The orthopedic trauma program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, focuses on the treatment of acute fractures, post-traumatic deformities and nonunions, including injuries to the pelvis and acetabulum. Many leading-edge techniques are utilized including minimally invasive surgery, and advanced external fixation. The latest in bone graft substitutes and bone-forming proteins are often used to assist in the reconstruction of bones that have not healed.
Orthopedic trauma services include:
- Team-based care of complex skeletal injuries.
- Minimally invasive surgery for fractures.
- Treatment of nonunions and malunions.
- Pelvis and acetabulum surgery.
- Treatment for infected fractures and osteomyelitis.
A team including general surgeons, vascular surgeons, plastic surgeons and intensivists is available to care for the more complex, multisystem injury patients. Transfers directly from others facilities are available for inpatients.