The medical specialty concerned with the preservation, restoration, and development of form and function of the musculoskeletal system, extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical methods.
Department of Orthopaedics at M.V.J
The department aims to have a trauma centre with 24 hours emergency care, a sports injury department, limb lengthening and deformity corrections and surgeries.
The department has 90 beds with two dressing rooms and one seminar room.
The department has a Minor OT for emergency and minor procedures, and a superbly equipped physiotherapy department.
A modern seminar hall with audiovisual aids and a well-stocked departmental library provides the infrastructure for academic training
Three units are functional with excellent faculty, all with long Teaching Experience.
Department has 4 consultation rooms, Plaster room, two Dressing rooms, plaster removal room, record room, waiting area, Seminar hall and a portable X-ray machine.
Facilities for total hip, total knee arthroplasty, Arthroscopy of knee, Hip and shoulder available.
External fixation, limbs reconstruction by ILIZAROV method and A.O. Reconstruction Surgery of the spine is undertaken.