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Orthopaedics

Best Orthopaedics Hospital in Kerala.


    This is a comprehensive orthopaedic department covering all orthopaedic subspecialties. Advanced tertiary level poly-trauma management protocols with a 24 hour rapid TAT team with  4 specialists have improved survival and reduced patient morbidity compared to world standards.


    Joint replacement service primary, complex primary and revision replacement with experienced well trained leading experts using cutting edge technology in a clean air operation theater with advanced pain management deliver patient satisfaction and longevity of joints.


    Sports injuries including multi-ligament knee and shoulder and foot and ankle injuries are dealt with one stage with accelerated rehabilitation techniques to get sports persons rapidly back in the thick of the action. Limb salvage surgery along with the comprehensive oncology center is pioneering new methods in the treatment of orthopaedic oncology.


    Focused foot and ankle unit dealing with complex foot and ankle problems including Flat and club foot and salvaging deformed diabetic foot.


    Joint preservation techniques which include autologous chondrocyte implantation, use of bone marrow, and adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cell in tendon and cartilage injuries help preserve the functionality and longevity of the joints. Use of stromal vascular fraction and various types of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) with specific indications help us deliver focused regenerative care


  • Joint Replacement 
  • Orthopaedic Traumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Joint Preservation
  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Jacob Varghese

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

Qualification

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

Experience

    • MBBS 1985 Kasturba Manipal College Manipal
    • D.Orth 1988
    • MS Orth 1989  Kasturba Medical College Manipal
    • Mch orth 1995  from Liverpool University
    • Down Corning Upper limb fellowship 1995

    • Orthopaedic training in joint replacement and sports injuries at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt orthopaedic hospital, North Staffordshire university hospital, Wrightington hospital Wigan and Wrexham Maelor hospital from 1990 to 1994.  He did his Upper limb Fellowship from Wrightington, NHS Trust Wigan UK 1995.
    • Primary interests are in Joint preservation(Biologics and Mesenchymal Cells) Sports injuries and joint replacement of the upper and lower limb.
    • Research interests are in enhanced augmented techniques in meniscal & Cartilage repairs, ACL repairs and biological ACL reconstruction, and multi-ligament reconstructions of the knee.
    Past Appointments:

    • Senior Consultant in Adult reconstruction unit at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.2000 to 2007
    • Senior Consultant and as Head of the unit of sports injuries at Khoula Hospital, Oman.2012 - 2016
    • Visiting Consultant in Aster Hospital Ghubra, Oman 2011 to 2016
    • Consultant, North Staffordshire University Hospital, Stroke on Trent, UK. 2005 to 2006

Dr. Jacob Varghese

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

News & events

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Jun

CONDUCTED SLEEPCON 2022

Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Update Seminar was organized at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi.

31

May

Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgeries

Conference on minimally invasive surgeries held

20

May

SLEEPCON 2022

Department of Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

20

May

LARYNX 2022

Organised by Institute of Head & Neck Sciences

08

May

Cyclothon 2022: Journey to better health with the angels who care

VPS Lakeshore conducted the 'CYCLOTHON 2022' along with Kochi Metro Rail Ltd, in association with International Nurse's Day.

08

May

Mini Park for Children of Panangad

When Kumbalam Panchayat opened a mini park for children in collaboration with VPS Lakeshore Hospital

09

May

MISCON 2022

We are glad to inform you that the International Conference in Minimally Invasive Surgeries

21

Apr

VPS Lakeshore saves the life of 12 year old girl with rare Congenital disease

Kidney and Liver transplant procedures at VPS Lakeshore save the life of a 12 year old girl.