Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

Sports Medicine

Welcome to the OTI Sports Medicine Service

The Orthopaedic Trauma Institute is a unique world class center for the care of the injuries of the ligaments, tendons, joints, and bone of all age groups. We are dedicated to provide best possible and most advanced medical care for athletic injuries and illnesses using most advanced contemporary techniques including minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical methods. We not only strive to provide you state-of-the-art Orthopaedic care of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, but also a friendly and professional environment.

The following are  some of the problems treated at OTI:

Shoulder: instability, dislocation, rotator cuff tear, tear of labrum, subacromial impingement, AC joint arthritis, arthritis, fractures

Knee: Ligamentous injuries ( ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL, PLC), dislocation, cartilage injuries, meniscal injuries, fractures

Elbow: instability, dislocation, distal biceps tendon tear, cartilage injuries, fractures

Ankle: instability, ligamentous injuries, Achilles tendon injuries, syndesmosis injuries, fractures

Hip: Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), tears of labrum

Stress fractures of upper and lower extremity

Patients Resources Overview

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
A source for the latest legislation, educational, health care policy and research information related to orthopaedic surgery. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
The website provides a source of information for the latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand 
The mission of ASSH is to advance the science and practice of hand surgery through education, research and advocacy on behalf of patients and practitioners.

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society 
The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society website has listings for orthopaedic surgery foot and ankle specialists.

Arthritis Foundation 
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. The site reviews non-operative means of dealing with arthritis and provides available local resources.

Kids Health 
KidsHealth can provide you with lots of general information to help you better understand health issues for kids, teens and adults with kids.

MayoClinic 
A very high quality resource for consumers seeking health information. Has indepth new articles with reliable health information.

Medicine Net
Excellent resource for topical, easy-to-read health information that allows the consumer to stay informed on all aspects of health and medicine with articles written to educate.

MedScape
Medscape is a free resource for Physicians, featuring Free CME (Continuing Medical Education), medical journal articles, MEDLINE, medical news, major conference coverage, and comprehensive drug information.

National Institutes of Health 
The official website for the NIH, the major governmental funding agency for peer-reviewed research in the United States, easy to use and navigate with an advanced search engine.

National Osteoporosis Foundation 
The website is a source for information on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, and provides patient information, including the latest news and research.

Orthopaedic Trauma Association 
The OTA is an educational and scientific society dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge and information regarding the care and treatment of injuries to the musculoskeletal system.

Orthopaedic Research Society 

The ORS is an organization dedicated to the advancement of orthopaedic research through education in research, advocacy for increasing resources for research, and increasing awareness of the importance of orthopaedic research.

Web MD Health 
WebMD has very good news articles by providing up-to-date information on current health news, has a library of interactive health tools, and is well known as a trustworthy site for the accuracy of its information.

Contact us by calling 1-415-20-ORTHO or click here for more information and read our patient testimonials. 

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