Carilion Clinic Creates New Department of Orthopaedics - Updated

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Update! Read more about the new department in this article by The Roanoke Times, "Carilion Clinic to expand orthopedic efforts".

On June 1, 2014, Carilion Clinic will add a Department of Orthopaedics to its organizational structure, the first new department added since the inception of Carilion Clinic.  Currently, the section of Orthopaedics is part of Carilion’s Department of Surgery.

Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics was formed in 2010, with the merger of Carilion Clinic Orthopaedic Bone and Joint and Roanoke Orthopaedic Center. The new Department has 32 physicians and 16 advanced care professionals, the largest Orthopaedic group in Virginia.  Services provided include Hand, Total Joints, Sports Medicine, Foot and Ankle, Pediatrics, Trauma, Spine and General Orthopaedics.

Educational endeavors include teaching at VTCSOM, UVA, Jefferson College of Health Sciences and Podiatry Residency and Joint Fellowships. Carilion Clinic Orthopaedists are participating in 18 on-going research projects, have produced 40 peer reviewed articles, and have given 425 international & national presentations in the last year. The Orthopaedic team supports our communities by providing on-site Sports Medicine athletic coverage for 10 local high schools.

In May, Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics began offering same-day appointments in order to improve timely access to orthopaedic care. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics at 540-725-1226.

Read more about the new department in this article by The Roanoke Times, "Carilion Clinic to expand orthopedic efforts".

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