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Orthopaedic Trauma Services

Orthopaedic trauma injuries can occur at any age, place or time. If you’ve been in a car accident, suffered from a fall or have a complication from a past injury or surgery, you need a team you can trust to evaluate your injury and create a treatment plan.

At Wake Orthopaedics, we offer superior orthopaedic trauma care that focuses on you, the patient. We offer the latest tools, skilled team members and best patient experience to help you heal. And as a leader in orthopaedic trauma, our expert orthopaedic trauma team provides around-the-clock care to WakeMed’s seven emergency departments throughout the region.

Orthopaedic Trauma Conditions We Treat

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma specialists are experienced with the diagnosis and treatment of complex orthopaedic conditions. We offer 24-hour coverage to provide treatment for emergent situations, delivering the most advanced musculoskeletal care for conditions including:

  • Dislocations of extremities
  • Fractures (pelvis, upper & lower extremities)
  • Fracture complications including nonunions and malunions
  • Injuries (sports injury, accident or work-related injury)
  • Multiple system injuries affecting several parts of the body
  • Nerve and soft tissue injury
  • Pediatric injuries
  • Post-traumatic injuries
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Compassionate Orthopaedic Trauma Care

With any orthopaedic trauma, our goals are to relieve your symptoms, repair your injury and restore your ability to do the activities you enjoy. With extensive orthopaedic surgery training, we deliver very specialized and comprehensive fracture care – providing exceptional treatment for even the most complex orthopaedic issues.

Our pediatric trauma patients also have the benefit of follow-up care provided by the experienced pediatric care providers in the WakeMed Children’s Hospital.

Orthopaedic Trauma Services Resources

To help you understand your orthopaedic trauma injuries, safe prescription drug use and falls prevention tips, we encourage you to explore the below resources from the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and Trauma Survivors Network.

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