MIOT Hospitals is the pioneer in Joint Replacement Surgery in India. In 35 years MIOT has performed more than 37,000 successful Hip Replacements & Knee Replacement Surgeries and Revision Surgeries with excellent outcomes. MIOT is the first hospital in Asia Pacific Region and second hospital in the world to have Computer Integrated Navigation System for Joint Replacement Surgery.
MIOT is also a leading practitioner of Revision Surgery for Joint Replacement in India. This is a specialization that requires a high degree of planning, customized components and surgical skills. Patients from all over India and neighbouring countries, who had failure of total knee or hip replacements done elsewhere due to implant failure or polyethlene wear and loosening, come to MIOT hospitals for special revision surgeries.
The Orthopaedic team is headed by Prof. Dr. P.V.A. Mohandas and Dr. Prithvi Mohandas.
Prof. Dr. P.V.A. Mohandas
Padma Shri Awardee
M.B.B.S., M.S.Orth., M.Ch.Orth (Liverpool, England), D.Orth., D.Sc(Hon)
FOUNDER & MENTOR - MIOT INTERNATIONAL
Chief Surgeon - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Prof. Dr. P. V. A. Mohandas is the Founder & Mentor of MIOT International, and the Chief Surgeon of the department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Prof. Dr. Mohandas completed his education at the Madras Medical College, where he later lectured in his chosen speciality. He then went abroad where he qualified further in Orthopaedics and worked in top institutions in Europe. He started MIOT Hospitals after he returned to India, initially as a hospital that focussed only on Orthopaedics and Trauma.
Dr. Mohandas has a long list of achievement in the field to his credit. Most notably, he was the first to perform a total hip replacement in this part of the country, introduced internal fixation of fracture for treatment of compound fractures in India, and pioneered total knee replacement in the country. He is also credited with having introduced modern methods of spine surgery and interventions.
He is one of the founders of the Indo-German Orthopaedic Foundation (IGOF), which promotes the collaboration between orthopaedic and general surgeons of both countries in the speciality.
He is a member of several professional medical bodies, and holds prestigious positions in them. He has also published several papers on various subjects pertaining to his chosen speciality.
Dr. Mohandas has received wide recognition for his contributions to healthcare in India, especially in his chosen speciality. He was awarded the Padmashree for pioneering Joint Replacement in India in 1992. Honorary degrees have also been conferred on him from the MGR Medical University, Chennai and the most recently, the University of Kalyanai. He was awarded an honorary membership to the German Association of Joint Replacement Surgeons, at their annual congress in Heidelberg, Germany, and has the distinction of being the first ever surgeon to receive this honour.
Dr. Prithvi Mohandas
Managing Director, MIOT International
After completing school at Don Bosco, Egmore, Dr. Prithvi Mohandas joined Madras Medical College. Both his great grandfather and father had studied at this prestigious institution. Soon after obtaining his medical degree, he left for higher studies to the United Kingdom. First he completed his obligatory three year General Surgical training in Manchester. After this, he moved to the Whittington Hospital, London, to start his North Thames Orthopaedic Registrar training, a rotating appointment, spanning four years. During this period, he developed a keen interest in redo hip surgery and hip reconstruction. He lectured at the British Orthopaedic Society, The Royal Society of Medicine and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He went on to do a three year fellowship purely in the surgery of the hip joint at the Royal National Orthopaedic hospital in Stanmore. He collaborated with the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York in determining the variables that affect hip implant design, the effect of load transfer in the femoral head and minimally invasive surgery.
He returned to India in 2007 and was appointed Director of Hip Arthroplasty at the MIOT Hospitals, Chennai. In 2008, he became the secretary of the Indo German Orthopaedic Foundation. He lectured in the Atypical scenario in Indian hip surgery at Soeul, Beijing, Bangkok, Colombo, Manchester and Rochester, Minnesota.
In 2010, he was appointed Joint Managing Director of the MIOT Hospitals, Chennai. After delivering the Keynote address on Indian Healthcare at the House of Lords in spring 2011, he started the Indo British Health initiative (IBHI) in 2011. To promote the Spirit of Indian innovation, IBHI awarded grants to young Indian innovators in the field of Gastro intestinal and liver disease in 2012. And in 2013 he is organized the Diabetes Summit in Jan 2013 at Chennai followed by the biggest ever Oncology Summit in India with 20 UK and 60 top Indian Oncologist on 6th and 7th September 2013 at Chennai.
Presently, he divides his time between training young Orthopaedic Surgeons in Hip Surgery and his administrative duties as Managing Director of MIOT International, a 1,000 bedded Multi Speciality hospital.
Dr. Barry D' Rosario
Director of Department of Total Knee Replacement and Computer Navigation - MIOT Hospitals
Dr. Barry D' Rosario, a well-experienced surgeon, has performed over 1200 Computer Navigated Total Knee Replacement surgeries. Recently, he was invited to become the Faculty of the German Association of Joint Replacement Surgeons.