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Dr. K Appaji Krishnan

Specialty : Spine Surgery

City : Chennai

Hospital : SIMS Hospital

Degree(s) : D.Ortho, DNB Ortho Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon Asian Joint Reconstruction Institute, SIMS Hospital

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Dr. Appaji Krishnan has been doing complex spine surgeries and Trauma Surgeries over 15 yrs. Consult Our Orthopaedic online video consultation in chennai. Book an Online Doctor Appointment.

Dr. K. Appaji Krishnan is one of the finest Spine surgeons in Chennai. Currently, he is associated with SIMS Hospital as a Senior Consultant Spine surgeon. He has about 18 years of experience in performing complex spine surgeries including Spinal deformities, Lower back surgeries Disc replacement and Revision spine surgeries. So far, he has performed about 6000 Spine surgeries with outstanding success rates. Dr. Appaji is exceptionally skilled in performing corrective surgeries for Spinal deformities like Scoliosis and Kyphosis, which he considers as his forte.


The Advanced Spine Surgery Unit at SIMS Hospital providing high-precision surgical management for a wide range of Spinal conditions with superior clinical outcomes. The unit prides itself in following world’s best practices in spinal pathologies. Along with a well-trained Spine surgeon as the lead, the unit is also associated with a state-of-the-art neuro surgery unit for best. It is well known for conservative back and neck care along with highly efficient physiotherapy unit. The main surgical impetus is on spinal deformity correction in both children and adults in a very safe manner using state-of-the-art IONM (Intra-operative Neuro Monitoring) & other latest surgical gadgets, such as 3D C-Arm Spinal navigation system to aid in surgeries.