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Melbourne Orthopaedic Group
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03 9521 2037
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Jit Balakumar is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with expertise in lower limb surgery, namely, joint preservation surgeries of the hip (hip arthroscopy, osteotomies and impingement surgery), sports injury surgeries of the knee and scoliosis surgery in children.
In 2008 he was recognized for his talents and was accepted into the Paediatric Surgery Fellowship at Harvard’s Children’s Hospital Boston. There, Mr Balakumar completed a full-year of hands-on surgical training with some of the brightest minds and hands in orthopaedics. He honed his skills with emerging techniques in joint preservation surgeries across the paediatric, adolescent and adult populations.
Mr Balakumar's unique understanding of orthopaedics across all age groups makes him quite versatile in treating conditions to afford the optimal outcome. He has a number of publications in peer review orthopaedic literature and continues to present at international orthopaedic meetings.
Mr Balakumar also teaches orthopaedic surgeons, trainees and medical students.