Dr. Nijith Ompedathil Govindan

MBBS MS Orthopaedics

Consultant Arthroplasty (Joint replacement-upper and lower limb), Arthroscopy, Sports and Spine Surgeon Kochi, Kerala.

Dr. Nijith O Govindan

Dr. Nijith Ompedathil Govindan Opened The Doors Of MIOC Ortho In 2017.

He had a vision to treat his patients in an environment which promoted quality, personalised, hands-on medical care.

Dr. Nijith has more than 12 years experience in the field of orthopaedics. He has Fellowship in Joint Replacement and is trained in various fields of orthopaedics including Arthroscopy (Key Hole Surgery of Joints), Arthroplasty of Upper & Lower Limb, Spine and Trauma Surgery.

He has undergone training from various centres of eminence, both within India and abroad.

Perfect post-operative anatomical alignment, outstanding functional outcome and exceptional patient satisfaction are all testimonials to his surgical excellence !

Meticulous pre-operative work-up and post-op rehabilitation ensures that all patients receive orthopaedic care of the highest quality.

He is having various international publications in his credit and he is the reviewer of many orthopaedic journals including Dove Medical Press journals, Journal of Orthopaedics, Saudi Journal of Sports Medicine.

He received Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Elsevier in 2017.

Our Treatments & Services

General Orthopaedic Kochi Kerala

General Orthopaedics

Our team diagnoses and treats injuries and conditions that affect the bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles and joints. This includes everything from evaluating strains and splinting broken bones, to doing complex reconstructive surgeries after an accident. Our experienced staff is skilled in the latest techniques, from non-surgical treatments to minimally invasive procedures.

We want to help you return to a high level of mobility - and get back to living your life. If you are tired of living with pain, please call us today.

Trauma Surgery Kochi Kerala

Trauma Surgery

Intra-articular and Extra-articular fractures of Upper & Lower limb, Spine fractures, Ligament-muscle-tendon injuries, peri prosthetic fractures. Expertise in Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPPO), intra medullary nail fixation

Joint Replacement Surgeries Kochi Kerala

Joint Replacement Surgery

MIOC Ortho is expertise in total Hemi, Total and Resurfacing Joint Replacement Surgery of Upper & Lower limb. Navigation-assisted joint replacement of Hip, Knee. Expertise in Partial Knee Replacement. Revision surgeries of Hip, Knee, Shoulder.

Arthroscopy Surgeries Kochi Kerala

Arthroscopy Surgery

We treat sports injuries of Ligaments, Muscle & Cartilage - Repair via Keyhole Surgery of joint ( Arthroscopy)

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeries Kochi Kerala

Paediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Paediatric fractures, Deformity correction, Tendon release, Epiphysiodesis, Surgeries of DDH, CTEV etc.

Sports Medicine Specialist Kochi Kerala

Sports Injuries Surgery

Ligament, tendon, muscle injuries of Upper & Lower limb. Dislocations - Shoulder, Hip, Knee & Patella

Spine Surgeries Kochi Kerala

Spine Surgery

Spine Trauma Surgery, Discectomy, Decompression and Fusion, Spinal Deformity Surgery.

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Awards & Achivements

Associate Editor Journal of Orthopaedic Reports(JOREP)


Faculty at Bangalore Knee Course


Faculty at Shoulder Instability Arthroscopy Cadaveric Course at MS

Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre (MSRALC), Bengaluru


Faculty at Indian Arthroscopy National Meeting

(IASCON, 2022)


Editorial Board Member, Journal of Orthopaedics

Elsevier Publications


Publication - “Practising Orthopedics in COVID times: The Way Forward”

Journal Of Orthopaedic Association Of South Indian States


Publication - “Patellar Thickness and its Implication on Patellar Resurfacing”

International Journal of Anatomy Radiology & Surgery


Publication - “Anthropometric Comparison between Indian and Arabian Knees with Respect to Total Knee Replacement”

The Journal of Knee Surgery


Fungal Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research


Publication - “ Glycemic Markers in Operative Orthopaedics-Is Fructosamine Better than HbA1c.”

Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research


Reviewer, Dove Medical Press Journals

Areas: Sports Medicine, Robotic Surgery, Orthopaedics Research & Reviews


Publication - “Parathyroid adenoma in total knee replacement: A case report of missed diagnosis and treatment challenge.”

International Journal of Orthopaedic Sciences


Reviewer for Saudi Journal of Sports Medicine

Areas: Sports Medicine, Robotic Surgery, Orthopaedics Research & Reviews


Advanced Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopic Training

Advanced Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopic Training at ArthroLab, Singapore


Training at COXA Hospital, Finland for Joint Replacement


Elsevier Reviewer Recognition

Elsevier Reviewer Recognition ‘Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing’ for Journal of Orthopaedics


Vattikuti Scholarship to attend JRSI Robotic Joint Replacement meeting


Advanced Arthroscopy Surgery in Shoulder and Knee

Advanced Arthroscopy Surgery in Shoulder and Knee at Ganga Hospital Coimbatore,in 2019 received reviewer recognition award from Elsivier


Paper Presentation at Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association

Presentation – Paper Presentation at ASIA PACIFIC ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, March 2017 at Putra Jaya, Malaysia - Topic "Scapular fractures - do we need to fix?"


Publication in International journal

Publication – "A study on core cut biopsy in bone lesion" - International journal of orthopedic science



Presentation – Dr. Baksi gold medal paper session IOACON 2016 "Scapular fractures do we need to fix"


Publication in International journal

Publication - "Anterior cervical plating for axis tear drop fractures" in International journal of Orthopaedics


Training in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy

Training in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy with Dr. Nishith Shah at AASH Arthroscopic Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat


Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery Training

Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery Training at MAX Hospital, Saket, New Delhi with Dr. S K S Marya


Training in Shoulder Arthroscopy

Training in Shoulder Arthroscopy at Sunrise Hospital, Kakkanad, Kochi


Training in Knee Arthroscopy Cadaveric course

Training in Knee Arthroscopy Cadaveric course at Chula Soft Cadaver Surgical Training Centre, Bangkok, Thailand


Clinical Examination Guide CTIC 2015

Contributor to Clinical Examination Guide CTIC 2015, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala


Basic Arthroplasty Course

Basic Arthroplasty course- Hip & Knee, Perinthalmanna, Kerala,organized by DePuy Synthes Institute.


Research and Dissertation

Research and Dissertation (submitted to Kerala University of Health Sciences for MS-Ortho Examination): Results of Comminuted Distal Femur Fracture treated with MIPPO – LCP: A Prospective Study


Poster Presentation

“A rare case of Poland’s Syndrome” at KOACON


Recent Blog

July 14, 2023

Joint Replacement: Debunking Myths & Misconceptions

Arthroplasty or Joint Replacement is a surgical procedure where whole or part of a damaged joint is replaced by metallic or ceramic prosthesis. The main indication for joint replacement is osteoarthritis (OA). OA may be primary, i.e., age-related wear and tear; an inevitable outcome in every individual. In some patients, OA occurs early depending on […]

July 17, 2021

Unicondylar Knee Replacement in Early Osteoarthritis Knee – an alternative to Total Knee Replacement

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a major clinical burden with over 25% of people aged over 55 years suffering knee pain on most days of the month. Management of OA involves a step-wise approach based on the severity of symptoms, beginning with preventive approaches involving alignment correction and cartilage regenerative procedures as well as […]

October 12, 2020

Common Cricket Injuries & How to Prevent Them

Cricket is a game that touches the hearts of most Indians; a game whosepopularity exceeds even the national game of India, i.e. field hockey; agame that every child in India aspires to play; and a game that incitespassion among millions of fans in our country. Therefore, it is not surprisingthat cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar and […]

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