Dr. MAYIL NATARAJAN is the Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon at M.N. Orthopaedic Hospital, Chennai. He is a Sr. Consultant at Apollo Specialty Hospital and Apollo First Med Hospital.
He was the 7 th Vice Chancellor of The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (2009-12) and the 1st Director of Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Govt. General Hospital and Madras
Medical College, Chennai.
He established Orthopaedic Oncology as a Sub-Specialty in Orthopaedic Surgery in India. His personal series of 2200 cases of Custom Mega Prosthesis in 30 years (1988 – 2018) is the largest number by a single surgeon in the world. He has designed and invented 8 types of Custom Mega Prosthesis which have been Patented.
He has received 3 National Awards from the President of India, Shri A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. (1) Dr. B. C. Roy National Award (2004). (2) National Award for Welfare of the Disabled (2005). (3) Padma Shri Award (2007).