::Departments : Clinical : Orthopaedics
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
The Department of Orthopedics, along with Theni medical college was started during December 2006. It is offering basic trauma services and emergency trauma care since then. It grew over in these years, under the leadership of various able orthopedic surgeons and now offers advanced treatment facilities like arthroplasty (joint replacement), arthroscopy and sports injury treatment, treatment for spinal disorders and all trauma related treatments.
 
Teaching Faculties
 
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Professor 1
Associate professor 1
Senior Assistant Professor 1
Assistant Professor 2
Senior Residents 1
 
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
 Other than teaching undergraduate students of MBBS degree during their prefinal and final MBBS postings we are offering other ortho related Paramedical courses like Orthopedic Technician Course

Regarding the details of the Courses, Selection procedures and University Examination details refer Student information Center. 

 Periodic academic activities other than the regular academic clinical and theory classes for undergraduates:
  1. Weekly Pre-op and Post-op discussions
  2. Weekly Departmental Administrative meetings
  3. Symposium for Undergraduates.
  4. CME’s, Workshops Conferences conducted by the department (past 5 Years): CME on osteoporosis conducted during August 2011
SERVICS OFFERED
No of units:                           Two
OP Days & Timings:            All days in the week , 7:30Am to 12:00 pm
        
Admission Day
Unit I- Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Unit II- Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Sundays - On Rotation basis
 
Bed Strength - 80 Beds

Type of Surgeries performed:
  • Internal fixation for fractures - intramedullary Nailing, plate osteosynthesis
  • Deformity correction
  • External fixation for open fractures / debridement
  • Treatment of non unions and malunions
  • Treatment for Osteomyelitis (infection of bones and joints)
  • Total hip and Knee arthroplasty (Joint Replacement)
  • Diagnostic arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic repair of Knee and shoulder injuries
  • Spine injury related surgeries
Special clinics:
  • Sports injury clinic: Mondays
  • Arthroplasty clinic: Tuesdays
  • CTEV clinic: Thursdays

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