Department of Orthopedics

  • Introduction of Department
  • Vision
  • Facilities of Department
  • Faculty Members
  • Faculty Residents
  • SOP files
  • Syllabus details
  • Department Publications
  • Departmental Activities


Excellence in patient care, research, and education is the overall goal of the Department of Orthopaedics, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Kangra (Tanda). It is a premier department in the field of Orthopedics in Himachal Pradesh in Govt. Sector. It provides state of the art treatment to a number of patients coming from adjacent districts of Himachal Pradesh. It is providing a comprehensive and integrated orthopaedic program for patients, students and residents. In addition to general Orthopaedics, the department has a faculty which is shortly to be trained in various orthopedic superspecialities like joint replacement, sports medicine, hand surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, pediatric orthopaedics, spine surgery and treatment of complex trauma. 


"To raise the bar in orthopedic care by placing greater value on patient education, offering the most advanced treatment options combined with innovative thinking and clinical expertise, and creating a practice culture built on service excellence."


"To deliver the best orthopedic experience by providing the highest standard of care, comfort, education, and service. Our commitment is to improve a patient’s condition and quality of life by utilizing the most advanced, least invasive treatment options available." We are dedicated to provide the highest quality care in an efficient and pleasant environment.

We will demonstrate our Mission, Values and Vision by adhering to the following behaviors:

Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Efficiency and Excellence in Service.

Core Values

  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Quality
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Creativity


Our department offers following subspeciality services

  • Arthroplasty
  • Spine Surgery
  • Ilizarov Fixation
  • Orthopedic oncology
  • Trauma

Faculty Members

# Photo Name Qualifications Designations Email ID Date of Joining Awards
1 Prof Vipin Sharma

DNB Orth, D Orth, MNAMS

Professor and Head 12-4-2005
  1. Ranawat Fellowship in Arthroplasty at Hospital for Special Surgery,New York,US
  2. Fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital,Mumbai
  3. Bharat Jyoti Award
2 Dr Lokesh Thakur

MS Orth

Professor 06-02-2010
3 Dr Rajiv Kapila

MS Orth

Professor 05-03-2014
4 Dr Vipan Kumar

MS Orth

Associate Professor 22-07-2016
5 Dr Aakash Parashar

MS Orth

Assistant Professor 09-09-2020
6 Dr Jasbir Singh

MS Orth

Assistant Professor 16-06-2021
7 Dr Amit Verma

MS Ortho

Assistant Professor (Desgn) 04-01-2022

Senior Residents

# Name Qualification Date of Joining
1 Dr. Rahul Bhardwaj

MS Orth

2 Dr. Devender Thakur

MS Orth

3 Dr. Sidhant Rana

MS Orth

4 Dr. Nariender Singh

MS Orth

5 Dr. Shashi Kant Sharma

MS Orth

6 Dr. Gurnik Singh

MS Orth

7 Dr. Varun Sachdeva

MS Orth

8 Dr. Virender Singh

MS Orth


Junior Residents

# Name Date of Joining
1 Dr. Anil Charak 09-03-2022
2 Dr. Abhishek Sharma 10-03-2022
3 Dr. Rishabh Gupta 10-03-2022
4 Dr. Satish Kumar 10-03-2022
5 Dr. Vaibhav Kumar 10-03-2022
6 Dr. Vikramaditya Rai 06-06-2022
7 Dr. Kunal Goel 01-11-2022
8 Dr. Rahul Goyal 01-11-2022
9 Dr. Ajay Sehrawat 04-11-2022
10 Dr. Kautilya 05-11-2022
11 Dr. Gurdyal Singh 06-11-2022
12 Dr. Akhil Sathyan 03-12-2022

Teaching Roster

Emergency duty roster



# Name Number of labs

Competency based under graduate curriculum

Department Highlights (Past 5 Years)


Dr Vipin Sharma, Prof and Head, Department of Orthopaedics Fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Year 2012

Dr Vipin Sharma, Prof and Head, Department of Orthopaedics Fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction, awarded by Ranawat Orthopedics , Hospital for Special Surgery, NY,US, Year 2018

Dr Vipin Sharma, Prof and Head, Department of Orthopaedics Bharat Jyoti Award for significant contribution in field of meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role in the field of Orthopedic surgery, Year 2013

Publication List:

Thakur L, Singh SK, Dua S, Kumar D, Sharma M. Masquelet technique for management of posttraumatic bone defect in a patient of chronic osteomyelitis of long bone. Int J Res Orthop 2021;7:691-4.

Dua S, Thakur L, Singh SK, Kumar D, Awasthi B. Determining the association between socio-demographic profile and difficulties encountered during fixation of trochanteric fractures with proximal femoral nailing operated in the department of orthopaedics at Dr RPGMC Kangra at Tanda. Int J Res Orthop 2021;7(2).

Tulsyan V, Singh J,Thakur L,Verma V,Minhas A.A comparative study of buprenorphine in two different doses as an adjuvant to levobupivacaine in US-guided lumbar plexus block for postoperative analgesia.Ain-Shams Journal of anaesthesiology.(2021) 13:7

Kumar V, Yarky A, Parashar A, Kumar D. Rare Case of Capillary Hemangioma of Bilateral Lower Limb: A Case Report. Int J Cur Res Rev. 2018;10:8-10.

Sharma V, Sharma S. Resection and Stump Stabilisation in Giant Cell Tumor Distal Ulna : A Case Report.JOCR -2020 (Accepted)

Kapila R, Lal M,Takkar P. Functional outcome of total hip replacement using a short stem implant. IJORO2019; 5(3):449-453.

Kapila R, Awasthi B, Sehgal B, Sharma A, Kapila P. Anterior Glenohumeral Dislocation with Ipsilateral Shaft Humerus Fracture- A Rare Co-occurrence; Case Report from Hills of North India. Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2018 Jan-Feb; 8(1): 36-38.

Sharma V, Kohli N, Sharma S. Functional outcome after management of displaced proximal humerus fractures using angle-stable plates: A prospective study. JOTR 2019;vol 11(1) : p 10-15.

Sharma V, Sharma S, Sehgal M. Multimodal Approach for Interactive Large Group Teaching in Orthopaedics at Undergraduate Level - Blending with A Purpose. Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics Vol.2019; 9(2):89-95.

Sharma S, Sharma M, Singh P, Sharma V. Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia without craniofacial involvement: An unusual presentation. J Sci Soc 2018;45:93-6.

Sharad S, Kansal D, Sharma V, Sharma P. To compare the safety and efficacy of diacerein and oxaceprol in the management of grade I & II osteoarthritis of knee. Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2018;5(3):105 – 109.

Sharma V, Kumar K, Kalia V,Soni PK. Evaluation of femoral neck-shaft angle in subHimalayan population of North West India using digital radiography and dry bone measurements. J Sci Soc 2018;45:3-7.

Kalia V, Sharma V, Kumar K. Awasthi B ,Yadav S. Anthropometric measurements of proximal femur in indian population-a comparative study between digital radiography& dry bone measurements. GJRA2018; vol 7,issue 7 : 520-23.

Sharma V, Yadav S, Kumar K, Soni PK, Awasthi B, Thakur L. Femoral Neck Anteversion in Sub Himalyan Population: Digital Radiography vs Dry Bone Measurements. 2018 ; JCDR,Vol 12( 1 ):1-4.

Sehgal M, Awasthi B, Raina SK, Chauhan N,Sharma V, Thakur L. Anthropometric characterisation of elbow angles and lines among Tibetan children (3–13 years) seeking refugee in India: A comparison survey. Adv Hum Biol 2018;8:28-30.

Sharma V,Virmani A,Sehgal M,Soni RK,Sharma S. Actinomycosis calcaneum-A Case Report. JCDR 2017;. Dec, Vol-11(12).

Sharma V, Kumar K, Soni PK. Evaluation of Femoral Neck Anteversion using Digital Radiography. Recent Adv Arthroplast, 2017; 1(2): 25-28.

Awasthi B, Raina S, Chauhan N, Sehgal M, Sharma V, Thakur L. Anthropometric characterisation of elbow angles and lines among Indian children. Journal of human biology 2017; Vol 7( 2):71-74.

Sharma S,Sharma A,Sharma V,SandeshG. Joubert Syndrome Related Disoder(JSRD)- A Case Report & Review of Literature Int J ContempPediatr Accepted.

Kumar A, Chaudhary UK, Kansal DK, Rana S,Sharma V, Kumar P. Comparison of intravenous Magnesium Sulphate with intrathecal Magnesium Sulphate for post- operative analgesia in orthopaedic patients undergoing extracapsular hip fracture surgery IJBCP 2017;vol 6(1),159-166.

Marothi DP, Sharma V,Sheth AN, Shah VI, L Bharath L, Pachore JA. Management of Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty by a New Innovative Customized Articulating Knee Spacer: An Early Experience. JOCR 2016;Vol 6(4): 20-22 .

Sharma V, Virmani A, Singh S,Gupta M,Katoch P. Segmental Rupture Bilateral Tendoachilles. Journal of case Reports 2016;6(4):531-33.

Raina SK, Thakur L,Awasthi B, Kumar N, Sharma V, Kalia S. Sociodemography of musculoskeletal injuries due to roadside accidents: A register‑based study fromNorth‑West India. Tropical j of medical research 2016; Volume : 19 (2) : 110-113.

Sharma V,Awasthi B,Kumar K,Kohli N,Katoch P. Outcome Analysis of hemiarthroplasty vs total hip replacement in displaced femoral neck fractures in elderly. JCDR 2016;10 (5):11-13.

Sharma V. Articulating Knee Spacer for Infected Total KneeReplacement. GJRA2016;5(1) .

Awasthi B, Raina SK, Negi,N, Sharma V, Kalia S, Thakur L.Pattern of extremity fractures among patients with musculoskeletal injuries- A hospital based study from north India.Journal of Medical Society.2016 ;30(1):35-37.

Awasthi B, Raina SK, Chauhan N, Sehgal M, Sharma V,Thakur L. Distribution of elbow injuries among children 3-13 years of age in North-West India. Tropical J of Medical Research , 2016; 19(1): 61-63.

Sharma V, Sharma S, Awasthi B.Long angular stable plates- A solution for complex fractures of humerus JOTR 2015 ; vol 8 (1) : 35-38 .

Sharma S, Sharma V, Sharma M, Awasthi B, Chaudhary S.Formative assessment of postgraduate students-perception of trainees and teachers. IJABMR 2015 ; 5(Suppl 1): S66–S70.

Sharma V, Sharma S, Mistry K, Awasthi B, Verma L, Singh U.Giant cell tumor of bone in skeletally Immature patients-A clinical perspective JOCR 2015; Vol 5(4) : 55-60.

Singla DA, Sharma M, Sharma S, Sharma V. The changing profile of infantile tremor syndrome in hilly terrain of India JNRP 2015; Vol6 (4)  : 610-12.

Sharma S, Sharma V, Sharma M, Chaudhary S. Letters to Editor - Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome: Different clinical expressions in two siblings. Indian Journal of MedicalSciences

Sharma S, Sharma V, Awasthi B. Sacral Agenesis with Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction—A Case Report and Review of the Literature. JCDR2015 ; Vol-9(6): RD08-RD09.

Goyal VD, Sharma V,Kalia S, Pathak S. Management of a case of ruptured pseudoaneurysm and stenosis of femoral artery caused by femoral osteochondroma.JCDR2015 ;Vol 9 (1) : 3 – 4.

Raina SK, Sharma V,Awasthi B, Kumar N. Sociodemographic determinants of traumatic musculoskeletal injuries: A register-based study from North-west IndiaInternational Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2015; 4(1):54.

Puri A,Sharma V,Gulia A, Sharma S, Verma AK. Management of Giant Cell Tumour Radius in a Three Year old Child with an Improvised Technique. JCDR 2014; Vol 8(12) :QD04-6.

Goyal VD, Sharma V, Kalia S, Sehgal M. Axillary Artery Injury Caused by Fracture of Humerus Neck and Its Repair Using Basilic Vein Graft Case Reports in Surgery2014: 430583.

Sharma S, Sharma V, Sharma M, Chaudhary S. Palmoplantarkeratoderma and edentulous status: two isolatedexpressions of Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics. 2014 ;1(1):48-51.

Departmental Activities

Himorthocon - 2019