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Welcome to Coimbatore - The Forerunner City of Tamilnadu

We extend a very warm welcome to all of you to Coimbatore - The host City for Our Golden Jubilee Annual Conference of TNOA - TNOACON2017 to be held in Hotel Le Meridien , Coimbatore from 10th - 12th Feb 2017.

Coimbatore - The Manchester of Tamilnadu , as it was christened , is rated 4 th of the Top 10 Cities in India to live . The City is comfortably nestled at the base of Western ghats , well connected to all major metros. The City has salubrious surroundings & boasts of rich cultural diversity. The warmthness of the people of this region is self explanatory.

Today it is one of leading healthcare hubs of India - home to major Medical Institutions .

The Government Hospital in Coimbatore is over 100 years old & The Government Medical College is incidentally celebrating completion of 50 Golden years this year .

Coimbatore is a big Industrial hub manufacturing Cotton processing Machineries , Wet Grinders , Pumpsets etc .

Come join us for experiencing an educational extravaganza with the warm hospitality of Coimbatore

From the President's Desk

Dear Honorable Members,

Greetings from TNOA..

It is my pleasure and opportunity to communicate with our fellow members through this brochure. I would like to thank all of you who helped directly or indirectly to achieve this position bestowed upon me. I humbly accept the responsibility and will meet everyone’s expectations. Readmore

As promised and said during my acceptance speech “FORESIGHT FOR BETTER TOMORROW – EMPOWER THE NEEDY” will be the theme for TNOA 2016-2017. I always felt surgeons from tier II cities should be well equipped, trained and empowered about specially surgeries. In this regard in my capacity we have already sent 25 Members for Arthroplasty Fellowships and will continue to do so.

Updating ourselves with new knowledge & skill is the key to success. So TNOA in its capacity would facilitate CMEs in many districts through Orthopaedic clubs/Academics across the state. We need active participation from all our members in a united front, so that TNOA reaches greater heights.

Bone and joint day celebration was conducted on August 3-5, 2016, which is landmark event for this academic year since the theme was “One Member - One Free Surgery”. In total at the last count we have performed approximately 250 and above free surgeries by our TNOA Members-. A BIG THANK YOU to all the members for this active participation.

As a model Association I would like to form Academic panel by TNOA nominated by our Office Bearers & Members, which will help the Association in the long run for sending, for formulating the Faculty list by our TNOA with priority to local Faculty and Organizers. To start with we can organize a TNOA Crash course as adjunct and follow on.

Congratulations with appreciations to the Organizing Team of TNOACON 2017, Organizing Chairman Dr. S.G. Thirumalaisamy & Organizing Secretary Dr. Vetrivel Chezhian and the Team in planning & organizing a wonderful and excellent conference marking the Golden Jubilee Year Conference. In this TNOACON we shall categorize the speciality papers in different sessions which will receive awards.

Suggestions & criticisms are always welcome, be it from elders or a young surgeon, as “rain & shine will help the plant to become a mighty tree”.

Always at your service

With regards,

Prof. Dr. R. Sivakumar M.S. Ortho.,D.Ortho.,


Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association

TNOA Secretary's Message

Respected Members,

I am indeed very happy to greet all of you on “Golden Jubilee” 50th Annual Conference of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association in Coimbatore from 10-12th February, 2017.

I am honoured and feel privileged to invite all of you for the Golden Jubilee Annual Conference of TNOA. Readmore

It is a platform to discuss art and science of Orthopaedics. We need to find out credible evidence based solutions to clinical problems unique to our country. Every experience at treating patients by individuals will add to existing knowledge. I humbly request all the senior and junior collegues to participate in discussion to improve the quality of research deliberations.

I express my sincere wishes to the organizing committee of “Golden Jubilee” 50th Annual Conference of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association in Coimbatore.

50th year, no doubt is an important milestone in the history of any institution.

Coimbatore TNOACON 2017 will certainly be a milestone event.

With warm regards

In service of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association

Prof. Dr. M. Antony Vimal Raj

Secretary , TNOA


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