Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatments for Joints and Bones

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The George Washington University Hospital offers a full range of surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for orthopaedic problems.

Total Joint Replacement Center

Evaluation and treatment of hip and knee problems including arthritis surgery and joint replacement.

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Hip Preservation Center

Evaluation and treatment of hip problems including physical therapy and advanced surgical options designed to help postpone or even prevent the need for a hip replacement later in life.

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Spine and Pain Center

Evaluation and treatment of degenerative and congenital spine disorders such as scoliosis, spinal stenosis, ruptured or herniated discs, fractures of the spine, arthritis of the spine, spinal infections and tumors of the spinal column.

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Acute Pain Management Service

A consult service that helps patients manage post-operative and post-traumatic pain. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and uses many of the latest techniques to reduce and control pain while in the hospital.

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Sports Medicine

Evaluation and treatment of sports-related injuries and overuse syndromes, rehabilitation, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

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Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery

GW Hospital is just one of eleven sites nationwide - and the first in D.C. - to perform the new minimally invasive knee replacement developed by Zimmer, Inc.

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Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery

A damaged hip joint can be replaced or repaired using minimally invasive techniques that dramatically reduce hospital stays and recovery times.

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Hand, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Evaluation and treatment of hand, shoulder and elbow injuries, arthritis, congenital deformities, upper extremity joint replacement, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendon problems, rotator cuff problems, sports-related injuries and instability problems of the shoulder. 

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Evaluation and treatment of many problems of foot and ankle including deformities, bunions, hammer toes, ankle injuries, diabetic foot disorders, ligament fractures and other trauma of the ankle and leg.

Traumatic Orthopedic Injuries

Evaluation and treatment of all fractures and dislocations of all joints of the body, the extremities and spine.