The department of Arthroplasty (Primary & Revision Joint replacement) is headed by Dr.S. Karthik. He completed MBBS, in PSG IMS & R between 1990 to 1995. He completed Post Graduation in Trauma & Orthopaedics in SRMC & RI. Following which he travelled to united kingtom and completed MRCS (UK) and work in the England for 8 years under professor. Simon west in Northampton General Hospital. He then undertook Fellowship in complex Trauma in Liverpool Royal Infirmary, UK under world renowned prof S.D.Nayagan. He then travelled to austraila and completed FELLW OSHIP IN ARTHROPLASTY(Joint replacement surgery) in Flinders medical university in South Australia, under prof.Krishnan, Prof.David Campbell, Prof. Mercer. He then travelled to Christ Church Newzealand for Fellowship in Arthroscopy(Key hole surgery / sports medicine) under Dr.Melon and Prof.Kalil. In the year 2010 November he returned india with the motive to serve the people of his home town. He then setup Department of Joint Replacement GLOBAL ORTHO & TRAUMA HOSPITAL in Ram Nagar, Coimbatore. He has performed a large volume of Replacement Surgery in UK, Austraila, Newzealand & currently in India.