Excellence in Orthopaedics

Patient Care

Our surgeons are a team of dedicated, caring health professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. We provide quality, cost-effective care in all nine orthopaedic subspecialties, to more than 35,000 patients each year from Nebraska, the Midwest, and around the world.

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At our laboratories, cutting-edge research is being performed to define tomorrow's treatment methods. We are doing innovative research focused on the areas of musculoskeletal diseases, molecular biology and genetics, the development of less invasive surgical techniques, knee implant simulation, and computer-aided and robotic surgery.

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their laboratories and research »



Through the orthopaedic residency program at UNMC, we are not only creating the orthopaedic surgeons of tomorrow, we are investing in Nebraska by cultivating promising educators who will teach the orthopaedic surgeons of generations to come.

In addition, doctors throughout the region regard our program as a source of continuing education where they can learn the latest techniques for the treatment and prevention of bone and joint conditions.

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Our residency program » 
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News & Events

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Breaking News Summer 2014

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Ceremonial groundbreaking for new outpatient center

New outpatient, surgery clinics announced

U.S. News & World Report Again Ranks Nebraska Medicine as One of America's Best Hospitals



For Patients

contact us
Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery
Phone: (402) 559-8000
Fax: (402) 559-8746

Best Hospitals 2014-15
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals
Nebraska Medicine Ranked #1 in the state by U.S. News & World Report

Our hospital partner, Nebraska Medicine, was again ranked as one of America's Best Hospitals, and the top hospital in Nebraska, by U.S. News & World Report. Nebraska Medicine was also listed as high-performing in Orthopaedics.

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Our Partners

Our hospital partner, Nebraska Medicine, and physician practice group, Nebraska Medicine-Clinics, employ UNMC faculty who use the latest research breakthroughs to improve patient outcomes. More than 900 physicians offer you state-of-the-art care in a wide range of services.