Varatharaj Mounasamy, M.D. Associate professor, Director of Orthopaedic Trauma

Varatharaj Mounasamy, M.D.

Office information and hours

VCU Medical Center Ambulatory Care Center
417 North 11th Street
Richmond, Va. 23298
For appointments, call (804) 828-7069

Learn more by visiting the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU website.

Educational background

  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma, VCU Health System, Richmond, VA.
  • Fellowship: Adult reconstruction Arthroplasty, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis surgery, Nemours’s Children /Orlando Regional Health System, Orlando, Fla.
  • Fellowship: Musculoskeletal oncology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fla.
  • Surgery In general – Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, U.K.
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
  • Residency: L.T.M.G Hospital, Mumbai University, Mumbai, India
  • Medical school: Madras Medical College, University of Madras, India

Specialization

  • Dr. Mounasamy specializes in orthopaedic trauma.
  • Anterior total hip arthroplasty

Board certification and licensure

  • Board certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Licensed, Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Medicine
  • Licensed, State of Utah

Professional affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Recent presentations

  • Renal cell carcinoma: Osseous metastatses. Presented at the AAOS 72nd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 2005.

Recent publications

  • Mounasamy V, Thacker MM, Humble S, Scully SP, Temple HT. Buttock mass in a 37-year-old woman. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 May; 446:291-6. PMID: 16672893.
  • Mounasamy V, Thacker MM, Humble S, Azouz ME, Pitcher JD, Scully SP, Temple HT, Eismont F. Ganglioneuromas of the sacrum-a report of two cases with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Skeletal Radiol. 2006 Feb; 35(2):117-21. Epub 2005 Nov 29.PMID: 16315071.
  • Mounasamy V, Thacker MM, Humble S, Temple HT. Spindle cell lipoma of the hand. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology 16(3), 2006.DOI. 10.1007/s00590-006-0084.
  • Mounasamy V, Berns S, Azouz EM, Giusti V, Knapp DR. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma presenting as an epiphyseal lytic lesion--a case report with clinico-pathologic correlation. Skeletal Radiol. 2006 Aug; 35(8):619-23. Epub 2006 Mar 14. PMID: 16534639.
  • Mounasamy V, J Phillips. Ganglion cyst of a lumbar facet joint in an adolescent—a case report. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology 16(3), 2006. DOI. 10.1007/s00590-005-0063-y.
  • Mounasamy V, Giusti V, Herrera-Soto J. Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia presenting with thigh pain in a 2-year-old: a case report with clinico-pathologic correlation. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. 16(4), 2006. DOI. 10.1007/s00590-006-0106-z.
  • Mounasamy V, Ma SY, Schoderbek RJ, Mihalko WM, Saleh KJ, Brown TE. Primary total knee arthroplasty with condylar allograft and MCL reconstruction for a comminuted medial condyle fracture in an arthritic knee--a case report. Knee. 2006 Oct; 13(5):400-3. Epub 2006 Jul 27.
  • Mounasamy V, Birnbaum M. Ipsilateral posterior sternoclavicular dislocation and fracture of the medial third clavicle: a case report. Published online European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology 16(4) 2006.DOI 10.1007/s00590-006-0125-9.
  • Mounasamy V, Dawson C, Cui Q, Mihalko WM, Saleh KJ, Brown TE. Popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm following Total knee arthroplasty. A case report. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology 2007 Vol.17.No.3, 313-3159.
  • Mounasamy V, Cui Q, Brown TE, Saleh K, Mihalko WM. Acute sciatic neuritis following total hip arthroplasty: a case report. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2006 Dec 8; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 17160417.
  • Mounasamy V, Cui Q, Saleh K, Mihalko WM, Brown TE. Hip Instability: A case report demonstrating a radiographic diagnostic test. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology- 2007 Vol.17.No.2, 211-214.
  • Mounasamy V, Leavitt SC, Willis Jr MC. Insufficiency fracture after gastric bypass for morbid obesity- A case report. Injury extra published online August 2007.
  • Mounasamy V, Tran K, Baer G, Brown TE. Novel fixation for a peri-implant femur fracture in the elderly. - A Case report. Injury Extra 2007 38(7), 231-234.
  • Mounasamy V, Cui Q, Brown TE, Saleh K, Mihalko WM. Femoral perforation complicated by pedestal formation-in revision hip arthroplasty- A Case report. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. 2007 Vol.17.No.4, 385-387.
  • Mounasamy V, Cui Q, Saleh K, Mihalko WM, Brown TE Ipsilateral Gonarthrosis and stress fracture of the tibia. - A Case report. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology.2007 Vol.17.No.5, 499-501.
  • Mounasamy V, Cui Q, Brown TE, Saleh K, Mihalko WM. Primary total knee arthroplasty for a complex distal femur fracture in the elderly - A Case report. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology.2007.Vol.17.No.5, 491-494.
  • Mounasamy V, Brown TE. Avulsion fracture of the tibial tuberosity with articular extension in an adult – a novel method of fixation. A Case report. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology D.O.I 10.1007/s00590-007-0274-5.
  • Mounasamy V, Belzile EL, Moskal J, Brown TE Stiffness following total knee arthroplasty: evaluation and treatment European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology D.O.I.10.1007/s00590-007-0279-0.
  • Mounasamy V, Chadderdon C, McDaniel C, Willis Jr MC. Bilateral synchronous Quadriceps tendon rupture.  - A Case report. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. D.O.I 10.1007/s00590-007-0260-y.
  • Mounasamy V, Willis Jr MC. Gun shot injuries to the Talus-A report of two cases. European Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. D.O.I. 10.1007/s00590-007-0249-6
  • Mounasamy V, Saleh K, Mihalko WM. Conservative Management of the young arthritic knee: Latest concepts and methods. Seminars in arthroplasty July 2007.
View listing of recent publications on PubMed.