The Trauma Centre at the AIIMS, Rishikesh aims to become the leading institute for national and international trauma research. We here at our Trauma Centre wants to address fundamental and major issues of injury in its broadest sense. It’s a well-known fact that trauma affects major loss in its countries financial growth, we are here for its prevention by research, patient care and after effect of Trauma as whole.
Trauma systems include entire care continuum, starting at the time of injury, with a patient’s access to care, and extending through rehabilitation process.
A trauma centre is more than just a hospital or emergency room. It is a very specialized facility that has dedicated personnel, resources and facilities to care for severe and debilitating injuries.
AIIMS Rishikesh Trauma Centre is equipped to handle most severe emergencies including those resulting from falls, motor vehicle accidents, gunshot wounds, assaults and burns.
Our Level I Trauma Centre at AIIMS, Rishikesh provides most extensive range and quality of trauma care in Uttarakhand and nearby state, serving as adult as well as Paediatric Level I trauma centre in India.
Our Trauma care specialists, accredited/certified staff, dedicated equipment and sophisticated resources are readily available when trauma patients arrive. We have specialised Trauma Team including, Trauma Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Neurosurgeon, anaesthesiologist, plastics surgeons, critical care specialists, and radiologists to provide exceptional care as injuries dictate under single roof.
Our Trauma centre has state-of-the-art Trauma bay in ED for severely injured patients, completely updated equipment including 9 operating room, CT Scan, MRI and DSA dedicated specifically to trauma 24X 7.
AIIMS Rishikesh Trauma team also make every effort to prevent trauma injuries through its community outreach programs.
We are about to start our Medical Ambulance Facilities.
Trauma Emergency Facilities
- Road Traffic injuries- all polytrauma, orthopaedic trauma, chest trauma, abdominal trauma
- Gunshot injuries
- Land slide – mass casualties/ Multiple causalities
- Industrial trauma.
- Train Accidents
- Specific Orthopaedics: Spine injuries, Knee Injuries, pelvic-Acetabular Clinics.
Mission: Through our integrative engagement in clinical service, research, and training, our mission is to ensure that everyone impacted by complex trauma has the chance to thrive.
Prof Quamar Azam
Professor and Head
Special Interest: Joint Reconstruction, Arthroscopy.
Dr. Ajay Kumar
MS General Surgery
Special Interests: Vascular and Thoracic Trauma, Minimal Invasive,
Video- assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
Dr. Bhaskar Sarkar
MS, DNB Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Spine Trauma, Pelvis-Acetabular Trauma
Ongoing Research Projects:
Ongoing Thesis work:
Dr Neeraj Kumar (M.Ch. Senior Resident)- “Role of IL-6, albumin, CRP, Lactate as indicator of severity and outcome in Polytrauma patients”.
Dr Awaneesh Katiyar (M.Ch. Senior Resident)- “A comparative study between surgical fixations vs non operative Management in flail chest in blunt trauma patients”.
- M.Ch. Trauma Surgery and Critical Care was started January 2018.
- Teaching activities.
- Seminars, webinars and practical sessions for PG students, technical and nursing staff, counselors.
- Teaching sessions/ Integrated teaching for MBBS students.
- World Trauma Day Celebrated as TRAUMARUN2018, 17th October 2018-Organized Role play, Poster competition for MBBS and Nursing students.
- Trauma Quiz completion on 17th October.
- Organised “First Hands On Workshop on Spinal Instrumentation” On 8th December 2018.
Department of Trauma Surgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, 249203.