ORTHOPAEDICS & RHEUMATOLOGY

The Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Rheumatology is a state-of-the-art facility aiming at providing patients of all ages with the best possible care in managing musculoskeletal disorders. Exceptional care is provided for a wide range of issues including knee and shoulder replacement, surface replacement of the hip, arthroscopic surgeries, complex fracture repair and other rheumatic conditions. The department boasts a well-trained and highly skilled team of doctors and surgeons specializing in a number of fields including sports medicine, ortho oncology, pediatric ortho-surgery, spine surgery, microvascular surgery, trauma surgery, rheumatology and physical medicine. The team is ably backed by a group of specialty-trained nurses, patient counsellors and physical rehabilitation therapists. The centre is equipped with a digital Ortho Intensive Care Unit, a state-of-the-art sports medicine division, as well as dedicated units for different kinds of surgeries and rheumatology. The centre also offers 24-hour accident and emergency care apart from day-care surgery and orthopedic rehabilitation

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery division takes care of problems associated with the hand, wrist and forearm. The division offers comprehensive care to the most complex hand and upper extremity disorders such as microvascular reconstruction for industrial, domestic and road accident.

Sensor-assisted Surgery

The advanced sensor technology helps surgeon properly balance and position your knee implant. While previously surgeons had to rely on their judgment and experience to balance the knee, the foremost technology is useful for making soft tissue balance a more precise science.

Doctors

Dr Suresh S Pillai

Senior Consultant

Ortho & Spine surgery

Dr. Suresh S. Pillai, a senior consultant in the Department of Orthopaedics is an expert in Ortho and Spine Surgery. He secured MBBS from Alleppey Medical College and MS in Orthopaedics from Kottayam Medical College. His clinical training was further complemented by the Fellowship in spine surgery procured from Chang-gung University in Taiwan and A.O. Spine Fellowship from Nottingham, UK. His areas of special interest include spine surgery and joint replacement.

Dr Suresh S Pillai

Senior Consultant

Ortho & Spine surgery

Dr. Suresh S. Pillai, a senior consultant in the Department of Orthopaedics is an expert in Ortho and Spine Surgery. He secured MBBS from Alleppey Medical College and MS in Orthopaedics from Kottayam Medical College. His clinical training was further complemented by the Fellowship in spine surgery procured from Chang-gung University in Taiwan and A.O. Spine Fellowship from Nottingham, UK. His areas of special interest include spine surgery and joint replacement.

Dr. Suresh has written books and published various research papers and presentations on human spine. One of his books in English is The Gospel of Spine. Two books, Sandirogangalum Parihara Margangalum and Natellu are written in the local language, Malayalam.

Dr. Remesh Bhasi

Senior Consultant

Rheumatology

Dr.Remesh Bhasi MD.,MRCP Graduated from Calicut Medical College (25th Batch)., MD (General Medicine) KMC, Mangalore., Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) since 1996.

Dr. Remesh Bhasi

Senior Consultant

Rheumatology

Dr.Remesh Bhasi MD.,MRCP Graduated from Calicut Medical College (25th Batch)., MD (General Medicine) KMC, Mangalore., Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) since 1996.

Qualifications : MBBS, MD, MRCP

Dr.Remesh Bhasi MD.,MRCP Graduated from Calicut Medical College (25th Batch)., MD (General Medicine) KMC, Mangalore., Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) since 1996., Rheumatology training at Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, UK under Prof. DGI scott., Member of British Society for Rheumatology since 1997., Was working as Clinical Specialist in Rheumatology at Queen’s Hospital, Burton on Trent until return to india., Presently HOD & Sr. Consultant, Dept of Rheumatology, MIMS Calicut., Life Member of Indian Rheumatology Association., Associate Member of Pediatric Rheumatology Chapter of IAP., Member, Pediatric Rheumatology Core Group, Indian Rheumatology Association., Member, Vasculitis Core Group, IRA., Treasurer, IRA Kerala Chapter., Associate Editor, CAFIM Journal., Recently published works : Pharmaco Economic study of DMARDs in the managemant of RA, Peripheral Neuropathy in Sjogren’s syndrome, Macrophage Activation Syndrome in Children – Clinical study, ILD in Dermatomyositis., Completed certificate course in Clinical Research from Symbiosis, Pune in Feb 2011., Special interest : Vaculities, Pregnancy in CTD, Pediatrics Rheumatology.,

Dr. Mahendra Varma

Senior Consultant

Orthopaedics

Dr. Varma completed his MBBS from JSS Medical College, Mysore in the year 1990, D’Ortho from Mysore Medical College in the year 1997 and DNB in Orthopaedics from MOSC Medical Mission Hospital Kolenchery in the year 1999. Dr.Varma has had extensive experience working with various hospitals in Bangalore and Kerala.

Dr. Mahendra Varma

Senior Consultant

Orthopaedics

Dr. Varma completed his MBBS from JSS Medical College, Mysore in the year 1990, D’Ortho from Mysore Medical College in the year 1997 and DNB in Orthopaedics from MOSC Medical Mission Hospital Kolenchery in the year 1999. Dr.Varma has had extensive experience working with various hospitals in Bangalore and Kerala.

Prior to joining us he was working as Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at Daya Hospital, Meppayur, Calicut. Dr. Varma hails from Bangalore and is married to Dr. Sreelatha Varma, working as Registrar in our Anesthesiology Department.

Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship at KMC Manipal, under Prof. Benjamin joseph.

Dr. Schiller jose

Senior Consultant

Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy

Dr. Schiller jose

Senior Consultant

Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy

Dr. Radhesh Nambiar

Consultant

Trauma Surgery

Dr Radhesh completed MBBS from Sri Siddhartha Medical college Tumkur and D'ortho from Rajah Muthiah Medical college Chidambaram.He has worked in as resident medical officer in peripheral hospitals around Calicut. Dr Radhesh joined MIMS in 2003 . He has done Advance Trauma centre AIIMS delhi and in a qualified Instructor for ATLS India. He has been elevated to the post of course director for ALTS and in active in poly trauma care.

Dr. Radhesh Nambiar

Consultant

Trauma Surgery

Dr Radhesh completed MBBS from Sri Siddhartha Medical college Tumkur and D'ortho from Rajah Muthiah Medical college Chidambaram.He has worked in as resident medical officer in peripheral hospitals around Calicut. Dr Radhesh joined MIMS in 2003 . He has done Advance Trauma centre AIIMS delhi and in a qualified Instructor for ATLS India. He has been elevated to the post of course director for ALTS and in active in poly trauma care.

Qualifications
MBBS,D’Ortho

Dr. Sujith Thampy

Consultant

Orthopaedics

Dr. Sujith Thampy works as the Registrar in the Department of Orthopaedics, at Aster MIMS. He completed his MBBS and MS from Government Medical College, Kottayam.

Dr. Sujith Thampy

Consultant

Orthopaedics

Dr. Sujith Thampy works as the Registrar in the Department of Orthopaedics, at Aster MIMS. He completed his MBBS and MS from Government Medical College, Kottayam.

Qualifications MBBS, MS (Ortho)

Dr. Shameem G.M.

Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Shameem G.M. serves as the Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Shameem received his MBBS degree from Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore. Adding to his medical education is his Post Graduate Diploma in Orthopaedics from JJM Medical College, Davengere and DNB in Orthopaedics from Tejasvini Hospital, Mangalore. Prior to his service at Aster MIMS, he has been serving as a Consultant at the Iqraa Hospital, Calicut. His areas of interest include Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty and Trauma Care.

Dr. Shameem G.M.

Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Shameem G.M. serves as the Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Shameem received his MBBS degree from Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore. Adding to his medical education is his Post Graduate Diploma in Orthopaedics from JJM Medical College, Davengere and DNB in Orthopaedics from Tejasvini Hospital, Mangalore. Prior to his service at Aster MIMS, he has been serving as a Consultant at the Iqraa Hospital, Calicut. His areas of interest include Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty and Trauma Care.

Dr.Prince Shanavas Khan

Consultant

Orthopaedics

MBBS, D' Ortho, MS Ortho, Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery

Dr.Prince Shanavas Khan

Consultant

Orthopaedics

MBBS, D' Ortho, MS Ortho, Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery

Facilities

Paediatric Orthopaedics

  • Treatments are offered for children with congenital and other paediatric disorders
  • Expert medical care for cerebral palsy, club foot and bone cancer
  • Accurate medical care to treat infections that affect bone and joints

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Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Infective arthritis
  • Traumatic arthritis
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Spine Clinic

  • A comprehensive and specialised spine clinic having well equipped facilities for spine surgery
  • Offers evaluation of back pain
  • Most effective surgical treatments for prolapsed disc, spondylolisthesis, tuberculosis etc.
  • The only centre in Malabar to provide surgical treatment for scoliosis

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Ilizarov and External Fixation Device

  • Management of open fractures
  • Infected non-union of long bones
  • Limb lengthening
  • Correction of deformities
  • Fusion of joints
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Trauma and Fracture surgery

  • High quality Swiss ‘AO’ systems, for fracture fixation.
  • Image intensifier
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Arthroscopic surgery

  • Keyhole surgery for disorders of knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle
  • Surgery for ACL and Multi Ligament reconstruction of knee
  • Surgery for Shoulder instability and rotator cuff injury
  • High definition telescope and camera system
  • Fracture/ Trauma care
  • 24 hour total care of trauma patients
  • Emergency life support
  • Trauma ICU with ventilator support

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Joint Replacement

  • Computer navigated joint replacement surgery
  • Hip, knee, and elbow replacement surgeries
  • Total Knee replacement- unilateral and simultaneous bilateral

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Facilities

  • Operation Theatre equipped with Laminar Air flow.
  • Post operative pain control by epidural and IV analgesia by a team of experienced anaesthesiologists
  • State of the art Instrumentataion.
  • Image Intensifiers
  • Well equipped ICU for post operative care.
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Aster MIMS Highlights

Emergency Services

Critical Care medicine

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation