Dr. V. A. Senthil Kumar: Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon in Delhi | Narayana Health

Dr. V. A. Senthil Kumar

MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics),
International Spine Fellowship (France) Head & Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityOrthopaedics, Spine Surgery

  • HospitalDelhi - Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital


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Brief Profile

Dr. V. A. Senthil Kumar is a Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon with 24 years of post M.S. experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has the experience of nearly 8000 Orthopaedic Surgeries. His special interests are Spine Surgery, Joint Replacements, Arthroscopy and Surgical Management of Complex Skeletal Trauma He is adept and highly skilled in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) of Spine like Microdiscectomy, Percutaneous Fixation of spine , PLIF (Fusion of Spine), Kyphoplasty and Nucleoplasty and Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy (PELD) using small incisions. Dr. V. A. Senthil Kumar has specially trained in France with none other than Dr. Thierry Marnay, who is the pioneer of Disc Replacement Surgery & the inventor of Prodisc. He also trained with Dr. Edgard De Rosa, an efficient and expert Surgeon in Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques in spine. Dr. Kumar has worked with Dr. Philip Mazeau, who is expert in Pedicle screws long segment Fixation in the spine Scoliosis without C arm guidance and Robot.


  • MBBS
  • MS (Orthopaedics)
  • International Spine Fellowship (France)

Post held in past

  • Principal Consultant and Head of Orthospine unit at Max Superspeciality Hospital, Vaishali
  • Senior Consultant - Orthopedic Surgeon at Max Superspeciality Hospital, Patparganj
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at Max Superspeciality Hospital, Patparganj
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon in Vinayak Hospital, Noida
  • Senior Resident In CIO- Central Institute of Orthopedics, Safdarjung Hospital and VMMC, Delhi
  • Senior Resident in Holy Family Hospital, Delhi
  • Senior Resident in St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore

Fields of Expertise

  • Latest Techniques in Spine Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Complex Skeletal Trauma and Arthroscopy
  • He performs MIS fixation of spine with small cuts for Spinal instability
  • Microdiscectomy by small incision for Slipped disc and Sciatica
  • Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery (TESS)
  • Balloon Kyphoplasty by needle Puncture under LA (Local Anaesthesia) for OVCF (Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture) etc.
  • He excels in Fracture Fixation Surgeries by open and by MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) techniques.
  • He is a master of Knee and shoulder Arthroscopic Surgeries for Sports injuries and age-related joint problems.

Awards & Recognition

  • Glamhealth Achiever's award in 2019
  • Healthcare Award from Hon'ble Deputy CM of Delhi in 2019
  • Max Healthcare Star Performer Award 2015
  • Max Healthcare Gem Award 2016

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • JBJS (American) Spine Course Certification in April 2021 with 100% Result in tests
  • INTERNATIONAL SPINE FELLOWSHIP (Spineway fellowship) in France in 2016 under Dr. Thierry Marnay, pioneer in disc replacement
  • IOA (Indian Orthopaedic Association) life membership
  • IAS (Indian Arthroscopy Society) life membership
  • DOA (Delhi Orthopaedic Association) life membership


Multiple Publications in national and international journals since1996

  • Earliest publication - IJO, 1996
  • Latest Publication - International Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in June 2021

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam