Personal Details
Primary Specialty ORTHOPAEDICS
MBBS Kottayam Medical college
MS (Ortho) Kottayam Medical College
FRCS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Life Membership Indian Orthopaedic Association
Life Membership Kerala Orthopaedic Association
Life Membership Indian Medical Association



Dr Padmakumar is an Othopaedic Surgeon with more than 30 years of experience in the field of Orhopaedics and Trauma. He completed MBBS from the Govt Medical College, Kottayam in the year 1990. Later he did postgraduation in Orthopaedics from the same medical college and got the MS Othopaedics degree in the year 1993. While working as an Orthopaedic Consultant he passed the DNB (Otho) in the year 1994. He joined Govt Medical College, Trissur as Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics in the year 1997. After taking a leave for 5 years from the Department of Medical Education, Kerala he went to the United Kingdom and worked in different hospitals in the UK as Orthopaedic Surgeon and got advanced training in Joint replacement surgery and Arthroscopy. After coming back to India in the year 2001, he worked as an Assistant Professor at Govt Medical College Kottayam for 5 years. He then worked in various Hospitals in Kerala before joining Smita hospital. His areas of interest include Joint replacement both primary and revision, Arthroscopy, Trauma and Spine surgery including Endospine procedures. He has authored many articles that are published in reputed peer-reviewed journals.


  • C. Padmakumar, K C Jacob Radiological Evaluation of Acetabular fractures- Kerala Orthopaedic Journal. Year 1992.
  • C. Padmakumar, P. Asokan, M C Tomichan. Idiopathic Deltoid Contracture Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. Year 1994.
  • Abnormal Joint between Talus and Navicular in uncorrected CTEV. Foot and Ankle Surgery (European Journal). Year 2001.
  • Abnormal Joint between Talus and Navicular in uncorrected CTEV.  Abstract published in Journal of Bone and Surgery British Year 2002.
  • Patent obtained in the year 2023 for an invention named ‘INTRAMEDULLARY SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF’- Patent no- 459152, The Patent Office, Government of India.