DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS

Information about the department :

  • Government Medical College, Aurangabad has been established in the year 1957.
  • Department of Orthopaedics, Govt.Mdical College,Aurangabad came into existence in 1981. Prior to that it was a part of Surgery Department. 
  • The first Post-graduate student of Diploma in Orthopaedics passed out in 1983 and M.S. Orthopaedics in 1984.  From the beginning till date 100 students have passed out from this department.  They are working in he leading institutions of the country and abroad and spreading the name and fame of our Institution.
  • The Department is functioning as full fledged department with total bed strength of 90 patients spread over 3 wards, male, female and spinal injury centre. 
  • The magnitude of department's service to the population is amply exhibited by the fact that in last one year it has seen 41410 patients in outpatient and admitted 2057 patients and has done 1268 major operations and 3762 minor operations.  Major operations performed in the department range from stabilization, either internal or external of all the fractures to the joint replacement surgeries.
  • There is well equipped and well staffed Artificial Limb Fitting Center in the department.
  • There is a well-equipped, well staffed Physiotherapy department. 
  • The District Disability & Rehabilitation Centre was established under the Department of Orthopaedics in the year 2001 wherein calipers, wheelchairs, tricycle and artificial limbs are distributed to the patients below poverty line and other affordable patients at throw away price.
  • The department of Orthopaedics, G.M.C.H.Aurangabad, is well known and patients are coming for treatment from Jalna,Parbhani, Beed, Hingoli,Wasim, Latur, Nanded, Buldana, & Jalgaon  district.

Faculty:

Sr.No.
Name Qualification Designation
1
Dr.E.D.Pawar M.S.Orthopaedics Associate Professor
& Head of Dept.
2
Dr. M. Dhule M.S.Orthopaedics Associate Professor
3
Dr.A.B.Dhule M.S.Orthopaedics Associate Professor
4
Dr.N.K.Kapahtia M.S.Orthopaedics Associate Professor
(Contract)
5
Dr.P.P.Jadhav M.S.Orthopaedics Assistant Professor
6
Dr.D.P.Agrawal M.S.Orthopaedics Assistant Professor
7
Dr.S.R.Goyal D.Orthopaedics Asstt.Lecturer
(Contract)

P.G.Students :

Sr.No.
Name of P.G.Student Post Degree/ Diploma
1
Dr.Vidyanand R.Lokhande Chief Resident Degree
2
Dr.Vithal Namdeo Tidke Chief Resident
(Medical Officer)
Degree
3
Dr.Purushottam N.Pawar Senior Resident Degree
4
Dr.Gaurav R.Jain Senior Resident Degree
5.
Dr.Ansari Abdullah M. Mohamoddin Junior Resident Degree
6
Dr. Prasannaditya A.Mujumdar Junior Resident Diploma
7
Dr.Sandeep Chaudhary Junior Resident Degree
8
Dr. Rahul Dashrath Mamde Junior Resident Diploma

Students and staff facilities:

  • There is Hostel facility for students.
  • Central & Departmental Library available.
  • There is playground for students.

Services provided :

  • OPD, IPD, General Orthopaedic Surgeries for fractures,
  • Joint Replacement Surgeries for Hip, Knee, Shoulder, elbow, Spine Surgeries, Deformity  correction surgeries, Occupational & Physiotherapy, Disability clinic and Handicap certification, and Prostetic Limb Centre wherein splints, Calipers, Artificial limbs are distributed.

Individual academic performance of the teaching staff:

Sr.No.
Performance Performance done by
1
Total Knee Replacement.
Deformity correction surgery
Dr.C.RThorat
Prof. & Head.
2
Arthroscopy Surgery Dr.E.D.Pawar
Asso.Prof.
3
Indoscopy Spine Surgery done. Dr.A.B.Dhule
Asso.Prof.

Equipment available :

Sr.
No.
Name of Equipment
Qty.
1
Shortwave Diathermy Unit
Model 450.
1
2
C-Arm Image Intensifier (Meditronics)
1
3
Surgical Cautery
1
4
Shadowless Lamp
1
5
Mobile X-Ray Machine
1
6
Arthroscopy System
1
7
C-Arm Image Intensifier (L&T)
1
8
Ceiling Mounted Double Domes O.T.Light.
2
9
Fogging System
1
10
Computer with Printer.
1
11
A.C.Voltas make 1.5 TR Split AC
2
12
C-Arm Compatible Radiolucent Table
1
13
Electrical Drill Machine with accessories
1

Academic activities. Publication, Presentation and Conference attended (Year 2008-12):

Sr.
No.
Name & Post Publication Presentation Conference Attended
1
Dr.E.D.Pawar
Associate Professor
JMOA - 2 papers
1) Functional outcome of Reamed and undreamed Interlocking nailing of fracture of tibial shaft. published in JMOA Vol.18, 5 Sep/Dec.2010 pg.614.
2) A Biological Approach in treatment of tibial plateale fractures by minimal invasive fixation. Published in JMOA- Original Article Jan-March 2012 year 7, Issue 1.
Paper Presentation - IRCON. MOACON,IOCON,
IRCON. Faculty for IRCON. Workshops on
1) Arthroscopy,
2) Spine Surgery &   3) Flap surgery.
2
Dr.A.B.Dhule
Associate Professor
  NIL   MOACON,IOCON,
IRCON.
3
Dr.N.K.Kapahtia
Associate Professor (Contract)
NIL   MOACON,IOCON,
4
Dr.P.P.Jadhav
Assistant Professor
(Meniscal Allograft transplantation - A case Report Indian Journal Orthopaedics 2006.40:46-9)   MOACON,IOCON,
IRCON.
5
Dr.D.P.Agrawal
Assistant Professor
Arthroscopic Meniscal Surgery in the The Journal of Maharashtra Orthopaedics Association (JMOA) Vol.10, 3 march 2008.   MOACON & IOCON,IRCON, WIROC, Arthroscopic Workshop ISHKH

Research Activities :

  • Bipolar prosthesis in intertrochanteric neck femur fracture in elderly patient.
  • Locking plating in fractures – New modality of treatment.

Training Programs :

  1. M.S. Orthopaedics & Diploma in Orthopaedics.

Future plans :

  1. Limbs salvage surgeries in Cancer patients.
  2. Separate well equipped operation Theatre for Arthroplasty.
  3. There are also plans to start degree course in Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy.