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The Orthopaedics Centre covers the full spectrum of bone, joint, and spine disorders. Our hospitals are well-equipped to tend to all sub-specialities of orthopaedics under a single roof, helping you get back on your feet in the minimum possible time. 

Our exceptional team of doctors have vast experience in all orthopaedic subspecialties including trauma and orthopaedic surgery, joint replacement, wrist, upper limb & shoulder care, paediatric orthopaedics and deformity correction, orthopaedic oncology, spine, sports medicine, rheumatology and microvascular surgery. Multidisciplinary in approach, they provide holistic, evidence-based treatment to patients, with the support of speciality-trained nurses, physical medicine, and rehabilitation physicians.

Our impeccable record and success stories stem from the cutting-edge techniques we follow, our steadfast adherence to world-class standards, and our pre-eminent team of experts who are highly versed in clinical and surgical abilities.

Our doctors go well beyond and deliver a 360-degree swathe of services under one roof. 

We take pride in stating that our results are amongst the very best in the country.

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Our Specialities

Through our 25+ specialities, we provide in-depth expertise in the spectrum of advance medical and surgical interventions. Our specialties are integrated to provide a seamless experience.

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence-based treatment to ensure the best care for you.


We provide comprehensive treatment for all types diseases under one roof. Our highly experienced doctors supported by especially trained clinical staff, ensure the best care for you.


Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Diagnostics for Orthopaedics

Bone scans
CT and MRI
Blood tests
Bone scan

World Class Technical Support

Operation Theatre equipped with Laminar Air flow.
Post operative pain control by epidural and IV analgesia by a team of experienced anaesthesiologists
State of the art Instrumentataion.
Image Intensifiers
Well equipped ICU for post operative care.

Orthopaedics Diagnostic Services

Lead ECG
2D and 3D Echocardiography including colour Doppler and contrast ECHO
Strain Imaging - Speckle Tracking and Heart Model
Trans-oesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) / Dobutamine Stress Echo
Treadmill test (TMT)
Holter - 24 hrs and 48 hrs
Event monitoring and loop recorders
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)
Head-up tilt table test (HUTT)
Pacemaker check and programming
Cardiac CT including CT coronary angiogram
Latest monoplane & bi-plane cathlab
Cardiac MRI including stress adenosine protocol

Inpatient Facilities

Aster Medcity offers world-class inpatient care to its patients, with the support of an award-winning team of Nurses, Therapists and Technicians.

Wards, double rooms, standard rooms, executive rooms, deluxe rooms presidential suites
Dedicated Cardiac ICU
Independent ICUs with a view that minimise chances of infection and ICU psychosis
Dedicated cardiac surgery suites
Advanced infection control facilities
State-of-the-art cardiac imaging

Nuclear Medicine: Diagnosis & Therapy Gamma (SPECT) Camera

• Whole body bone scan
• Regional three-phase bone scan
• Regional infection imaging
• Bone graft viability
• Lymphoscintigraphy


• Regional infection PET imaging to diagnose osteomyelitis in patients
who have undergone hip replacement surgeries
• Strontium therapy for bone pain palliation

Orthopaedic Pathology

• Needle Biopsy
• Soft tissue and bone pathology
• Immunohistochemistry
• Frozen section

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

• Orthopaedic rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries and disorders
• Rehabilitation for patients who have undergone surgeries, including amputees
• Rheumatological rehabilitation with focus on prevention of functional disorders, improving movement and management of pain / stiffness
• Sports rehabilitation
• Orthotic & prosthetic management
• Hand rehabilitation post fracture, injury or surgery

Operation Theatres

ORI Fusion Digital Integrated Operation Theatres With 22 Operating Rooms that are on par with some of the largest in the world, Aster Medcity, for the first time South India, introduces ORI Fusion Digital Integrated Operation Theatres using Karlstorz OR1 Fusion - Asia Pacific’s first complete digital integration system.
The integration enables real-time sharing of images, videos and medical reports, which not only facilitates virtual participation from any location in the world, but also helps the rest of the surgical team to monitor the patient closely during the operative procedure, much to the benefit and safety of the patient undergoing the surgery.
Aster Medcity is also the first surgical facility in the state to offer Robotic Surgery using high-precision da Vinci Surgery Robot.


Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What is the total recovery time for knee replacement?

Most patients resume their daily activities by 6 weeks, complete recovery occurs between 3-4 months.

How is joint Replacement done?

In Arthritis, the damaged cartilage and bone from the joint are replaced with a prosthesis made of metal, polyethylene, ceramic, etc to regain normal joint biomechanics.

When should you consult an orthopedic surgeon?

If the patient has

Joint or musculoskeletal pain that is progressive and interfering with daily activities
Any type of arthritis
Congenital bone anomalies
Bone tumours
Sports injuries

How does an Orthopaedist differ from an Orthopaedic surgeon?

An Orthopaedist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. They can provide pre-surgical consultation and post-surgical follow up.

An orthopaedic surgeon is a doctor who specializes in the non-surgical and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions. They perform surgery to ensure relief from back pain, ruptured discs, arthritis, bone tumours, carpal tunnel, and other injuries.

What is an Orthopedic injury?

Orthopaedic injury is any injury that relates to the musculoskeletal system. Often these injuries occur in bones and joints as a result of an accident or trauma to the body. The most common orthopaedic injuries are Wrist fracture, Shoulder dislocation, Stress fractures, Ankle & foot sprains, ACL tear, Rotator cuff tear and Meniscus tear.

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a common disorder that affects joints. It can cause pain and inflammation, making it difficult to move or stay active. This disease is difficult to control because it is caused primarily by increasing age and family history.

What is Total Knee Replacement?

TKR is a common orthopaedic procedure that involves replacing the articular surfaces of the knee joint with smooth metal and polyethylene plastic that has been cross-linked.

Who is a Rheumatologist?

A rheumatologist is a physician, who has received further training in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and systemic autoimmune conditions. Apart from the common arthritis like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, Rheumatologists are involved in treating complicated multisystem diseases like Vasculitis / SLE etc.

Which facilities are provided by the Department of Rheumatology at Aster Whitefield?

  • State-of-the-art treatment and facilities for a wide range of Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs).
  • Dedicated Pediatric Rheumatologist to cater the special needs of growing childrens with Rheumatic disorders.
  • A multi-disciplinary team consisting of trained and qualified Rheumatologists, Nurse Educators, and Customer Care Executives.
  • Doctors with national and international expertise, who  are actively involved in research work.   
  • Well-equipped Physiotherapy unit.
  • Latest treatment facilities for outpatient care
  • Collaborative work from leaders in other fields like gynaecology, dermatology, ophthalmology, neurology, radiology, physiotherapy, and others.

Is Rheumatoid arthritis an autoimmune disorder?

Yes, Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disease, like any other autoimmune disease, the immune system attacks healthy cells of the body by mistake causing inflammation and pain.

What are the early symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis causes swelling and stiffness in the joints. Specifically, early morning stiffness of more than 30 min is an early sign of Inflammatory arthritis.  Later, if untreated  it leads to bone erosion and joint deformity.

Does physiotherapy help in rheumatic diseases/arthritis?

Yes, physiotherapy helps the patient to improve the movement of the joints by removing stiffness. Muscle strengthening and Massage can help reduce pain and improve joint functions for daily activities.

Are rheumatic diseases genetic?

Many forms of rheumatic diseases including arthritis have a genetic basis. It has been found that autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis are there in patients and their families as they share the same susceptibility genes for their immune systems.

Can patients suffering from Rheumatic diseases plan Pregnancy?

Yes, Like any other normal persons, all patients with Rheumatic disease can lead normal reproductive life if they are under care of a Rheumatologist. However patients with Autoimmune rheumatic diseases should always discuss their pregnancy plans with their Rheumatologist prior planning so that the medications can be optimised before planned pregnancy. 

What are the most common types of cancer?

  • Non-melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer.

How does radiation therapy work?

Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumours.Cancer cells begin to die days or weeks after treatment starts, and continue to die for weeks or months after it finishes.

What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is a field of medicine that uses surgery to treat cancer. Its main goal is to find harmful tumours in the body and remove them. Doctors who practice surgical oncology can find out if the disease has spread to other parts of your body.

When should a joint be replaced?

Moderate to severe arthritis interfering with daily activities.

What kind of surgeries do orthopaedic surgeons perform?

Internal fixation of bones with plates and nails
Joint replacements (knee, hip, elbow, shoulder)
Revision joint Surgeries
Bone tumour excision and joint reconstructions
Arthroscopic knee, shoulder surgeries for sports injuries
Soft tissue repairs
Correction of congenital deformities and osteotomies
Spine surgeries (decompression and fusion)

What are the common signs and symptoms of orthopaedics?

Some of the common signs and symptoms of orthopaedics are Poor mobility, muscle pain, bone pain, joint pain, joint swelling, joint deformity, joint dysfunction and paucity of movement etc. If you experience any of these symptoms then consult Top Orthopaedic Doctor in Bangalore.

What is Total Knee Replacement Surgery?

Total Knee Replacement Surgery is a type of orthopaedic surgery which is performed to replace the diseased knee joint with artificial material. This surgery is most commonly preferred to relieve chronic knee pain caused due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

Can an Orthopaedist treat sports injuries?

Yes, an Orthopaedist can treat sports injuries which are mostly related to the musculoskeletal system. Some of the common sports injuries are Ankle sprain, Ligament tear, Fractures, Muscle pull, or Bruises, Groin pull, Knee injury, Tennis elbow etc.

What is rheumatoid arthritis?

That causes the immune system to damage the cartilage of the joints.

What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology represents a subspecialty in internal medicine and paediatrics, which is devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic and musculoskeletal  diseases. Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) are a diverse group of diseases that commonly affect the joints, but can also affect the muscles, other tissues and internal organs. There are more than 200 different RMDs, affecting both children and adults.

When should I see a Rheumatologist?

All of us experience musculoskeletal pains which are self limiting and short lived. If your pain is not resolving in 1-2 weeks it is better to take an expert opinion. If joint symptoms are associated with following symptoms it is always advised to meet nearby Rheumatologist
1. Systemic symptoms like fever, weight loss, loss of appetite etc.
2. Most severe pain in the morning hours
3. More than 3 joints are involved at the same time
4. Skin rash, abdominal pain

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder  that predominantly affects the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis causes severe pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints, as a result, it becomes difficult to bend and use them. Rheumatoid arthritis can affect other organs too such as the eyes, lungs, heart, or skin.

Is Rheumatoid arthritis different from osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a very common type of arthritis that is caused by wear and tear of the cartilage that covers and protects the bones at the place of joints whereas, in rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system attacks the healthy joints.

Does the rheumatology department at Aster provide physiotherapy to arthritis patients?

There is a well-equipped physiotherapy unit with a team of excellent physiotherapists for the therapeutic management of joint pain and inflammation to bring comfort to the patient through exercise, IFT, Ultrasound, heat, and massage.

Are rheumatic diseases chronic?

Yes, rheumatic diseases are chronic. Many Rheumatic diseases are lifelong, though there are periods of remission when the patient feels better in absence of symptoms. In some patients, rheumatism may damage the skin, heart, eyes lungs, and blood vessels

Do Childrens get Rheumatic Diseases?

Yes! Unfortunately children can also suffer from many of the Rheumatic diseases. We have a dedicated Pediatric Rheumatology team to cater the needs of growing childrens and address their special needs.

Are vaccines safe for patients with Rheumatic diseases? 

Yes, Not only vaccines are safe, they are strongly recommended for patients suffering from Autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The Immune disorder itself along with the drugs used in rheumatology practice make one susceptible for infections, for the same reason it is recommended to take regular vaccines for both adults and paediatric patients with Rheumatic diseases.

What are the symptoms of cancer?

  • The earlier cancer is detected, the greater the chance of curing it
  • Change in bowel or bladder habits
  • Unusual bleeding or discharge
  • Thickening or lump in the breast or other parts of the body
  • Anemia
  • Changes on skin.

Whom I should consult for Thyroid Tumours?

If you are worried about thyroid cancer, the first step you need to take is to visit your Head and Neck specialists. They can diagnose and treat your thyroid cancer so you can get on with your life.

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