Orthopedist Medical course

If you want to give the best possible treatment to patients with musculoskeletal problems after completing your degree in medicine or physiotherapy, then orthopedist medical course would be your right choice. You can either do a post graduate diploma in orthopedic medicine or a master’s degree in the same.

Streams / Branches-Orthopedic medicine generally deals with the following subjects:

  • Orthotics & prosthetics
  • Splints
  • Arthoplasty
  • Surgical techniques
  • Bio-mechanics of Gait
  • Rehabilitation of Injuries
  • Arthroscopy
  • Disability calculation
  • Microsurgery
  • Surgical pathology
  • Histology of nerve/muscles/collagen/cartilage/bone
  • Orthopedic diseases
  • Principles of surgery and traumatology
  • Science of locomotor system
  • Physiology

Who can Opt for this Course: This course can be attended by recently qualified doctors, general physicians and physiotherapists.

Best Universities, Institutions and Colleges – Some of the most popular institutes recognized by the Medical Council of India offering courses in orthopedic medicine are as follows:

  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, New Delhi
  • Maharashtra, Mumbai Port Trust Hospital, Wadala (East), Mumbai
  • Maharashtra, P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai
  • Maharashtra, Sir Harkishen Das Nurottam Hospital & Res. Centre, Raja Rammohan Roy Road, Mumbai
  • Alluri Sitaram Raju Academy of Medical Sciences, Eluru
  • Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
  • Chalmeda Anand Rao Insttitute Of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar
  • Dr. P.S.I. Medical College , Chinoutpalli
  • Maharajah Institute of Medical Sciences, Vizianagaram
  • Narayana Medical College, Nellore
  • Prathima Institute Of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar
  • Patna Medical College, Patna
  • Kati har Medical College, Katihar
  • Darbanga Medical College, Lehriasarai
  • Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
  • Al-Ameen Medical College,Bijapur
  • Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore
  • JJM Medical College, Davangere
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum
  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga
  • M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  • Navodaya Medical College, Raichur
  • Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore
  • T D Medical College, Alleppey (Allappuzha)
  • Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha
  • MKCG Medical College, Berhampur
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh
  • Medical College, Kolkata
  • S N Medical College, Agra

Entrance Exams: Students are offered admission to this course on the basis of their rank in the state-level PG Medical Entrance Examination or All India PG Medical Entrance Examination.

What are the Future Prospects: After completion of the course, students can get job in private or government hospitals or clinics both in India and abroad. The doctors can also start private practice.