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Dr. T. Kanagesvaran is our Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Kanagesvaran was born and brought up in Kuala Kangsar, Perak where he completed his secondary education at Clifford School. He then acquired the MBBS Degree from the University of Madras in 1979. He served as a House Officer, Medical Officer and Registrar at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital before leaving for the prestigious Norfolk and Norwich Hospital in the UK where he received extensive Orthopaedic training. At the same time he was successful in acquiring the FRCS qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Scotland. Upon his return, he served once again at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital.
He left government service in 1992 and joined Gleneagles Medical Centre in Penang as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in partnership with an existing practitioner. In 1998 he started his own practice at Medicare Specialists Hospital Bukit Mertajam which was later renamed KPJ Bukit Mertajam Specialists Hospital. He has served as the Medical Superintendent of the hospital. Dr. Kanagesvaran has more than 25 years of Orthopaedic experience. He has extensive knowledge in treating fractures (traumatology) including pelvic fractures, paediatric orthopaedics, joint replacement and reconstruction, diabetic foot, orthopaedic tumors and infections, osteoarthritis and also limb lengthening. He has a special interest in arthroplasty (knee and hip), osteoporosis and spinal surgery.