Jegan Krishnan

Jegan Krishnan is one of the foremost Orthopaedic Surgeons in the Asia Pacific region.

Professor Jegan Krishnan (MBBS, FRACS (Orth), Ph.D.) is an Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Adelaide, South Australia who currently consults and operates at various locations across the state.

With an eye for detail, a focus on patient care and a wealth of experience, Professor Krishnan has built a global reputation as a consummate professional who is devoted to his patients and his craft.

Jegan is committed to helping not only patients locally but also offering his services to the less fortunate. He has spent stints in Zimbabwe, Fiji, Rwanda and various parts of India and China focussed on teaching local practitioners how to improve their craft. Jegan is also involved in providing healthcare in the Third World and establishing a program linked to the University of Malawi for medical education and training.


Along with years of hands on experience, Professor Jeganath (Jegan) Krishnan (MBBS, FRACS (Orth), Ph.D.) brings to each appointment a level of knowledge very few in his field can boast. Professor Krishnan has a particular surgical interest in shoulder and hand surgery and has presented at many international forums on topics related to these fields. He also has a keen interest in the design of a prototype metacarpophalangeal finger joint for the rheumatoid hand. He attained a PhD in this topic at Flinders University.

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Professor Jegan Krishnan has mentored and hosted many surgical Fellows throughout his medical career.

"I have been a consultant at Ipswich Hospital, Suffolk, England since August 2008. My practice is elective hip and knee surgery and general trauma surgery. I greatly value the time I spent in Australia with Prof. Krishnan."


B.Med.Sci, BM BS, MRCS, FRCS (Orth) Consultant Orthopaedics

  • Fellowship from July 2007 to July 2008
  • Elective Hip & Knee
  • Trauma Specialist

"Jegan’s teaching helped me specifically with shoulder procedures and navigation assisted total knee replacement. He provided me vast exposure on all cases which has helped me in my daily practice."


MS (Ortho), MCh Consultant Orthopaedics Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon

  • Fellowship from May 2015 to June 2015
  • Consultant in Artemis hospital, Gurgaon, India
  • Assisted TKA and arthroscopic procedures

"I did my arthroplasty and upper limb fellowship training with Proferssor Krishnan from Aug 2009 - Feb 2011. I have fond memories of my stay in adelaide."


MBBS, D Ortho, MS Ortho, DNB Ortho (CMC Vellore) DNB PMR, Dip Rehabilitation (UK)

  • Fellowship from Aug 2009 Feb 2011
  • Fellowship in Arthroplasty and Arthroscopy
  • Fellowship in Shoulder & Upper Limb Surgery

"I did an Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty Fellowship Jan-July 1998 with Jegan at Fliders. It was a truly valuable experience."


BM, BCh, MA, FRCS, FRCS Ed, FRCS Orth Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton, Somerset

  • Fellowship from Jan 1998 to July 1999
  • Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty
  • UK based, Taunton, Somerset

"The Opportunity to do a fellowship under your guidance was life changing experience. The fellowship leap frogged my career to the next level. I am now the managing director for two facilities with more than 300 beds."


M.S, M.Ch (Ortho) U.K, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Managing Director

  • Fellowship from Sept 2001 to Feb 2003
  • Practicing orthopedic specialist
  • MD of two major surgical facilities

"I am fortunate enough to be one of Prof. Krishnan's fellow. The fellowship was very useful to me and my career."


BAssistant Professor, Dept of Orthopaedics, IPGME&R Kolkata India

  • Fellowship from 1st to 30th of October 2015
  • Assistant Professor Kolkata India
  • Post Gradute Medical Education and Research

"Really enjoyed working with jegan"


MBBS MRCS MSc (eng) FRCS 9Orth) Private Practice

  • Fellowship from Feb 2007 to Oct 2007
  • Specialise in lower limb arthroplasty
  • Mersey Trainer oft he Year 2013