As a Level I Trauma Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) provides expert clinical and surgical care for trauma patients from all over New England and beyond. Our Orthopaedic Trauma Service provides for all needs of trauma patients, including initial life-saving measures, critical care, surgery and rehabilitation. We are dedicated to using our outstanding clinical expertise and compassion to meet the needs of our patients and their families.
The Orthopaedic Trauma Service provides a wide variety of both innovative and conventional treatments for the following conditions:
- Avascular necrosis of the hip
- Bone infections due to painful hardware or implants
- Care of fractures of the upper and lower extremities
- Care of fractures of the spine
- Fractures of the spine, requiring surgical intervention or repair
- Muscle injuries
- Malunions and nonunions, treatment and repair
- Osteoarthritis of the hip
- Open and closed fractures of the upper and lower extremities and pelvis
- Tendon ruptures and tears, treatment and repair
For a more comprehensive look at what a patient can expect, please read “A Patient’s Guide to Orthopaedic Trauma Care at BWH”.
The Orthopaedic Trauma Service is a member of the Harvard Medical School Orthopaedic Trauma Initiative; the primary purpose of this Initiative is to foster collaboration amongst the orthopaedic trauma services at Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals.
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons
This page was last modified on 9/27/2016