Dr Monappa Naik A

Associate Professor

Department of Orthopaedics


    • Dr Monappa Naik A teaches theory and clinical work to MBBS students. 
    • As a clinician he manages OP and IP patients of his unit. He is responsible for the operating procedures of all emergency as well as regular elective cases. He is involved in bed side clinical teaching of PG students and training them for hands on experience of Orthopaedic procedures. He is responsible for taking care of all medicolegal issues of road taffic accident cases managed in their unit.
    • He has been co-guide for the Postgraduate Dissertations of his unit. Overall he is involved in all academic and teaching / training activites of their department.
    • Managing emergencies like polytrauma patients, open fractures, closed and open reductions of fractures and dislocations.
    • Actively involved in major operative procedures like total joint replacements (knee, hip joints), major trauma procedures, arthroscopy, arthroscopic reconstructions of ligaments (ACL, PCL), patient management in the wards and outpatient department.



Subject Subject code Semester
Orthopaedics MBBS 7th, 8th and 9th semester
Orthopaedics MS
Orthopaedics D Ortho


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
DNB Orthopaedic Surgery (Joint Replacement and Complex Trauma) National Board of Examinations, New Delhi 2001
Diploma Orthopaedics Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences Bellary, Gulbarga University. 1997
MBBS Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences Bellary, Gulbarga University. 1993


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Orthopaedics, KMC Manipal Associate Professor May 2008 till date
Department of Orthopaedics, KMC Manipal Assistant Professor Oct 2005 – May 2008
Department of Orthopaedics, KMC Manipal Research Associate Oct 2004 – September 2005
Justice KS Hedge Medical Academy (KSHEMA), Mangalore Assistant Professor Aug 2003 – September 2004
Joined Justice KS Hedge Medical Academy (KSHEMA), Mangalore Lecturer May 2002 – July 2003
Joined Justice KS Hedge Medical Academy (KSHEMA), Mangalore Tutor April 1999 – May 2002


Area of Interest

Orthopaedic trauma managemet, Management of joint diseases, infection of bone and joints.

Area of Expertise

Periarticular trauma, Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy.

Area of Research

Periarticular trauma.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life  member of Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) (L.M./ 5781)
  • Life member- Indian Medical Association (KAR / 11989 / 140 / 133 / 174022 / 2012-13 / CL)
  • Member- AO Alumni Association,  Davos.
  • Member – SICOT (17443)
  • Life member Asian Association for Dynamic Osteosynthesis (AADO), Hong Kong  (932)
  • Life member of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States (OASIS)
  • Life member of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association (KOA) (M 50)
  • Life member of Indian Arthroscopy Society (IAS)  (1295)
  • Life Member of Canara Orthopaedic Association, 1989.
Conferences & Presentations
  • Multicentric osteosarcoma- Case report KOACON, 2012, Belgaum
  • Lateral tibial LCP osteo-synthesis in proximal tibial fractures (co-author) KOACON Mangalore, 2009
  • LCP osteo-synthesis in distal femoral fractures (co-author) KOA Mangalore, 2009
  • Bone transport over the nail in infected non-union of tibia (co-author) KOA Mangalore, 2009
  • GCT of proximal tibia- Joint preserving surgery- A new technique 32nd annual conference of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association, Mercara, Coorg, 2008
  • GCT of ulna- reconstruction after excision 32nd annual conference of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association, Mercara, Coor, 2008
  • Evaluation of complications of LCP KOACON 2008
  • Locking compression plating- A preliminary report KOACON, 2005, Dharwad
  • Management concerns of fractures in adult osteopetrosis IOACON, 2003, Chennai
  • Internal fixation of both bones of forearm in adults Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association annual conference at Madurai, 1999. 

Clinical and radiological outcome of percutaneous plating in extra-articular proximal tibia fractures: A prospective study

2013-01-08 Naik M Arora G Tripathy SK Sujir P Rao SK

Injury, Int. J. Care Injured

Correlation between the forearm plus little finger length and the femoral length

2013-01-08 Naik M Sujir P Tripathy SK Goyal T Rao SK

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery

Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour of the mandible: useful criteria for a diagnosis on fine needle aspiration cytology.

2012-02-12 Monappa V Naik M Mathew M Rao L Rao SK Ramachandra L Padmapriya J


Bilateral stress fractures offemoral neck in non-athletes: a report of four cases

2013-01-01 Naik M Sujir P Tripathy SK Vijayan S Hameed S Rao SK

Chinese Journal of Traumatology

Ulnar butress arthoplasty after enbloc resection of distal ulna giant cell tumor

2013-01-03 Naik M Sujir P Rao SK Tripathy SK

Indian Journal of Orthopaedics

Ganglion cyst of the posterior cruciate ligament in a child- case report

2012-01-04 Hameed S Sujir P Naik M Rao SK

Singapore Med J

Prepubertal Presentation of Solitary Osteochondroma of Thoracic Spine – A Case Report

2011-01-02 Hameed S Naik M Safderi H Rao SK

Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2011 Vol 5 No 2.

MCL avulsion injury from both tibial and femoral attachments- A case report

2007-01-04 Naik M Rao SK Rao PS

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hong Kong

A descriptive clinical evaluation of arthroscopic synovectomy in the rheumatoid knees: a prospective study

2006-01-03 Rao SK Rao S Naik M

Ceylon Medical Journal