• Bone & Joint
  • Bone & Joint

Speciality Areas

  • Complex Polytrauma Surgery

    Polytrauma describes multiple complex injuries of the brain and body typically caused by explosive blasts from car bombs, shells and flying shrapnel. The condition is commonly characterized by multiple head injuries, vision and hearing loss, nerve damage, multiple bone fractures, unhealed body wounds and infections - either of which can be life threatening....

  • Elbow Replacement

    Elbow replacement is surgery to replace the elbow joint with artificial joint parts (prosthetics). The elbow joint connects two bones: humerus in the upper arm and ulna in the lower arm. ...

  • Fracture Surgery

    Bone fracture surgery is a surgery to fix a broken bone using metal screws, pins, rods, or plates to hold the bone in place. It is also known as open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery. Bone fracture surgery is used when a broken bone does not heal properly with casting or splinting alone. Improper healing that requires ORIF surgery can occur in...

  • Limb Lengthening Surgery

    Limb lengthening and complex reconstruction of bone materials are today performed successfully by surgical intervention. Limb lengthening and reconstruction techniques are used to replace missing bone and lengthen and/ or straighten deformed bone segments. The procedure is performed on both children and adults who have limb length discrepancies due to birth...

  • Orthopedic oncology

    Orthopaedic Oncology offers treatment for adults and children with musculoskeletal tumours. It evaluates many different types of disorders, including benign tumours, malignant tumours, bone tumours, soft tissue tumours and metastatic lesions. The specialists manage orthopaedic problems in oncology patients requiring specialised multidisciplinary care for bones...

  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation Program

    Individuals who have undergone joint replacement, experienced a musculoskeletal injury, sustained bone trauma or have been diagnosed with a degenerative joint disease often have limited function and mobility, pain and other complications. The institute offers a comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation program that includes medical, nursing and therapy care to...

  • Paediatric Orthopedics

    Paediatric Orthopaedics is the study and treatment of growing bones, joints and muscles. Among the most-common conditions we treat are:...

  • Rheumatology Services

    Rheumatology includes clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders. Many of these diseases are now known to be disorders of the immune system, and rheumatology is increasingly the study of immunology. Rheumatology Services are offered for the patients who suffer with rheumatoid...

  • Sports Medicine

    Sports medicine refers to the branch of medicine that deals with illnesses or injuries resulting from participation in sports and athletic activities. Knee, leg, back, shoulder and hand injuries, as well as joint pain and stiffness, are a few of the common disorders treated. Sport Medicine Physicians are doctors with specialist training in sports injuries and...

  • Total Hip Replacement (THR)

    Total Hip Replacement (THR) is necessary when none of the other methods to correct a damaged hip is effective. In this operation the surgeon replaces the ball and the socket with metallic replacements and the cartilage with artificial joint material. Usually THR is done under general anesthesia, it can be also performed under spinal or epidural anesthesia...

  • Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

    Knee pain and arthritis and stiffness is treated with a variety of methods. This includes medications, physical therapy and exercises, weight loss methods and surgery to replace the worn out cushions between the joint spaces.  ...

  • Total Shoulder Joint Replacement Surgery

    Total shoulder joint replacement surgery replaces the bones of the shoulder joint with artificial joint parts, and it’s an option to patients who suffer from joint dysfunction. This is usually the result of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, but rarely for those who have sustained severe trauma from a shoulder fracture. Generally, all other modes of...

Doctors

Testimonials

  • Dhillon Dessai (Goa)
    Successfully operated for Kidney stone
    Dr. Dhillon experienced pain in his stomach while walking.
  • Maria Almeida (Goa)
    Successfully operated for Coronary Angioplasty
    Maria felt a constant pain in her chest. On her daughter's advice, she was admitted to Wockhardt Hospitals.
  • Satish Naik (Goa)
    Successfully operated  for Coronary Angioplasty
    An angiogram showed blockages in Satish Naik's heart. At Wockhardt Hospitals, he underwent a painless cardiac surgery that removed these blockages.
  • Shanta Velip (Goa)
    Successfully operated for Severe multiple fractures
    Shanta met with a serious accident in which his right leg was shattered. The fracture was se

Case Studies

  • Endo-Luminal Stenting of Abdominal Aortic Anneurysm
    Endo-Luminal Stenting of Abdominal Aortic Anneurysm
    A 73-yr. old Female patient came to Adventist Wockhardt Heart Hospital on 15 April, 2014 with a complaint of right lower flank pain...

  • The Doctors at Wockhardt Hospitals Give New Life to a Bed-ridden Woman
    The Doctors at Wockhardt Hospitals Give New Life to a Bed-ridden Woman
    This is the case of a 40 year old woman who was bed-ridden for the past 5 years, got operated at Wockhardt Hospital, Vashi and went...

Discussions

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Dr. Clive Fernandes
Medication Safety: The Need of the Hour
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Medication Safety: The Need of the Hour
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Errors in health care are one of the top problems facing the health care industry today.
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