Venkat Perumal, MBBS, MS
- Foot and Ankle Disorders
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Research Interests:
Outcome studies of OCD talus and tendon pathologies. Flat foot reconstruction. Metatarsalgia. Peroneal tendon pathology.
- Clinical Practice:
- Ankle Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Foot Fracture, Toe Fracture, Bunion, Pes Planus (Fallen Arches or Flat Foot), Hammer Toe, Muscle Strain, Navicular Fracture, Peroneal Nerve Injury, Peroneal Tendinopathy, Pes Cavus (High arches), Posterior Tibial Tendinopathy, Achilles Tendon Rupture, Sprain, Achilles Tendinopathy, Foot & Ankle Orthopedics
- Assistant Professor
Venkat Perumal, MD, grew up in India and attended medical school there, earning a master’s in orthopedic surgery in addition to his primary medical degree. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery in India and came to United States for fellowship and specialized training in foot and ankle surgery. He completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in orthopedic traumatology at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. He then moved to Charlottesville for a fellowship in adult reconstruction, foot and ankle, at UVA. He stayed on to join the faculty at UVA in April, 2013.
Dr. Perumal is married and has two children. He spends his free time with his family, and also enjoys playing chess, camping, biking, hiking, attending spiritual meetings and volunteering in free medical camps and homeless shelters.
- Bangalore University,India 1988
- Stanley Medical College & Hospital, Inida (Orthopedics); Kilpauk Medical College (Orthopaedic Surgery)
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery); The University of Louisville School of Medicine (Orthopaedic Traumatology); University of VA School of Medicine (Adult Reconstruction; Foot and Ankle)