Services / Facilities and Equipments
Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics is a pioneer centre for the management of polytrauma cases and complex surgeries. The OTs are equipped with higher end philips C-Arm with modern orthopaedic OT table. The surgeries are undertaken for Acetabular and Pelvis fracture fixation, failed and neglected fracture operations, management of non union and limb lengthening by Illizarov external fixator etc.

The centre intends to provide State of the Art facilities for the management of all types of spinal ailments. It has a team of dedicated, internationally trained and acclaimed spine surgeons providing cutting edge medical and surgical technology. The centre is meant to provide comprehensive management of spinal injury, back pain, spinal deformities, tumours, osteoporosis, etc. In the near future, the plan is to provide motion preserving spine surgeries including disc replacement and dynamic fixation, minimally invasive pedicle screw fixation and decompression, percutaneons ryphoplasty, thoracoscopic / laproscopic fusion and advanced pain and spasticity management techniques. The goal of centre is to reach the lives of thousands of spinal injured every year by providing medical excellence through scientific expertise and to optimize self sufficiency and independence for the rehabilitation of the patients.
The centre is equipped with operating microscope and endoscope for the management of spinal trauma, back ache and spinal deformities. Specialized surgeries like Endoscopic Discectomy, Scoliosis correction, Microscopic cervical discectomy, Anterior and Posterior spinal instrumentation are also done.

Primary and revision joint replacements (hip, knee ) are done regularly.

Hospital is equipped with operating microscope to do all micro surgical hand surgeries and undertake replantation of amputated limbs.

Sports Injury and Arthroscopy Centre aims to provide comprehensive surgical, rehabilitative and diagnostic services under one roof for specialised treatment of sports and related disorders. The benefits also to be extended to general patients sustaining similar joint injuries. The unit is well versed in handling complex knee injuries and is focused on Arthroscopic reconstruction of ligament injuries and other sports related injuries with minimum amount of inpatient stay in hospital. It has a dedicated operation theatre with a special table exclusively for arthroscopic surgeries. The centre aims to recruit sports medicine specialists, sports psychologists, physiotherapists, nurses and fitness trainers and dieticians. In the long term it aims to act as a pilot to develop the speciality of sports medicine in Karnataka.

Paediatric Orthopaedic speciality is well established. Deformity correction, paediatric injuries are managed.

The Institute has 5 spacious OTs and 3 more OTs are being readied. All types of trauma, orthopaedic, Spine surgeries, Plastic surgery, Neuro surgery and Urology are handled by the dedicated anaesthetists, well trained OT Staff, and paramedical Staff. OTs have efficient autoclaving techniques for maintaining aseptic precautions and top class surgical, anaesthetic equipments. ICU is located adjacent to OT.

The Institute has a fully air conditioned 16 bedded ICU. It is totally equipped with Ventilators, Multi channel monitors, Pulse oximeters, Syringe pumps and Defibrillators for continuous care of patients. In house Blood Gas and Electrolyte analysers are available. Patient friendly polymer molded comfort beds, presence of 24 hour intensivists cover and well trained ICU Nursing and Paramedical staff make it to handle any kind of trauma, emergencies and postoperative care. It is situated next to major operation theater facilitating easy transportation of patients.

The Institute has 200 beds and an exclusive post operative ward to monitor patients in post operative period. It has all equipments needed for continuous monitoring of patients. It has separate wards for Facio-Maxillary department and Plastic surgery departments, Neurosurgery, Burns, Arthroplasty.

All the outpatient and inpatient medical records since the beginning of Institute (1984) have been well maintained to help in Medico-legal aspects. Special efforts are taken to preserve all Medico-legal records. The records are being computerized and well maintained in a phased manner under the supervision of Sri Agilasithan a qualified Medical Records Officer, along with his dedicated staff.

The centre provides the needy patients with Artificial limbs, Spinal Arthrosis, Calipers (AFO, KAFO) foot drop splints, braces and LS belts etc. The products manufactured here are of very good quality and far very much cheaper when compared to open market which is helping the poor and needy patients who get treatment in our hospital. Sri Shivananda C.V. - Prosthetic and Orthotic Technician is in-charge of ALC in the hospital assisted by dedicated Orthotists Sri Chandrasekaran M. - Orthotic / Prosthetic Technician, Sri Ramachandan Pillai B. - Orthotic Technician and Sri Srinivasachar R. - Cobbler.

The Institute has an exclusive Central Sterile supply Department which caters to the requirements of the in patients wards and out patient department. Separate Autoclaves are provided for the needs of major operation theaters.

The Institute has a well equipped Laundry services. It is well equipped with a large capacity laundry washing machine, Hydro extractor and tumbler dryer.

House keeping and security services do the important task of maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the Hospital. They secure the hospital premises and personnel by patrolling properly, inspecting building and access point, permitting and restricting the unauthorised entry. They have been outsourced for the services in the institute.

Hospital has a brigade of 6 ambulances which are well equipped to shift accident victims from the site to hospital. All are fitted with transport ventilator.

  • Ambulance Services
  • 24 hours Emergency and ICU Care
  • CT Scan
  • Ultrasound Doppler
  • C-Arm
  • Arthroscope
  • Endoscopic Micro Discectomy System
  • Auto Analyser
  • Hematology Cell counter
  • Operating Microscope

Spacious waiting area, TV at all waiting areas, all types of wards, Vehicle parking facility and utilities, Separate male and female rest rooms are available to patients and their attenders. Receptionists serve the patients and attenders by greeting and directing them appropriately.

Social Worker helps individuals and family with everything from physical and mental health difficulties to social and financial issues such as aquiring welfare, social security or other types of fundings.

The Health sector of 12th Finance commission has sanctioned a plan to have a network of fully equipped trauma centers throughout the country. Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics is apex Institute in Karnataka for trauma care. A dedicated trauma centre is available with equipped casualty department, operating room and observation ward.