DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS

History of Department

The Origin of Department of Orthopaedics in Rangaraya Medical College dates back to July 1960 when the government sanctioned two tutor posts in Orthopaedics. Later in November 1960 one of the posts was upgraded to that a lecturer. Dr.B.P.Varma took charge as the first lecturer in Orthopaedics on 01.02.1961. Late Dr.B.Venkatarao,M.S.,(Ortho) succeeded him in may 1962, and he was the person who designed the A.P.I.O.A Symbol.

In October 1962 the Government sanctioned two more tutor posts in Orthopaedics. In 1965 Dr.P.Rangachari, B.Sc.,M.S.,(Ortho) took over as lecturer in Orthopaedics in September 1966. The lecturer post was updated to a professor and Dr.P.Rangachari the then lecturer became the first Professor of Orthopaedics and continued till 1968 after which Dr.P.Sundaraiah,M.S.,(Ortho) took charge of the Department. The first batch of Post Graduates commenced in 1979 Dr.V.Satyadev was the first Post Graduate from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada.

In 1979/80 the Department of Physiotherapy was started. II unit of Orthopaedics was started in 1981. The Department of Traumatology presently III unit was started in 1989. Dr.Y.Nageswara Rao, MS(Ortho) Prof. & HOD Department of Orthopaedics Presently the Department consist 3 units.

Dr.B.S.S.Venkateswarulu, M.S.,(Ortho) being Professor IInd unit and Dr.D.Prabodh Kumar,M.S.,(Ortho) being Professor, IIIrd unit.

The Total bed strength of the Department is 150 with separate wards for male and female patients and a post-operative ward with 35 beds.

Department of Orthopaedics Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada has been conducting academic activities regularly. The first Annual Conference of A.P.I.O.A was conducted in 1973 in Rangaraya Medical College followed by the 10th and 21st, 32nd & 45th Annual Conferences in 1979, 1989, 2002 & 2016 respectively.

Regular Annual Work Shops are being conducted in Orthopaedics Department Rangaraya Medical College.

THE DEPARTMENT WAS HEADED BY THE FOLLOWING EMINENT SURGEONS

S.NO

NAME

DESIGNATION

YEAR

1

Dr.B.P.Varma, MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1961

2

Dr.B.Venkat, MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1962

3

Dr.P.Rangachari, MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1966 – 1967
1968 – 1972

4

Dr.P.Sundaraiah, MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1967 – 1968
1977 – 1985

5

Dr.T.Durga Prasad,MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1972 – 1977

6

Dr.G.Venkataraiah,MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1985 – 1993

7

Dr.P.D.Adams, MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1993 – 1995

8

Dr.B.Seshanna, MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1995 – 1996

9

Dr.B.Kailasarao,MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1996 – 1997

10

Dr.C.Hanumantharao,B.Sc,MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

1998 – 2007

11

Dr.Y.Venkateswara Rao,MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

2007 – 2008

12

Dr.V.Satyadev, MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

2008 – 2010

13

Dr.Y.Nageswararao,MS(Ortho)

Prof. & HOD

2010 -

HOD and Faculty Details

Professors

Name

Address

Phone No

Email Address

Dr.Y.Nageswara Rao

D.No: 68-10-60/A, Nancy St.
Vidjutnagar
KAKINADA.

9848232918

ynrortho@yahoo.com

Dr.BSSS.Venkateswarulu

D.No: 7-9-37, Sambamurthynagar
Ramaraopet
KAKINADA.

9492390390

venkatorthokkd@yahoo.com

Dr.D.Prabodh Kumar

D.No.66-10-1/7, Narasannanagar
KAKINADA.

9491418893

savitriputra@yehoo.com

Associate Professors

Name

Address

Phone No.

Email Address

Dr.GS.Mukharjee

D.No.20-60-A/9,
Balaji Road
Venkat KAKINADA.

9848183897

drgsmukharjee@gmail.com

Dr.B.Syamsundar

D.No.8-20-20, Chavalivari st.
Gandhinagar
KAKINADA.

9848277330

Syam.bakki@gmail.com

Assistant professors

Name

Address

Phone No.

Email Address

Dr.S.Rameshchandra Kumar

D.No.70-1A-16,
Vidyalavari St.
Ramanayyapeta
Dakshin Residency
KAKINADA.

9849545904

rameshchandraortho@gmail.com

Dr.B.Srinivasarao

D.No: 3-136, Siddhartha Nivas
Near Gokulam
Madhuranagar
S.Atchutapuram
KAKINADA.

9848218460

srinivasortho@gmail.com

Dr.G.Jaya Ram

S/o G.Mytualu
Opp.market
Sabbavaram
VISAKHAPATNAM

9618059768

gudejayaram@gmail.com

Dr.MV.Sudhakar

c/o Dr.Taraka.Laxmi ,D3, Near AMCOSA
Maharanipet
VISAKHAPATNAM

9440043183

majorsudhakardr@gmail.com

Dr.K.Ramu

D.No.10-5-10, C7
Satyasoudha Apts.
Nageswarao St.
Ramaraopet
KAKINADA.

7416688873

Srihan1234@gmail.com

Dr.V.R.K.Ramakrishna

D.No.10-5-10, C9
Satyasoudha Apts.
Nageswararao St.
Ramaraopet
KAKINADA.

8897876221

Rkrmc456@gmail.com

Teaching facilites

Undergraduate teaching programme
Theory classes :
  • 8 - 9 am ( 1st Clinical Year Students )
  • 12 - 1 pm ( 2nd Clinical Year Students)
  • 3 – 4 pm ( Final Year Students)
Clinics:
  • 9 am - 12 pm

Ward ending theory and practical exam being conducted to gauge the extent of the knowledge of the student after every ward posting.

Post graduate teaching programme
  • Every day from 3-4 pm
  • Every Monday and Friday case presentation by P.G’s
  • Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturdays seminars by P.G’s
  • Every Thursday lecture class by 1 unit or by super speciality departments.
Year wise OP, IP. & Surgeries Statistics of Dept. of Orthopaedics From 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2017.

YEAR

OUT PATIENTS

IN PATIENTS

SURGERIES

MAJOR

MINOR

TOTAL

2015

1,09,915

3,226

1,371

258

1,629

2016

1,17,261

3,758

1,726

425

2,151

2017

1,15,978

2,639

2,639

391

2,120

Academic Achievements

DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS & TRAUMATOLOGY:RMC/GGH:KAKINADA

CMEs : The Department has been conducting the CMES successfully Since 1997

S.NO

YEAR

TOPICS

ORGANISING SECRETARY

01

1997

THR & ILLIZAROVS WORK SHOP WITH LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF SURGERY

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

02

1998

INTERLOCKING NAILS WORK SHOP

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

03

1999

UMEX WORK SHOP

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

04

2000

ARTHROSCOPY WORK SHOP

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

05

2001

SPINAL WORK SHOP,  ZETA SPINAL SYSTEM

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

06

2002

32ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF AP CHAPTER OF IOA.

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

07

2003

PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

08

2004

GERIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

09

2005

GAMMA NAILING IN FRACTURE OF PROXIMAL FEMUR CONDUCTED BY THE INVENTOR OF GAMMA NAIL DR.S.HALDER FROM U.K

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

10

2006

BTLS COURSE: JOINTLY ORGANISED BY INDIAN INSTITUTE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IIEMS & IOA WITH THE SUPERVISORS OF AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS.

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

11

2007

OASIS POST GRADUATE INSTRUCTION COURSE LECTURES.

Dr.C.Hanumantharao, P&H

12

2008

ILIZAROV EXTERNAL FIXATION” – Dr.PRASAD, KIMS, HYD.

Dr.V.Satyadev, P&H

13

2009

SHOULDER PROBLEMS –Dr.DEENADAYALAN OF GANGA HOSPITAL, COIMBATTORE.

Dr.V.Satyadev, P&H

14

2010

CME: DIFFICULT FRACTURES.

Dr.Y.Nageswararao,P&H

15

2011

INDUS KNEE ARTHROPLASTY

Dr.Y.Nageswararao,P&H

16

2012

TENDON TRANSFER

Dr.Y.Nageswararao,P&H

17

2013

CONDUCTED POST GRADUATE C.M.E,R.M.C ,KAKINADA
INFECTION IN ORTHOPAEDICS.

Dr.Y.Nageswararao,P&H

18

2014

WORK SHOP ON UNCEMENTED TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT

Dr.Y.Nageswararao,P&H

19

2016

Conducted OSSAPCON2016.

Dr.Y.Nageswararao, P&H

20

2017

Conducted  Work Shop

Dr.Y.Nageswara Rao,P&H

Research Activities

1) The dissertations of 2015-2018 batch

1

Dr. P.Bhanu Pratap

Unit –I

Role of postero medial plating in  condylar fractures of tibia.

2

Dr. M.Viswanth Reddy

Unit –I

Functional results of dicectomy through fenestration.

3

Dr. L. Sravya

Unit –II

Cephalomedullary  neailing for intertrochanteric fracture femur.

4

Dr. P.Rama Kanth

Unit -III

Evaluation & functional outcome of humeral shaft fractures treated with locking compression plate & screws in elderly patients.

5

Dr. M.Aruna Devi

Unit -III

Evaluation and functional outcome of gracture long bones in children treated with titanium elastic nail system.

6

Dr.M.Praveenkumar

Unit – I

A prospective study of functional outcome of arthroscopic reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament with anatomical single bundle technique.

7

Dr.P.Mani Kumar

Unit – II

Surgical management of congenitial talipes equinus varus.

8

Dr.N.Ashok Kumar

Unit – II

Evaluation of surgical management of distal radius fractures.

9

Dr.B.Uma Shankar

Unit -III

The study of principles and functional outcome of tension band wiring in the treatment of fracture patella, olecranon and medial malleolus.

10

Dr.A.Yeswanth Dilip Kumar

Unit – I

Infected non union tibia treated with ilizarov external fixator as a bone transport unit.

11

Dr.Y.Krishna Murthy

Unit – I

Study of surgical corresction of fractures of middle 1/3 of clavicle

12

Dr.A.Deepak

Unit – II

Stabilization of compound small bone fractures of hand and foot with jess fixation.

13

Dr.B.Yesaswini

Unit -III

Functional outcome of pronation-external rotation injury ankle (type 3-4) treated by open reduction and internal fixation-a prospective study

New equipment

(Since the Inspection of Department newer items are regularly)
  1. Arthroscopy
  2. Orthopaedic OT tables Fully Automatic.
  3. Autoclave sterilization
  4. Diathermies
  5. C arm – IITV : Since 2004 -1st item (Philips are installed first in costal area) At present all four OTs are equipped with 4 c-arms including Emergency Theatre. Recently approved for automatic OT tables.
    Equiped with Arthroscopy since 15 years. M 1917 renewed. Arthroscopy Equipment.

Surgical Procedures

  1. Safe surgical dislocation for AVN hip
  2. Minimally invasive PMSTR for CTEV
  3. B/L THR for ankylosing spondylosis
  4. Ulna centralisation for distal radius GCT
  5. Fibular osteotomy for medial compartment OA knee
  6. Fibular locking plate for distal 1/3rd tibial fractures
  7. External locking plate for compound fractures
  8. Cervical rib excision
  9. Osteotomy for b/l radio ulnar synostosis
  10. Tendon transfers for brachial plexus injury