The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system, associated muscles, joints and ligaments, often by surgery. This subject is taught to the undergraduate students as a part of Surgery subject. An MBBS student should know about the commonly encountered conditions in orthopaedics pertaining to their diagnostic features, basic pathophysiological aspect and the general and basic management strategies. An MBBS student should know the manoeuvres for reduction of common fractures and dislocations such as colles' fracture, supracondylar fracture of humerus, dislocation of shoulder, elbow and hip etc.
The attached teaching Hospital is equipped with ultramodern diagnostic & therapeutic abilities to enable students to have a deep insight into the clinical problems related to the specialty. A variety of orthopaedics problems are treated regularly. Facilities to carry out routine OPD & Indoor activities along with 24 hrs emergency services are available.