About Us

REX Ortho Hospital Coimbatore

Dr. C. REX, MS (Orth), Dip NB(Orth), FRCS(Ed), MChOrth (Liverpool) FRCS Trauma & Orth (UK), Ph D, D Sc(Orth)

CHIEF CONSULTANT ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGEON

Prof. Dr C. Rex is a renowned clinical and well known Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon heading the Orthopaedic department at Rex Ortho Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. This is a trauma and joint replacement centre with special interest in complicated trauma, infected fracture non-union and stiff elbow management. He runs surgical training courses for junior consultants in trauma and arthroplasty. To his credit he has more than 20 national and international publications, innumerous presentations and being invited faculty of many international and national conferences. He is a recipient of many best paper awards and laurels like Indo-German Orthopaedic Foundation Gold Medal, Dr Surendran Gold Medal, Dr Subramaniam Gold Medal, Johnson and Johnson prize, Allan glass Paediatric prize, etc. Dr MGR medical university, Chennai awarded the “Best Doctor Award” for his contribution to Orthopaedics. His encounters and experiences sharpened his innate talent for clinical observation and his knowledge has been transformed in the form of books which he has authored. Dr C. Rex acted as an examiner for M.Ch./Prof Diploma in National board of Examination and acted as an inspector for renewal of NAT. Board of Exams in different Institutions.


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

M B B S 1990 Coimbatore Medical College, Bharathiar University, India
M S Ortho 1993 Kottayam Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
D N B Ortho 1994 National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
F R C S 1996 Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
M Ch Orth 1998 University of Liverpool, UK
FRCS (Trauma & Ortho) 1999 Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Ph.D. 2011 VICTORIA GLOBAL UNIVERSITY - TURKS & CAICOS
D.Sc Ortho 2012 VICTORIA GLOBAL UNIVERSITY - TURKS & CAICOS

WORK EXPERIENCE :

1. 1st Aug 95 – 31st July 99

NORTHWEST REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY as VISITING SPECIALIST REGISTRAR {NWN/024/517/F) in ORTHOPAEDICS in Manchester, UK.

2. 1st Aug 99 – 14th Dec 99

Hip & Knee Fellowship,

Revision Joint Replacement Centre,

Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol, UK

Prof. Learmonth, Mr C Ackroyd

3. Nov 1997

AO Fellowship in Trauma Surgery

Homburg, Germany

4. 15th Dec 99 - to date

Professor and Head of the Orthopaedic Department,

REX ORTHO HOSPITAL

Coimbatore - 2, India



Faculty :

Has been a teaching faculty and given guest lectures in

Dr.C.Rex was an Associate member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), AO foundation, SICOT World Congress, British Orthopaedic Association and Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Life member in Indian Orthopaedic Association, Indian Arthroscopy Society, Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association, Kerala Orthopaedic Association, and Coimbatore Orthopaedic club.


Presently reviewer of IOA journal articles for publication.


Examiner for postdoctoral Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty conducted by Dr MGR Medical University.


BOOKS PUBLISHED


CLINICAL ASSESSMENT & EXAMINATION IN ORTHOPAEDICS
DR.C. REX 2012 (2nd Edn.)
REX Ortho Hospital Coimbatore

This book depicts the ways how an Orthopaedic patient presents with a problem and an Orthopedician should approach to arrive at a right diagnosis. Most of the clinical test demonstrated with good illustrative pictures. The basis of clinical diagnosis and treatment plan is entirely dependent on the art of history taking and good clinical examination.


At the end of each chapter common conditions with the clinical symptoms and signs are discussed for easy understanding. This book is a ready-reference for practicing orthopedic surgeons and trainees.










K-WIRING
PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES

To my knowledge this is the first illustrative book on K-wire and its use in Orthopaedics. In the past K-wiring techniques in Orthopaedics has not been dealt in a clear manner for various types of fractures especially in hand and feet. This book gives the reader a clear understanding of the ways to perform K-wiring, a standard approach to follow with easy-to read, case-based format. This illustrative manual gives step by step approach provides pearls on the secrets to operative success and how to avoid pitfalls.


K-wire is an immense implant which can be successfully used in many situations from fingers tips to toes covering most of the bones. The versatility of this implant has been extensively shown in different scenarios. This book gives the management of various types of hand injuries in detail pertaining to K-wiring techniques and the safe corridor concept for the best clinical outcome.


REX Ortho Hospital Coimbatore

This is a practical guide monograph on K-wiring techniques designed to enable the Orthopaedic surgeon to master the operative techniques that will improve the patient care. This will be an invaluable reference text for practicing Orthopaedic surgeons and subspecialists like consultant hand surgeons, foot and ankle surgeons, and Plastic hand surgeons.


Specialist:
Consultant Trauma & Reconstruction
Consultant Joint replacement
Consultant Spine surgeon
Consultant Arthroscopy surgeon
Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon



Our Mission :

We show the world the best in Orthopedic care, Surgical Expertise, Academics and state of the art Technology

Our Vision :

We provide expertise management at affordable cost and respect the need of our patients with quality treatment. Good results that has been continuously delivered by the team has increased our clinical work. This shows the confidence of the people on us and on our work.