Expertise and rankings

At Mayo Clinic, your team of orthopedic experts has ready access to the latest techniques and technology to improve care for people with musculoskeletal problems. From diagnosis through treatment, Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeons are at the forefront of employing advanced technologies in the best interest of patients.

Your orthopedic team at Mayo Clinic has expertise in advanced imaging, minimally invasive procedures and rapid recovery protocols that dramatically improve the patient experience.

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves (musculoskeletal system). Subspecialties within the department include adult reconstruction, pediatrics, sports, trauma, spine, foot, hand, shoulder, elbow and oncology.

Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeons are recognized nationally and internationally for their surgical technical excellence and innovative abilities to solve both simple and difficult orthopedic problems.

Our surgeons collaborate with scientists in Mayo Clinic's research facilities for biomechanics and regenerative medicine to develop new solutions for patients that improve healing, speed rehabilitation and improve outcomes after orthopedic surgery.

Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeons frequently travel worldwide to educate other surgeons and to provide insight into these advanced operative and nonoperative techniques.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing for orthopedics.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's quality rankings.

Jan. 24, 2018