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Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine

Best Sports Medicine Department in Kochi.


Treatment of Arthritis – Joint Replacement

  • Total Knee Replacement.
  • Total Hip Replacement.
  • Total Shoulder Replacement.
  • Surface Replacement.
  • Hemi humeral Head Replacement.
  • Hemiarthroplasty – Hip.
  • Revision Replacement – Hip and Knee.


PROCEDURES


Arthroplasty : 

Primary and Revision joint replacement of hip, knee and shoulder using state of the art hard bearings with surface replacement as well as modular and current proximal loading hip replacement are done routinely.


Knee : 

Primary and Revision replacements are done using Fixed bearing, Rotating bearing as well as high flexion are routinely used. Revision replacements using constrained knee design as well as modular rotating bearing are used.


Shoulder : 

Humeral head replacements, Surface Replacements and Total Shoulder Joint Replacements are done.


Dr. Jacob Varghese

Senior Consultant & HOD, Director Of Orthopedics and Department of Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine

Qualification

MBBS, MS.(Orth), M.Ch (Orth)

Experience

      Dr. Jacob Varghese is one of the most experienced with almost three decades of experience and is a pioneer in the field of Joint Replacement & Sports Injuries in Kerala. He did his graduation and post graduation from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore University. He went on to do MCh in Orthopaedics from University of Liverpool. He received upper limb Fellowship from Writington, NHS Trust Wigan UK.

      He is well-known for his clinical and surgical decision making skills. He has conducted thousands of surgeries which includes arthroscopies, arthroplasties, redo’s, Minimally Invasive Joint replacement surgeries like meniscal repair and replacement as well as autologous cartilage implantation.

      Dr. Jacob was the first surgeon to start revision joint replacement and performed the FIRST Arthroscopic surgery in shoulder, elbow and wrist disorders in the state. He has the largest series of biological ACL and revision ACL and multi-ligament reconstructions in the state among the pioneers in primary and revision joint replacement in the country. The success rates of Dr. Jacob Varghese in cases of joint replacement surgery in kerala are comparable to any other surgeon in the world.

      Past Appointments:

      • Worked as a consultant in adult reconstruction unit at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
      • Worked as Senior Consultant and as Head of the unit of sports injuries at Khoula Hospital, Oman.
      • Worked as Visiting Consultant in Aster Hospital Ghubra, Oman.
      • Locum Consultant,North Staffordshire University Hospital, Stroke on Trent, UK.


    Dr. Jacob Varghese

    Senior Consultant & HOD, Director Of Orthopedics and Department of Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine

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