The Orthopedic Department was formerly known as the Orthopedic Unit under the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM. However in 2006 the unit was accorded a department status. Currently the department is made up of eight units. The units are as follows:
Hand & Microsurgery
Advance Trauma Surgery
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Arthroplasty & Oncology Surgery
The Department is located in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Science UPM Serdang campus. Presently the department is running the following undergraduate programs which are Orthopedics Senior Orthopedics (SPK4912) and Introductory Orthopedics (SPK3914). In 2013 the department started to offer post- graduate program namely Master of Surgery (Orthopaedics). The program's main objective is to produce Orthopedic specialists to meet the high demand of public and private sector. Apart from undergraduate teaching , service and community work, members of the department are also involved in postgraduate teaching and research.
Presently, orthopaedic department has started its services in Hospital Pengajar Universiti Putra Malaysia (HPUPM) since early year 2020. Our vision is to become one of an important department in HPUPM and giving our full commitment to deliver extraordinary services to our patients.