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Orthopaedic Surgery Overview

An orthopaedic surgeon is educated in the preservation, investigation, and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. This specialist is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of the central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.1

1 The American Board of Medical Specialties. Guide to Physician Specialties. Evanston, IL: American Board of Medical Specialties; February 2008.

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty Advisors

Corey FullerCBFuller@llu.edu
Danny Wongworawatdwongworawat@llu.edu

Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group 2019-2020

President: Bradley Carlson

Vice President: Seth Campbell

Social Vice President: Andrew Jae-Min Park

Secretary: Joey Hutton

Treasurer: Greg Shedd

4th Year Rep: Zach Barlow

3rd Year Rep: Andrew Jae-Min Park

2nd Year Rep: Greg Perrier

1st Year Rep:

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Danny Wongworawat

Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group Constitutio