Orthopaedic Medicine is concerned with diseases, injuries and conditions of the body’s muscles and skeleton, including the joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. By definition, orthopaedic medicine involves the expertise of specialists from many different fields of medicine.
Cleveland Clinic Florida is founded on the belief that a collaboration of physicians from various medical disciplines results in the highest level of patient care. This guiding principle is also practiced with the realization that the department offers multiple services in a single location, providing patients with a high level of comfort and peace-of-mind. Physicians representing virtually every field of medicine are literally steps away and available to see patients in a moment’s notice.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery works closely with the Medical, Interventional and Surgical Spine Care Center in order to attain the best care possible for patients. Sometimes, surgical solutions are not always required, but Cleveland Clinic’s integrated and multi-department diagnostic approach assures the patient of receiving the most practical and medically effective treatment options.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Medical, Interventional and Surgical Spine Center collaboration are prime examples of how Cleveland Clinic is the patient’s best advocate for sound health and wellness treatment options Patients receive the benefit of multi-department collaboration every step of the way, an important part of the success orthopaedic and spinal treatments. Sports medicine specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, hand surgeons, podiatrists and many others all work closely together on the patient’s behalf.
For more information about our success rates, services and programs, and research and education, please download the Orthopaedic Surgery Outcomes Report.
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Trevor Murray, MD; Eric Ricchetti, MD; Gregory Gilot, MD
August 19, 2015 | Noon (ET)