Penn Global Medicine (PGM)

Clinical Programs

Penn Orthopaedics

As the country's first department of orthopaedic surgery, Penn Orthopaedics physicians offer specialized services and programs to treat the full range of orthopaedic problems, including hip and knee replacements, orthopaedic oncology, shoulder and elbow, hand, spine, sports medicine and trauma.

About Orthopaedics at Penn Medicine

Ranked among the nation's best for orthopaedic care by U.S. News & World Report, Penn specialists perform advanced minimally invasive joint replacement procedures, such as one- and two-incision hip replacements.

  • The Penn Extremity Reconstructive Center consists of experts in orthopaedics and plastic surgery who specialize in the treatment of acquired and congenital deformities of the upper and lower extremities.
  • Treatment options at Penn Orthopaedics include state-of-the-art implants, minimally invasive surgery and plasma therapy that heals injuries using the body's own cells.
  • Penn specialists perform treatments for malignant and benign tumors of the bone and soft tissue.
  • The Penn Orthopaedic Oncology Service provides advanced medical care and the latest treatment options for adults and children with benign and malignant tumors of the bone or soft tissue.
  • The Penn Hand Transplant Program that performs bi-lateral hand transplants on patients who have lost their hands due to accident or illness.

The Penn Difference

Penn Orthopaedic physicians serve on the boards of the nation's premier orthopaedic organizations and publish articles in many of the world's leading orthopaedic journals. Penn's surgeons are also consistently listed in the Best Doctors in America®.

Penn physicians and surgeons are renowned in the Philadelphia region and the nation for their care and treatment of a wide range of orthopaedic difficulties from total joint replacement to pain management and sports medicine.

Penn Orthopaedics physicians perform more than 700 surgical procedures each year.