Orthopedic Trauma Services
From broken bones and fractures to major muscloskeletal injuries, South Shore Hospital Orthopedics offers 24-hour acute orthopedic trauma care and consultation for adults and children who arrive in our Emergency Department.
Southeastern Massachusetts’ Only Level II Trauma Program
Our orthopedic specialists work within South Shore Hospital’s state-recognized Level II trauma center to provide life-saving interventions, critical care, surgery and consultation. South Shore Hospital is the only Level II trauma provider in southeastern Massachusetts, including the Cape and Islands. We are one of only three hospitals in all of Massachusetts to have earned a Level II license.
Orthopedic Injuries We Treat
Patients have round-the-clock access to board-certified surgeons who specialize in treating traumatic orthopedic injuries, which often require immediate attention and complex surgery.
Our highly skilled orthopedic trauma team uses leading-edge technologies and techniques to treat these serious and life-threatening conditions, including:
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Fractures, including femoral, tibial shaft, acetabular and pelvic
- Hand and upper extremity injuries
- Severe soft tissue injuries
- Spine and spinal cord injuries
- Polytraumatized patients
In addtion, we have a dedicated program to care for the Geriatric hip fracture patient.
Learn More About Our Orthopedic Trauma Services
To learn more about our live-saving orthopedic services, please call 781-624-8000.