Man with walker walking dog

Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal Care

Sports, bone, spine and joint injuries can damage everything from your game to your independence and daily life. Find orthopedic care that helps you move better and feel better from a team ranked among the top 10% in the nation.

From joint replacements to finger implants, we perform some of the most difficult surgeries in the state. You can come to UVA and trust you'll receive the most up-to-date procedures from highly skilled and caring ortho specialists.

After the Crash

Hit head-on by a drunk driver, Lisa suffered fractures in her neck, back, ribs, hands, legs and knees. It took several surgeries to put her back together again. View Lisa's traumatic story transcript.

Orthopedic Care by the Numbers

When seeking care for a sports injury, broken bones or painful joints, you want to make informed decisions.

This is why we share statistics about the procedures we perform. We want you to have the facts, so you can trust in the quality of the care you receive.

See details of our quality outcomes.

Joint Replacement
Physician reviewing hip x-ray
Joint pain doesn't have to be your new normal.
See Joint Replacement Options
Hand Center
hand center patient
A facility dedicated to the expert care of hand injury and trauma.
Get Hand Injury Care
Sports Medicine
Sports injury expertise to get you back in the game.
Whatever your game, we're here to help you get back in it.
See a Sports Medicine Doctor

Orthopedics Clinical Trials

Research study for those with knee osteoarthritis between 40-75 years of age.

The Department Kinesiology, Exercise and Sports Injury Lab seeks men and women aged 40 to 75 years with knee osteoarthritis. The purpose of the…

Research study for children and adults ages 8 to 21 years old with cerebral palsy AND scoliosis

UVa Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Pediatrics, seeks children and adults ages 8 to 21 with neuromuscular scoliosis…

Research study for children and adults ages 10 to 21 years old with scoliosis

UVa Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Pediatrics, seeks children and adults ages 10 to 21 with adolescent idiopathic…

Research Study For Those With Articular Cartilage Defects In the Knee

The University of Virginia, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, is seeking adults with articular cartilage defects in the knee. The purpose of…

News Orthopedics

UVA Wins National Award for Neurosurgery and Spine Care

For the sixth consecutive year, UVA Medical Center has been honored by Becker’s Hospital Review in its list of 100 hospitals and health systems…

UVA Orthopedics Honored Among Nation’s Top Orthopedics Programs

Becker’s Hospital Review has named UVA Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center to its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedics…

233 UVA Physicians Selected for Best Doctors in America® List

233 UVA Health physicians have been named by their peers to the 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America®List. Approximately 4 percent of U.S. doctors…