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Orthopaedic

“Striving to deliver excellent orthopaedic care and make the department one of the best”

Overview
Department of orthopaedics has 3 units as functioning with 2 OPD’s for each unit and 6 Operation theatres. There are around 120 patients visit the OPD everyday routinely. We cater patients from north Kerala, north Karnataka and local patients. 

 

We have arthroplasty clinic which provides
-    Total hip replacement, 
-    Total shoulder replacement
-    Total knee replacement
-    Total elbow replacement

 

Sports medicine specialities which provide

  • Arthroscopic Knee ligament reconstruction surgeries
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgeries

 

Spine speciality which provides

  • Deformity corrective surgeries
  • Minimal invasive surgeries
  • Endoscopic spinal surgeries

 

We have dedicated trauma centre which caters polytrauma patients which includes

  • Complex trauma fixation
  • Limb reconstruction surgeries
  • Micro vascular surgeries
  • Soft tissue reconstructions

 

Paediatric speciality which provides
-    Deformity correction

Programs run by the department: 

  • MBBS - 4½ years
  • MS Ortho – 3 years
  • Certificate course in spine surgery – 6 months 
  • Planning for Arthroscopy and Sportsmedicine fellowship in future.

 

Core competencies (Planning to get)

  • Navigated replacement surgeries.
  • 3D printings for replacement surgeries.
  • Sports medicine lab.
  • Neuro monitoring spinal surgeries.
  • Endoscopic spinal surgeries.

 

Key features

  • Training undergraduates, interns and Postgraduates by simulation lab.
  • Arthroscopic training by Allen model.
  • Arthroplasty training by Saw bone model.
  • Handling of first Aid care and managing poly trauma by using medical mannequins.
  • State of art patient care by providing high end surgeries.

 

About the discipline

  • To maintain positive atmosphere among the staff.
  • To inculcate research methodology in department. 
  • To cultivate evidence based orthopaedic approach for complex cases.

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