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Diploma in Orthopaedics (D.Ortho)

The purpose of this programme is to standardize Orthopedics teaching at a Post Graduate level throughout the country so that it will benefit in achieving uniformity in undergraduate teaching as well and as a result creating, competent orthopedics surgeons with appropriate expertise.

Programme Objectives:

A candidate upon successfully qualifying in the Diploma in Orthopaedics examinations should be able to-

  • Identify the diseases and injuries of musculo-skeletal system and obtain proper history and perform thorough clinical examination
  • Plan and interpret investigations and institute the management in diseases and injuries of musculo-skeletal system
  • Acquire scientific temper for teaching and research in the discipline/subject
  • Acquire skills to manage orthopaedics services
  • Organise rehabilitative services to the Physically handicapped persons