Specialized Care for Orthopaedic Trauma

When you have a traumatic or severe injury, you need a team you can trust to evaluate your wounds and create a treatment plan.

The University of Chicago Medicine is a pediatric and adult Level I trauma center. With our extensive orthopaedic surgery training, we deliver very specialized and comprehensive fracture care — providing exceptional treatment for even the most complex orthopaedic issues.

Orthopaedic Trauma Conditions We Treat

Orthopaedic trauma specialists at UChicago Medicine offer treatment for a full range of orthopaedic injuries, including:

  • Calcaneus Fractures (Heel Fractures) 
  • Complications of Fractures
  • Dislocations of Extremities

  • Femur and Tibial Fractures

  • Fractures of the Lower Extremity

  • Fractures of the Upper Extremity
  • Hip Fractures
  • Humerus Fractures 
  • Mal-Unions
  • Minimally Invasive Fracture Fixation
  • Non-Unions 
  • Osteomyelitis (Infection)
  • Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures
  • Periarticular Fractures (Joint Fractures)
  • Shoulder Fractures

Tailored Orthopaedic Trauma Treatments

Our orthopaedic surgeons take pride in every aspect of your care. When we treat a patient in our trauma center, we always provide:

  • Follow-up care and information to help you throughout the healing process
  • Orthopaedic experts who specialize in surgeries that address a wide range of injuries from trauma
  • The latest technologies and diagnostic techniques
  • Tailored patient treatments and therapies

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