Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore

About Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore

Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore (SGITO) is a specialised tertiary trauma and orthopaedics Institute with emphasis on specialised surgery, prompt post operative care, rehabilitation and promoting research activities. Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore is a regional trauma and orthopaedic care centre. As one of the leading trauma and Orthopaedic speciality hospitals, Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore are dedicated to improving patient results by providing high quality, cost effective specialised trauma and orthopaedic care in a streamlined environment focused on wellness, mobility and quick recovery. The Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore also has a dedicated team of plastic surgeons which goes as a hand in hand speciality for trauma cases along with orthopaedicians.

“Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore believe that each patient is an individual, a member of a family and a member of the community and that each patient deserves physical, emotional, psychological and social support, regardless of religion, economic, region or language status’’.

MISSION – Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore are committed to changing and improving the lives of our patients by providing exceptional trauma and orthopaedic care through state-of-the-art technology, ongoing research, quality and cost-effective services.

Past, Present and Future Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore is an Autonomous Institute coming under the purview of the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore. The hospital was established in the year 1984 under Karnataka Society Registration Act 1960 to cater to the needs of specialised medical treatment and care to the motor vehicle accident victims.

The idea of the founding fathers was to bring trauma care specialists to the patients, rather than victims running from hospital to hospital for trauma care. In its 30 years of existence, the Institute has lived up to the expectations of the trauma victims.

Facilities and Equipments at Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore

Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics is a pioneer centre for the management of polytrauma cases and complex surgeries. The OTs are equipped with higher end philips C-Arm with modern orthopaedic OT table. The surgeries are undertaken for Acetabular and Pelvis fracture fixation, failed and neglected fracture operations, management of non union and limb lengthening by Illizarov external fixator etc.
The centre is equipped with operating microscope and endoscope for the management of spinal trauma, Back ache, Spinal deformities, specialized surgeries like Endoscopic Discectomy, Scoliosis correction, Microscopic cervical discectomy, Anterior and Posterior spinal instrumentation are done.
Primary and revision joint replacements (hip, knee ) are done regularly.
Hospital is equipped with operating microscope to do all micro surgical hand surgeries and undertake replantation of amputated limbs.
All types of ligament injuries and joint injuries are done using modern state of art arthroscope and arthroscopic equipments.
Paediatric Orthopaedic speciality is well established. Deformity correction, paediatric injuries are managed.
The Institute has 5 spacious OTs and 3 more OTs are being readied. All types of trauma, orthopaedic, Spine surgeries, Plastic surgery, Neuro surgery and Urology are handled by the dedicated anaesthetists, well trained OT Staff, and paramedical Staff. OTs have efficient autoclaving techniques for maintaining aseptic precautions and top class surgical, anaesthetic equipments. ICU is located adjacent to OT.
The Institute has a fully air conditioned 16 bedded ICU. It is totally equipped with Ventilators, Multi channel monitors, Pulse oximeters, Syringe pumps and Defibrillators for continuous care of patients. In house Blood Gas and Electrolyte analysers are available. Patient friendly polymer molded comfort beds, presence of 24 hour intensivists cover and well trained ICU Nursing and Paramedical staff make it to handle any kind of trauma, emergencies and postoperative care. As it is situated very next to major operation theater, transportation of patients is very easy.
The Institute has an exclusive post operative ward to monitor patients in post operative period. It has all equipments needed for continuous monitoring of patients. The Institute has general wards, 4 bedded special ward, 2 bedded ward and also deluxe ward to cater to all categories of patients. It has separate wards for Facio-maxillary department, Plastic surgery departments.
All the out patient and inpatient medical records since the beginning of Institute (1984) have been well maintained to help in Medico-legal aspects. Special efforts are taken to preserve all Medico-legal records. The records are being computerized in a phased manner.
The Institute has 2 orthotists and 1 leather technician who run the artificial limb centre. The centre provides the needy patients with Artificial limbs, Spinal arthrosis, Calipers (AFO, KAFO) foot drop splints, braces and LS belts at a low cost.
The Institute has an exclusive Central Sterile supply Department which caters to the requirements of the in patients wards and out patient department. Separate Autoclaves are provided for the needs of major operation theaters.
The Institute has a well equipped Laundry services. It is well equipped with a large capacity laundry washing machine, Hydro extractor and tumbler dryer.
These have been outsourced. They maintain cleanliness and security of Institute.
  • Ambulance Services : Hospital has a brigade of 6 ambulances which are well equipped to shift accident victims from the site to hospital. All are fitted with transport ventilator.
  • 24 hours Emergency and ICU Care
  • CT Scan
  • Ultrasound Doppler
  • C-Arm
  • Arthroscope
  • Endoscopic Micro Discectomy System
  • Auto Analyser
  • Hematology Cell counter
  • Operating Microscope


Spacious waiting area, TV at all waiting areas, all types of wards, Vehicle parking facility and utilities, Separate male and female rest rooms are available to patients and their attenders. Receptionists and Counter people are helpful and guide the patients and attenders to receive best care possible. Arrangement for funds to poor and needy patients from Government and other philanthropists are made.
The Health sector of 12th Finance commission has sanctioned a plan to have a network of fully equipped trauma centers throughout the country. Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics is apex Institute in Karnataka for trauma care. A dedicated trauma centre is available with equipped casualty department, operating room and observation ward.
SPECIALTY SERVICES at Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore
  • Orthopaedics –
    • Trauma
    • Joint Replacement
    • Spine surgery
    • Arthroscopic Reconstruction
    • Sports injuries
    • Hand surgery
    • Oncology
    • Tumor & Paediatric Orthopaedics
    • Deformity correction
  • General surgery
  • General Medicine
  • Neuro surgery – Brain & Spine care
  • Plastic surgery
  • Facio-Maxillary Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Radiology
  • Biochemistry & Microbiology
  • Pathology and Transfusion medicine
  • Urology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Blood Bank
  • Artificial Limb Centre

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2 thoughts on “Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore”

  1. Looking for bsc radiology imaging technology. At Bangalore. Dr B R ambedkar medical college. Pl update me soon.

  2. Dear sir

    want to get admison in rjiv gandi accidental hospital in bsc anesthesia corse plz get me the way
    thk u

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