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The Department of Orthopaedics is comprised of eight subspecialty divisions including foot and ankle, general orthopaedics, hand and upper extremity, joint reconstruction, musculoskeletal oncology, orthopaedic trauma, spine surgery and sports medicine. Our department delivers personalized care focused on the entire individual, utilizing the full resources of Ohio State’s leading academic medical center to offer individualized care driven by the latest research and evidence-based medicine.

The fellowship-trained orthopaedic team at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, providing services such as joint replacement surgery, hip arthroscopy and orthopaedic oncology. The department conducts both clinical and basic science research focused on the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries as well as investigations into new antibiotics, new implants designed to facilitate healing, treatments for osteoarthritis, biomechanical testing and many more.

Cocktail Reception at the 2018 AAOS Annual Meeting

Grand Rounds Visiting Professor

Our Mission


Mission: To improve people’s lives through innovation in musculoskeletal research, education and patient care.

Vision: Working as a team we will shape the future of Orthopaedic medicine by creating, disseminating and applying new knowledge, and by personalizing health care to meet the needs of each individual.

Orthopaedic divisions and subspecialties

Orthopaedic divisions and subspecialties

Our Doctors