Department of Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery


1.      Introduction

The Department of Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery is a separate department under Division of Surgery at Shree Birendra Hospital. This department was established with an aim of treating routine Orthopedics and Trauma patients. However, in the context of diversified Orthopedics problems we run Sub-specialty OPDs like Spine, Sports and arthroscopy, Pediatrics, Arthroplasty, Pelvis & acetabulum, Orthopedic Oncology and hand surgery.

 

2.      Services

  • OPD care to Regular soldiers, ex-servicemen and their family.
  • Emergency care facility to Regular soldiers, ex-servicemen and their family.
  • Comprehensive Orthopedic Trauma Care.
  • Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic Arthroscopy of Knee, Shoulder and Hip.
  • Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Correction of deformities
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Hand and reconstruction

 

3.      Subdepartments

l  Trauma Surgery:

l  Consultants are available round the clock to attend to all types of bony and musculo-skeletal trauma. The department is backed up by fully equipped operative rooms for any procedure to be done in short time. Facilities available are complex trauma management including reconstruction of pelvis, acetabulum and shoulder. The department is well supported by Radiology and Neurosurgery.

 

 

 

l  Spine surgery:

n  From 2010 The unit of spine Surgery manages a wide spectrum of Spinal injuries, Spinal pathologies like Potts's spine, myelopathy, tumors, degenerative and Deformities. The Unit has highly skilled surgeons who deals with the emergency surgery and advanced technique like MISS (Minimally Invasive Spine surgery) and endoscopic surgeries, involved in rehabilitation along with the department of Physiotherapy

l  Arthroplasty

l  Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to restore the function of a joint. A joint can be restored by resurfacing the bones. An artificial joint (called a prosthesis) may also be used. The unit deals with arthritis which may affect the joints due to infective, inflammatory, traumatic causes. The dedicated Joint (Knee & Hip) Replacement unit, one of its kinds in the country, conducts replacement surgeries for the knee, hip, shoulder, ankle, and elbow. 

l  Arthroscopy and Sports

l  The unit of Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine provides individualized treatment for all kinds of training, sports injuries and other joint-related disorders.   We approach to treat various sports injuries which include Soft tissue and bony procedures involves ACL, PCL reconstruction(ligament), Meniscal repairs of the knee and Bankart, Hill sach's Repair for the shoulder, which is done arthroscopically. Besides that, the unit has also started with Ankle and elbow arthroscopy for limited diseases.

l  Pediatric orthopedics

l  2016 The unit covers the pediatric population with trauma and congenital deformities for correction. Our multidisciplinary team of experts delivers personalized orthopedic care to children from birth through adolescence. Using the latest research to guide our work, with a singular focus on the unique needs of growing patients, our physicians use the most innovative solutions to the most complicated cases.

l  Orthopedic oncology

n  From 2022, the unit of Orthopedic Oncology offers expert care to children and adults diagnosed with tumors and tumor-like conditions of the bone and soft tissue, including bone metastases, sarcomas, benign and cancerous tumors of the bone or soft tissue and pathologic fractures.

l  Hand reconstruction

The unit has started to offer advanced plastic reconstructive and microsurgery treatment for its orthopedic patients. Highly specialized team deals with surgery of the hand, the wrist, elbow and the peripheral nerves of the upper limb. Microsurgery procedures are complex surgeries.

 

4.      Specialists

Specialists

Degree

 

Designation

Lt Col Dr Bishnu Babu Thapa

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Spine Surgery

Head of Department, Consultant

Lt Col Dr Sushil Rana Magar

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Arthroplasty

Consultant

Lt Col Dr Nirab Kayastha

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

Consultant

Lt Col Dr Ritesh Sinha

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Pediatrics Orthopedics

Consultant

Maj Dr Rajesh Pratap Shah

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Spine Surgery

Consultant

Maj Dr Dipendra Maharjan

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery. Fellowship in orthopedic Oncology

Consultant

Maj Dr Sushil Shrestha

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery. Fellowship in Plastic and Hand and reconstructive surgery

Consultant

Maj Dr Mohit Thapa Magar

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant

Maj Dr Ravi Bhandari

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant

 

6.  Faculty members

Specialists

Degree

 

Designation

Brig gen Dr Pankaj Chand (rtd.)

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Arthroplasty

 

Professor

Lt Col Dr Bishnu Babu Thapa

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Spine Surgery

Head of Department, Consultant (Assoc prof)

Lt Col Dr Sushil Rana Magar

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Arthroplasty

Consultant (Assoc.prof)

Lt Col Dr Nirab Kayastha

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

Consultant (Assoc.prof)

Lt Col Dr Ritesh Sinha

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Pediatrics Orthopedics

Consultant (Assoc.prof)

Maj Dr Rajesh Pratap Shah

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship in Spine Surgery

Consultant (Assoc.prof)

Maj Dr Dipendra Maharjan

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant (Lecturer)

Maj Dr Sushil Shrestha

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant (Lecturer)

Maj Dr Mohit Thapa Magar

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant (Lecturer)

Maj Dr Ravi Bhandari

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant (Lecturer)

Maj Dr Arjun Poudel

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant (Lecturer)

Maj Dr Arwindra Raj Singh

MS Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery

Consultant (Lecturer)

 

7.        OPD Services

Days

Unit

General Services

Specialty OPD

Sunday

Unit I

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Cases referred from other OPDs

Sports and Arthroscopy

Monday

Unit II

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Cases referred from other OPDs

Spine surgery

 

Tuesday

Unit I

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Cases referred from other OPDs

Pediatric Orthopedic

Wednesday

Unit I

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Cases referred from other OPDs

Sports and Arthroscopy

Thursday

Unit II

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Cases referred from other OPDs

Arthroplasty

Friday

Unit II

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Cases referred from other OPDs

Orthopedic Oncology, Hand surgery

Saturday

 

Round

 

 

8.        Surgical procedures

Major and minor surgical procedures are performed daily by Department of Orthopedics.

 

Days

Unit

General Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Surgery

Sunday

Unit II

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Emergency surgery

Spine surgery, Hand surgery

Monday

Unit I

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Emergency surgery

Diagnostic and therapeutic Arthroscopy

Tuesday

Unit II

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Emergency surgery

Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology

Wednesday

Unit II

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Emergency surgery

Arthroplasty, Pelvis and Acetabulum

Thursday

Unit I

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Emergency surgery

Diagnostic and therapeutic Arthroscopy

Friday

Unit I

General Orthopedics & Trauma, Emergency surgery

Pediatric Orthopedic

Saturday

 

Emergency surgery