Blue unit -1 is one of the oldest unit of NITOR. This unit was established in 1973 at the beginning of the inception of this hospital headed by Prof. RJ. Garst. Since then Blue unit-1 has a vital role in both patient care and academic affairs. Blue unit has rich history of association with great names of orthopaedic surgeons in Bangladesh, which was headed by Prof. Salek Talukder, Our Ex. Honorable health minister Prof. A.F.M Ruhul Haque, followed by Prof. M.A. Hannan, Prof. A.K.M Eshaque. On June 2003, Prof. Kh. A.A. Rizvi took charge of Blue unit which was then known as Arthroplasty (Hip) unit. In the year of 2007, there was a change from 9 units to 12 units and Prof. Kh. A.A. Rizvi continued as unit chief of Blue unit 1&2 then Prof. Hamidul Haque Khandaker took charge of Blue unit 1&2 on 2013. From 2015 Prof. Dr. Md. Wahidur Rahman took charge of this Blue unit-I and this unit known as Arthroplasty (Hip) unit. Under his guidance Blue unit-I perform Total Hip, Total Knee and Revision Arthroplasty in addition to other traumatic and orthopaedic problems.
Blue unit-I is trying to increase patient satisfaction by providing high level of quality service and improving rapport between doctors and patients. Future plan of this unit includes research activities and performing total elbow and shoulder replacement surgery. Prof. Dr. Md. Wahidur Rahman and his team strongly dedicated to this unit.
This is a versatile unit where all verities of orthopaedic surgery are performing specially Arthoplasty cases with the help of an excellent & dynamic team. This team consists of as follows—
|Professor and Unit Chief||Prof. Dr. Md. Wahidur Rahman|
|Assistant Professors||Dr. Md. Subir Hossain
Dr. Md. Hamidul Islam
Dr. Ripon Kumar Das
Dr. Sujit Paul
|Junior Consultant||Dr. Ashim Ghosh
Dr. Asaduzzaman Rajib
Dr. Akman Hossain
Dr. Md. Moazzem Hossain
Dr. Md. Shariful Islam
|RS||Dr. Shaikh Sadiul Islam|
|Registrar|| Dr. Md. Sazzad Hossain
Dr. SM Faisal Haque
|Assistant Registrar||Dr. Md. Saiful Islam
Dr. Shekhar Kumar Bosu
Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam Suzon
|Medical Officer||Dr. Abu Abdullah Hossain Mazumder
Dr. Md. Tanvir Ahmed Siddikee
To develop a world standard center of excellence in orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation where research, clinical study, patient’s long term follow up, new technical know-how, man power development will continue endlessly to be disseminated home and abroad in near future.
Our Activities & services:
- Outdoor Services— Every Sunday
- Emergency Services— Every Monday & Friday in rotation
- Routine Operative Procedure— Every Saturday & Wednesday
- Indoor Service — Round in every Monday & Tuesday
- Academic Activities for MS and Diploma Residents
CME in every Tuesday — where a resident presents a topic and group discussion happened among all the team of Blue-I to enrich the knowledge under the direct supervision of Prof. Dr. Md. Wahidur Rahman.