// About

Institute of Paediatric Orthopaedic Disorders Mumbai India aims at being support to children with orthopaedic and neuromuscular problems from India and other parts of the world. IPOD India has its head office in Mumbai and outreach programmes at more than 15 centres all over India.

Vision for of IPOD is to provide best comprehensive state of the art pediatric orthopedic and rehabilitation services across India and to other countries through a. training, b.partnership with NGOs, healthcare centres and government agencies and c reaching out to people.

The director of IPOD is Dr Taral Nagda one of the topmost pediatric orthopedic surgeons in India and awarded Top doctors in Mumbai award in 2012.

If you want to know more about IPOD or be associated with its activities please feel free to drop email to taralnagda@gmail.com

What is Pediatric Orthopedic surgeon

A pediatric orthopedic surgeon is the best trained and most experienced doctor to properly evaluate and treat musculoskeletal (bone, joint, or muscle) problems in a child who is still growing.

What types of problems do pediatric orthopaedic surgeons treat?

A child’s musculoskeletal problems are different from those of an adult. Because children are still growing, their body’s response to injuries, infections, and deformities may be quite different than what it would be seen in a full-grown person. Sometimes, what is thought to be a problem is just a variation of growth that will resolve with time. Many of the problems children have with their bones and joints do not even occur in adults. And, for the same problem that an adult might have, the evaluation and treatment is usually quite different for a child. Children with complex pediatric problems are best managed by a medical-surgical team approach.

Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons diagnose, treat, and manage children’s musculoskeletal problems in children, such as:

  • Limb and spine deformities noted at birth, or later in life (clubfoot, scoliosis, congenital hip dislocation, limb length differences)
  • Gait abnormalities (limping)
  • Broken bones
  • Bone or joint infections and tumors
Why do Children need special Orthopaedic Surgeons?
Children are not just small adults. They cannot always say what is bothering them, or answer medical questions, or be patient and cooperative during a medical examination. Paediatric orthopaedic surgeons know how to examine and treat children in a way to help them be relaxed and cooperative. They appreciate the worry that goes with having a child with a musculoskeletal problem and they have experience in communicating with anxious family members. Most pediatric orthopaedic surgeons’ offices are arranged and decorated with children in mind. Specially designed equipment, available toys, videos, and reading materials all help to create a comfortable and nonthreatening environment for the child.
Speciality services at IPOD
Cerebralpalsy Clinic
Spinal deformity clinic
Spina bifida clinic

Important phone numbers

Appointments: +91- 9320141234/+91-9320151234
Hospital Assistance: +91 – 93213 29888
Assistant Orthopaedic Surgeon on call: +91 – 93201 29888
Mobile Dr Taral Nagda (For emergency): +91 – 98203 29888
E-mail : taralnagda@gmail.com

IPOD Head Office

105 Deep Residency CHS 96/7 Bai Jerbai Wadia Road Bhoiwada Parel mumbai 400012

IPOD Mumbai Clinics

Saifee Hospital CharniRoad 02267570111
Hinduja ospital Mahim 02230596500
Parel Hospital Parel 024159700
Jupiter Hospital Thane 2175555

IPOD Outreach Clinics

  • Rajkot Gaurav Orthopaedic Hospital/ Om Baby Healthcare
  • Jamnagar Maheshwari Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Bhavnagar Jalian Polyclinic / PNR Centre
  • IndoreChoithram Hospital and Research Centre
  • Solapur Kothadia HospitalKOTA Aakanksha Orthopaedic Centre
  • Madurai Preethi Hospital
  • Kutchh Bidada Sarvodaya Trust
  • Bhopal Chirayu Hospital
  • Surat Nirmal Hospital
  • Aurangabad Patwardhan Hospital