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Orthopaedics & Rheumatology

The Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology at Aster Medcity is a state-of-the-art facility that offers specialised services for comprehensive management of musculoskeletal disorders in adults and children.

Designed to function like an independent hospital, the Centre of Excellence (CoE) has an outpatient division, an inpatient division, a day care wing, state-of-the-art imaging facilities, digital integrated ortho surgical suites, a physical rehabilitation division and a 24-hour emergency wing for trauma and accident care. The separate entrance to the facility ensures quick and personalised medical attention to patients.

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The Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology at Aster Medcity is a state-of-the-art facility that offers specialised services for comprehensive management of musculoskeletal disorders in adults and children.

Designed to function like an independent hospital, the Centre of Excellence (CoE) has an outpatient division, an inpatient division, a day care wing, state-of-the-art imaging facilities, digital integrated ortho surgical suites, a physical rehabilitation division and a 24-hour emergency wing for trauma and accident care. The separate entrance to the facility ensures quick and personalised medical attention to patients.

The exceptional team of doctors here comprise experts from all orthopaedic subspecialties including Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Wrist, Upper Limb & Shoulder Care, Paediatric Orthopaedics and Deformity Correction, Orthopaedic Oncology, Spine, Sports Medicine, Rheumatology and Microvascular Surgery. Multidisciplinary in approach, they provide holistic, evidence-based treatment to patients, with the support of speciality-trained Nurses, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians, Clinical Psychologists/ Counsellors and qualified Technicians.

Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology offers a comprehensive range of medical technology and clinical support including South Asia’s first OR1 Karl Storlz fusion digital integrated Green OT certified surgical suites, South India’s first IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anaesthesia (ICCA) ICUs, Kerala’s first True Beam Linear Accelerator for high-precision radiotherapy, computer navigation for joint replacement, bone tumour surgery and spine deformity correction and Philips fourth generation Time of Flight 16 Slide PET-CT for Nuclear Medicine aided diagnosis and therapy.

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ORTHOPAEDICS & RHEUMATOLOGY TEAM SPEAKS

Treatments

Outpatient Services

• Orthopaedic imaging & investigations

• Daycare procedures with dedicated post-operative unit

• Speciality clinics

• Pre & post-surgery counselling for joint replacement,
trauma and tumour surgery patients

• Physical rehabilitation

• Evening clinics

Speciality Clinics

• Arthritis

• Joint replacement

• Shoulder & elbow

• Sports Medicine

• Clubfoot / deformity correction

• Spinal anomalies & back pain

• Cerebral palsy

Daycare / Day Surgery

• Fracture management

• Keyhole surgical procedures

• Hand & wrist procedures

• Clubfoot & tendon surgery

• Biopsy

24/7 Emergency & Trauma Care

• 24-hour emergency wing for trauma & accident care

• All primary and complex trauma surgeries

• Zero hour trauma surgery, unless contra-indicated

• Orthopaedic surgeon on duty, 24/7
• Highly-trained emergency & resuscitation experts

• Fully-equipped ICU ambulance

Trauma

• Fracture fixation

• Pelvis and acetabular fractures

• Illizarov ring treatment for adult deformity

• Non-union and lengthening surgery

Arthroplasty

• Total knee replacement

• Partial knee replacement

• Total hip replacement

• Total shoulder replacement

• Total elbow replacement

• Total ankle replacement

• Revision hip replacement

• Revision knee replacement

• Revision shoulder & elbow replacement

• Total femur replacement

• Cartilage preservation surgery

Arthroscopy

• Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

• Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

• Meniscetomy

• Rotator cuff repair

• Tennis elbow repair

• Cartilage repair

• Shoulder stabilisation

• Elbow & wrist

• Hip Arthroscopy

• Multi-ligament injury management

• Meniscal repair / debridement

• Chondroplasty

Shoulder & Elbow

• Management of all shoulder problems

• Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

• Arthroscopic bankart / SLAP / labral cyst decompression / labral repair

• Total shoulder replacement

• Reverse total shoulder replacement

• Arthroscopy of the elbow

• Tennis elbow release

Wrist & Hand

• TFCC repair/ arthrodesis / scaphoid non-union

• Carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel decompression

• Trigger finger release

Sports Injury Management

• Comprehensive sports injury rehabilitation

• Open/key-hole surgery for sports injuries

• Preventive & rehabilitation services

• Sprains and muscle-strains treatment

• Ligament Injuries

• Tendonitis

• Achilles tendon injuries

• Acromioclavicular joint injuries

• Knee ligament injuries

• Stress fractures

• Recurrent ankle sprains

• Wrist sprains

• Sports rehabilitation

Ortho Oncology

• Limb salvage surgery

• Custom-made mega prosthesis surgery

• Extended curettage and bone grafting

• Extracorporeal radiotherapy

• Pelvic tumour surgeries

• Expandable implants

• Biological reconstruction

Paediatric Orthopaedics

• Clubfoot surgery & rehabilitation

• Cerebral palsy deformity management

• Management of developmental dysplasia

• Management of growth abnormalities

• GAIT training

• Management of congenital malformations

Spine Surgery

• Microscopic disc surgery

• Scoliosis / spinal deformity correction

• Spinal tumour surgery

• Posture correction and spinal stabilisation

• Cervical spine surgery

Rheumatology

Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology has a dedicated unit for management of Rheumatic/ immune-related disorders in both adults and children.

• Joint (intra-articular) and soft-tissue injections when required

• Nerve blocks

• Biopsies (muscle, skin & nerve biopsies)

• Biologic therapy

• Degenerative arthritis

• Inflammatory arthritis

• Systemic lupus erythematosus

• Metabolic bone disease

• Chronic musculoskeletal pain disorders

• Primary immunodeficiency syndromes

• Rare autoimmune disorders

Nuclear Medicine: Diagnosis & Therapy Gamma (SPECT) Camera

• Whole body bone scan

• Regional three-phase bone scan

• Regional infection imaging

• Bone graft viability

• Lymphoscintigraphy

PET-CT

• Regional infection PET imaging to diagnose osteomyelitis in patients
who have undergone hip replacement surgeries

• Strontium therapy for bone pain palliation

Doctors

Dr. Benjamin Joseph

Associate Consultant
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Dr. Bobby Jacob

Senior Consultant
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Dr. Joe Thomas

Associate Consultant
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Dr. Subin Sugath

Consultant
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Dr. Vijaya Mohan S

Consultant
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Dr. Imthias VK

Consultant
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Dr. Sabari Girish R

Consultant
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Dr. Bibu George

Consultant
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Dr. Sidharth J Unnithan

Associate Specialist
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Dr. Niranj G R

Senior Specialist
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Dr. Aravind P Vijayan

Specialist
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Facilities

Inpatient Facilities

Aster Medcity offers world-class inpatient care to its patients, with the support of an award-winning team of Nurses, Therapists and Technicians.

  • Wards, double rooms, standard rooms, executive rooms, deluxe rooms presidential suites
  • Dedicated ICUs
  • Independent ICUs with a view that minimise chances of infection and ICU psychosis
  • Dedicated cardiac surgery suites
  • Advanced infection control facilities
  • State-of-the-art cardiac imaging

Advanced Technology & Clinical Support

Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology offers a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic medical therapy to ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment.

• OR1 Karl Storz fusion digital integrated
Green OT certified surgical suites

• IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anaesthesia (ICCA) ICUs

• 3.0 Tesla Widebore MRI

• 256 Slice Philips iCT Scan

• DEXA for bone density measurement

• Philips Astonish True Flight Select
PET-CT with Time Of Flight (TOF) Technology

• GE SPECT-CT Optima NM 640 Gamma Camera

• True Beam Linear Accelerator with FFF Technology

• High-definition video arthroscope

• Small joint arthroscope

• 3D C arm

• Computer navigation system for arthroplasty, spine and tumour surgeries

• World-class surgical equipment & implants

• Intra-operative doppler for bone tumour surgeries

• Body exhaust suits and helmets for joint replacement surgery

• State-of-the-art lab

Orthopaedic Pathology

• Needle Biopsy

• Soft tissue and bone pathology

• Immunohistochemistry

• Frozen section

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

• Orthopaedic rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries and disorders

• Rehabilitation for patients who have undergone surgeries, including amputees

• Rheumatological rehabilitation with focus on prevention of functional disorders, improving movement and management of pain / stiffness

• Sports rehabilitation

• Orthotic & prosthetic management

• Hand rehabilitation post fracture, injury or surgery

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