Programs

Trauma

The UChicago Medicine Trauma Program cares for trauma patients and their families in our community, the South Side of Chicago and beyond. Our care is compassionate and extends from prevention to recovery. From our community foundation, we lead in discovery, education, and advocacy. UChicago Medicine orthopaedic trauma surgeons excel at treating severe injury. When you are your family are dealing with trauma, you need to have a team that you know you can trust, has the experience and expertise to evaluate your injury and create the ideal plan of action for your specific condition. The University of Chicago Medicine is a pediatric and adult Level I trauma center. With our extensive orthopaedic surgery training, we deliver very specialized and comprehensive fracture care — providing exceptional treatment for even the most complex orthopaedic issues.

Orthopaedic Trauma Conditions We Treat

  • Orthopaedic trauma specialists at UChicago Medicine offer treatment for a full range of orthopaedic injuries, including:
  • Calcaneus Fractures (Heel Fractures)
  • Complications of Fractures
  • Dislocations of Extremities
  • Femur and Tibial Fractures
  • Fractures of the Lower Extremity
  • Fractures of the Upper Extremity
  • Hip Fractures
  • Humerus Fractures
  • Mal-Unions
  • Minimally Invasive Fracture Fixation
  • Non-Unions
  • Osteomyelitis (Infection)
  • Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures
  • Periarticular Fractures (Joint Fractures)
  • Shoulder Fractures

Tailored Orthopaedic Trauma Treatments

Our orthopaedic surgeons take pride in every aspect of your care. When we treat a patient in our trauma center, we always provide:

  • Follow-up care and information to help you throughout the healing process
  • Orthopaedic experts who specialize in surgeries that address a wide range of injuries from trauma
  • The latest technologies and diagnostic techniques
  • Tailored patient treatments and therapies

Physician List