CHRC’s Department of Orthopaedics is one of the first dedicated orthopaedic centres in Central India. The Department of Orthopaedics offers many specialised services and procedures and is renowned across Central India. 


Advanced Arthroplasty Centre

The department has a state of the art Arthroplasty OR equipped with laminar airflow and body exhaust suits which reduce the risk of infections. All primary and revision joint replacements and resurfacing, including complex cases involving hip, knee, shoulder and elbow are performed here. Annually over 400 arthroplasties are performed in the JRS (Joint replacement and Spine) Operation Theatre Complex which include around 100 revision surgeries.

Comprehensive Spinal Care Center

The department is involved in treating all levels of spinal surgery ranging from routine lumbar degenerative disc disease to complex cervical spine and craniovertebral anomalies. Annually, over 500 spinal surgical procedures are performed in the JRS (Joint replacement and Spine) Operation Theatre Complex.

Arthroscopy & Sports Surgery

The department is involved in treating a wide variety of sports related injuries ranging from acute ligament/tendon tears to chronic overuse injuries.

Advanced Trauma Surgery

The CHRC hospital has comprehensive trauma services available through the emergency medical services. A large number of primary and neglected extremity, pelvic and spinal trauma is treated in the emergency center. Trauma is also operated in a planned manner in the routine theatres. We are equipped with image intensifier and good technical and instrumentation support in all the operating rooms. Plastic surgery and vascular surgery departments provide excellent supportive care for the severely injured limb where limb salvage may be necessary. A vascular intervention and angioembolisationfacilty is also available within the hospital premises

Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction with Ilizarov Method

The department has been in the forefront for many years in using the Ilizarov technique for limb reconstruction. Specialized services offered include management of infected non unions, limb lengthening, complex deformity correction, management of bone defects resulting from trauma or tumour resection. Some of the pioneering work from the department has been in the field of non unions, tumour reconstruction, deformity correction, amputation stump lengthening and limb lengthening in short stature dwarfism.

Orthopaedic Oncology including Limb Salvage Surgery

The department treats over 200 cases of orthopaedic neoplasms annually. These include both benign and malignant bone tumours. All types of limb salvage surgery and tumour reconstructive surgery including resection Arthroplasty are performed. Patients requiring chemotherapy and radiotherapy are referred to Cancer Wing which is in the same campus.

Subspecialty Services

The department is provides specialised procedures for Knee, Shoulder, Hip, Ankle, Elbow and Spine. 


  • Menisectomy

  • ACL & PCL reconstruction

  • Synovectomy

  • Multi-ligament reconstructions

  • Patellar realignment procedure

  • Mosaicplasty

  • Autologous chondrocyte implants


  • Arthroscopic & mini open Bankart

  • Congruent arc Latarjet for bone defects

  • Rotator cuff repair

  • Acromioplasty

  • Synovectomy


  • Diagnostic Hip arthroscopy

  • Loose body removal


  • Diagnostic arthroscopy


  • Diagnostic arthroscopy

  • Loose body removal

  • Tennis elbow release

  • Paediatric orthopaedics

  • Paediatric Trauma

  • CTEV (Clubfoot)

  • Developmental dysplasia of hip

  • Congenital dislocation of Knee

  • Congenital muscular torticollis

  • Perthe’s disease

  • Metabolic bone disease (Rickets)

  • Benign Tumours


  • Microlumbar Dissectomy  for slip disc

  • Spondylolisthesis

  • Pedicle screw fixation

  • Interbody Fusion

  • Laminectomy for Cervical and Lumbar Canal Stenosis

  • Trauma Spine Management

  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for Osteoporosis

  • Spine Infection Management

  • Spine deformity evaluation and management

  • Non fusion Spine Procedure

  • Interventional Pain Management