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Do only certain orthopedic surgeons specialize in joint surgery?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Joint surgery

You will need to pick an orthopedic surgeon.
This is a common procedure for most orthopedists. There are some surgeons who specialize in joint replacements and have extra training in the procedures.

In brief: Joint surgery

You will need to pick an orthopedic surgeon.
This is a common procedure for most orthopedists. There are some surgeons who specialize in joint replacements and have extra training in the procedures.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Joint replacement ?

After medical school and an orthopedic surgery residency program , many go on to do an " extra " year or fellowship in orthopedic sub specialties ( sports medicine, foot and ankle, spine, hand, trauma and joint replacement ).
Many general orthopedists do joint replacements . Those who have done a fellowship in joint replacement have more training ! good luck!

In brief: Joint replacement ?

After medical school and an orthopedic surgery residency program , many go on to do an " extra " year or fellowship in orthopedic sub specialties ( sports medicine, foot and ankle, spine, hand, trauma and joint replacement ).
Many general orthopedists do joint replacements . Those who have done a fellowship in joint replacement have more training ! good luck!
Dr. David Trettin
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