National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) is a 1000 bed tertiary center, receiving referral patients from all over the country. The following departments are working side by side with co-ordination between each other.
Casualty department: Round the clock an orthopaedic team is available for management of orthopaedic trauma patients. There are shifting duties of 12 hourly rotations. In each shift there are six senior residents. Assistant Registrars, Registrars and Consultants are on duty. Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professors remain on Call.
Out-patient department: Professor in charge of unit remains physically present with the whole team to cover OPD. About 10 doctors attend the OPD clinic 6 day a week.
In Patient Services at NITOR: Functionally there are 12 units (teams) for Orthopaedics and Traumatology named after the natural colors, such as Blue I & II, Green I & II, Pink I & II, Red I & II, Violet I & II, YellowI & II. There is also Department of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Department of Anaesthesiology and Department of Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy. Other auxiliary department includes Department of Radiology and imaging, Department of Pathology, Department of Blood Transfusion, Limb Brace workshop and Social welfare department. Over the last 10 years there has been a tremendous increase in the number of patients being treated at NITOR. The following data shows this increase in the number of patients.