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Orthopaedics

UPMC offers patients with bone, muscle, and joint disorders direct access to state-of-the art orthopaedic care and treatment. Our highly skilled, experienced surgeons and board-certified physical therapists use the most advanced treatments to speed recovery and restore function.

World-renowned Orthopaedic Surgeons, Innovative Musculoskeletal Treatments

UPMC’s world-renowned Department of Orthopaedic Surgery was among the first orthopaedic medical centers to perform minimally invasive total joint replacements. The department and UPMC’s Center for Sports Medicine, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are recognized nationally and internationally for promoting clinical innovation that enhances the quality of care.

UPMC orthopaedics is ranked in the top 10 in the United States and UPMC is recognized annually as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Our expertise includes biomechanical and physiological instrumentation and advanced techniques that are used worldwide for injury prevention and performance enhancement.

Orthopaedic surgeons, physical therapists, podiatrists, and diabetes educators come together to form a unique multidisciplinary team at UPMC. Our dedicated orthopaedic specialists help patients of all ages recover and regain strength and mobility after trauma, injuries, fractures caused by osteoporosis, spinal disorders, and other bone and musculoskeletal problems.

Sports Medicine for Athletes – and everyone who wants to keep moving

UPMC’s neuromuscular professionals regularly treat patients who require general orthopaedic and sports medicine services, as well as those who require specialized treatment for:

  • Knee disorders
  • Hip conditions
  • Limb lengthening
  • Joint reconstruction
  • Spinal injuries
  • Bone and tissue tumors
  • Damage to lower extremities

Experts in Orthopaedic Medicine Offer Patients Faster, Fuller Recovery

When you are seeking the best doctors to help yourself or a family member increase mobility, strength, and freedom of movement, look to UPMC orthopaedic specialists. Our outstanding team of surgeons, physical therapists, and pain management experts offers the best care and treatment for most bone and muscular disorders, including spinal disk replacement and repair of spinal fractures caused by osteoporosis. UPMC specialists have unique areas of expertise in all aspects of sports injuries and other bone trauma, including:

  • shoulder and neck pain
  • foot and ankle injuries
  • spinal damage and disorders
  • hand and finger injuries

Healing Bones, Improving Lives

UPMC’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery didn’t become one of the best in the world simply by successfully performing some of the most intricate, specialized bone surgeries. It has earned its reputation by helping each patient achieve his or her highest level of recovery, mobility, and comfort. UPMC’s orthopaedic specialists and care management team are dedicated to providing life-changing medicine that keeps our patients moving.

Contact UPMC Global Care to learn more about one of the nation’s premier orthopaedic research departments.