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Orthopaedics and Traumatology

In 1980 Ortho department was formed by Dr. Elmo Johnson and his team. After 1984 Dr. Kuttalingam has taken over and then by Dr. Srinivasan and Dr. Ilanchezian. Presently the department is headed by Dr. Saravanan and assisted by Dr. Jose. Arthroscopic knee surgeries were started 10 years ago by Dr. David Rajan and being continued till date. Apart from other hot orthopedics, Total Hip Replacement & Total Knee Replacement and spinal surgeries are regularly done.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology  has grown significantly since 1985 with the addition of a full time orthopaedic surgeon and its incorporation into the trauma team.

Facilities available :

  1. 24 hours Accident and Trauma care
  2. Image Intensifier (C-Arm)
  3. State of art Operation Theatres for trauma, arthroscopy, spine and replacement surgeries.
  4. Video Arthroscopy

Surgeries performed in the department of Orthopaedics :

I. Trauma – AO fixation techniques

  • Ili-Zarov ring fixations
  • Closed Interlocking nailing
  • Orthofix external fixation
  • Limb reconstruction system

II. Joint replacements

  • Total knee replacement
  • Total hip replacement

III. Arthroscopy

  • Meniscal injuries
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Shoulder arthroscopy

IV. Spine Surgery

  • Microlumbar descectomy
  • Fenestration descectomy
  • Cervical spine descectomy
  • Spine fraction – Pedicle screw fixation
  • TB spine – Corpectomy and cage fusion

V. Deformity Correction

  • Club foot
  • Poliomyelitis, cerebral palsy
  • Limb lengthening

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