Orthopedic Department

Orthopedic Department

The department of orthopedics at Holy Spirit hospital has spanned a long journey these past – 50 years to reach its present day comprehensive, competent and caring functioning.

With a foot fall of over 30, 000 out patients and over 2000 surgeries annually the department has earned a reputation of being a cost effective tertiary referal center.

The state of the art equipment in the hospital lends support to the handling of poly trauma, knee, hip and shoulder replacements, arthroscopic surgeries of different joints, sports injuries, cartilage injuries delicate spinal surgeries, paediatric injuries congenital deformities hand injuries and deformities.

  • Trauma
    We have a dedicated team of doctors available round the clock to attend to all aspects of trauma including polytrauma, compound fractures and complex injuries besides treating simple ones.
  • Joint Replacements
    our team of dedicated joint replacement surgeons routinely performs computer hangated arthroplasties in a large number of routine, complex, complicated and revision situations successfully. A large number of knee and hip replacements thus are routinely carried out including primary, revision and complex using computer navigation system.
  • Arthroscopy
    Our renowned arthroscopy surgeons routinely perform a large number of knee and shoulder arthroscopies; both diagnostic as well as therapeutic which includes complex reconstructions and repairs.
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics
    We provide comprehensive care for complex paediatric orthopaedic problems like clubfeet, hip disorders, deformity correction, developmental disorders, congenital anomalies of the musculoskeletal system and neuromuscular disorders.
  • Hand Surgery
    The whole gamut of hand problems are treated with umex fixators, tendon transfers, flap covers, reimplantation surgeries by collaboration with Orthopaedic as well as plastic hand surgeons in order to ensure the best results for the patients. An active and integrated participation of radiology, pathology, and intensive care and rehabilitation departments ensures that the patients get the best care with maximum results.
  • Sports Medicine
    This is the department orthopedic surgery which incorporates the treatment and prevention of athletic injuries. It Includes Arthroscopic procedures on the knee, shoulder, hip including the recent reconstructive procedures. In addition to that the physiotherapy department is a key component of the rehabilitation of these injuries.
  • Spine Surgery 

Hospital has dedicated some of the best surgical teams in the country at the helm, for spine surgery in India. The Spine Surgery has many medical milestones to their credit and several cervical disc replacements and lumbar disc replacements have also been performed. They perform the full range of spinal procedures from Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS), to major spine surgery procedures like complex spinal reconstructions. 

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery 

Foot and ankle surgery is the sub branch of orthopedic surgery which deals exclusively with the surgical management of disorders of the ankle and the foot in particular. It is also known as podiatry as includes the other parts of the lower extremity as well. This branch also deals with the thorough diagnosis and treatment planning of the diseases which affect the foot and ankle, apart from just the surgical management. Majorly encountered are the sprains, ligament tears, bursitis, fractures and dislocations in the tarsal and metatarsals of the foot along with the ankle bone..


The department is equipped with the most advanced infrastructure to handle all kinds of simple to complex orthopaedic conditions. It has an in-patient and out-patient service department dealing with all sorts of musculoskeletal conditions and with extremely high standards of postoperative care.

The surgical infrastructure of the Hospital includes 6 dedicated operative suites with state of the art facility and laminar air flow system, which includes dedicated operation theatres exclusively for joint replacement with full body exhaust suits to keep the incidence of infection much below global standards.

The operation theatres are fully equipped with the latest equipments including the Navigation System for joint replacements and spinal surgeries, the image intensifier, and operating microscope.


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  • Dr. Nicholas Antao
  • Senior Consultant Orthopaedic , Arthroscopic & Sports Medicine Surgeon M.S ; F.C.P.S. ,M.N.A.M.S
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