The department of Orthopedics at the Apollo Medical College is committed to delivering a world-class medical education involving the entire range of clinical treatments for bone and joint diseases. The department is continually providing exceptional medical education to the aspiring students under the auspices of experienced faculty members, who are expert doctors themselves, led by Dr. D. S. Murthy. We believe in relieving the patient from not only the symptoms but also of an in-depth evaluation of the problem and providing the least possible care.


The Orthopedics department focuses on providing a highly inclusive clinical education that encompasses many more concepts, in addition to treatments of fractures and trauma, including congenital anomalies like CTEV, treating conditions like gouty arthritis.

At the end of the course, the student shall be expected to

  • Be competent in obtaining patient information and effectively develop management and treatment plans
  • Be able to analyze orthopedic and traumatic problems
  • Be able to identify various fractures and traumatic conditions and concisely describe and decide which type of treatment to be provided.
  • Be well-versed distinguishing between the normal and abnormal appearance of bones, joints, and other orthopedic structures with proper analysis.
  • Be able to demonstrate proper ways and procedures to handle aspirants and know where it is appropriate to inject.
  • Be able to perform a proper physical examination for the patients with care and arrive at the conclusion with greater accuracy.
  • Be able to describe the condition and educate the patients regarding the correct way of treatment and the need for it.


At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Acquire medical histories and conduct physical examination for patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Make clinical diagnosis after assessment of the case.
  • Apply basic splinting and casting techniques.
  • Manage orthopaedic care in an acute setting.
  • Ensure patient safety and quality in an orthopaedic setting.
  • Demonstrate communication skills of a high order in explaining management and prognosis.

Faculty List

The department of Orthopedics is extremely proud of its expert faculties who are trained and experienced practitioners performing specialized health care treatments. The faculty team is dedicated to making sure that every student pursuing the orthopedic course is exposed to basic conceptual training of all aspects of orthopedic and trauma-related surgical management. Meanwhile, they also provide a high-class supervised hands-on bedside surgical experience to the students during their tenure.

  • Dr. Srinivasa Murthy. D Professor & HODDOJ: 01.10.2012

  • Dr. P. Somashekhara Reddy Professor DOJ: 19.11.2012

  • Dr. Nagam Kirthi Chandra Associate ProfessorDOJ: 13.08.2014

  • Dr. S. Krishna Reddy Assistant ProfessorDOJ: 08.12.2011

  • Dr. A. Mohan Krishna Assistant ProfessorDOJ: 01.07.2013

  • Dr. Prabhat Reddy L Assistant ProfessorDOJ: 08.01.2011

  • Dr. M. Kaushik Reddy Assistant ProfessorDOJ: 12.12.2012

  • Dr. M. Vivek Reddy Assistant ProfessorDOJ: 01.10.2013

  • Dr. Sai Pavan Kumar Murari Assistant ProfessorDOJ: 18.11.2014

  • Dr. Palvai Shanthan Senior ResidentDOJ: 02.01.2015

  • Dr. Subhash Ushakoyala Senior ResidentDOJ: 23.12.2016

  • Dr. Martha Naveen Chandar Reddy Senior ResidentDOJ: 29.08.2015

  • Dr. K. Anirudh Phani Bhayar Senior ResidentDOJ: 30.11.2015

  • Dr.G.P.K.Rohit Senior ResidentDOJ: 19.01.2018

  • Dr. Zoha Fatima Junior ResidentDOJ: 15.09.2015

  • Dr. S. Nikhil Kumar Senior ResidentDOJ: 06.09.2016

  • Dr. Mohd Muthiuddin Muzammil Junior ResidentDOJ: 01.09.2016

  • Dr. D. Nishanth Junior ResidentDOJ: 20.12.2016

  • Dr. Davasani Krishnamurthi Junior ResidentDOJ: 24.11.2016

  • DR. K.Durga Malleswara Rao Junior ResidentDOJ: 06.01.2018


The Orthopedics department contemplates continuous education through CME and seminar as the most important part of medical education as a clinical field is ever-emerging and some new trends come into play every single day. This calls in for the students to be increasingly competent and up-to-date with all the happenings in the field. Owing to that, the college shows more interest in conducting seminars and academic programmers along with DNB students & the Jr. Residents.

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