Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

Organisation 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.

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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