Orthopedics

Providing top-ranked treatment for musculoskeletal problems, Duke Orthopedics offers expert evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders, disease and injury. Patients have access to the most advanced surgical and medical techniques and equipment, as well as nursing and therapy staff who are specially trained to care for orthopedic patients. Within several highly specialized laboratories, Duke Orthopedics researchers work to advance the understanding of body structure and dynamics, improve surgical procedures, and create promising new synthetic and biological materials for use in joint repairs. Just a few of our achievements include:

  • Pioneering a highly-successful operation for younger patients with degenerative hip disease
  • Innovative limb salvage techniques for bone cancer patients
  • The use of regional anesthesia during selected surgical procedures