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Surgical Services

Tertiary care is provided in this institution for the impairments of the feet and hands of leprosy patients. Thousands of patients’ needs are catered to every year as out-patients and in-patients.

Reconstructive surgeries are done at Karigiri Hospital and at St Joseph’s Hospital, Chettipatti, Salem.

Patient-prioritized holistic care plans are implemented in all new patients in a multidisciplinary approach.

Under ALM project titled “Better Social Participation” the following objectives have been implemented:

  • Reduction in recurrent ulcers

  • Reconstructive surgery

  • Prevention of first ulcer

  • Community based rehabilitation.