Trauma, Joint replacement and Arthroscopic Surgeon

MBBS, AFRCSI, Dip Orth Eng (UK) FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Chennai

joint replacement and arthroscopic surgeon

Dr Bharani  Kumar Dayanandam, a prominent and experienced (over 19 years) Orthopaedic Surgeon and Trauma Consultant, is currently serving as the Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon  (Knee and Shoulder Specialist) at Apollo Hospitals, Ayanambakkam, Chennai, India.

Professional Expertise:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Academics & Certifications

  • MBBS - 1995
  • The Tamil Nadu, Dr MGR Medical University, India
  • Associate Fellow (AFRCSI) - 2001
  • Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
  • Diploma in Orthopaedic Engineering - 2004
  • University of Wales, College of Engineering & Medicine
  • FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) - 2010

Professional Experience

  • Dr Bharani Kumar worked with a broad spectrum of interests during his foundation years as a basic Surgical Trainee.  He started with basic surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics, accident and emergency and general surgery. His particular interest in Orthopaedics was stimulated whilst working for Mr J Adams at the Prince Philip Hospital.
  • Dr Bharani Kumar then worked for a year each in Trauma & Orthopaedics at Hereford and Maidstone General Hospitals. There he treated a wide range of trauma and elective Orthopaedic surgery cases. During this period he completed his Basic Surgical Training exams and then worked as a senior SHO gaining valuable surgical experience in Orthopaedics.
  • To further complement his experience in Trauma & Orthopaedics he worked as a clinical fellow in Plastics and Hand surgery at Broomfield hospital, Chelmsford one of the largest Plastic Surgery unit in the UK.  He was exposed to both elective and emergency pathology in hand, management of soft tissue injuries and was also posted to cover the Burns department, a tertiary unit.
  • He then worked in Weston General Hospital as a clinical fellow (SSHO grade), where he learnt to perform supervised primary hip and knee arthroplasty, knee arthroscopy, dupuytren’s surgery, carpal tunnel lists and all trauma cases.
  • Dr Bharani Kumar had worked as a Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery from Aug 2004-Aug 2011 at Prince Charles Hospital, which was a busy DGH. He has been exposed to a wide variety of trauma and elective orthopaedic surgery.  He has worked for different surgeons during this period and been exposed to various aspects of orthopaedic surgery. Initially he worked with Mr K Kara, knee surgeon.  Under his guidance Dr Bharani Kumar was exposed to computer navigated total knee arthroplasty.
  • His next term was with Mr G Zafiropolous, where he had exposure to revision hip and knee arthroplasty.
  • From April 2009, he worked for a year for Mr A Sharma, who had special interest in shoulder surgery. During this period he was exposed to various aspects of arthroscopic shoulder surgery.
  • From March 2010 - Aug 2011, Dr Bharani Kumar worked with Mr P Lewis, hip and knee arthroplasty surgeon and Mr G Clewer who had special interest in soft tissue reconstruction of knee.
  • During the period Aug 2011- Aug 2012, he worked as Senior Knee and Shoulder fellow at Llandough Hospital, University Hospital of Wales. He gained valuable experience in the management of all aspects of knee surgery (Soft Tissue reconstruction and Arthroplasty) and shoulder surgery under the guidance of Mr M Forster, Mr S White and Mr A Robertson.

Field of interest

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery ( Ligament Reconstructions-ACL/PCL/PLC/MCL, Meniscal implants/transplants, Patella realignment, Cartilage preserving surgery)
  • Joint Arthroplasty (Primary & Revision), UKR, PFJR, Osteotomy
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder decompression, Rotator cuff repair, Shoulder stabilisation

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  • A Big Thank You Doctor

    My wife Vijayalakshmi Ashok is doing fine after her knees were replaced. A very special mention to you for the fantastic pain management skills which you exercised considering her pathetic pain thr

    K. Ashok

  • A note not enough to "THANK YOU"

    Thank You… is too small an expression which does not convey how truly I am indebted to you.

    It was life’s moment, when I had to carry my leg as a separate piece, without any hope on my fu


  • I especially appreciate Dr Bharani

    I heard about Apollo hospitals for the first time when I found out that my sister would require total hip replacement surgery. I did some research on the hospital and a few other options I had. I f

    Fetuga Adedoyin


    A note not enough to THANK “YOU”

    Thank You… is too small an expression which does not convey how truly I am indebted to you.

    It was life’s moment, when I had to carry my leg as

    Prabhu M.H

  • Thank You… is too small an expression which does not convey how truly I am indebted to you.

    It was life’s moment, when I had to carry my leg as a separate piece, without any hope on my future in that state. This is when I happened to meet Dr. Bharani Kumar, who transformed my life by ge

    Prabhu M H

  • Knee replacement surgery

    Dear Dr.Bharani Kumar Dayanandam, I want to express my heart felt thanks on behalf of my whole family. My Mother G.Vasanthi was going through immense pain and suffering due her knee problem. The el

    Gowrimani Gopalakrishnan

  • Doctor Bharani Kumar

    Doctor Kumar performed arthroscopic surgery on both my knees which had torn meniscus. There was a lot of pain as a result.

    The surgery was performed quickly and effectively. I experienced ver

    Donald Porter

  • Meenatchee Baumee

    We would like to express a few words of gratitude towords yourself. We consider ourselves to be very lucky to have met such a helping and so skilful doctor. We greatly believe that god has acted th

    Meenatchee Baumee

  • Dr. Surojeet Chatterji

    Dr. Surojeet Chatterji (Licentiate of Royal Schools of Music, London/ Alumnums of Moscow Conservatory, Russia/Head of Russian Piano Studio/K.M College of Music and Technology, Chennai)


    Dr. Surojeet Chatterj

  • HARI KRISHNAN (Patient’s Son)

    Dear Doctor, We are happy to intimate our heartfelt thanks to you for the excellent treatment carried out for the management of osteoarthritis both knees for my mother Smt.Indira L. Within a period


  • Dr Suresh

    I had known Dr Bharani Kumar as only my colleague and friend until I chose him to perform my complicated knee surgery keeping in mind that I have had nothing but only positive experiences with him.

    Dr Suresh