After an extensive national search, Darrel S. Brodke, M.D., has been named chair of University of Utah’s Department of Orthopaedics in the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine, and CEO of Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Services for U of U Health, effective July 1, 2021.... Read MoreOrthopaedics,Family and Preventive Medicine
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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