Dr S. Karunakaran

Dr S. Karunakaran


Dr S. Karunakaran has an overall experience of 25 years and is currently working as an Associate Professor of Spine Surgery.

Dr S. Karunakaran has pioneered in percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy under local anesthesia for disc prolapse. He is the first in South India to have used INSPACE­ interspinous implant for lumbar canal stenosis­ Keyhole spine surgery local anesthesia. He has performed more than 1000 spine  surgeries­ scoliosis, cervical s pine pathologies, thoracotomies, laparotomy, disc replacement surgeries. He has presented various papers. He is also an esteemed member of Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association, Association of south Indian states, Association of Spine Surgeons of India, and Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery.

Recognitions and Fellowhips:

  • Mohandas Weller Gold Medal & Fellowship Award at 10th Anniversary meets of the lndo German Orthopedic   Foundation, India. On analysis of single levelstabilization in grade 1 and grade 2 spondylolisthesis (SPINE)
  • ASSI (Association of spine surgeons of India) Traveling SpineFellowship2005
  • Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic AssociationTraveling Spine Fellowship 2006
  • Best Publication in Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association Journal 2010 – Morphometric evaluation of the CervicalSpine Pedicle in our Population



  • Scareless Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosisand Kyphosis Revision
  • Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy
  • Cervical spine pathologies
  • Thoracotomies & Lumbar Fusions
  • Laparotomy
  • Disc replacement surgeries
  • Spinal Cord Injury and Rehabilitation


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