Accidents resulting in trauma very often include damage to the musculoskeletal system. In this type of emergency situation, an orthopedic trauma surgeon is often called in to assess and repair damage to muscles, ligaments, cartilage, tendons, and bones.
Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons
McKay-Dee Sports Medicine has surgeons that are trained and experienced in performing surgeries in trauma cases. Our surgeons are on call at McKay-Dee Hospital and are ready to meet the needs of trauma patients. Our doctors have a great deal of experience with difficult and time-sensitive surgical procedures involved in repairing damage to the musculoskeletal system.
Our orthopedic surgeons provide care for:
- Complex fractures (in the femoral bone or pelvis, for example)
- Serious foot and ankle injuries
- Hand and other upper extremity injuries
- Spine and spinal cord injuries
If you or a loved one has experienced a life-threatening traumatic injury to muscles, ligaments, cartilage, tendons, or bones, don’t hesitate to call 911.