Excellence in patient care, research, and education is the overall goal of the Department of Orthopaedics at AIIMS.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides a comprehensive and integrated orthopaedic program for patients, students, residents, and fellows.
In addition to general Orthopaedics, the department has a faculty which specializes in the field of joint replacement, sports medicine ,hand surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, pediatric orthopaedics ,spine surgery and treatment of complex trauma. The recent innovations in orthopaedic surgery such as minimally invasive joint replacement, surface replacement arthroplasty, revision hip and knee replacements, minimally invasive spine surgery , vascularised grafting for non unions, limb reimplatations, arthroscopic PCL and shoulder surgery are all being practiced with excellent results.
There is also a bone bank facility in the deptt where both live donor bone and cadaveric bone are preserved and used as and when required.
ICMR and CSIR funded research projects in the field of orthopaedics are also being carried out.
The Institute also has modern Physiotherapy Unit which works is close co-ordination with the Orthopaedic Department for comprehensive care of patients.