Orthopedic medicine concentrates on disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including skeleton, joints, muscles, ligaments, cartilage and other connective and supporting elements. South Shore Hospital’s orthopedic department specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of these conditions, many of which affect mobility and range of motion.
As the largest and most experienced orthopedics department in southeastern Massachusetts, our program offers a full range of comprehensive orthopedic services. Our expert team of accomplished medical professionals offers a level of expertise and experience not found elsewhere in the region.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has named South Shore Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ in Knee and Hip Replacement. Our hospital is among only 13 in the state to have earned the new designation. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care. Read More
Whether you need medical attention for a musculoskeletal-related disease, spinal disorder, fracture, injury, joint or back pain, or other orthopedic condition, you will find the most advanced diagnostic treatment, rehabilitation services, and most sophisticated surgical and non-surgical procedures at South Shore Hospital.
Every step of the way, you will experience close personal care that is coordinated by specialists and designed to meet your unique needs. Their goal is to return you to a normal functioning life. From diagnosis through recovery, you will receive the highest level of care from our dedicated orthopedics team.
Specialized Care for Each Patient
South Shore Hospital is dedicated to helping our orthopedic patients achieve the best range of motion and functionality possible utilizing least invasive procedures possible. Our hospital has invested in the most current orthopedic equipment and diagnostics to create the region’s most dynamic orthopedic center, including new operating rooms with advanced technology.
Our dedicated orthopedic team of physicians, nurses and rehabilitation specialists work together to develop multidisciplinary treatment plans. Each patient’s customized plan is structured to fit his or her specific needs and unique situation.
Our Dedicated Orthopedic Team
The multidisciplinary team approach is especially important in managing symptoms of an orthopedic condition. At South Shore Hospital, our orthopedic patients benefit from the expertise of compassionate, multidisciplinary medical and surgical teams specifically trained to work with orthopedic patients.
Our surgical team includes 20 orthopedic surgeons, many of whom are fellowship-trained in subspecialties such as joint replacement, hand surgery, sports medicine, and trauma. These experts are also highly skilled in the full range of procedures falling under the umbrella of general orthopedics, including the latest minimally invasive techniques.
Our specialized teams include:
- Orthopedic Physicians and Surgeons
- Orthopedic Physician Assistants
- Specialty trained orthopedic nurses
- Specialty trained technicians
- Physical Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Dedicated support staff