K. Mohan Iyer
Dr K. Mohan Iyer did his MCPS (1971) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai, India; MBBS (1971) from the University of Mumbai; D. Orth. and F.C.P.S. Orth. (1975) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons; M.S. Orth. (1978) from the University of Mumbai; and M.Ch. Orth. (1981) from the University of Liverpool, U.K. During this time, he wrote three theses on fractures of the patella, excision arthroplasty of the elbow and excision of the trapezium for carpometacarpal arthritis of the thumb. From 1971 to 1972, Dr Iyer was with K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, India, on a resident rotation internship. His other nonorthopaedic appointments were as resident house surgeon in general surgery (1973–1974), K.E.M. Hospital, and as SHO (1976), East Birmingham Hospital, U.K. His orthopaedic appointments were as resident house surgeon (1973) and resident registrar (teaching post; 1974–1976), K.E.M. Hospital, and as registrar (1976–1977), Dryburn Hospital, Durham, U.K., in addition to numerous other locum consultant and specialist registrar jobs. Dr Iyer has presented numerous papers at state, national and international conferences in Singapore and Bangkok. He was in charge of the teaching program in orthopaedics for undergraduate students and an examiner for the MBBS degree at the University of Bangalore, India. He has also carried out a wide range of surgeries on all kinds of major fractures, as well as arthroscopy of the knee, spinal surgery and elbow and total hip replacements, and has published numerous articles and book chapters. He research is original, as can be seen on his website kmohaniyer.com, and he has been instrumental in devising a modified posterior approach to the hip joint, which he has been following from 1981 till today. In 2008, Dr Iyer moved back to his home town, Bengaluru, India.