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Dr P Raju Naidu Pothulu
Qualifications : MBBS, MS (Ortho), Fellowship in Joint Replacement  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Orthopedics  
Email : drraj55432@gmail.com  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Ramnagar, Visakhapatnam
    CARE Hospitals, Maharanipeta, Visakhapatnam
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Qualifications
  • MBBS - Guntur Medical College, Guntur
  • MS (Orthopedics) ? Katuri Medical College & Hospital, Guntur (2009?2012)
  • Fellowship in Joint Replacement ? Vijaya Institute of Trauma and Orthopedics, Chennai
Past Positions
  • Registrar and Consultant, Vijaya Institute of Trauma and Orthopedics, Chennai (Aug 2013 - Nov 2015 )
  • Registrar, Sai Hospital, Rajahmundry (July 2012 - July 2013)
Expertise
  • Orthopedic emergencies
  • Minor procedures, dislocation reduction, Carpal tunnel release, wound debridement, fasciotomies, K-wire fixation and external fixation
  • Peri articular plate osteosynthesis (LCP), complex proximal and distal tibia, distal femur and humerus fracture fixation
  • Nailing of the shaft of femur, tibia hip fracture fixation (PFN), plating of the long bones (AO and LP)
  • LRS and AO fixator application for tibia, femur, humerus and forearm, Ilizarov for tibia
  • Mono block and modular hemiarthroplasty for fracture neck of femur, total hip replacement (more than 50)
  • Primary and complex primary total knee replacement (more than 250)
  • Diagnostic arthroscopy of knee and shoulder & meniscectomy
  • Arthroscopy of the knee (BTB, hamstring – ACL reconstruction)
Research & presentations
  • Antigrade humerus interlocking nailing for diaphyseal fractures of humerus: A study of clinical outcomes. International Journal of Integrative Medical Sciences 2015; 2: 152-56. ISSN 2394-4137