The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides comprehensive care for all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. Faculty members provide general orthopaedic care and are fellowship trained to provide expertise in total joint arthroplasty, hand and upper extremity surgery, spine surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic trauma, sports medicine and podiatry.
Surgeons in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery maintain expertise in the following areas: treatment for disorders of the hand and upper extremity including arthroscopic carpal tunnel release, all aspects of sports medicine including arthroscopic shoulder decompression and reconstruction, treatment of complex spinal disorders, care for musculoskeletal trauma, adult reconstruction to include complex primary and revision total hip and knee arthroplasty and all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics. In conjunction with the pediatric neurosurgery, the pediatric orthopaedic service offers specialty clinics for cerebral palsy and myelomeningocele.
Activities in the Department focus on providing clinical services for patients seeking care for orthopaedic problems while maintaining quality educational programs for students and residents. The Department also fosters and supports both laboratory and clinical research efforts.