Dr Aravindan Selvaraj is the Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon as well as Co-Founder and Executive Director of Kauvery Hospital, Chennai.
From the South Indian city of Trichy, comes this passionate doctor whose only desire is to alleviate the pain and suffering of the elderly, through quick, painless surgical solutions. Young Aravindan was the District Topper in his 12th Grade (1984), and from ER Higher Secondary School, Trichy, he began his medical journey as an undergrad at Stanley Medical College, Chennai. He went on to complete his MS Orthopaedics from Gujarat University (1995), FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2000), Post Graduate Diploma in Trauma & Orthopaedics from Brighton University, London (2009) and Postgraduate Degrees FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) by the intercollegiate Specialty board of Royal College of Surgeons (2008). He spent the next 15 years in Ireland and London practicing in world renowned hospitals like Guys Hospital, St. Thomas Hospital, and Kings College Hospital, London before returning to India in 2010.
As Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon, he has established a world class orthopaedic department at Kauvery hospital in Chennai, which offers joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery, spine surgery and surgery for sports injuries. As Promoter-Director of the Kauvery group of hospitals, he has been instrumental in developing an advanced 200-bed tertiary medical and surgical super-speciality hospital at the heart of Chennai, India.
At the stroke of 9 am, Dr Aravindan is at Kauvery Hospital, Monday to Saturday, to consult with his inpatients or is present in the operating theatre, wielding his expertise as an orthopedic surgeon. On other days, by 10 am he is in his consulting room, ready to dispense medical advice and attend to his flow of outpatients. Running a hospital is no easy feat for a full time administrator, but Dr Aravindan does it with as much ease as he performs surgeries.
One would think that Dr Aravindan is all about work and no play. On the contrary, he actively participates in his Rotary Club activities, hosting many healthcare camps, on behalf of both Kauvery Hospital and The Rotary Club East, District 3230. A member of the Narada Gana Sabha, Dr Aravindan frequents the many performances at the Sabha and the Music Academy.