Faculty names and designations
Dr K C Gopalakrishnan, M.S Ortho, M.Ch (Senior Consultant and Head)
Dr Subin Sugath, D.Ortho , D.N.B. Ortho, Fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology (Hon. Consultant)
Dr Anoop Sivasnakara Pillai D.Ortho, D.N.B Ortho (Registrar)
Dr Kaiser Ennis D.N.B Ortho (Registrar)clinical
Continually driven by a passion for clinical and academic excellence and totally committed to patient care, we offer comprehensive Orthopaedic expertise of the highest order.
We are the pioneers of Limb Salvage Surgery( Operative treatment of bone cancer without amputation) in Kerala and have one of the largest series in the country .We are one of the pioneers of Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Replacement in Kerala and boasts of one of the largest series in the state.
Services provided by the department
Bone Cancer treatment including Limb Salvage Surgery
We have been performing Limb Salvage Surgery for malignant tumors of bone for more than 12 yrs and have one of the largest series in the country. We offer state-of-the-art treatment including Modular Endoprosthetic Reconstruction and Biological Reconstrution techniques like Extra Corporeal Radiotherapy (ECRT) and Ilizarov Osteogenesis.
Primary Total Replacement of the Hip and Knee
Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Replacements are being performed safely and with excellent results for more than a decade. We have one of the largest series in the state.
Complex Revision Arthroplasty of the hip and knee are performed routinely.
Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee including meniscal injuries and pathology, Cruciate ligament reconstruction and other internal derangements are being performed.
MILD (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy), Instrumentation and Fusion for Spondylolisthesis, Operative treatment of Spinal Fractures, Lumbar Canal Stenosis and Scoliosis Correction are being performed for over a decade.
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery for Congenital deformities like Club Foot and Congenital Dislocation Of Hip, Other pediatric conditions like Perthe’s Disease and SCFE are being performed.
We have 24 hour Trauma theatre equipped with Swiss Systems for fracture treatment.
Equipment available in the department :
Advanced and State of the art C-ARM.
Arthroscope with High Definition (being purchased)
Synthes (Swiss) Fracture treatment systems
Areas of interest if any
Bone Cancer Treatment
Revision Total Knee and Hip Replacements
Congenital Deformity Correction
Research and Academic activities
Largest series of Limb Salvage Surgery with ECRT (Extra corporeal Radiotherapy) in Kerala which won the Gold Medal at KOACON ( Kerala Orthopedic Association Annual Conference) 2012.
The largest ongoing series of Osteogenic Sarcoma in the state was presented in the Gold Medal session of KOACON 2013.
Study on Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Replacement won the best paper in KOACON 2011
Yearly teaching programme on ORTHOPAEDIC ONCOLOGY LAST FIVE YEARS.
State level CME and Bio-skill workshop on BASICS of Fracture Fixation in 2012 under the aegis of KOA