The Orthopaedic Surgery Department at Sri Muthukumaran Medical College Hospital has already made a niche for itself and people from the city and even far off places make a beeline for it. Department, is a highly experienced teacher and a skilled surgeon with special interest in spine and joint replacement. An experienced surgeon who heads the second unit in the department, ably assists him. The faculty team comprises of an associate professor, 4 assistant professors, 5 tutors and 7 junior residents.

Faculty members attend national, South Indian and state orthopaedic conferences and present papers. The department participated actively in the trauma life support workshop held in October 2006.