Dr. Nataraj H.M

Dr. Nataraj H M

Dr. Nataraj H.M is a highly accomplished orthopedic surgeon and the esteemed Head of the Orthopedics Department at Belenus Champion Hospital. With an illustrious career spanning several decades, Dr. Nataraj has gained a reputation for his exceptional surgical skills and expertise in various orthopedic sub-specialties. Patients seek his care knowing they are in the hands of a skilled professional who is dedicated to providing comprehensive orthopedic treatment.

Educational Background

Dr. Nataraj H.M has an impressive educational background, reflecting his commitment to attaining excellence in the field of orthopedics. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree, laying a strong foundation for his medical knowledge and patient care skills. He then pursued a Master of Surgery (MS) degree, specializing in orthopedics, further honing his expertise in this field. Dr. Nataraj’s quest for advanced knowledge led him to undertake a specialized training program, earning him a Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) degree in Orthopedics from the USA Institute of Advanced Medicine (USAIM).

In addition to his formal education, Dr. Nataraj has sought additional international training and fellowships to expand his skill set. He completed a Fellowship in Knee and Shoulder Surgery in Italy, where he gained expertise in complex knee and shoulder procedures. Dr. Nataraj also pursued a Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine under the International Society of Arthroscopy, enhancing his knowledge in minimally invasive surgical techniques for joint and sports-related injuries. Furthermore, he undertook a Fellowship in Joint Replacement with the Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons (ISHKS), solidifying his expertise in joint replacement.

Expertise

  • Robotic Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Fracture surgeries
  • Sports injury treatment
  • Ligament repair surgeries

Award & Expertise

  • First surgeon in Southeast Asia to perform knee arthroscopic meniscal repair with Zimmer-Biomet meniscal repair device.
  • The first surgeon in India to perform computer navigated (GPRS) total shoulder replacement.
  • First surgeon in India to perform arthroscopic ACL reconstruction with ‘button fix’ adjustable loop anchors.
  • First surgeon to perform triple-row rotator cuff repair with Syronix suture anchors.
  • First surgeon in south India to perform arthroscopic Bankart repair for shoulder dislocation with ‘Vim Fix LR’ suture anchors.
  • First surgeon in Karnataka to perform meniscus repair with Surestich meniscal repair device.

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