Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology

Department of Orthopaedics was started in the year 2002 with an aim of providing holistic orthopaedic care under one roof. Since then we have carried out several thousand surgeries including hip and knee replacements , spine , Arthroscopy , Paediatric trauma, simple and complex trauma, etc., .

Patient care services

Outpatient services

We have emerged as a major tertiary referral trauma centre over a period of time. Apart from this we are also one of the important fully MCI recognised PG teaching institute in Pondicherry nurturing young orthopaedic surgeons to perform with confidence. The department has trained 8 DNB doctors and 28 MS Orthopaedic surgeons till date. The department also boasts of numerous national and international publications to its credit.

Our Department runs sub - specialty Clinics such as Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Spine, Paediatric orthopaedics, Fracture clinic etc on various days in the week. Our department is fully staffed and equipped to deal with all types of orthopaedic problems. We pride ouselves in being the first choice for both orthopedic education and complex orthopaedic surgeries in the region.

Treatment Facilities

Joint Replacement Surgery (Primary hip and knee replacement and Revision surgeries) Spine Surgeries: The whole array of Spine surgeries are performed by international trained spine surgeons. We are the first centre in the region to perform the following break through spinal procedures

  • Spinal Tumors
  • Intradural lesions
  • Kyphoscoliosis correction with hemivertebra resection
  • Minimally invasive discectomy
  • Minimally invasive spinal fusion
  • Vertebroplasty / kyphoplasty
  • Occipitocervical surgeries
  • We perform all sorts of complex and revision spine surgeries

Deformity Corrections, Limb lengthening procedures and Ilizarov procedures

Complete Trauma Care: 24 x 7 availability of senior trained faculty round the clock for Emergency surgeries. Round the clock plastic surgery and neurosurgery and vascular surgery teams are available for complex limb reconstruction procedure. This make us the de - facts referral centre for complex trauma in the region including the adjacent districts.


Two State-of-art Operation Theaters with Laminar air-flow and filters where filtered air enters the theatre from roof and is sucked out in the sides. This reduces the incidence of infection and meets the international standards for quality.

  • Remote - controlled motorised operation table, LED light sources.
  • Two dedicated orthopaedic C- arms.
  • One Emergency OT for open contaminated fracture fixation
  • One minor OT for minor Orthopaedic procedures
  • A designated postoperative High dependancy unit with round the clock monitoring.
  • Dedicated 24 x 7 radiology department ,X- rays , CT, USG ,Doppler , MRI etc.,
  • State of the art rehabilitation centre. With highly trained physiotherapy specialist


Out Patient department which runs from 8:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M has a Minor OT and a dressing room with 2 beds and a POP Room in which the Casting Procedures are carried out for our patients. Fallow up for surgical patient is performed regularly with dressing and suture removals

Speciality Clinics such as Arthroplasty , Arthroscopy ,Spine and paediatrics orthopaedics are conducted on specified darp of the week

Emergency Service - 24 hours emergency services are available with immediate attention given to patient by fully trained arthopaedic surgeores

Our department has faculty trained in various subspecialties like soine surgery, anthroscopy and anthroplasty.

We have dedicated opd services for Spine - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Arthroplasty and Paediatrics - Wednesday, Saturday

Arthroscopic Surgery - Monday, Thursday

Elective Services

Carried out in a separate Theatre Complex dedicated to orthopaedic department, which has functioning C-Arms, Laminar air flow system and with all the modern equipments in the theatre.

All kinds of elective surgeries like Joint Replacement, Fracture fixations, spinal surgeries, paediatric and arthroscopic surgeries are carried out daily.

Emergency Services

All kinds of 24 x 7 emergency trauma service is being provided by our department along with the help provided by the other specialties like Plastic surgery, General surgery, Neuro surgery, Cardiothoracic surgery, Vascular and Faciomaxillary surgery departments

Emergency surgical care is being given in a separate theatre complex, meant for emergency service which has two theatres and emergency ICU. This insures zero delay in emergency care

State-of-the-art Orthopaedics Operation Theatre

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Orthopaedics & Traumatology