Our Profile

Christudas Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital came into existence in May 2001 as an offshoot of Christudas Hospital founded by Dr. C. Christudas MD DCH former Resident Medical officer of Madras Christian College. It matured and grew under the able guidance of Dr. M. R Mathiazhagan.
COSH is the brain child of Dr. Sudhan Christudas, MS Ortho, DNB Ortho & Dr.(Mrs.) Thangam Sudhan, MBBS, DA. It began as an out patient unit and has gradually evolved into a full-fledged 24 hour trauma care centre. It comprises a team of highly qualified doctors in the area of Orthopaedic, Neuro Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facio Maxillary Surgery, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery and other specialties.

The facilities available in the Hospital are Twin Theatre, ambulance and a team of dedicated young professionals trained in talking first aid emergencies and critical care.
At COSH, a state of the are surgical ICU is available with sophisticated equipments. This hospital which has completed 7 years, having provided exclusive range of Orthopaedic services to the community at large has been awarded ISO 9001-2000 Certificate for the standards maintained by the team.
COSH has a full- fledged physiotherapy centre with complete rehabilitation programme for geriatric patients and for spine and knee joint problems. The treatment given with utmost care is of international standards








Orthopaedics is one of the most advanced and up-to-date departments it has a faculty of consultants each pursuing a specialized field along with general orthopaedic work. The department is geared to loof after all aspects of trauma, ploy trauma, joint replacement including revision surgery., spine surgery, paediatric orthopaedic, minimally invasive surgery(MIS), Arthroscopy surgery, sports medicine, Illizarov fixation for limb reconstruction, leg lengthening & Defromity correction.

It is one of the few orthopaedic units in the country fully equipped and specially trained for joint replacements. The unit is now providing latest state of the are in managing trauma and General orthopaedics. This field is governed by another 3-4 senior consultants who are available round the clock to attend all types of bony and musculo-skeletal trauma. The unit is backed up by fully equipped operative rooms for any procedure to be done swiftly.

Facilities available are reduction of fracture and plaster application, plating, closed pinnin,inter locking nailing, hip fracture, Arthroplasty and external fixator application / illizarov fixation. The department is well supported by Radiology, Neuro, Vascular and Plastic surgery.

Arthroscopic Minimally invasive joint Surgery is practiced and performed regularly in the department, which is equipped with latest arthroscope and other equipments. This is regularly being done fro knee joint with special focus on ligament re construction.
The illizarov fixation is widely used for the treatment of infected / non infected non unions, limb length discrepancy and deformity correction of limbs. This modality is also being used to treat high velocity complex fractures of limbs. In addition of illizarov technique for limb lengthening and correction of deformities, a wide rang of spinal surgery including fixation, stabilization and fusions are regularly undertaken.

The Department of orthopaedics is equipped with most modern state – of- the are equipment for the treatment of musculo – skeletal system. It keeps abreast with the latest techniques. Trauma care is excellent; right form receiving patients in full equipped ICU, along with highly qualified surgical team including Neuro. Orthopaedic, Plastic, Paediatric & Uro Surgeons, to manage even the most complex surgical problems.