Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association

Academic Services



The Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association

The association was found in 1970 under the leadership of stalwarts like Dr.Narasimha Iyer and Dr.M.Natarajan. The association has already completed 49 years of existence and recently conducted the 53rd annual conference (TNOACON -2020 ) at Vellore. The association has formally been registered officially in February, 2002 and its constitution and byelaws, officially communicated to the registrar of society act.

Dr.N.Deen Muhammad Ismail


Dear Honourable members,

Greetings From TNOA!

As President, I am deeply committed to advancing the field of orthopedics in our region, fostering collaboration among our members, and promoting excellence in patient care, education, and research.



Dear Distinguished members,

Greetings From TNOA!

As Secretary, I am excited to embark on this journey of collaboration, knowledge sharing, and professional growth with each one of you. Our association is dedicated to promoting excellence in orthopedic practice, education, and research across Tamil Nadu.

Prof MN Centenary Year


Centenary Year of Prof. Dr. M. Natarajan


Prof. M. Natarajan was born on March 18, 1920 at Kamuthi, the erstwhile Madras State. After graduating as a B.A, he entered Stanley Medical College, Madras. He had a brilliant academic career winning medals and prizes including university and college blue ribbons earning the sobriquet, “Medal“Natarajan.

Awards & Honors

IOA AK Gupta Trophy
2008, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023

National Bone & Joint Day Activities Winner 2018,2020,2023
Runner 2019,2021,2022

Office Bearers

TNOA was inaugurated on 23.12.1970 by Prof. Robert Roaf, then Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Liverpool. Prof. M. Natarajan, First President & Prof. P.V.A. Mohandass, First Secretary cum Treasurer, Now it is a second largest state chapter of IOA with more than 2000 life members. Always known for its academic excellence and community services. Reaches all parts of the state with 23 affiliated district / city ortho clubs. Winner of AK Gupta Trophy, OASIS Best Chapter & BJD Awards.

TamilNadu Orthopaedic Association (TNOA)

What is everyone saying

Dr. S. Ramesh Babu IOA CSRC Chairman

TNOA is a dynamic professional body. It has been a role model organization. I feel it a honour and privilege for being its President in the year 2017-18. I wish TNOA, a great academic body, to reach greater heights. Long live TNOA!

Dr. P.V. Vijayaraghavan Vice Chancellor, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research.

I am extremely glad to note that Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association is celebrating Golden Jubilee Year. Tamilnadu has always stood very high in academics and is further strengthened by strong constitution, bylaws and administration.

Dr. B. Shivashankar IOA President Elect

TNOA is one of the most vibrant chapter amongst all the state chapters which has won AK Gupta Trophy many times for being the best chapter and also has produced lots of leaders who have worked in IOA forefront like...



ஊனமில்லா உலகம்தான் நாட்டம் எங்கள் நாட்டம் - அந்த ஞானமுள்ள மருத்துவர்கள் கூட்டம் எங்கள் கூட்டம்

முடம் நீக்கும் மருத்துவத்தை முன்னெடுக்கும் சங்கம் உள்ளபடி நாங்கள் உங்கள் உடம்பில் உள்ள அங்கம்

இயற்கை செய்த தவறுகளை ஈடு செய்ய வந்தோம் செயற்கை வழி இழப்புகளை சீர்திருத்த வந்தோம்

வையத்தின் பேரறிவை வாங்கி வைத்துக்கொள்வோம் வலியில்லா வாழ்வுக்கு வழியறிந்து சொல்வோம்

கைகால்கள் சிதைந்தாலும் கலங்காதீர் நீங்கள் முழுமையான வாழ்வுக்கு முதுகெலும்பு நாங்கள்

செல்வருக்கும் வறியவர்க்கும் சேவை செய்ய வந்தோம் - நன்றிக் கண்ணீரே யாம் வணங்கும் கடவுளென்று கண்டோம்.

⸺ கவிப்பேரரசு வைரமுத்து

Start for free.

Nunc libero diam, pellentesque a erat at, laoreet dapibus enim. Donec risus nisi, egestas ullamcorper sem quis.

Let us know you.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar leo.

This is a staging enviroment