Our surgeons are dedicated to treating injuries and diseases that affect your body's musculoskeletal system. This complex system includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves—and it allows you to move, work and be active.
Orthopaedists 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. And anybody can break a bone.
Orthopaedic 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 conditions of the:
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 orthopaedic 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 craft a treatment plan that is unique to your needs, lifestyle and goals.
Among the state-of-the-art treatments we offer:
- Computer-guided surgery
- Cortisone injections
- Endoscopic surgery
- Fracture surgery
- Hip replacement
- Knee replacement
- Limb reconstruction
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Robotic surgery
- Shoulder replacement
- State-of-the-art imaging
- Tumor excision