Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Orthopaedics at the Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is India’s premier orthopaedic program standing among top ten in the country. The department was started by Dr. Varghese Chacko in 1967 with a mandate to create knowledge, advance learning, and improve the musculoskeletal health at the community, provincial, national, and international levels. 

Five Orthopaedic sub-specialties in our department allows intense focus of our faculty in the areas of Hand, Upper Extremity & Micro Surgery, Paediatric orthopedics, Spine, Arthroscopy and sports injuries, Joint replacement and complex trauma providing outstanding treatment to all.   


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Knee Medicine & Life Sciences
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Tibia Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Joints Medicine & Life Sciences
Spine Medicine & Life Sciences
Hand Medicine & Life Sciences
Thigh Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2019

Phenotyping and genotyping of skeletal dysplasias: Evolution of a center and a decade of experience in India

Uttarilli, A., Shah, H., Bhavani, G. S. L., Upadhyai, P., Shukla, A. & Girisha, K. M., 01-03-2019, In : Bone. 120, p. 204-211 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Inborn Genetic Diseases
Genetic Heterogeneity
Basal Metabolism
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Accelerated Digitally Reconstructed Radiograph Generation Scheme for 2D to 3D Image Registration of Vertebrae Based on Sparse Sampling and Multi-Resolution

Bhat, V., Bhat, S. N. & Anitha, H., 20-08-2018, 2017 9th International Conference on Advanced Computing, ICoAC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 51-57 7 p. 8441330

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Image registration
Computer-Assisted Surgery