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

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Research Output 1986 2019

Accuracy of Schottle's point location by palpation and its role in clinical outcome after medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction

Pandey, V., Mannava, K. K., Zakhar, N., Mody, B. & Acharya, K., 01-05-2019, In : Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery. 6, 2, p. 117-122 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patellar Dislocation

An emerging ribosomopathy affecting the skeleton due to biallelic variations in NEPRO

Narayanan, D. L., Shukla, A., Kausthubham, N., Bhavani, G. S., Shah, H., Mortier, G. & Girisha, K. M., 01-01-2019, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 179, 9, p. 1709-1717 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Anterior elbow dislocation without fracture in an adult: a rare injury pattern

Vijayan, S., Chalappurath, V., Jose, S. & Rao, S. K., 30-09-2019, In : BMJ Case Reports. 12, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Collateral Ligaments
Wounds and Injuries
Mechanical Torsion