Kristy Weber, MD, Chief of the Sarcoma program at Penn Medicine, has been named the President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Weber is the first female president in the history of the AAOS. Read the Press Release. Photo by © AAOS/Todd Buchanan 2019.
With more than 200 bones, the human body's musculoskeletal system is an intricate system of joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves operating together to provide the mobility and strength needed to stand upright, walk or bend. Most never think about how these elements work together to enable them to perform even the simplest of tasks — until one part of the system becomes injured or irritated.
Highly skilled and highly specialized, Penn Orthopaedic physicians treat each joint condition, spinal disorder or sports injury with a personalized approach.
With ten orthopaedic subspecialties, physicians at Penn Orthopaedics not only treat more complex conditions — they are uniquely qualified to treat each condition individually.
These actual case reports in Penn’s complex cases series reveal the intricacy, sophistication, and complexity of the surgeries performed every day at Penn Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Highly skilled and highly specialized, Penn Orthopaedic physicians treat each joint condition,spinal disorder or sports injury with a personalized approach.
Meet the Orthopaedic Surgery faculty.
Learn about the patient-centered orthopaedic care offered at Penn.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine offers a wide variety of orthopaedic subspecialties.
An overview of current clinical trials available for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions.
Congratulations to the 478 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2018.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.