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    Dr. Hoari Krishnan

    MBBS, M.S Ortho (UKM), A.M.
    Adv. Trauma Fellowship (MoH), Grad. Cert (Pain Mgmt, UST)

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital

    Location: Suite 6-10, Level 6
    Type: Resident Doctor
    Tel: 088-322 039
    Dr. Hoari did his undergraduate medical studies in Manipal University, India and later did his Masters in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He was awarded a scholarship to pursue a fellowship, in Advance Trauma under Ministry of Health Malaysia (whereby he was fortunate to do fellowshps in Germany & England). He was the 1st batch of surgeon under KKM, who qualified as an Advance Trauma surgeon.

    In the course of his postgraduate studies, he has obtained the following qualifications:

    - Master of Orthopaedic Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    - Hand Surgery Fellowship, Hospital Selayang, Selangor

    - Association of Internal Fixation (A.S.I.F/A.O) Trauma Surgery, Germany

    - Hip Surgery Fellowship, Korea

    - Certified Medical Indemnity/Injury Assessor

    - Pelvic and Acetabular Surgery Fellowship , Germany

    - Limb Reconstruction Fellowship, Liverpool

    - Shoulder Surgery Fellowship, Perth

    In the course of his previous training and employment, he also served in the following institutions:

    - Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia

    - Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan

    - Hospital Kuala Lumpur

    - Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

    - Unikilinikum Kiel , Germany

    - Uniklinikum, Homburg Saar, Germany

    - Royal Liverpool Hospital

    - Queen Elizabeth and Likas Hospital

    Board Certificates

    He is currently, active member of the following societies:

    1.Fellow of the Academy of General Education (F.A.G.E). Manipal. Karnataka. India. 1996.

    2.Malaysian Medical Association. Life Membership since 2008

    3.AO Alumni 2009

    4.World Badminton Federation Court Doctor 2009

    5.MOA Life Member

    6.ASAMI, Malaysia

    7.Pain society of Malaysia 2013

    8.Malaysian Arthroscopy Society 2013

    9.Academy of Malaysia 2014

    10.ISKSAA 2014

    Education & Fellowship

    1.Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka . India. April,1996

    2.Master of Orthopaedic Surgery (M.S.Ortho) University Kebangsaan Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia. May, 2005

    3.Hand Surgery Fellowship (under guidance Datuk Dr Pathmanathan) January 2007 Hospital Selayang, Malaysia

    4.Association of Internal Fixation (A.S.I.F/A.O.) Trauma Fellowship. Kiel, Germany (under guidance of Prof. Med. A.Seekemp) April, 2008.

    5.Certified Medical Indemnity/Injury Assessor 2008

    6.Hip Surgery Fellowship, Gwangju, Korea (under guidance Prof. Taek Rim Yoon) October 2009

    7.Pelvis and Acetabular Fellowship in Homburg Saar, Germany. (under guidance Prof.Dr.Med.T.Pohlemann )May 2010

    8.Pain Management Fellowship, Kolkota, India November 2010

    9.Advance Trauma and Limb Recon Fellowship, Ministry of Health Malaysia (2007 - 2011)

    10.Limb Reconstruction Fellowship, Liverpool(Under Dr Durai Nayagam) June 2010

    11.Travelling Sports & Shoulder Fellowship, Perth (Under guidance Dr Peter Campbell) December 2012 and January 2014

    12.Grad Cert in Pain Management University Santa Tomas, Manila 2013

    Specialty Interests

    Dr Hoari provides outpatient and inpatient care for all types of orthopaedic problems.

    The main interest is in minimally invasive surgery for sports injury, joint replacement and spine injuries with pain management.

    He does minimally invasive Arthroscopy surgery of the knee, shoulder and ankle for ligamentous and cartilage damage after sports or other injuries. He did the 1st hip joint arthroscopy debridement for gouty arthritis at KPJ Sabah.

    Besides the general orthopaedic work, his special interest is in minimally invasive surgery, which allows patients to recover faster.

    Below are the conditions that he commonly treats using minimally invasive technique:

    Knee Joint:

    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and Posterior cruciate ligament surgery, Arthroplasty (joint replacement surgery), Arthroscopic, chondroplasty and microfractures for osteoarthritis, Cartilage repair, ankle stabilization surgery,Meniscus repair surgery, Multiple knee ligament reconstruction, Orthopedic trauma surgery, Patella surgery, Computer assisted Total knee arthroplaty.

    Shoulder joint:

    Shoulder cuff repair surgery, Bankart surgery, Frozen shoulder release, Slap lesion, AC joint OA, shoulder fracture.

    Ankle joint:

    Ankle instability/ Ligament tear, Fusion of joints, Osteochondral defects ,Spur arthroscopic removal, Ankle and calcaneum fracture.

    Wrist joint:

    Arthroscopic TFCC repair, Osteochondral defects, scaphoid fracture and lunate fixation.

    Hip joint:

    Arthroscopic debridement, total hip replacement, SUFE and complexpelvic/ acetabular fractures.

    Elbow joint:

    Frcatures, Radial head replacement, ligament reconstruction and arthrosopy debridement

    Pain management:

    Using RF technique for spine and limbs. PRP injections, joint Hyaluronic acid injections.

    Research and Publications:

    1.Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty in Elderly Intracapsular Femoral Neck Fracture-Comparison between Cemented and Uncemented Prosthesis. MOJ April 2010.

    2.Ischial Tuberosity Tuberculosis: An Unusual Location and Presenting as Chronic Gluteal Abscess. MOJ April 2010

    3.MDR TB Involving the Clavicle, Spine and Ribs MOJ April 2011

    4.Eosinophilic Granuloma Involving the Femoral Neck 2013. Hindawi (Pubmed)

    5.Treatment for osteochondral defects (under progress)


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