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Dr. Sunder

Dr. Sunder is one of the few medical practitioners of the rare specialty of Physical medicine and rehabilitation in India today. He holds an MD Degree in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation awarded by the Tamilnadu DR.MGR Medical University. He is trained in Ergonomic Principles for Workplace assessment and Design at Lansing, sponsored by the University of Michigan U.S.A in 2006, thus making him a qualified Occupational health professional. He has over ten years of experience as industrial medical officer, to about 15 companies.

His experience in the field of rehabilitation spans more than two decades. He founded a successful outpatient service for pain and paralysis relief called PREM CENTER, which is one of the biggest of its kind in Chennai and is responsible for establishing and running two inpatient rehabilitation centers . He has been consultant to several NGO’s in the area of disability for children. At present he is the head of the Department of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation in the Global Hospitals, Chennai . He is one of the most sought after speakers on the topic of Rehabilitation and he has given over 200 public lectures over the country.

He has the rare distinction of being the only Indian to have authored a textbook “Rehabilitation Medicine” for rehabilitation professionals. This textbook is in its third edition and is the prescribed book in universities all over India, and abroad. Another book MCQ’ s IN REHABILITATION MEDICINE authored by him was released in 2004.

Among the prestigious awards bagged by him are the NATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST INDIVIDUAL FOR SOCIAL SERVICE IN 2008 and the TAMILNADU STATE AWARD FOR BEST DOCTOR IN THE YEAR 2007 . He has been the recipient of the Rotary club award for Vocational excellence twice and the Dr.Sanjeevi Award for outstanding medical services to the poor and the needy.

Dr.Sunder is a well known classical vocalist has given over 500 performances all over the world in the last 30 years. He is recipient of several awards in the field of classical carnatic music including the “Kalaimamani” award presented by the Govt. of Tamilnadu recognizing his contribution to Carnatic music.