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The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia provides comprehensive care for all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. Faculty members provide general orthopaedic care and are fellowship trained to provide expertise in total joint arthroplasty, hand and upper extremity surgery, spine surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic trauma, sports medicine and podiatry.
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Surgeons in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery maintain expertise in the following areas:

  • Treatment for disorders of the hand and upper extremity including arthroscopic carpal tunnel release

  • All aspects of sports medicine including arthroscopic shoulder decompression and reconstruction

  • Treatment of complex spinal disorders

  • Treatment of musculoskeletal tumors

  • Care for musculoskeletal trauma

  • Adult reconstruction to include complex primary and revision total hip and knee arthroplasty

  • All aspects of pediatric orthopaedics

  • In conjunction with the pediatric neurosurgery, the pediatric orthopaedic service offers specialty clinics for cerebral palsy and myelomeningocele

Activities in the Department focus on providing clinical services for patients seeking care for orthopaedic problems while maintaining quality educational programs for students and residents. The Department also fosters and supports both laboratory and clinical research efforts.

Orthopaedics News

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Teen basketball player back on the court after three injuries, thanks to AU Health clinic

Clearly, Caitlyn can't be stopped no matter how many times she gets knocked down.

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After being told she may never walk again, AU Health nurse defied the odds

“You would never know that she had this horrific accident watching her move around the operating room. It was just a remarkable recovery.”

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Rarely performed orthopedic surgery brings back active lives to those with shoulder injuries

Vance Courtney’s malady was so rare that doctors at AU Health said many orthopedic surgeons might go their whole careers without seeing a patient with it.


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Department of Orthopaedics

Health Sciences Campus
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912