Dr Shanmugasundaram Rajkumar
Consulting Editor: Shanmugasundaram Rajkumar
MBBS, PG Diploma in Orthopaedics, PG Diploma in Hospital Administration, FRCS (Glasg), FRCS -Trauma & Orthopaedics
Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Craigavon Area Hospital, United Kingdom
Mr S Rajkumar MBBS, D.Orth, DHA, FRCS, FRCS- Tr & Orth is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Craigavon Area Hospital, Northern Ireland and has over 5 years consultant experience in this field. His main interests are upper limb and lower limb trauma, complex peri-articular fracture fixation, peri-prosthetic fracture fixation/replacement surgery, Hip and Knee arthroplasty(primary /Revision), Knee arthroscopic surgery and foot surgery.
He graduated from University of Madras, India and underwent post-graduate training in Orthopaedics in Madras before embarking upon further T&O training in UK leading to FRCS-Tr & Orthopaedics. He did his fellowship training in lower limb arthroplasty surgery (primary/revision) and ACLR /knee arthroscopic surgery in Reading, UK. Subsequently, he started working as consultant in trauma and orthopaedics in various hospitals in England including Wrightington hospital before joining the orthopaedic team at Craigavon Area hospital, NI.
Mr Rajkumar has published both trauma and orthopaedic related papers in peer review journals and reviews regularly for a number of medical journals including JBJS (BJJ). He has numerous national and international presentations and has been invited to lecture and examine for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.
He is a faculty member for RCPS, Glasgow for training and development and FRCS-Tr & Orth teaching courses and a member of various medical and orthopaedic associations in UK. He has been involved in research activities including setting up RCT study and ongoing mutlicentre trials in UK and Europe. His current interests are quality improvement in elective orthopaedic surgery and improving orthopaedic teaching and training.