The orthopaedic trauma specialists at the North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute are committed to treating the most challenging injuries of the musculoskeletal system, including tendon and ligament tears, joint dislocations and bone breakages. Our trauma doctors have trained diligently in their specialty and are on the cutting edge of the latest research in this field, so they are prepared to offer a comprehensive treatment plan to ensure the best possible outcome. We also have a team of specialists prepared to continue to treat victims of trauma injuries after initial treatment has been completed (after-effect treatment). From start to finish, we believe in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to treating orthopaedic trauma.
A World-Class Trauma Program
The trauma doctors and other specialists at the North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute have completed extensive subspecialty training above and beyond what is required, and are constantly advancing their knowledge to better serve patients. Our orthopaedic surgeons have extensive knowledge and experience, many having lectured locally as well as nationally and internationally. Beyond that, several of them are ranked at the forefront of developing new orthopaedic devices.
These orthopaedic trauma surgeons don’t just treat patients for their trauma and call it a day. There is team of dedicated professionals on hand to rehabilitate patients and treat the results of trauma injuries, such as nonunions (which are fractures that don’t heal), malunions (which are fractures that don’t heal in correct alignment), infections and also leg-length discrepancies.
Advanced Surgical Solutions for Orthopaedic Trauma
The skilled orthopaedic trauma surgeons at North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute use the latest treatments and techniques, including a combination of surgical and non-surgical options following a close assessment of the patient’s needs.
We strive to remain on the cutting edge of advancements in this field and provide patient-centered solutions for the fixation of fractures. We routinely perform general orthopaedic operations and numerous reconstructive surgeries that include total joint replacements, spine surgeries, and fracture fixations, including:
|Ankle fractures||Hip fractures|
|Clavicle fractures||Humerus fractures|
|Femur fractures||Pelvis fractures|
|Foot fractures||Spine fractures|
|Forearm fractures||Tibia fractures|
|Hand fractures||Wrist fractures|
An Innovative Approach to Trauma Care
Our Orthopaedic Trauma Service is world-renowned for the treatment of fractures in the upper extremities and lower extremities, pelvis, acetabulum and other bones and joints, as well as isolated fractures and dislocations, and poly-trauma. We also treat non-unions and malunions, including cases requiring deformity correction. With a multidisciplinary approach, our trauma specialists work together to provide the most comprehensive care.
Our orthopaedic trauma doctors also employ a variety of non-surgical and rehabilitative techniques for each patient’s treatment.
Always consult an orthopaedist for a diagnosis as soon as possible if you or a loved one has sustained a trauma injury. Remember, we are here to serve you, and our number one goal with each patient is full musculoskeletal recovery. We set ourselves apart with
- Cutting edge research
- Advanced surgical techniques
- Multi-disciplinary specialists on-hand
- Rehabilitation physician services
- A team of experts
The Institute’s orthopaedic trauma doctors and specialists can diagnose, assess and treat virtually any trauma injuries of the bone and soft tissue. We also have physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and close links to other hospital programs and departments, so we are prepared to treat your injury.
The goal of the Rehabilitation Network of North Shore-LIJ Health System is to help you find relief from pain and get moving again after an accident, illness, injury or surgery. We’re your partner in a safe, healthy, more rapid recovery.