Dr Arun Kumar Ramanathan

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Dr Arun Kumar Ramanathan

MBBS, MS (ortho), MCh (ortho)[UK], MRCS [UK], MD (Research) [UK]


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  • 15 Years of experience
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MBBS, MS (ortho), MCh (ortho)[UK], MRCS [UK], MD (Research) [UK]

Awards and Achievements

  • Hon. Fellow (University of Dundee, UK)
  • International Reviewer for the Orthopaedic Journal ‘The Foot’

Research and Publications

In the Peer Reviewed Journals-

  • "The influence of shoe sole’s varying thickness on lower limb muscle activity”. AK Ramanathan, EJ Parish, GP Arnold, TS Drew, W Wang, RJ Abboud. “Foot and Ankle Surgery” 17(2011) 218-223.
  • “Harmful cleats of football boots: a biomechanical evaluation”. JA Bentley, AK Ramanathan, GP Arnold, W Wang, RJ Abboud. “Foot and Ankle Surgery”17(2011) 140-144.
  • “The effect of varying footwear configuration on the peroneus longus muscle function following inversion”. AK Ramanathan, DT Wallace, GP Arnold,TS Drew, W Wang, RJ Abboud.”The Foot”21(2011) 31-36.
  • “Clubfoot assessment: the complete IMAR footprint”.  AK Ramanathan, RJ Abboud.”Orthopaedics and Trauma”24(2010)303-308.
  • “Repeatability of the Pedar-X in shoe pressure measuring system”. AK Ramanathan, P Kiran, GP Arnold, W Wang RJ Abboud.”Foot and Ankle Surgery”16(2010)70-73.
  • “A new scoring system for the evaluation of clubfoot; the IMAR-Clubfoot scale”. AK Ramanathan, F Herd, M Macnicol, RJ Abboud.”The Foot”19(2009)156-160.
  • “The effects of Off-the-shelf in-shoe heel inserts on forefoot plantar pressure”. AK Ramanathan, MC John, GP Arnold, L Cochrane, RJ Abboud.”Gait and posture”28(2008)533-537.
  • “Foot pressure in clubfoot- the development of an objective assessment tool”. F Herd, AK Ramanathan, LA Cochrane, M Macnicol, RJ Abboud.”The Foot”18(2008)99-105.
  • “Off-the-shelf in-shoe heel inserts-Does cost matter?” AK Ramanathan, MC John, GP Arnold, L Cochrane, RJ Abboud.”British Journal of sports Medicine”42(2008)750-752.
  • “Press-fit ceramic implant arthroplasty of the hallux metatarsophalangeal joint-Evaluation of Outcomes”. AK Ramanathan, GE Fadel, AS Jain, RJ Abboud.”The Foot”18(2008)34-39.

University Course Material-

  • Co-author of the Foot and Ankle module in the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology distance learning course material. University of Dundee. Third edition published 2011: ISBN 978-1-906016-32-6.

Work Experience

  • Over 15 years (India, Germany, UK)

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council [UK]
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)[UK]
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [UK]
  • Medical Council Of India
  • Tamilnadu Medical Council [India]

Medical Council Registration


Special Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery [Specialist in joint replacement and Foot & Ankle Surgery]
  • Hip, Knee and Ankle joint replacements, Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery,                                 
  • Correction of foot deformities, Nerve/Tendon Surgeries, Ligament            
  • Reconstructions, Fusion Surgeries, Diabetic foot management, ‘keyhole’ surgery and Fracture management.

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