Dr. Sandeep Vijayan

Additional Professor

Department of Orthopaedics

Qualification: MS (ORTHO) 1. Fellowship in knee Surgery, 2010, Ghent University - Belgium 2. Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine, 2013, National University Hospital, Singapore 3. Fellowship in Revision Arthroplasty, 2017, Helios Endoklinik - Hamburg, Germany 4. AO Trauma Fellowship, 2018, Chiang Mai University, Thailand; Bisal Muddu International Travelling Fellowship, 2019, United Kingdom; Prof Shantharam Shetty International Travelling Trauma Fellowship, 2019, University of Graz - Austria.


    Dr Sandeep Vijayan teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    He is:

    Involved in taking theory and practical classes for UGs and PGs

    MBBS coordinator and CBME coordinator

    UG and PG examiner
    Orthopaedic Representative of Student Mobility Center
    Board of studies member for UG and PG schemes
    Involved in running outpatient clinics and taking care of inpatients.
    Involved in conducting surgeries and assisting colleagues.
    Involved in research work.
    Actively Involved in all activities of the department.
    PhD guide


Subject Semester / Year
Orthopaedics 7th, 8th, 9th semesters (Old Regulations) and PY2, PY3-I, PY3-II (CBME)
Orthopaedics PGY1, PGY2 and PGY3


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS Orthopaedics Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2007
MBBS Calicut Medical College, University of Calicut 2000


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor July 2021 till date
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 06/2012 till 06/2021
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 08/2007 to 06/2012
Pariyaram Medical College, Kannur Assistant Professor 06/2007 to 07/2007


1. Operation theatre protocol for COVID-19 cases requiring orthopaedic surgery: A workflow without altering the existing infrastructure Bhat, A.K., Vijayan, S., Acharya, A.M., ...Kanhangad, M.P., Hegde, N. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma, 2021, 17, pp. 163–168

2. Knee Implant Identification by Fine-Tuning Deep Learning Models. Sharma, S., Batta, V., Chidambaranathan, M., ...Vijayan, S., Amanatullah, D.F. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, 2021

3. Clinical outcome of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with modified transtibial and anteromedial portal Vijayan, S., Kyalakond, H., Kulkarni, M.S., ...Bhat, V., Rao, S.K. Musculoskeletal Surgery, 2021

4. Functional evaluation of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction – comparison of two graft fixation techniques in the femoral tunnel Vijayan, S., Cherukuri, S.M., Kulkarni, M.S., ...Murali, S.D., Rao, S.K. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 2021, 11(1), pp. 62–68

5. Functional outcome and patients’ perceived benefits after total knee arthroplasty: A cross-sectional study. Sharma, S., D'Souza, P.J.J., Badagabettu, S., Vijayan, S.
International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 2020, 39, 100791


Area of Interest

Arthroscopy (Knee and shoulder), Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine, General Orthopaedics

Area of Expertise

Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine, Trauma, Paediatric Orthopaedics

Area of Research

Arthroplasty, Trauma, Sports medicine

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life Member of Indian Arthroscopy Society
AO National and Regional Faculty for Basic and Advanced Courses
Life member of Karnataka and Kerala Orthopaedic Associations
Life member of Indian Orthopaedic Association