Department of Orthopaedics

About

Established in 1999. The department of Orthopaedics included in the M.B.B.S Course and offers Post graduate MS program in Orthopaedics. In addition the department of orthopaedics has recognized guides for the interdisciplinary Ph.D program of Nitte Deemed to be University. The department has enough staff as per the requirements of the medical council of India (MCI). It tenders daily OPD services with specialty clinics and has high rate of occupancy in its in patients wards both male and female wards. It has adequate infrastructural facilities for providing clinical training for undergraduate and post graduate students. The departmental library has 148 titles and 26 periodicals.

The department provides excellent training opportunities for clinical training. Faculty adopts learner centric methods of education such as small group discussions and student seminars, speciality clinics like Hand Clinic, CTEV Clinic, Fracture Clinic (trauma and emergencies), Arthroscopy Clinic (sports medicine including- ACL, PCL reconstruction, meniscal repair etc.), Spine Clinic, Arthroplasty Clinic (Total hip replacement/ Total knee replacement) and Rheumatology clinic runs simultaneously on OPD days and provide advanced training opportunities for post graduate students. Department has integrated teaching programme with the department of anatomy and physiotherapy. Teaching with audio visual aids and extensive use of CD-ROMs as learning materials. Permanent display of surgical and orthotics and artificial limbs in a departmental museum are some of the measure taken to engage students effectively. Facilities for two way audio-visual communications from OT to the seminar hall for live demonstration of surgeries have been developed to aid the teaching learning process.

Faculty / OPD Schedule

Outpatient Department at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital runs on all days of the week including Sundays. OPD timings are from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and on Sundays from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM.

Sl. No. Name Designation Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3
1 Dr. Lawrence Mathias Professor& HOD - - OP: Wed, Sat
OT: Mon, Thu
2 Dr. B. Jayaprakash Shetty Professor (emeritus ) OP: Mon, Thu
OT: Tue, Fri
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3 Dr. H.R.Rai Professor - OP: Tue, Fri
OT: Wed, Sat
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4 Dr. Vikram Shetty Professor OP: Mon, Thu
OT: Tue, Fri
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5 Dr. Siddarth M.Shetty Addnl. Professor OP: Mon, Thu
OT: Tue, Fri
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6 Dr. Ashwin Shetty Addnl. Professor - OP: Tue, Fri
OT: Wed, Sat
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7 Dr. Deepak Hegde Assistant Professor - - OP: Wed, Sat
OT: Mon, Thu
8 Dr. Dilip K.S. Assistant Professor - OP: Tue, Fri
OT: Wed, Sat
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9 Dr. Sanath Kumar Shetty Assistant Professor - - OP: Wed, Sat
OT: Mon, Thu
10 Dr. Rajesh Kumar Thekkatte Assistant Professor - - OP: Wed, Sat
OT: Mon, Thu
11 Dr. Nirmal Babu Assistant Professor OP: Mon, Thu
OT: Tue, Fri
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12 Dr. Haridas Somayaji Assistant Professor - OP: Tue, Fri
OT: Wed, Sat
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13 Dr. Vinay Kumar C. Sr.Resident OP: Mon, Thu
OT: Tue, Fri
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14 Dr. Santhosh Babu Sr.Resident OP: Mon, Thu
OT: Tue, Fri
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PG Residents

Sl. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Anwar A Jr.Resident
2 Dr. Bairav Chandrashekar Shetty Jr.Resident
3 Dr. Noufal S Jr.Resident
4 Dr. Sameer Mehra Jr.Resident
5 Dr. Sanketh Ramesh Naik Jr.Resident
6 Dr. AvinashNayak U Jr.Resident
7 Dr. Hishanil Rasheed N.K. Jr.Resident
8 Dr. JithinVinod Jr.Resident
9 Dr. NikhilManvi Jr.Resident
10 Dr. ShilpVerma Jr.Resident
11 Dr. Radhesh R Menon Jr.Resident
12 Dr. K.Umesh Jr.Resident
13 Dr. Shashank Jr.Resident
14 Dr. Stani Mathew Jr.Resident
15 Dr. Vaibhav Tiwari Jr.Resident

Services

  • Hand Clinic
  • CTEV Clinic
  • Fracture Clinic (trauma and emergencies)
  • Arthroscopy Clinic (sports medicine including- ACL, PCL reconstruction, meniscal repair etc.)
  • Spine Clinic
  • Arthroplasty Clinic (Total hip replacement/ Total knee replacement)
  • Rheumatology clinic