We are part of one of the nation’s top academic health systems—the University of Rochester Medical Center. Our entire institution is dedicated to:
- Providing the finest in patient care
- Training superior physicians and researchers
- Researching the advancement of medicine
- Improving the health of our community
Every day, the medical professionals in the Department of Orthopaedics work in partnership to bring these four, interwoven missions to life.
Providing the Finest in Patient Care
We are the largest, most comprehensive orthopaedic practice in the Rochester, NY nine-county region. Our physicians cover every subspecialty of orthopaedics and physical rehabilitation and work hand-in-hand to address each patient's unique needs. Treatments range from conservative medical management to complex surgery.
We have emerged as a leader in medical excellence by being the first in the region to learn, and use, many of the most promising new procedures and equipment. Our clinical programs give those with even the most complex medical conditions reason for hope.
Training Superior Physicians and Researchers
As an academic department in the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, education is fundamental to our mission. We strive to provide the highest quality training for medical students, residents, and postgraduate and community physicians. We offer CME lectures and grand rounds to provide evidence-based information for a broad range of conditions.
Learn more about our:
- Orthopaedics Residency Program
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
- Grand Rounds on the Web
Research for the Advancement of Medicine
The University of Rochester Medical Center is home to one of the few, formal musculoskeletal research centers in the country. We conduct dozens of significant research programs. Learn more about our:
Improving the Health of our Community
Community service and outreach have long been traditions at the University of Rochester Medical Center. It is interwoven into the fabric of all of our research, patient care and education activities. Our core strategies to impact the health of our community positively are to:
- Change the emphasis of health care from treatment to prevention and decrease unhealthy lifestyle behaviors
- Improve access to health care and health care information for the underserved
- Research and employ new advances in early detection and treatment
- Improve the quality of life for individuals with chronic conditions
Learn more about The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation's community service projects.