Orthopedics: Your Care Team
Our Orthopedic providers will care for you throughout your healing process, whether you are a patient in the hospital or being seen in the clinic. The types of problems that we care for include management of bone fractures, (with or without surgery, depending on the type of injury), total joint replacement, treatment of bone infections, and problems of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot.
General Orthopedic Surgery
Our physicians specialize in the following surgeries and treatments:
- Complex Total Joint Replacement
- Upper Extremity and Hand Surgery
Specializing in upper extremity fracture care, arthritis management and reconstructive surgery, tendon injuries, and peripheral nerve problems.
- Sports Medicine
Specializing in sports medicine, including shoulder and knee injuries for both the pediatric and adult population.
- Extremity and Pelvic Trauma
Specializing in acute fracture care, with a particular focus in foot and ankle trauma, as well as pelvic and acetabular injuries.
- Hips, Knees, Total Joint Replacement
Specializing in joint replacement surgery of the lower extremity, including hip and knee replacement surgery, post-traumatic arthritis, and peri-prosthetic fractures.
- Foot and Ankle
Specializing in trauma of the lower extremities with a focus on foot and ankle injuries, joint replacement, and reconstruction of post-traumatic disorders of the lower extremities.
Own the Bone Star Performer
HCMC has received an Own the Bone Star Performer designation this year, an achievement reserved only for institutions that perform the highest level of fragility fracture and bone health care. Own the Bone Star Performers, like HCMC, must achieve a 75% compliance rate with at least 5 of the 10 Own the Bone prevention measures, including: educating patients on the importance of calcium and vitamin D, physical activity, falls prevention, limiting alcohol intake and quitting smoking; recommending and initiating bone mineral density testing; discussing pharmacotherapy and treatment; and providing written communication to the patient and their physician regarding specific risk factors and treatment recommendations.
Through our participation in Own the Bone and recognition as an Own the Bone Star Performer, HCMC has demonstrated a commitment to helping patients understand their risk for future fractures and the steps they can take to prevent them. For more information about HCMC's Own the Bone program and treatment options, please call 612-873-6963.