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Department of Orthopaedics

The Department of Orthopaedics is dedicated to relieving pain, improving function and restoring quality of life to the individuals who suffer from musculoskeletal injury or disease. We provide state-of-the-art clinical and surgical orthopaedic patient-centered care with continuous orthopaedic education and development of better treatments through research and innovation.

Department clinicians serve people from across the state and throughout the Intermountain West. We are Utah's only comprehensive orthopaedic group providing compassionate, expert care for all orthopaedic conditions. The department specializes in all areas of orthopaedics including joint reconstruction, sports medicine, cartilage restoration, pediatric orthopaedics, spinal disorders, hand, foot and ankle, trauma, musculoskeletal oncology, shoulder and elbow, microvascular repair, and major limb reconstruction.

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Wearing a Mask at the Gym: The Do’s and Don’ts
clinical
Nov 05, 2020

Wearing a Mask at the Gym: The Do’s and Don’ts

University Orthopaedic Center, fitness, wellness, coronavirus, covid-19, face masks

With COVID-19 interrupting our daily routines, exercising is as important as ever not only for physical health, but mental health too. Exercising is a sure way to make you breath harder and may increase your perspiration which could make wearing a mask more difficult, but even more important in the long run. Dr. Christopher Gee MD, MPH, an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery answers questions about wearing a mask while in the gym. ... Read More

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Tips for Mountain Bike Safety
clinical
Jul 16, 2020

Tips for Mountain Bike Safety

University Orthopaedic Center, sports medicine, mountain biking, safety, prevention, orthopedics

Mountain biking is an amazing sport and Utah is truly a world renown mecca for the sport. Mountain biking is a great way to get out into the mountains, improve fitness, enhance a feeling of well-being, and build confidence. However, mountain biking is not without risk. It’s an activity that requires specialized equipment and sometimes takes place on difficult terrain. Learn how you can best protect yourself while biking.... Read More

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Welcome from Our Chair

Ortho Chair - Saltzman

Charles L. Saltzman, MD
Department of Orthopaedics

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