A close friend of the A.M.Murugappa Chettiar, Sir Ivan Stedeford was instrumental in starting the TI factory and TII complex in India. As a mark of respect to this illustrious entrepreneur, the new Hospital to be run by the Trust was named after Sir Ivan Stedeford. The opening of the Sir Ivan Stedeford Hospital in 1966 on the Avadi - Ambattur Trunk Road marked a significant milestone in the history of the AMM Charities Trust (currently known as AMM Foundation).
Dr. Arvind Patnaik, MS Ortho, has taken over as Director & CMO of the Hospital on 26.01.2015. He has specialized in Micro Vascular Surgery.
Accessory navicular describes the presence of an extra bone growth center on the inside of the navicular and within the posterial tibial tendon that attaches to the navicular.