About Dr A Navaladi Shankar

  • Dr. A Navaladi Shankar is currently associated as the Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at Apollo Hospital, Greams Road, Chennai.
  • Dr. Shankar is a renowned Orthopaedician with a thriving experience of 22 years.
  • He did his masters in General Surgery from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai and another masters in Orthopaedic Surgery from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai.
  • Further, he pursued a diploma in Orthopaedics from Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, West Germany and DNB from the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
  • He specializes in Total Hip Replacement, Knee Surgery, Joint Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Geriatric Fracture Management and Revision Surgery.
  • He is the first in India to serve as an International Tutor of AO Trauma.
  • He is a registered member of associations like the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association, Indian Trauma Society, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Indian Hip, Knee Arthroplasty Society and Indian Arthroplasty Society.


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

List Of Treatments

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Geriatric Fracture Management
  • Revision Surgery

Work Experience

  • Vice President- Madras Orthopaedic Society


  • MBBS
  • MS (General Surgery)- Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • MS (Orthopaedics)- Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai
  • Diploma (Orthopaedics)- Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, West Germany
  • DNB- National Board of Examinations, New Delhi

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