Bone & Joint care at Fortis Hospital, Bangalore


The medical team at Fortis Hospitals provide some of the best orthopedic treatment in India . Fortis, Bangalore has some of the best orthopedics in Bangalore , with decades of experience who are expert at delivering premium joint replacement surgeries . Their exposure to the latest equipment backed by able paramedics, enables us to administer quality orthopedic treatment in India and quick relief to patients across the country. Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore which is a JCI and NABH certified hospital has been the pioneers in joint replacement surgeries that include simultaneous bilateral knee replacement.  With over 12,000 successful knee replacement surgeries, our doctors are dedicated to ensuring our patients are at the heart of our effort at all times.

In addition to the best surgeons and technology, Fortis Hospitals, which is one of the best orthopedic hospitals in Bangalore has a patient centric approach to surgery, post-surgery care, pain management and recovery. This approach has a well-trained team at the disposal of patients, ensuring speedy recovery.  Our team of anesthesiologists and surgeons work hand in hand with the preoperative team to ensure the best in bone & joint surgical care. A well trained team of physiotherapists and the latest equipment at our comprehensive fitness center ensures that you are quickly back on your feet.  

One of the top knee replacement hospitals in India, the bone & joint trauma care team at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore is also one of the best in the country with an advanced trauma care center that provides access to the latest technology and managed by a team trained to perform in cases of bone & joint emergency.

Joint replacement surgeries at Fortis, Bangalore:

Total knee replacement:

Patients with severely damaged knee joints associated with severe pain or knee deformities or have difficulty in moving around are candidates for a full knee replacement. The need for a full knee replacement is to ease the pain or disability in the knee joint caused usually due to arthritis or injury.  Fortis is one of the best knee replacement hospitals in India.

Total knee replacement or arthroplasty is a safe and major surgical procedure where in a metal or plastic implant are used to cap the knee joints.

Total hip replacement:

Joint replacements such as a total hip replacement or hip arthroplasty is surgically replacing the damaged or deceased bone and cartilage with an artificial component. The artificial component is customized according to the patient. Patients with chronic pain or severe hip arthritis and who are affected going about their daily routine are usually advised to go in for a hip replacement.

Other joint replacements:

Joint replacements are surgical procedures that involve replacing the damaged part of the joints with new ones. Other joint replacements at Fortis include:

  • Shoulder replacement
  • Elbow replacement
  • Bilateral knee replacement

Other services:

  • Medical or surgical management of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, juvenile arthritis, etc. arthritis, etc.
  • Ligament repair and reconstruction – Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and treatment to prevent old age fractures
  • Arthroscopy and arthroscopic treatment
  • Physiotherapy and rehabilitation programme.
  • Patient education programme

Sports Medicine

Health consciousness has been on the rise and a large number of people today lead an active lifestyle. Sports medicine deals with physical fitness and treatment or prevention of associated injuries. As one of the best orthopedic hospitals in India, Fortis is quickly to adapt to emerging medical trends and now we have a specialized branch in sports medicine at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore. Our dedicated team of specialists are here to cater to this.


A minimally invasive surgical procedure, which is used to examine and treat damage to a joint. This is performed using an arthroscope, which is inserted into the joint with a small incision. Its advantage over traditional open surgery is that the joint does not need to be opened up fully. The other advantages of this surgical procedure is reduced recovery time and less scarring because of the smaller incisions. Fortis is one of the top bones & joint hospital in India. Arthroscopic surgeries at Fortis is usually performed as an outpatient surgical procedure and the patient is back home several hours after the surgery. For instance a knee arthroscopy requires only two small incisions. One for the arthroscope and the other for the surgical instruments to be used.

Shoulder replacement surgery

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body, however it is an unstable joint based on the range of motions accommodated. This increases the likelihood of joint injury and accelerated degeneration. The team of specialists at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore have attended to a multitude of issues pertaining to the shoulder and with access to the latest technology they are at the forefront of shoulder replacement surgery and care.


Trauma is an acute injury to a part of the musculoskeletal system. It is usually caused due to a sudden accident. Orthopaedic trauma could at times be life altering. Our orthopaedicians specialize in joint replacements and complex injuries to bones, joints and soft tissues (like muscles, tendons and ligaments) throughout the entire body. We assist the patient through the entire recovery process and ensure resumption of an active lifestyle.

Avail the best orthopedic treatment in India at Fortis

One of the best bone care hospitals in the country, the specialists at Fortis Hospital have vast experience in treating a number of orthopaedic ailments where our doctor’s work with a team of specialists and subspecialists to determine the most appropriate treatment options for your needs.

Some of the other conditions treated at Fortis Hospital Bangalore are:

  • Conditions related to the arm, wrist, hand, knee and ankle such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Elbow Dislocation, Trigger Finger and Fractures, Synovitis, Loose bodies of the Bone or Cartilage, Ligament Tear of the Knee, Meniscal Tears of the Knee, Plantar Fasciitis, Rotator cuff tendon tears, bone cancer and other bone related problems and injuries.
  • Different arthritis such as Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Infectious Arthritis to name a few.
  • Broken Bones such as Broken Arm, Broken Hip, Broken Elbow, Sports related injuries and sprained ankle to name a few.

Bone & Joint technology used at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore

One of the best joint care hospitals in India, bone specialists at Fortis Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road has always been in the forefront in adopting high-tech approaches and latest technologies to provide accurate bone density scan and the best possible care for our patients.

Computer Navigated Knee Replacement Surgery

Computer navigated surgery is a technology at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore which helps the surgeon navigate, allowing them to plan the steps much ahead, thus bringing in 100% accuracy, better results, less complication, reduced blood loss and to the patient, longevity of the implant and more flexibility.  The entire surgical process can be followed on the screen. Having some of the top bone & joint specialists of India with us, Fortis has an incredible success rate of Computer Navigated Knee Replacement Surgeries.

Knee Replacement for Women

As most people know, the skeletal structure of men and women are different and certain procedures require tailored solutions that provide the best possible treatment for the patient. At Fortis, which is one of the best bone care centres in the country, Made for Women Knee Replacement uses a specific type of prosthesis that is suited to the structure of a woman’s knee. Known commonly as gender specific knee implant, this treatment was developed specifically keeping the needs of women in mind.