Orthopaedic Surgery Subspecialties
Faculty surgeons of the department perform procedures on the hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow and finger with the goal of returning patients to freedom of mobility.
Faculty physicians and residents treat patients with benign or malignant tumors of bones and muscles as well as spinal and extremity soft tissue tumors.
Orthopaedic trauma faculty specialists at IU School of Medicine have extensive experience in treating a wide range of trauma cases. They provide expert surgical care for adults and children with acute injuries or complications while educating the next generation of orthopaedic trauma surgeons.
Spinal surgeries can now be performed with minimally invasive techniques that correct spinal disorders and chronic back and neck pain, while sparing surrounding soft tissues. A smaller-incision minimally invasive procedure means a faster recovery and less pain following surgery.
Faculty physicians and residents treat conditions of the upper body (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand) as well as the lower body (hips, knees, ankles and feet). Conditions treated include arthritis, athletic injuries, complex fractures, traumatic injuries and congenital deformities.