOSPITAL, Sydney. There, he gained experience working with the reputed Dr. Chung, which helped him in perfecting the principles of joint replacement.

- He started his career in 1978 as an Intern in General Surgery at Victoria and Vanivilas Hospitals.

- He went to Hubli, to work as a Resident Post Graduate in Orthopedics at Karnataka Medical College and gained experience in the management of neglected trauma, infective bone and joint diseases.

- He gained experience as a Registrar at Sindhi Hospital, Bangalore and additionally as a Resident Post Graduate in Orthopedics at Victoria Hospital, Bangalore.

- As a Junior Orthopedic Surgeon, he was exposed to many modern and advanced methods of Trauma and C.D.H management including pelvic osteotomy. He was also exposed to the Fenestration Technique and Spinal Fusion. He became familiar with LATERAL & POSTERIOR approach to total hip replacement mainly of Muller type.

- Dr. Rupendu has dealt with many patients suffering from C.T.E.V problem, which is the most common congenital problem seen in Orthopedics. He treated them with serial pla

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