Facilities and Services
Out Patient Facility
About 150 patients are treated everyday 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. Special dedicated clinics for Paediatric orthopaedics, Ilizarov, spine, arthritis and trauma are conducted on a regular basis.
24- hour emergency facility
An emergency department with 6 beds and a mini-operation theater provides 24-hour service to all emergencies in orthopaedics with major and minor trauma and other emergencies.
A well equipped Physiotherapy section staffed by three full time well trained Physiotherapists provides physiotherapy services at the department.
The department has a 40 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, eight major surgeries are done a day, adding up to around 9,000 surgeries from the inception of the department. The surgeries performed include:
- Total Joint Replacements
- Arthroscopic Surgeries
- Paediatric orthopaedics
- Complex deformity corrections
- Trauma including Pelvic and Acetabular
There is a full-time faculty of three senior consultants, and one junior consultant. In addition, there are six postgraduate residents, including DNB students, and one in-house medical officer.
Orthoapaedic faculty list
|Dr. D.C. Sundaresh
|Dr. Manish Barot
||HoD, Senior Consultant
|Dr. Prakash Khanchandani
|| Additional Senior Consultant
|Dr. Kaushik Narayan. S
|Mr. Sagar Kalwani
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 Faculty, former Chairman of Department of Orthopaedics, SSSIHMS, Prasanthigram.
|Dr. B. Kailash Rao
||Visiting Faculty and former HoD of Department of Orthopaedics, SSSIHMS, Prasanthigram.
|Dr. Raj Reddy
||Orthopaedic surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics, Midland Memorial Hospital, Texas, U.S.A
|Dr. Subhash Patel
||Senior Visiting Consultant, formerly with Moore Orthopaedic Clinic, Columbia, U.S.A
For any queries or an appointment please mail to email@example.com along with the scanned copies of the latest medical reports.
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 1410.