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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.   

 

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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