& MRS. J. R. DONALDSON MEMORIAL ORTHOPEDIC APPLIANCES
AND REHABILITATION CENTER
department of Prosthetics & Orthotics ( Orthopaedic
Appliances and Rehabilitation Centre ) Wanless Hospital,
Miraj Medical Centre was Established and fully functional
in the year 1965 by Dr. James R.Donaldson (Orthopaedic
Surgeon) catering to the needs of patients from
the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa.
Department also is equipped with four guest rooms
for patients travelling out of the region.
The cost of the Below Knee Prosthesis range anywhere
from (Rs. 7,000 to Rs 2,00,000) and such facilities
are available at private Corporate Hospitals, which
are affordable only to the upper middle and rich
classes. The Government has a State funded hospital
in cities like Mumbai and Pune where Appliances
are either provided at subsidized cost or free.
However because of huge number of patients registration
patients generally have a wait period of 12 Months
to 18 Months and thus results at these centers are
The department provides subsidized care with a very
high level of professional skill and a compassionate
Christian approach. Our results are comparable with
the best Corporate Hospitals in India but at less
than half the cost.
A person inflicted with partial or total disability
because of a disease, accident or congenital abnormality
can become a burden on the family. The concept of
Rehabilitation is not very popular in India yet.
It is indeed very important to arouse the public
awareness about physical and medical rehabilitation.
at Wanless Hospital, Miraj Medical Centre.are committed
to change this stumbling block into a stepping stone
for these unfortunate and help them run this great
race of life successfully, with dignity and grace.
If the physically challenged receive proper care
at the right time they certainly go on to be active
and responsible members of their family and society.
It is an investment for the future to build a healthy