Tampa General Hospital’s Orthopedics Program
The orthopedics program at Tampa General Hospital provides skillful care for a complete range of orthopedic conditions, such as arthritis, bone fractures, and musculoskeletal injuries. We perform joint replacement surgeries, complex tumor resections, and a multitude of other treatments, working collaboratively to improve each patient’s mobility, function, and quality of life. Here, patients have access to a multidisciplinary team of specialists – including physicians, surgeons, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and social workers – all in a single location, providing a simplified and convenient experience.
Tampa General Hospital has been named a high performing hospital for orthopedics by U.S.News & World Report in recognition of our:
High patient volume
Better-than-expected survival rates
Favorable balance of nurses to patients
Full-time availability of intensive care
Compliance with the nursing standards set forth by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Comprehensive range of patient services, including arthritis treatment and wound management
Advanced technological offerings, including computer-assisted orthopedic surgery and transplant services
Additionally, we earned special recognition from U.S.News & World Report for our knee and hip replacement programs, both of which have low 7- and 30-day re-admission rates, low post-operative complication rates, and low rates of patients requesting corrective surgery after their initial procedures.
Not only does our orthopedics program excel at providing routine surgical procedures such as knee and hip replacements, but also at providing emergency orthopedic care for trauma situations. Our orthopedic trauma
program provides orthopedic oncology services, fracture management, limb-sparing surgeries, bone and joint infection management, and corrective surgeries for knee conditions
, hip conditions, and a variety of other orthopedic conditions. We are a regional referral center for complex orthopedic surgery, and our orthopedic trauma program maintains Gold Seal Certification from The Joint Commission.
To schedule a visit with one of the specialists in Tampa General Hospital’s Orthopedics Program, use our online PhysicianFinder
or call 1-800-822-DOCS (3627) to obtain a referral.