Speciality Consultant Arthroplasty And Arthroscopy Surgeon
Degrees MBBS, D.Ortho, M.S. Ortho, M.Ch (U.K) MRCS (Edinburgh), FEBOT (U.K)
Consultation Time: 9.00am to 1.00pm (Monday to Friday) 5.00pm to 7.00pm (Thursday)
 Profile  After completing postgraduate training in Orthopaedic Surgery in Trivandrum, Dr Krishnadas S. Nair had completed his MCh training in Trauma and Orthopedics in the UK. He recieved specialised training in Hip and Knee arthroplasty and Hip, Knee and Shoulder arthroscopy from the world renowned arthroplasty centre at Wrightington Hospital in the UK. He received specialised training in joint replacement, sports injuries and arthroscopy from the prestigious Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital, Oswestry, UK. He is also a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and is a Fellow of the European Board of Orthopedics and Trauma ,UK .

Specialist Arthroplasty Training from UK:

1)Total Hip Replacement:

a) Uncemented TAPERLOC Femur Stem and CONTINUUM acetabular cup (ZIMMER BIOMET) b) Uncemented CORAIL Femur Stem and PINNACLE acetabular cup (JOHNSON & JOHNSON) c) Cemented EXETER Femur Stem (STRYKER) and uncemented acetabular cup or Cemented MARATHON XLPE CupS-ROM MODULAR HIP SYSTEM (De-Puy) for Dysplastic Hip and Revision scenario d) Trabecular Metal Acetabular Revision System (T-MARS)  (ZIMMER BIOMET) for Revision acetabular cup scenario e) Femur Head Allograft- Impaction Bone Grafting in Revision and Protrusio Scenario

2)Total Knee Replacement

a) ATTUNE Knee System - Primary and Revision Knee Surgery (Johnson and Johnson)- Part of Trial related to medial Tibial Plateau Osteolysis in Long Term Follow-ups b) Medial Rotation Knee (MRK)- MatOrtho- Trained with intramedullary and extramedullary tibial allignment jigPFC- SIGMA (Johnson and Johnson) c) VANGUARD KNEE- Primary and Revision  (ZIMMER BIOMET)

3) Partial Knee Replacement


4) Shoulder Arthroscopy (Smith and Nephew ;  STRYKER)

a) Biceps Tenotomy b) Labral Repair c) Rotator Cuff Tear d) Sub Acromial decompression e) Acromioplasty f) AC Joint Excision g) In- space Balloon for non repairable Rotator Cuff Tears

5)Hip Arthroscopy

Femoroacetabular impingement- CAM resection

6) Knee Arthroscopy

a) Meniscal repair (FASTFIX) b) Partial Meniscectomy c) Loose Body removal from Joint d) ACL reconstruction (BTB Graft and Hamstring Graft) e) Abrasion Chondroplasty f) Microfracture Technique g) ACI - 2 stage autologous chondrocyte implantation

7) Lower Limb Realignment Procedures

a) Corrective Osteotomies b) DFO (Distal Femur Osteotomy) c) HTO ( High Tibial Osteotomy)

Research activities:

1)A  comparison  between   Moore’s  approach   and  Hardinge’s  approach   in   hemiarthroplasty   patients  with fracture neck of femur , above  60 years of age- Dr Krishnadas S. Nair, Dr. Kumar V.K., Dr. Sherafudeen , Dr. M.Raffic.

2)A study  of   functional  outcome  of  surgical  treatment  of  lateral  tibial  plateau  fractures  using  minimally  invasive  surgery  and  open  reduction  internal  fixation - Dr. Krishnadas S. Nair, Dr. Arshad A , Dr. M. Raffic.

3)Impact  on changes  in   pelvic  position  on  the  inclination  angles  of acetabular  cups  in  cemented  THR - Mr. Krishnadas Nair, Mr Deepu Bhaskar, Mr. Jez Oakley (Wrightington Hospital, UK)

4)Outcomes of DHS versus Cancellous screws for intracapsular neck of femur fracture- Mr. Krishnadas Nair, Mr. Abhijeeth Kumar, Mr. Naveen Lokikere, Mr. Akash Sarogi,  Mr. Ben Coupe (Wrightington Hospital, UK)


Emergency Trauma CareAcute fracture management

Conservative and Surgical management of all Upper limb and Lower limb fractures

Elective Orthopaedic CareArthroplasty(Joint Replacement) and Arthroscopy (Key hole surgery)

Total Hip replacement, Total Knee replacement, Unicondylar Knee replacement, Knee Arthroscopy ( Meniscus repair, Partial Meniscectomy, Ligament reconstruction), Hip Arthroscopy , Shoulder Arthroscopy (Sub-acromial decompression, Acromioplasty, Labral repair ,Rotator cuff repair), Elbow,Wrist and Hand Surgery(Carpal Tunnel Decompression, Dequervain's release, Joint replacement of all digits, Tennis Elbow surgery, Cubital Tunnel Decompression)