Orthopedic surgeon

Boston Orthopedic Surgeons, Specialists & Joint Replacement Team: St.  Elizabeth's Medical Center

Person who, as a medical specialist, diagnoses and treats, by means of medical and surgical care, conditions of the musculoskeletal system, such as congenital malformations (clubfoot, congenital dislocation of the hip), growth anomalies ( scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis), sequelae of infectious or inflammatory diseases (polio, rheumatoid arthritis), fractures, dislocations, herniated discs and bone tumors. It repairs fractures, replaces painful arthritic joints with artificial joints, and corrects deformities caused by cerebral palsy or trauma. She always studies her patients’ files in depth in order to determine the absolute need for surgery or to prescribe another form of treatment (physiotherapy, etc.) and monitors the condition of her patients during the period. postoperative.