orthopaedics hospitals in kerala
Orthopaedics

The department of orthopaedics with international facilities and skilled experts’ guidance assure optimal medical, surgical and therapeutic care to patients with all kinds of orthopaedic conditions.

 

Orthopaedics

We provide comprehensive treatment for disorders that affect the musculoskeletal system. The department specialises in trauma recovery, spinal injuries, reconstructive techniques, complicated joint replacements, shoulder surgeries, delicate hand and spine surgeries. The orthopaedic surgeons, backed by a team of physiotherapists and nurses, handle all orthopaedic emergencies and complex cases. The department is well-equipped with state-of-the-art operation theatres and fully equipped ultra-modern critical care beds to help our patients have a quick recovery. Patients suffering from major traumatic injuries are given immediate care at the 24*7 traumatic care divisions which is well-resourced with advanced facilities and staff.

 

Panel of Doctors

Orthopaedics

Panel of Doctors
Prof. Mani N.J. M.S.Orth , M.Ch Orth (UK) ( Senior Consultant & HOD )

Prof. N.J. Mani is a highly learned and skilled senior orthopaedic surgeon with decades of experience in India and overseas. He had special training at the best Orthopaedic Hospital in United Kingdom. His contributions to Orthopaedic practice and teaching has been recognized through several awards. He is also a regular faculty member at various seminars and conferences.

Qualification
  • MBBS Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala University
  • MS Orth - Central Institute Of Orthopaedics, Delhi University
  • MCh (Orth) - Liverpool University, UK
Work Experience
  • Senior Consultant and HOD at Baby Memorial Hospital from 1995.
  • Associate Professor from 1975 and Professor and HOD from 1985 in various Medical College Hospitals in Trivandrum, Trichur and Calicut
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate teacher and examiner to Universities in Kerala & outside
  • Post‐Post graduate training in Robert Jones and Agnes Orthopaedic Hospital, England
  • Consultant and Head Of Department in Fujairah, UAE Ministry for 5 years
  • Professor for MS West Indies University and DNB training programmes
Research
  1. Myositis ossificans
  2. Total Knee Replacement - IJO (2009)
  3. Osteochondritis Dissecans - JOK (2015)
Awards
  1. Best paper awards from KOA in Trichur (4 years) and Baby Memorial Hospital (1 year)
  2. Life time achievement award - Calicut Orthopaedic society, Kerala Orthopaedic Association, OASIS
OP Days and Timings
Mon 10:30 am - 02:00 pm
Thu 10:30 am - 02:00 pm
Dr. Gangadharan P. M.S Orth ( Senior Consultant )

Dr. Gangadharan is a highly skilled and well learned Orthopaedic surgeon. The excellent surgical ability that he possess has been acquired over several years of experience in India and overseas.

Qualification
  • MBBS and MS Orth from Calicut Medical College
  • Fellowship in Arthroplasty from Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Basic AO – Training from Chennai
  • Advanced AO – Training from DAVOS, Switzerland
Work Experience
  • Assistant Professor (Orthopaedics) at Medical College Calicut from 1976 to 1982
  • Specialist in Orthopaedics from Govt General Hospital, East Malaysia, Sarawak, from 1982 to 1983
  • Specialist in Orthopaedics in Dubai Govt Services from 1983 to 1999
  • Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at Baby Memorial Hospital from 1999
OP Days and Timings
Tue 09:30am - 02:30pm
Fri 09:30am - 02:30pm
Dr. Tony Kavalakkatt M.S Orth ( Senior Consultant )

Dr. Tony Kavalakkat is a senior consultant who had undergone fellowship training (AO–UK) in Pelvi Acetabular surgery. With more than 25 years experience in orthopaedics, he is a faculty in various orthopaedic conferences pertaining to pelvi acetabular trauma. Other areas of interest include Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy and musculoskeletal trauma.

Qualifications

MBBS, MS(Ortho)

Research

Ongoing research in Biomechanics of Pelvic and Acetabular injuries and reconstruction

Publications
  • “Complex acetabular fractures: combined anterior and posterior approaches during same procedure” Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics 2013;26 83-86.
  • “Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures – Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Conservative Treatment” Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics 2015;28 04-09.
Awards

Bharat Seva Ratan Gold Medal Award 2013 for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Medicine by Global Economic Progress and Research Association

OP Days and Timings
Wed 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Prof. T.S. Gopakumar MS (Ortho), MCh (Ortho) ( Senior Consultant )

Prof. Gopakumar has excellent reputation as an Orthopaedic Surgeon and a teacher par excellence. He was trained in England and obtained MCh from Liverpool University. His special interests are Paediatric Orthopaedics, Cerebral Palsy and Delayed Motor Development, Bone Tumour Surgery (Limb Salvage and Limb Reconstruction) and Arthroplasty (Hip, Knee and Shoulder). He has extensive experience in managing trauma and its complications.
Qualifications
  • MBBS – 1979.
  • D. Ortho – 1984.
  • MS Ortho – 1986.
  • M Ch Ortho – University of Liverpool , 1991.
Work Experience
  • Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram as Professor in Orthopedics department.
  • Government Medical College, Calicut as Professor in Orthopedics department.
  • Now working at Baby Memorial Hospital as Senior Consultant.
OP Days and Timings
  • Consultation only on appointment. Please call 0495-2778040 between 9:00 am & 5:00 pm on weekdays.
Dr. Muraleedharan K. D.Orth ( Senior Consultant )

A well-trained, well-qualified senior orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Muraleedharan K. renders his services to thousands of patients every year. He has also worked for the Kerala Government Health Services and his vast experience and knowledge has been instrumental in providing right care to patients of all age groups.

Qualification
  • MBBS in the year 1970­76 and D.Ortho in the year 1992­1994 from Government Medical College, Calicut.
  • Basic Trauma Life Support Advanced (2005)
  • Comprehensive Trauma Life Support of International Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care Society (2008)
  • Basic Life Support (2014)
  • AO Principles of Operative Fracture Treatment (2005)
  • AO Course Advances in Operative Fracture Management (2007)
Work Experience
  • Medical Officer at Mission Hospital, Wayanad from 1976 - 1979.
  • Senior Resident in general Surgery at Southern Railway Headquarters Hospital, Madras from 1979-­1980
  • Civil surgeon ­ Kerala Government Health Services from 1980-­1996
  • Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at Baby Memorial Hospital from 1996
OP Days and Timings
Mon 10:30 am - 02:00 pm
Wed 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Thu 10:30 am - 02:00 pm
Dr. Rajanish R MBBS, D- ORTHO, DNB (ORTHO), MNAMS ( Senior Consultant )

Dr. Rajanish is a highly skilled, dedicated and well learned Orthopaedic surgeon. His areas of special interest are Arthroplasty and Arthroscopy. He has extensive experience in managing cases of trauma including complex and advanced trauma of Spine, Pelvis and Acetabulum. He has got research works published to his credit.

Qualification
  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Kozhikode (2002)
  • D.Ortho - Government Medical College, Kozhikode (2006)
  • DNB (Orthopaedics) - Government Medical College, Kozhikode (2009)
  • MNAMS – National Academy of Medical Sciences (India), 2011
Work Experience
  • Associate Professor – MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna (01/10/2008 – 30/04/2017)
Publications
  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis : Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Vol.47/Issue 6/November 2013 Page 639-642
  • Subungual Glomus Tumor : Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics Vol.27/Number 2/July- December 2014-Page 117-119
  • Osteomyelitis Variolosa : Presenting as Ulnar Neuropathy –a Case Report Internatioal Journal of Health Sciences and Research Vol.5/Issue 6/June 2015 Pages 749-752
OP Days and Timings
Tue 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Dr. Arunlal K.P. DNB, PGD (Ortho Surgery) ( Consultant )

Dr. Arunlal K.P. is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with several years of experience in treating orthopaedic problems. His special area of interest is Reconstructive Orthopaedics and Ilizarov Surgery.

Qualification
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - September 1997 to April 2002 from Government Medical College Kozhikode from University of Calicut, Kerala, India
  • D-Ortho Diploma in Orthopaedics - May 2006 to March 2008 from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India
  • DNB-Ortho Diplomate in National Board (Orthopaedics) - February 2010 to February 2012 from Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India
  • Fellowship Clinical Fellowship in Reconstructive Orthopaedics and Ilizarov Surgery - December 2012 to May 2013 from Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Mangal Anand Hospital, Mumbai, India
Work Experience
  • Apr 2008 to Oct 2008 - Senior Resident in Orthopaedics at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India
  • May 2009 to Jan 2010 - Junior Consultant in Orthopaedics at Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India
  • Mar 2012 to Jan 2014 - Junior Consultant in Orthopaedics at Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode and Visiting Consultant, Atholi Co-operative Hospital, Kozhikode, Rajendra Hospital, Kozhikode
  • Feb 2014 to Present - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode and Visiting Consultant, Atholi Co-operative Hospital, Kozhikode.
  • Secretary, Information Technology, Kerala Orthopaedic Association - January 2015 to present
  • Secretary, Information Technology, Calicut Orthopaedic Society - January 2013 to present
Publications
  • “Complex acetabular fractures: combined anterior and posterior approaches during same procedure” Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics 2013;26 83-86.
  • “Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures – Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Conservative Treatment” Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics 2015;28 04-09.
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Paper Presentations
  • 2010 – “Percutaneous Ilio-sacral Screw Fixation – Functional Outcomes” at KOACON 2010, the 29th Annual State Conference of Kerala Orthopaedic Association
  • 2012 – “Titanium Mesh Cage in Femoral Bone Defects” at KOACON 2012, the 31st Annual State Conference of Kerala Orthopaedic Association
OP Days and Timings
Wed 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Dr.  Nikhil C.S. D-ORTHO, DNB ( Junior Consultant )

Dr. Nikhil is a young enthusiastic junior Orthopedic surgeon with special interest in Arthroscopy and Musculoskeletal Trauma.

OP Days and Timings
Mon 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Wed 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 03:00 pm

Services & Facilities

Services & Facilities
  • Dedicated operation theatre for Joint Replacement surgeries
  • Musculoskeletal trauma surgeries
  • Arthroplasty – joint replacement for hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle
  • Arthroscopy and sports medicine
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgeries.
  • Pelvic – acetabular surgeries
  • Computer assisted Deformity Correction and Ilizarov surgeries
  • Limb lengthening
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics
  • Spine surgery – including trauma, tumour and spinal deformity correction
  • Musculoskeletal tumour treatment and surgery
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