Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Orthopaedics is one of the largest department existing ever since the beginning of the college. Not only in Manipal Academy of Higher Education, it is one of the oldest department started in whole of Dakshin Kannada.

Lead by senior and distinguished faculty, it is now providing sub-specialisation such as Shoulder and elbow surgery, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, joint reconstruction (arthroplasty), Arthroscopy and sports medicine, Paediatric orthopaedics, Foot and ankle surgery, Spine surgery, Musculoskeletal oncology and Orthopaedic trauma.

The Department of Orthopaedics, unlike earlier, is now a separate branch from surgery and attends to rehabilitation of disabled individuals.


One of the largest and the oldest department

Good outpatients numbers

Excellent teaching materials for both UG and PG students

State-of-the-art operation theatres

Latest surgeries offered for various sub-specialisations

Modern research facilities

Curriculum tailored to the need of students which helps them in pursuing higher education in India and abroad

Senior faculty members with years of experience

Hands on experience

Good infrastructure to facilitate learning.

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Metacarpal Bones Medicine & Life Sciences
Hand Medicine & Life Sciences
Bone and Bones Medicine & Life Sciences
Thigh Medicine & Life Sciences
Splints Medicine & Life Sciences
Forearm Medicine & Life Sciences
Foot Medicine & Life Sciences
Transplants Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2019

  • 214 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 57 Article
  • 8 Letter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article

Correlation between tibial nail length and olecrenon to 5th metacarpal head measurement: An anthropometric study

Hegde, A., Mohammed, N. & Ahmed, N. R., 01-01-2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Chinese Journal of Traumatology - English Edition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Metacarpal Bones
Olecranon Process
Fracture Fixation
Finite Element

A hospital based study of clinico-socioeconomic profile of musculoskeletal tuberculosis

Savur, A. D., Hegde, A. S. & Karigoudar, B. C., 01-10-2018, In : Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 9, 10, p. 278-281 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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