Our joint replacement surgeons treat injuries and diseases that affect your body's musculoskeletal system. This system includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. It allows you to move, work and be active.
Orthopedists care for patients of all ages, from newborns with club foot to young athletes requiring arthroscopic surgery and older people with arthritis, back and hip problems.
Orthopedic surgeons are familiar with all aspects of the musculoskeletal system, but many specialize in certain areas, such as the foot and ankle, the spine, hip or knee. Some also focus on specific fields such as pediatrics, trauma or sports medicine. Some orthopaedic surgeons may specialize in several areas.
At UC Irvine Health, we have specialists in:
Our spine specialists performed the West Coast’s first robot-assisted spine surgery, using the innovative SpineAssist® surgery system.
For these reasons and more, our orthopedic surgeons have been repeatedly recognized by their peers for their excellence and innovative approach to the care and treatment of the musculoskeletal system.
Whether you are experiencing back pain, tennis elbow or trigger finger, our orthopaedic surgeons are prepared to diagnose and treat your condition with expertise that is unmatched in Southern California.
Our services include:
The treatments we provide depend on your condition, its severity and other factors. Once you have been diagnosed, we work with your care team to create unique treatment plan just for you.
Among the state-of-the-art treatments we offer:
- Limb reconstruction
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Robotic surgery
- Shoulder replacement
- State-of-the-art imaging
- Tumor excision