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Juris Medicus has board-certified orthopedic surgeons who treat conditions related to the entire musculoskeletal system. We additionally have experts who evaluate pediatric and adult patients.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Utilizing both surgical and nonsurgical means, orthopedic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. This specialist is involved in the care of musculoskeletal problems to include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, as well as injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hand, foot, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow.
Upon completion of a 5-year residency, an orthopedic specialist may apply for board certification. Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons have additional training in their specialty area which can focus on spine surgery, trauma, hand surgery, sports medicine, total joint replacement, pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle surgery, orthopedic oncology, or arthroscopy. There are two subspecialties in which an orthopedic surgeon can be dual board-certified. These are sports medicine and surgery of the hand.