_About Me_

My parents are from Rajasthan and settled in Minjur which is a beautiful village about 25 KM from Chennai. I am born in Minjur and the youngest boy among all the siblings.


My primary schooling was done at Mahaveer Jain high school in Tiruvottriyur and I was the school topper in class 10 boards. My higher secondary schooling was done at Motilal Fomra higher secondary school at Sowcarpet and I was the school topper in the science group class 12 boards.

Medical College

I did my MBBS from Adichunchana Giri institute of Medical sciences Karnataka and graduated from the prestigious Mysore university in the year 2002. I did my internship at Government Stanely Medical College, Chennai.
I did a Master's in Orthopaedics from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute and Post graduated from Sri Ramachandra University in 2007.

Mumbai Training

Did my fellowship in Joint replacement under Dr. Arun Mullaji at Breach Candy and Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai. I got trained in using Navigation which was the latest technology than to perform knee replacement surgery.

 Germany Training

Did another fellowship in Joint Arthroplasty Under Professor Dr. Norbret Lindner and Dr. Baumann at St. Josef Bruderkrankenhaus hospital, Paderborn, Germany

Youngest Orthopaedic Consultant - Chennai

I became the youngest Orthopaedic consultant at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai. I took a break and went for my Australia training.

Australia Training

I did my final fellowship in Joint Replacement and Arthroscopy at Sportsmed Hospital, Adelaide under Dr. Antony Spriggins and Dr. Roger Patterson.

Professional Memberships

As an Orthopaedic surgeon, I take pride in being a member of the Indian Orthopaedic Association, the Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association, and the Tamil Nadu Arthroscopic Society. These professional memberships have allowed me to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in my field, and connect with other experts in the industry. Being a part of these associations also enables me to provide the highest level of care to my patients, utilizing the latest techniques and technologies available.


I rejoined Fortis Malar Hospital. I started my own Clinic in my daughter's name - Mahi clinic at Kilpauk in the year 2014. Mahi clinic was growing and I started another branch at Sowcarpet in the year 2017. Since I am from Minjur and wanted Mahi clinic to expand its wings and serve people in a rural place, I started another branch of Mahi clinic in Minjur in 2022. In 2019 I joint MGM healthcare as a senior joint replacement and Orthopaedic surgeon.

I am Dr. Vijay Kumar Sohanlal, As one of the leading Orthopaedic clinics in Chennai, we have always been committed to providing high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. In partnership with the KBSMC Trust, we are proud to announce that we are now offering affordable treatment options for knee arthritis.

  • thumbSingle knee replacement surgery at Rs. 1,60,000.
  • thumbBoth knee replacement surgery for Rs. 3,20,000.
  • thumbNon-surgical options like intra-articular PRP ( Platelet Rich Plasma ) and gel injections.
  • thumbLatest technology and techniques for optimal results.
  • thumbExperienced and compassionate team.
  • thumbPersonalized care to every patient.
  • thumbComprehensive pre-operative evaluation.
  • thumbPost-operative care.

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    Dr. Vijay Kumar Sohanlal
    Orthopedic surgeon
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