About Us    - Past, Present & Future

Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics (SGITO) is a specialised tertiary trauma and orthopaedics Institute with emphasis on specialised surgery, prompt post operative care, rehabilitation and promoting research activities. The Institute is a regional trauma and orthopaedic care centre. As one of the leading trauma and Orthopaedic speciality hospitals, we are dedicated to improving patient results by providing high quality, cost effective specialised trauma and orthopaedic care in a streamlined environment focused on wellness, mobility and quick recovery. The Institute also has a dedicated team of plastic surgeons which goes as a hand in hand speciality for trauma cases along with orthopaedicians.

“We believe that each patient is an individual, a member of a family and a member of the community and that each patient deserves physical, emotional, psychological and social support, regardless of religion, economic, region or language status’’.


To take leadership in providing comprehensive care of international standards for trauma and orthopaedic patients under one roof.


To be the premier institute working for the well being of every life we touch by providing exceptional trauma and orthopaedic care through state of the art technology, cost effective high quality services and on going research.

  • Quality
  • Integrity
  • Affordability
  • Compassionate Care


Mile Stone 1 1984 : Inauguration of Sanjay Gandhi Accident Hospital and Research Institute.
Mile Stone 2 August 1996 : Inauguration of Sanjay Gandhi Accident Hospital and Research Institute at present campus in Byrasandra, Jayanagar, Bangalore.
Mile Stone 3 July 2007 : Renaming as Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics.
Mile Stone 4 July 2007 : Inauguration of CT Scan centre.
Mile Stone 5 September 2009 : Inauguration of subspeciality OTs in Orthopaedics- Spine Surgery OT and Arthroplasty OT.
Mile Stone 6 October 2013 : Inauguration of Blood Component Separation Unit and computerized radiography system.

Present :

With emphasis on affordable comprehensive trauma care, SGITO has become an unique “ONE STOP” total trauma care centre in Karnataka. The Institute also has all subspecialities of orthopaedic services. Presence of orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Facio-Maxillary Surgery, Vascular Surgery, General Medicine, Anaesthesia. Thoracic Surgery, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Artificial Limb Centre, Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Rehabilitation centre under one roof in a Government set up has made it a dedicated comprehensive trauma care centre in India. The institute is situated in the vicinity of NIMHANS, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases and SDS Sanatorium and Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology.

It has 24 hour laboratory, Pharmacy, Blood Bank, Large Ambulance brigade, dedicated emergency wing with observation ward, outpatient centre, Minor O.T, dedicated trauma I.C.U., clean spacious wards of all kinds (General, Semi Special, Special ward) state of the Art operation theatres and dynamic staff which make it a complete trauma care centre.

The ICU, Wards, Casualty wing, Blood Bank, and OTs, are fully equipped. The addition of Siemens Somatom Emotion CT Scanner, Sonoline G50 Digital whole body colour Doppler system, Operating Microscope, Arthroscopic and Endoscopic surgery equipments, Ventillators, Monitors, Defibrillators have transformed the trauma care. The Institute being an academic centre has post graduate course in orthopaedics and its own nursing college and runs nursing course and few paramedical courses.

The Administration in a meeting held on 1st July 2014 decided to establish 'State Spinal Injury Centre' & 'Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Unit' at the Institute during the current year by earmarking seperate funds for them.

The future plan includes to increase the number of beds with addition of subspeciality OTs in orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Urology, Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma care Tele-Medicine etc.

The ultimate dream plan of the Institute is to convert the present structure into a 7 storeyed superspeciality trauma and orthopaedic care centre with facilities for Heli-Ambulance.