Orthopedic surgeons at Mayo Clinic in Florida specialize in:
Adult joint reconstruction and revision
- Knee, hip, elbow and shoulder joint replacement
- Tibial, femoral and acetabular osteotomies (joint-sparing procedures)
- Joint revisions — redoing a joint replacement or undoing a joint fusion
- Disorders of the rotator cuff
Foot and ankle injuries
- Foot deformities resulting from previous fractures, overuse, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other arthritic conditions.
- Morton's neuroma
- Problems of the heel, ankle and toes
- Ankle replacements for severe arthritis
Hand surgeons, physiatrists, nurses, orthotists and therapists work together to provide comprehensive care.
- Reattachment of fingers, hands and arms amputated as a result of industrial accidents or other trauma
- Reconstructive surgery: removing muscles and bones with their blood vessels and then transferring them to another location in the body.
- Nerve reconstruction: reattaching nerves or nerve grafts
Mayo Clinic doctors use advanced techniques to repair bones that have not healed six months after an injury.
For both competitive and recreational athletes
Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeons specialize in complex procedures to remove bone cancers and soft tissue sarcomas and reconstruct the limb, sparing it from amputation whenever possible.