Department of Orthopaedics

The department of Orthopaedics is involved in teaching undergraduates, postgraduates & physiotherapy students.


There are 150 undergraduates posted in Orthopaedics department. Clinicals are for 10 weeks & theory for 100 hours. They are posted for one month during internship. The department offers 6 postgraduate seats (4 M.S.Ortho., 2 D.Ortho.). There are 11 Postgraduate teachers in the department.

The department has a separate out patient wing catering to about 250 patients per day. The out patient has 8 Consultation rooms, 2 Minor O.T., 1 Plaster cutting room, 1 Plaster application room & a Demonstration hall.

The department has 100 beds with 3 teaching units. The department has a Seminar hall, Museum and  Library near the wards. The department has 3 Major O.T's for elective surgery & 1 Emergency O.T. to manage Orthopaedic Emergencies.

The department manages acute emergency & trauma. The department has all equipments for trauma surgeries, arthoplasty, arthoscopy, spinal surgeries, orthopaedic fracture table, C-arm, electric drill, pneumatic drill & all equipments required for major surgeries. Arthroplasty, Arthoroscopy, Endoscopic spine, Spine instrumentation and Illizarov surgeries are regularly performed.



E. Mail ID

Dr. Shivananda S.



Professor & HOD




Dr. H.B. Shivakumar







Dr. Somashekar







Dr. Ravish .V.N







Dr. T.S. Channappa







Dr. Radhakrishna A.M







Dr. Jayaram B.S.









Dr. Vinodkumar A.C M.S.Ortho.







Dr. Bharath Raju G.



Asso. Professor





Dr. Yatish R.



Associate Professor





Dr. Lokesh M.



Associate Professor





Dr. Manju Jayaram



Associate Professor





Dr. Santoshkumar K.




Assistant Professor


Dr. Kiran Kumar Lect/Assistant Professor
Dr.  Vinay Kumar Gunjalli Senior Resident
Dr.Naveen Kumar.L Senior Resident
Dr. K.N Prajwal Senior Resident

The department conducts academic activities regularly. Seminars, journal clubs, subject reviews, subject symposia, clinical meetings & mortality meetings are held regularly.

Several scientific papers and research articles are published by the faculty. Nearly 15 to 20 papers/case reports are regularly presented in various academic forums, Bangalore Orthopaedic Society (BOS), Karnataka Orthopaedic Association (KOA) & Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) conferences. The department actively participates in Bangalore Orthopaedic Society meetings. The department has conducted BOS & KOA conferences at KIMS. The department has also conducted various hands on workshops & surgical updates.

Dr. J.N.Sridhara Murthy and Dr. Somashekar, have participated in Indo-British Travel Exchange Programme in the United Kingdom in September 2006 and Novenber 2009 respectively. During this visit, they have visited centres of excellence & have been exposed to newer techniques in Orthopaedics. They have also delivered talks at these centres.

Dr. T.S. Channappa has undergone fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Traumatology  at the Department of Orthopaedic surgery and Traumatology at the Bruderholz -  Hospital in Basel , Switzerland, in January, 2007.


Bharath Raju G., post graduate in the department from 2001-2004, and  Dr. Sathya Vamsi Krishna, postgraduate in the department from 2010 – 2013 have been awarded Gold Medal by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, for securing the highest marks in M.S. Ortho., in the year 2004 and 2013 respectively.

Dr.Karthik Subramanian, postgraduate in the department from 2011 – 2013 has secured first rank in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, for D.Ortho., in the year 2013. In addition various awards have been presented to post graduates and faculty in Bangalore Orthopaedic Society & Karnataka Orthopaedic Association conferences.


  1. Dr. J.N. Sridhara Murthy,  Dr. Bharath Raju. G, Dr. Manoj Kumar .P - Autologous Platelet Concentrate infiltration in Management of Delayed / Non Union of Fractures – Technical Note and Tips. Journal Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Jan-2011; Volume –1; Issue-1; 105 – 107.
  2. Dr. Sridhara Murthy. J.N, Dr. Pradeep A.R  -  Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumour – Localised – Left Ankle, a rare Presentation;  RHUHS Journal of Medical Sciences, january – 2012, Valume – 2, Issue – 1, 47-49
  3. Dr. Ranganath. H.D , Dr. Pradeep A.R  - Pycnodysostosis – A Case Report; RHUHS Journal of Medical Sciences, January – 2012, Valume – 2, Issue – 1; 44 - 46
  4.  DR. Ravish V Ningegowda, Dr. Karthik Subramanian ,Dr. I suresh -  Chondroblastoma of the Talus ; The journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery , September 2013; Vol-2 – 52; Issue 5; 673 –677.
  5.  Dr. Ravish. V.N , Dr. Karthik Subramanian ,Dr. I. Suresh -             Monteggia Fracture – Dislocation type 3 with posterior interosseous   Nerve ( PIN) injury- A Case Report; International Journal of  current Research & Review, December 2012; Vol 04 ( 24 ) ; 32 – 37.
  6. Dr. Somashekar,  Dr. Sathya Vamsi Krishna , Dr. Sridhara Murthy J.N   -  Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures: Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty ; Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal , 2013 Volume-7, No-3; 6 – 11.
  7. Dr. Sridhara Murthy J.N,Dr. Somashekar, Dr. Ranganath. H.D, Yatish R -  Management of neglected Fracture of femur by internal fixation and             Tensor Fascia Lata muscle grafting ;  A prospective study; RGUHS Journal of Medical Sciences, July 2013; Rguhs Journal of Medical Sciences, July 2013; Vol 3 ; Issue 3;  141-145.
  8. Dr.  Sridhara Murthy J.N, Dr. Yatish. R,  Dr. Ranganath.H.D -  Management of Missed Monteggia Fracture in Children;  RGUHS Journal of Medical Sciences, July 2013; Vol 3 Issue 3; 149 – 152.
9.  Dr. Bharath Raju .G Dr. Shivanand. S Dr. Karthik S -  Epithelioid  hemagioendothelioma of the proximal phalanx of the left second toe –  A  rare Occurrence;  4 case report; Journal of Orthopaedic case reports 2013, July- Sept, 3 (3) 34-37 10.  R. Raja, Ravindranath Rai,Dr. J.N. Sridhara Murthy, B. Madhouraj, R. Balaji – To Compare the effect of pre and post weight Bearing Anxiety Depression in Conventional and Modular prosthesis on Unilateral Transtibial Amputees, Journal of Krishna Institute of Medivcal Sciences University ; JKMSU, Vol. 3 No.1,  Jan- June 2014, ISSN – 4261 11. Dr. Ranganath H.D, Dr. J.N. Sridhara Murthy, Dr. M. Prabu – Effectiveness of open Discectomy for IVDP – A Prospective study ;  Journal of evaluation of Medical and Dental Sciences , Volume 3, Issue 06, February 10, 2014, Page 1346. 12. Dr. Ravish. V.N , Arvind Kumar, Dr. I. Suresh, Dr. Rakesh Mohan.R- Functional outcome of Surgical Management of closed tibial condylar fractures in Adults.-Journal of Evaluation of Medical & Dental Sciences, EISSN- 2278-4802,PISSN-2278-4748, Vol- 3, Issue-09, March 3, 2014, Page 2327 13. Dr. Ravish V.N, Shridhar, Sneha helen – To compare the Effectiveness of Myofascial release techniqueversus positional release technique with laser in patients with unilateral trapezitis.; Journal of evaluation of Medical and Dental sciences,vol -03, issue 09, March 3, 2014, Page 2161. 14.Dr. Ravish. V.N, R. Raja, S.R. Sarala, Pavan vivek Raj – A study of compare the Efficacy of Ultrasound with Essentric Exercises and Ultrasound with Concentric Exercises on tendo Achilles tendinitis in Atheletes.- Journal of Evaluation of Medical & Dental Sciences / EISSN- 2278-4802, PISSN – 2278-4748, Vol-3, Issue-09, March 2014 , Page  2258. 15. Dr. Channappa T.S, Dr. H.B. Shivakumar, Dr. Rakesh Mohan R – A clinical study on surgical management of Diaphyseal fracture of femur with closed Intrmedullary Interlocking Nail : Journal of Evaluation of Medical and Dental Sciences 2014 : Vol – 03, Issue 10, March 10, page: 2508 – 2518, DOI:  10.14260/jemds 2/2014/2165. 16.Dr. Radhakrishna A.M, Dr. Shivananda S, Dr. Santhoshkumar G, - “ A clinical study of surgical management of Diaphyseal fractures of tibia with intramedullary interlocking nail” Journal of  Evaluation  Medical & Dental sciences 2014, Vol. 3, Issue 10, March 10, page: 2478- 2491, DOI: 10.14260/ jemds/2014/2161. 17. Dr. Shivananda S, Dr. Radhakrishna A.M, Dr. Kumar M - “ Management of proximal Humerus fracture with locking compression plate” Journal of Evaluation  Medical & Dental sciences  2014, Vol. 3, Issue 14, April 07, page:3714 - 3720, DOI: 10.14260/ jemds/ 2014/2349. 18.Dr. Shivakumar H.B, Dr. Channappa. T.S, Pradeepkumar Reddy, jayashree Day,-“ A Comparitive study between the efficacies of ultrasound therapy with cryokinetics versus ultrasound therapy with soft tissue massage ( deep friction Massage ) in acute Supraspinatus tendinitis” Journal of Evaluation  Medical & Dental sciences  2014, Vol. 3, Issue 15, April 14, page:3898 - 3720, DOI: 10.14260/ jemds/ 2014/2374. 19. Dr.H.B Shivakumar, Dr. Channappa T.S, R. Balasaravanan, Swathi K.R-  A Comparative study between the efficacy of high grade mobilization with active exercises versus capsular  stretching with active exercises on patients with adhesive capsulitis. Journal of Evaluation  Medical & Dental sciences  2014, Vol. 3, Issue 14, April 07, page:3831 - 3843, DOI: 10.14260/ jemds/ 2014/2364. 20. Dr. Somashekar Dr. Yatish R, Dr. J.N. Sridhara Murthy, Dr. Ranganath, Dr. Nikil Das B, Dr. Lohith H “ Interlaminar Endoscopic Disectomy : Minimally invasive procedure, A Series Report”. Journal of Evaluation  Medical & Dental sciences  2014, Vol. 3, Issue 15, April 14, page: 3923 – 3931, DOI: 10.14260/ jemds/ 2014/2377 21. Dr. H.B.Shivakumar, Dr. Manju Jayaram. “A Comparative Study between the Efficacy of NMES and Quadriceps Isometric Exercises versus Tens and Quadriceps Isometric Exercises in Patients suffering from Acute Knee Osteoarthritis”. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2014; Vol. 3, Issue 17, April 28; Page: 4516-4524, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2014/2468 22. Dr.H.B Shivakumar, Dr. Channappa T.S ,Dr  Yatish R –“  Functional  outcome of surgical management of intra – articular fractures of distal end of the radius by internal fixation”. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2014; Vol. 3, Issue 19/may12,2014,

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