Facilities and Services
Out Patient Facility
About 150-180 patients are treated every day in this facility. A separate block is dedicated for screening patients coming to the hospital for the first time. Genuine Orthopaedic cases are referred to Orthopaedic OPD for further care. Specialty clinics for Paediatric Orthopaedics, Illizarov & deformity correction, Spine, Arthritis and Trauma are conducted on a regular basis.
24- hour emergency facility
An emergency department with 6 beds and a Minor Operation theater provides 24-hour service to all emergencies in Orthopaedics.
A well-equipped Physiotherapy section staffed by three full time well trained Physiotherapists provides physiotherapy services at the department.
The department has a 44 bedded ward (separate male and female ward). On an average, 7 admissions a day are made to the ward.
The department has 3 modular Operation Theaters fitted with the best equipment.
An 8-bedded post-op recovery room is also attached to it. Currently 7-8 major surgeries are done a day, adding up to around 12,000 surgeries from the inception of the department. The surgeries performed include:
• Total Joint Replacements
• Arthroscopic Surgeries of Knee, Shoulder, Ankle, Elbow, Hip and Wrist
• Paediatric Orthopaedics
• Complex deformity corrections
• Trauma including Pelvic and acetabular
• Neglected Trauma
• Benign bone tumors and cysts
|Dr. D.C. Sundaresh
||Chairman, Honorary Senior Consultant
|Dr. Prakash Khanchandani
||HOD, Additional Senior Consultant
|Dr Kailash Rao
|| Senior Consultant
|Dr. Anand Galagali
||Honorary Senior Consultant
|Dr. Muralidhar K Rao
||Honorary Senior Consultant
|Dr. Koushik Narayan. S
|Dr. Bhanu Kalyan Voguri
|Dr. Naveen B.S
|Mr. Sunil Patle
|| Senior Manager
Several senior orthopaedic consultants both from India and abroad regularly visit the hospital and perform surgeries and also take part in teaching staying up to 12 weeks at the hospital. A visiting professor of neuro-surgery from the USA also participates in teaching sessions frequently. This provides a different perspective and high quality training to the junior staff and DNB students.
|Dr. R. Varadachari
||Visiting Senior Consultant, former Chairman of Department of Orthopaedics, SSSIHMS, Prasanthigram.
|Dr. Raj Reddy
||Visiting Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics, Midland Memorial Hospital, Texas, U.S.A
|Dr. Subhash Patel
||Visiting Senior Consultant, formerly with Moore Orthopaedic Clinic, Columbia, U.S.A
|Dr. Muralee Madhavan
||Visiting Senior Consultant, Senior Orthopaedic surgeon, Malaysia.
With immense grace of our beloved lord Sri Sathya Sai Baba, we are commencing a fellowship programme in the department of Orthopaedics in Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy. The goals of the fellowship are to provide a comprehensive educational, clinical, operative and research training opportunity in Orthopaedic sports medicine and to stimulate our trainees to subsequently provide exemplary clinical care and contribute to future improvements in the general field of Orthopaedic sports medicine. click here to know more
Department of Orthopedics Achievements-2014
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You can also write to:
Patient Correspondence Cell
Room No. 132
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Prasanthigram,
Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh- 515134
Or call 08555-287388 ext 1824.