The Orthopaedic department at Health City Cayman
Islands has proudly reached the landmark of over 100 surgeries since it
opened its doors just over a year ago.
Dr Alwin Almeida, Senior Consultant Orthopaedic
Surgeon said the first surgery was undertaken on 5th June 2014 and
involved a shoulder arthroscopic surgery.
“Since then we have had a wide range of cases from
hip replacements, arthroscopic biopsy to multi-ligament reconstructions,
and it is a proud moment for us to have achieved this milestone,” he
Department of Orthopaedics provides both surgical and non-surgical
orthopaedic and sports medicine treatment, offering a number of services
including joint replacements and reconstruction, arthroscopic surgeries
and deformity corrections.
In order to accommodate the growth of the
department and provide best in class service and patient responsiveness,
the department has recently added orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Niranjan, to
“With nine years of experience in orthopaedic surgery, Dr Niranjan is a welcome asset to the
Department of Orthopaedics,”
Dr Almeida said. “With such highly skilled surgeons and staff, we are
set to achieve even greater milestones and breakthroughs in medicine in
the coming year.”
Dr Niranjan joins Health City from Hosmat Hospital
in Bangalore, India, and specializes in arthroscopic sports medicine,
surgeries and joint replacement of the hip and knee.
The department is also in the process of acquiring
the latest technology in computer navigation equipment, which is similar
to robotic surgeries. This will allow Health City surgeons to even
more accurately track, analyse and monitor surgical
procedures. The Orthopaedic service also now offers patient-specific
knee-joint replacements, whereby a CT scan is done and a customised
model of the knee and joint is developed with moulds to make joint
replacements, specific to a particular patient.
“We are extremely excited about investing in our
future and the future of medicine, with computer-assisted surgery and
custom-made knee replacement options,” Dr Almeida said. “Commitment to
quality care is our top priority here at Health
City and with the new equipment; we will continue to honour that
To speak to a member of Health City’s Patient Care team and learn more about the
Orthopaedic Services, please call 1 (345) 945-4040, 1 (345) 640-4040 or visit healthcitycaymanislands.com