Born to Mr.Vinayagam & Mrs.Mohanambal of Sirumugai near Coimbatore, Dr. Lenin Babu did his schooling from SIV Matriculation School and won the Gold Medal for being the educational district topper in + 2 during the year 1987.

He did his MBBS from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, DOrtho for one year at Bellary Medical College in Karnataka and MSOrtho from MGM Medical College in Indore where he worked under Professor Dr. D K Taneja, one of the doyens of Indian Orthopaedics. He was awarded the Prof. B Mukhopadhyaya Gold Medal for being the best outgoing student in MSOrtho.


  • He left for England in 2000 where for the next 10 years he worked at various hospitals (Ashford, Canterbury, Bristol, Manchester, Sheffield, Wolverhampton) gaining wide knowledge in the field of Trauma, Joint Replacement and Arthroscopy. In the meantime, he completed his FRCS from Edinburgh and MChOrtho from Liverpool. He did his Registrar training in Manchester where he successfully gained his FRCSOrtho. He was one of the very few Indian doctors to get into a dedicated one year International Fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics at the world famous Sheffield Children’s Hospital which he successfully completed in 2008. He then worked as a Consultant for a year at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton before returning to India in 2009.
  • Since his return, Dr Lenin Babu has been working as a Consultant at KMCH where he has been doing a wide variety of complex trauma, joint replacement and arthroscopic surgeries with special interest in paediatric orthopaedics. In fact, he is one among only a handful of qualified paediatric orthopedic surgeons in the whole of Tamil Nadu. He is quite proficient in doing surgeries for conditions like Cerebral Palsy, Congenital Dislocation of Hip (Pelvic osteotomies), Ponsetti treatment for Club Feet, Hemiepiphysiodesis for Genu Valgum-Varum, Limb lengthening for Limb Length Discrepancy, Femoral Osteotomies for Intoeing gaits apart from arthroscopic ACL reconstructions and complex primary and revision joint replacements.


  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

  • Joint Replacement

  • Trauma Care



  • Being a Life member of esteemed organisations like IOA, TNOA, POSI and IMA, he has presented many papers in national and international conferences throughout the world. His articles have been published in various journals and indexed in pubmed.
  • He has started the project called “From Wheels to Heels” where complex orthopaedic problems and its management are shown in a simplified video format to the general public to allay their fears about surgery(www.leninortho.com). As a Rotarian, he is actively involved in various charity activities.