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Trauma Patient Stories

Each of these testimonials tells a real-life story about how our patients overcame obstacles with help from our surgeons

Gilbert — Nerve and Hip Injury

After being seriously injured while cutting down a tree, Gilbert needed immediate care to get relief from a femur injury. Read Gilbert's story »

Joyce — Knee Injury

During a bike ride with her husband, Joyce severely injured her tibia and needed immediate surgery. Because of the care she received at UPMC, Joyce regained mobility and was able to return to her active lifestyle. Read Joyce's story »

Maria — Foot and Leg Injury

Conventional surgery was not a treatment option for Maria after a car accident left her leg severely damaged, but a collaborative team approach and novel method helped her return to her normal lifestyle. Read Maria's story »​​

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