HOSMAT joint Replacement centre is headed by Dr. Thomas Chandy –chief of Orthopedics and joint replacement centre who has had a rich experience of over 25 years of which 18 years was in the United States. He has successfully done about 8000 joint replacement in the US and at HOSMAT an average rate of 600 replacements each year till date.
Dr. Thomas Chandy is a board certified US specialist who returned to Bangalore after 18 years with a vast experience in joint replacement and orthopedic surgery. After completing a five year post graduation resident training in 1980 in orthopedics at Jewish Hospital and medical centre in New York, he was on the faculty at the same hospital for two years. Dr. Chandy trained at the University of Oklahoma for two fellowships in joint replacement, arthroscopy, sports medicine and knee surgery. He was appointed as chief of orthopedics at the Claremore regional Medical centre in 1983. At this time the idea evolved to start a world class orthopedic, joint replacement, neuro and accident hospital of an international standard. Dr. Chandy is one of the first U.S Board certified orthopedic surgeons in India.
The department undertakes a comprehensive evaluation of each patient which includes pre- Op evaluation and post Op Rehabilitation, led by a team of Rheumatologists, highly skilled Orthopedic surgeons and joint replacement surgeons who have been trained extensively in their respective fields---- shoulder – wrist- Hip- knee-ankle joints respectively.
The joint replacement centre has both medical and surgical management for joint pain.
Chronic pain—Non Surgical approach gives a temporary relief, Surgery is the choice of treatment for advanced stages of arthritis.
HOSMAT joint Replacement Centre has dedicated operation theatre with vertical laminar flow – (Ensures germ free atmosphere).
Exclusive joint Replacement Surgeons supported with advanced cutting edge technology for challenging cases.
Dedicated team of anesthetists that provide Pre – Op, Intra-operative and postoperative care..
Lowest infection rate in the country which is less than about 0.5% . Average infection in the U.S Hospitals is 1-2% and average infection rate in Indian hospitals in general is over 5 %.
Computer Navigation system with high definition cameras and arthroscopies
State-Of-the Art - Bone Bank – for revision arthroplasty and situations where there is Bone Loss and requires grafting.