Sunil Thirkannad, MD


Sunil Thirkannad, MD

Dr. Thirkannad graduated from Bangalore Medical College, India in 1990 and completed his Internship in 1991. He subsequently completed his Residency in Orthopedic Surgery in 1996 where he was awarded the Lupin Gold Award and Natarajan Gold Medal. He obtained a Masters Degree in Orthopedic Surgery in 1996 and was certified by the National Board of Examinations in 1997. He completed a Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and from the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in 2004.

Dr. Thirkannad is currently Clinical Professor in Hand Surgery at the University of Louisville and the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. He is a member of many Orthopedic and Hand Societies and has served on the Executive Council of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand. He has published many articles in peer reviewed journals and has authored chapters in textbooks, including Sabiston’s Textbook of Surgery. He has developed many new surgical procedures which have been published in peer reviewed journals. He is a reviewer for many Journals in the fields of Hand surgery, Orthopedic surgery and Plastic surgery. Dr. Thirkannad is regularly invited to deliver lectures and presentations at National and International conferences around the world.

His special interests include wrist injuries, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital hand deformities and microsurgery.


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Downtown Louisville Office

225 Abraham Flexner Way, Ste. 700
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

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New Albany, Indiana 47150

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