Orthopaedician Jobs in Kerala

Orthopaedician Jobs in Kerala


Orthopaedic Surgeon is also known as Orthoaedician is a medical practitioner specialized in diagnosis and treatment of the orthopaedic problems of the human body be it. Orthopaedician jobs in Kerala and other parts of India is related to the treatment of conditions like fractures, torn ligaments, dislocations, bursitis and sprains. Besides these conditions, Orthopaedic Surgeons are also responsible for the treatment of abnormal growth congenital problems, and other conditions like degenerative joint diseases, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, spinal problems, bone tumours etc. They are also qualified to perform back, spinal surgeries and joint replacement surgery and other musculoskeletal surgeries.

Educational Qualification

  • To get an orthopedician job in Kerala and India one needs to acquire a medical degree of 5years with compulsory internship followed by a 4 to 5 years orthopaedic surgery residency in a hospital. 

  • For admission in MBBS courses, students must successfully complete higher secondary education with chemistry, physics and biology core subjects. A common entrance test should be cleared for all colleges in India.


The responsibilities of orthopedician jobs in Kerala include

  • Examining and assessing patients physical conditions

  • Performing diagnostic tests like X-Rays, MRI’s etc

  • Performing appropriate surgical procedures and treatments 

  • Prescribing and administering pain medications

  • Supervising and overseeing student residents

  • Keep and update patients' medical records 

  • Adhering to relevant orthopaedic procedures and guidelines 

  • Collaborating with the multidisciplinary medical team

Skills and Qualification

The skills and qualifications for Orthopedician jobs in Kerala and other parts of India are

  • A Medical Degree with residency specialization in Emergency Medicine

  • In-depth knowledge of orthopaedic surgeries

  • Excellent patient management skills

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills


In recent years, the number of orthopedician job in Kerala and other parts of India. The field of orthopaedics offers various job prospects graduates. The candidate can join defence services such as the army or naval forces. Defence services Like naval focus have a high demand for orthopaedic surgeons. An Orthopaedic can start his /her career as a consultant, either in the public or private hospitals. Qualified and Licensed Orthopaedic surgeons/ consultants can also open their own clinics and start an individual practice. Those having an inclination to teaching or research can also enter into the academic side and teach as a professor or join research projects.


The pay scale for Orthopaedician Job in Kerala and other regions of India vary according to the location and years of experience 

  • Entry-level Orthopedic Surgeons with  1 year or less experience can expect an average pay of ?1,168,704

  •  Early career Orthopedic Surgeons having 1-4 years of experience can earn an average total salary of ?1,237,876. 

  • Mid-career Orthopedic Surgeons with 5-9 years of experience can get an average total salary of ?1,847,179. 

  • Experienced Orthopedic Surgeons with 10-19 years of experience get a total payout of ?2,067,307.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeons with 20 years or more of experience, earn an average total salary of ?5,832,638