Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


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Founded in 1953 as a separate department of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is committed to delivering the highest quality of diagnostic and therapeutic patient care to both adults and children for a diverse spectrum of orthopaedic disorders. To this aim, the department seeks to meet the needs of 21st-century orthopaedic care not only by integrating the latest biological and technological advancements in orthopaedic science, but by leading the development of novel treatment modalities through distinguished basic science and clinical research programs. The department seeks to be a leader in educating the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons through its residency and fellowship training programs, which include comprehensive, in-depth exposure to all specialties of orthopaedic care and advanced surgical experience.