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Trauma and Fracture Care at UPMC Orthopaedic Care

When you suffer a traumatic injury, there's no time to spare.

That's why it's good to know that UPMC Orthopaedic Care has a team of trauma surgeons who has seen it all — from simple breaks to complex fractures.

Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with one of our orthopaedic experts or to ask a question about trauma and fracture services, complete a form online or call 1-866-987-6784.

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Trauma and Fracture Treatment Options

Minimally invasive surgery

Our surgeons at UPMC Orthopaedic Care are experts at acting fast in emergencies.

They use innovative minimally invasive methods and computer-navigated tools to treat traumatic orthopaedic injuries.

Joint replacement

Our orthopaedic trauma team also offers joint replacement surgery for acute and post-traumatic arthritic conditions.

To ensure you receive complete care, we also work with other UPMC specialists such as:

  • General trauma surgeons
  • Plastic surgeons
  • Internal medicine specialists
  • Physical therapists

Other bone fracture treatment options

Our surgeons fix thousands of broken bones, fractures, and other conditions.

They also perform more complex surgical procedures including:

  • Arthroplasty — surgical repair of joints.
  • Microvascular surgery —reconstructing delicate blood vessels and nerves.
  • Living tissue transplant and reconstruction
  • Limb reattachment
  • Vascularized bone transplants — replacing crushed bone with bone from the fibula, a bone in the lower leg.

Broken Bones, Fractures, and Traumatic Conditions We Treat

The surgeons at UPMC Orthopaedic Care treat a broad range of traumatic conditions and injuries including:

  • Acute musculoskeletal injuries
  • Post-traumatic conditions
  • Dislocations of both lower and upper extremities
  • Injuries to the pelvis and hip socket
  • Fractures that didn't heal (nonunion) and bones that haven't healed properly (malunion)
  • Brachial Plexus injuries
  • Hip dislocation

Common types of fractures we treat include:

  • Vertebral
  • Rib and chest
  • Ankle
  • Cervical
  • Clavicle
  • Coccyx
  • Distal radius
  • Elbow
  • Femur
  • Foot
  • Forearm
  • Patella
  • Navicular
  • Pelvic
  • Tibia

Our Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons

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