orthopaedic surgeon

orthopaedic surgeon

A doctor specializing in the treatment of fractures, dislocations, joint disorders of all kinds, back problems generally, foot bony disorders, congenital defects of the skeleton and many other conditions. Increasingly the orthopaedic surgeon is concerned with the replacement of damaged and degenerate joints with prosthetic devices, especially artificial hip and knee joints.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Timothy Deakon, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Director of the Oakville Sports Injury Clinic
Surgery is performed by a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, who uses the Mako system to pre-plan the surgery and by guiding the robotic arm is able to precisely remove diseased bone and cartilage and place the implant to within a millimetre of the desired position.
Dr Adetunji Toluse, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at National Orthopaedic Hospital (NOH), Igbobi, Lagos, has recommended firm mattresses to avoid low back, hip and knee joint pains.
Mr Cormac Kelly, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, was awarded one of three surgeon places on the fellowship which is run by the British Elbow and Shoulder Society.
Dr Duncan Whitwell, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopedic Centre NHS Trust in Oxford, England, will visit from April 7 to 10.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Sikandar Hayat and Dr Saalik Kashif from Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Dr Fayez Ali Shah of Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Charsadda DHQ hospital Dr Abbas Ali and chief executive of Paraplegic Centre, Peshawar, Dr Mohammad Ilyas said that club foot was easily curable if timely treatment was provided to the children with the defected foot.
In an arthroscopic examination, an orthopaedic surgeon makes a small incision in the patient's skin and then inserts a pencil-sized instrument which contains a small camera and lighting system to magnify and illuminate the structures inside the joint.
Summary: Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 6 (ANI): In what may be the first instance, a tiger in Maharashtra will be getting a prosthetic limb, with the joint efforts of Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries Science University (MAFSU) and a leading orthopaedic surgeon of Nagpur.
Fortunately our very good friend Professor Robert Owen, a retired orthopaedic surgeon, called and examined me.
Mark Galland, a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (OSNC) (http://www.orthonc.com/galland.html), has been named the top Orthopaedic Surgeon in North Carolina by HealthTap, an online interactive health network.
X-rays showed he had a broken right ankle and he returned home to Kildare on Thursday night to visit orthopaedic surgeon Bill Quinlan in Dublin yesterday morning.

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