Dr. Sajan K Hegde 

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sr. Spine Consultant
Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India
33+ Years Experience

Dr. Sajan K Hegde 

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sr. Spine Consultant

Dr. Sajan K Hegde's Academic Background

M.S., Orthopaedics
Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Baroda
Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Baroda

Relevant Experience

  • Consultant Sr. Spine Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai 1994 - Present 
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Madras Institute of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Vijaya Hospitals - 1989 to 1994
  • Junior Consultant, P.D. Hinduja Sindhi Hospital - 1985 to 1988

Teaching responsibility

  • Guide in the DNB teaching program
  • Spine fellowships – training of aspiring spine surgeons from India and abroad

Dr. Sajan K Hegde's Milestones

  • First Indian to perform deformity surgery using Cotrel–Dubousset system in 1991.
  • Dr. Hegde pioneered the use of many modern spinal instrumentation systems in India.
  • He introduced and popularized the use of implants (Mesh cages) in the presence of infections (TB, Fungal, Pyogenic) in 1994.
  • He performed the first lumbar disc replacement in India (2004).
  • He performed the first correction of deformity (infantile scoliosis) using Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) staples in Asia. This technique has been used only in a few centers in Europe & the US.
  • Dr. Hegde performed the first robotic guided spine surgery in Asia (outside Israel) 2012.

Professional Memberships

  • President  – Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • President – Indo-American Spine Alliance 
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association (I.O.A)
  • International Group for Advancement in Spinal Sciences (Formerly Groupe Internationale COTREL DUBOUSSET (GICD)
  • Regional President – International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery (Formerly Spinal Arthroplasty Society-SAS)
  • Spine Trauma Study Group

FAQs About Dr. Sajan K Hegde

Where does Dr. Sajan K Hegde practice?

Dr. Sajan K Hegde practices at the Apollo Institute of Spine Surgery at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai

What is the specialty of Dr. Sajan K Hegde?

Dr. Sajan K Hegde specialty is senior spine consultant and surgeon specialising robotic spine surgery.

What is the experience of Dr. Sajan K Hegde?

Dr. Sajan K Hegde is Spine Surgeon over 33 years of experience.

What is the education background of Dr. Sajan K Hegde?

Dr. Sajan K Hegde obtained his Master of Surgery (Orthopaedics) at Baroda Medical College, Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Baroda.

What is Dr. Sajan K Hegde 's email id?

Dr. Sajan K Hegde is a senior consultant at the Apollo Hospital Chennai. We can help you connect with him for an appointment. Please call or whatsapp  01301794294 or email to hello@medtravelhelp.com.

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