The Department of Orthopaedics at the Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is India’s premier orthopaedic program.The department was started by Dr Varghese Chacko in 1967 with a mandate to create knowledge, advance learning, and improve the musculoskeletal health at the community, provincial, national, and international levels.
A career in orthopaedics at KMC is an extraordinary opportunity; offering world-class education to both medical students from across the world in our undergraduate program, to physicians from across the world in our Residency program, to orthopaedic surgeons from around the globe who can visit as observers and to colleagues from sub continent and beyond in our Continuing Medical Education Programs.
Orthopaedic sub-specialization allows intense focus of our Faculty in the areas of Hand, Upper Extremity & MicroSurgery, Paediatric orthopedics, Spine, Reconstructive Orthopaedics, Arthroscopy and sports injuries, joint replacement and Trauma providing outstanding treatment to all.
The faculty is comprised of much sought after clinicians, teachers, and researchers who choose to contribute large blocks of their time to increase knowledge in the areas of clinical orthopaedics, musculoskeletal science as well as applied biomedical engineering. This focus allows the department to be at the forefront of postgraduate teaching and exciting new developments in the areas of hand, wrist and upper limb , improved pediatric musculoskeletal care, advanced techniques in spinal surgery, innovative arthroscopic techniques ,improved biomaterials and implants in joint replacements and trauma surgery. With our increasing focus on scientific discovery and knowledge translation, we strive to play a major role in musculoskeletal research over the coming years.
- Hand, wrist, elbow and micro surgery
- Paediatric Orthopaedics
- Spine Surgery
- Sports Medicine
- Joint replacement
- Complex trauma.
- Unit I: Hand and micro surgery
- Unit II: Paediatric Orthopaedics & Spine
- Unit III: Spine Surgery & Joint replacement
- Unit IV: Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine
- Unit V: Joint replacement and complex trauma.