Orthopedics is the branch of medicine that involves surgical procedures to prevent or correct injuries or disorders of the skeletal system (bones), muscles, joints, and ligaments. This department offers a postgraduate surgical program which is one of the highly pursued postgraduate courses.
Experienced faculty, including skilled orthopedic surgeons, train undergraduate and postgraduate students with comprehensive surgical training on all aspects of orthopedic patient care. This department operates multiple centers and orthopedic surgical units at tertiary, urban, and primary health care levels, to treat cases of trauma and orthopedic emergencies.
At the end of the academic session on orthopedics, the student shall be able to:
- Elicit 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 orthopedic care in an acute setting.
- Ensure patient safety and quality in an orthopedic setting.
- Develop skills required to communicate clearly with patients, family members of patients, other surgeons, physicians, anesthesiologists, specialists, nursing, and paramedical staff.
The department of orthopedics at The Apollo Medical College has experienced professors, guides, and tutors who are skilled practitioners of orthopedics.
The expert faculty trains both undergraduate and postgraduate students in orthopedics, at the various Apollo training centers. Our faculty members actively engage with students in campus events, community health programs, and research projects.
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.