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. George Abraham MBBS, MS ( Senior Consultant )

Dr. George is a renowned Orthopaedic surgeon with training and experience in premier medical college and hospitals in India and Australia. He had his fellowship in spine surgery from Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia. He has many publications to his credit.

Qualification
  • MBBS - Calicut University,1980
  • D-ORTHO - Madras University (CMC Vellore), 1985
  • MS Orthopaedics - M.G.R Medical University (CMC Vellore), 1990
  • Fellowship in Spine surgery - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, 1998-99
Work Experience
  • 1986 to 1990 Tutor in Dept. of Orthopaedics, CMC Hospital Vellore, India
  • 1990 to 1991 Junior Lecturer in Dept. of Orthopaedics, CMC Hospital Vellore, India
  • 1991 to 1996 Lecturer in Dept. of Orthopaedics, CMC Hospital Vellore, India
  • 1996 to 2000 Reader in Dept. of Orthopaedics, CMC Hospital Vellore, India
  • 2000 to 2001 Senior reader in Dept. of Orthopaedics, CMC Hospital Vellore, India
  • 2001 to 2016 Sr. Consultant & Head of Orthopaedics Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Calicut, India
Publications
  • Intercondylar fractures of femur, Bulletin of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association, 1990, Vol 16
  • Management of Compound fractures, fractures in children and fractures in the elderly,
  • Progressive General Practice, CME journal, C. M,C H 1991
  • Understanding of equinovalgus foot, The journal of Foot surgery, 1993, Vol 8, No1, 18-21
  • Single stage reconstruction of soft tissue defects including the Achilles tendon using the dorsalis pedis arterialized flap along with the Extensor digitorum Brevis as Bridge Graft
  • Accessory soleus Muscle, A problem of awareness, Aust. N. Z. Journal of Surgery, 1994, vol. 64, 503-505
  • Reconstruction of the Quadriceps Apparatus following open injuries to the knee joint using pedicled gastrocnemius musculotendinous unit as bridge graft, British Journal of Plastic Surgery , 1994, Vol 47
  • Vascularised Extensor digitorum brevis to reconstruct the Achilles tendon, Acta Orthopaedic Scandinavica, 1994, Vol 65(1)
  • Tuberculosis of the elbow : An unusual presentation – case report, Tubercle and Lung disease 1994, Vol. 75
  • Compression Neuropathy of suprascapular nerve due to a Ganglion – a case report - Asian Journal of Surgery 1994
  • Computed tomographically guided biopsy of the spine , Spine 1994, Vol 19, No 21
  • The Mc. Elvenny Sofield procedure for congenital pseudo- arthrosis of Tibia , Asian Journal of surgery 1995, Vol. 18
  • Post infectious osteolysis of the Radius, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 1997, vol 31, Issue 4
  • Potential risk factors for prolonged recovery following Whiplash injury European spine Journal March 2005
Awards

Gold medal- Best trauma Paper- TNOA - 1990

OP Days and Timings
Tue 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dr. Vinod V. D.Ortho, MS( Ortho ), DNB( Ortho ), MNAMS, FNB( Spine Surgery) ( Consultant Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon )

Dr. Vinod is a trained spine surgeon with experience in management of common and complicated spinal disorders including tumor, trauma and scoliosis correction.
Work Experience
  • Fellowship trained (Ganga, Coimbatore) in Spine surgery.
  • Experienced in management of common and complicated spinal disorders including tumor, trauma and scoliosis correction.
  • Faculty at various spine conferences. Other areas of interest include Arthroplasty, and musculoskeletal trauma.
OP Days and Timings
Mon 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 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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