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What is orthopedic surgery?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Let me explain: Orthopedic surgeon and orthopedic surgery treat muscles bone and joint problems in the body expect the skull and the jaws. Thank you.

Answered 6/30/2022

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Dr. John Michalski answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

What is it: Orthopedic surgery treats conditions of muscles, bones, tendons, nerves, joints, and ligaments.

Answered 10/10/2020

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Dr. Peter Ihle answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

C answer: It involves both surgical & none surgical afflictions of the bones, muscles, joints. This can b fracture, tumors, tendon lacerations, infections of bone, muscle and joints. In between here there's many sub groups & sub specialties that require fellowship training after u complete ur ortho residency.

Answered 12/10/2013

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