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Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal Care

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

From joint replacements to finger implants, we perform some of the most difficult surgeries in the state, using the latest technologies and highly skilled orthopedic 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
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Joint pain doesn't have to be your new normal.
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Hand Center
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A facility dedicated to the expert care of hand injury and trauma.
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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.
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Orthopedics Clinical Trials

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…

Men and Women Over 30 with Hip Osteoarthritis

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Sports Medicine Division) seeks men and women over 30 years old who suffer from hip osteoarthritis for a…

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…

News Orthopedics

UVA Honored on National List of Great Neurosurgery, Spine Programs

This is the fifth consecutive year UVA has earned the prestigious honor from Becker's Hospital Review.

The post…

National ‘100 Great Orthopedics Programs’ List Features UVA

It's the fifth consecutive year that Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center to the list.…

U.S. News & World Report: UVA is No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia.…