The concept of a Major Orthopaedics, Accident Trauma and Neurocentre was inititated by Dr. Thomas A Chandy the Medical Director and Chief of Orthopaedics. He did his MBBS at St. John's Medical College, Bangalore and moved to the US in 1976 for specialization in orthopaedics.
After completing a 4 year Post Graduation Resident training in 1980 in Orthopaedics at the Jewish Hospital and Medical Centre in New York , he was on the faculty at the same hospital for two years.
Dr. Chandy trained for a year (1982-1983) at the University of Oklahoma in Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine and knee surgery.He was appointed as the Chief of Orthopaedics at the Claremore Regional Medical Centre, in 1983 and worked there till 1993. At this time, the idea evolved to start a world class Orthopaedic, Neuro and Accident hospital on an international standard. He is a U.S. Board Certified Orhopaedic Surgeon.
He performed his first Joint Replacement at the Jewish Medical Center in 1978 and has successfully performed 2000 Joint Replacement during his 18 years in the US and 13 years at HOSMAT and in addition Numerous other Orthopedic operations such as Arthroscopic surgeries of :
- Knee and Shoulder.
- Arthroscopic Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions.
- Paediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma.