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Trauma and Fracture Care

Trauma and Fracture Care

Our experts are “fracture fixers” - skilled at treating all types of bone injuries.  From minor falls to major car accidents, we’ll take care of you at Augusta University Health.

Trauma and Fracture Care

Our experts are “fracture fixers” - skilled at treating all types of bone injuries.  From minor falls to major car accidents, we’ll take care of you at Augusta University Health.

The orthopedic surgeons at Augusta University Health care for patients who have suffered a bone injury.  Sometimes the injury is simple and straightforward and can be treated without surgery in our clinic. Other, more complex breaks may require the attention of an orthopedic trauma surgeon.

Our Level I Trauma Center

Augusta University Medical Center has the region’s only Level I (highest level) Trauma Center which means we meet or exceed national standards for treatment of patients who have been hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls, violence, or who have sports or job-related injuries.

Expertise in Pelvic and Limb Salvage Surgery

We are the only hospital in the region with an orthopedic trauma surgeon specially trained to handle complex pelvic and hip socket (acetabulum) surgeries as well as advanced limb-salvage techniques. Other hospitals refer their complex cases to us because they know we are able to treat them.  If you were told your injuries were so severe that you needed an amputation, our physicians may be able to help!

Our team of surgeons see many types of injury, we take care of patients with:

  • Broken Bones (arms, legs, hips, spine)
  • Bone infection or crooked bones
  • Hip socket fractures (acetabular break)
  • Pelvic fractures
  • Osteoporosis-related fractures
  • Limb salvage
  • Amputations

Our orthopedic surgeons care for any broken bone or bone issue in the body and have the expertise to perform complex surgeries including:

  • Limb salvage, surgery to remove damaged or diseased bone and tissue and reconstruct a patient’s limb using grafts, bone lengthening, and/or implants.
  • Advanced fixation techniques, for setting broken bones.
  • Hip and knee reconstruction
  • Surgical preservation of the hip, for adults and adolescents with abnormal formations of the hip socket that can lead to early arthritis.
  • Joint Replacement
  • Limb length inequality surgery, to fix significant differences in the length of limbs and make them equal.
 

Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

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