The Penn State Health Approach to Orthopaedics

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Penn State Health offers leading-edge care for conditions that affect the bones, muscles and joints (musculoskeletal system). We offer expert treatment for everything from arthritis, muscle and tendon injuries, foot and hand problems, sports injuries, complex spine disorders, traumatic bone injuries and bone cancer.

Our orthopaedic specialists provide well-coordinated, comprehensive care using the latest approaches. As central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center, we offer proven methods backed by innovative research - and a level of expertise you won’t find anywhere else nearby. The same doctors who provide care are also researchers seeking treatment breakthroughs.

Whether you need routine care for a strained muscle, relief from joint pain or complex treatment for a traumatic injury, you can count on us.

Complete Care for a Full Range of Orthopaedic Conditions

We offer complete care for the full range of conditions that affect your musculoskeletal system and movement, including spine problems, muscle and bone cancers and conditions like osteoporosis. As a Level I Trauma Center, we treat every type of orthopaedic injury. We care for people of all ages, from specialized orthopaedic care for children to joint replacement for older adults. Our orthopaedic specialists also offer complete sports medicine services, including exercise guidance, concussion care and personal attention for active people and athletes of all levels.

We perform more than 1,000 joint replacements every year, offering the latest approaches - including minimally invasive procedures and joint revision surgery to correct failed hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle replacements. We also help you prevent injuries and illnesses through education, screenings and more.

We team up with doctors in other specialties and experts in rehabilitation, nutrition, pain management, exercise and athletic training to give you complete care. You receive personalized treatment that lets you move better - without pain - and return to your life as quickly as possible.

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Our Experts in Orthopaedic Care

Orthopaedics is proud to be a leader in the care of patients with disorders of the bones, joints and spine. Our faculty, clinicians, and researchers have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report, ranking as one of the best hospitals in the nation for in orthopaedic care.

Why Choose Penn State Health for Orthopaedics

Penn State Health is known for providing quality orthopaedic care. You can count on safe, coordinated care delivered by a skilled, compassionate team. We’re recognized for our:

  • Orthopaedics is proud to be a leader in the care of patients with disorders of the bones, joints and spine. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation for orthopaedic care.
  • Skilled, experienced orthopaedic experts, included among the Best Doctors® in America
  • Designation as a Blue Distinction® Center for spine surgery and a Blue Distinction Center+ for hip and knee replacement by Highmark Blue Shield
  • Level I Trauma Center, which means we can treat even the most complex orthopaedic injuries

Support Groups

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Convenient Locations

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