Duke's orthopaedic trauma team treats injuries to the bones, joints, spine, arms, and legs, as well as their associated nerves, muscles, and other soft tissues.
From standard procedures to innovative treatments pioneered at Duke, our physicians' knowledge and experience is hard to match.
Our doctors and surgeons use the latest techniques to repair shattered bones. These include:
In addition, Duke surgeons have years of experience perfecting the microsurgical techniques for reattaching limbs as well as transplanting living tissue from one part of the body to another, for reconstructive purposes.
Orthopaedic traumatologists are orthopaedic surgeons who specialize in the management of complex bone fractures.
Duke University Hospital is one of only five North Carolina facilities designated as a Level 1 trauma center, which is the highest of three levels. The rating means that Duke provides the most comprehensive trauma care available.
You may find additional information about treatments pertaining to trauma patients in the Emergency Services section of DukeHealth.org.
Physicians who treat orthopaedic trauma include:
Orthopaedic trauma treatments are available at the following Duke locations: