At the VIP Surgery Center of Excellence, a division of La Peer Health Systems, we have 34 of the world’s best surgeons from the top medical schools in the country. We cover sixteen specialties, ensuring that patients receive the best care no matter what kind of surgery they require. One of these specialties is orthopedics, which deals with injury and disease of the bones, muscles, ligaments, nerves, and joints in the human body. La Peer’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine boasts nine of the world’s best physicians, whose single goal is to provide patients with the most state-of-the-art, technologically advanced, and comfortable care possible.

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Orthopedic medicine VIP Surgery Center of ExcellenceOrthopedic medicine covers a wide range of injuries, from the relatively common (such as carpel tunnel syndrome) to the serious (spinal injuries). Other conditions treated with orthopedic medicine include joint injuries (such as ACL tears and sprains of the ankle and hip), stress fractures, and more. Because treatment options for these injuries are also dependent on a patient’s age, health, and lifestyle, it’s incredibly important to choose an orthopedic specialist who understands all the factors that go into treating these injuries. At the VIP Surgery Center of Excellence, our surgeons are the top in their fields, possessing a knowledge and an understanding of how to perfectly treat each injury on a patient-by-patient basis. Procedures performed by our orthopedic surgeons include:

  • ACL reconstruction: A surgery that stabilizes the knee following an ACL tear
  • Fracture repair: A procedure performed to repair fractures across various areas of the body.
  • Hip arthroscopy: A less-invasive alternative to traditional hip surgery.
  • Knee arthroscopy: Using tiny cameras, knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that’s used to repair the knee joint.
  • Rotator cuff repair: The rotator cuff is a group of muscles in tendons in the shoulder. This procedure repairs the torn tendons in the shoulder.
  • Shoulder arthroscopy: A minimally invasive orthopedic surgery that treats structural injuries of the shoulder joint.
  • Hand surgery: The many hand surgeries performed at La Peer Health Systems include nerve repair, tendon repair, and nerve fractures, as well as treatment options for trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome.

In addition, La Peer Health Systems provides our doctors with the newest and most technologically-advanced equipment available. Enormous strides have been made in the development of artificial joints, prosthetics, and bone replacement materials in recent years, and our doctors have full access to these new and state-of-the-art procedures in orthopedic medicine.

These new treatment methods are not only good for our doctors, but they provide our patients with a level of comfort and expertise previously unheard of. Thanks to our orthopedic specialists and the technology they employ, patients experience less recovery time, less anesthesia administered, and less scarring from surgical procedures than ever before.

For patients interested in learning more about the various orthopedic procedures performed at La Peer Health Systems, please visit our sites dedicated to knee surgeries, shoulder surgeries, and hip surgeries.

Knee and Hip Surgery Orthopedic MedicineFrequently Asked Questions

Q: Why should I pick the La Peer Health Systems?

A: La Peer Health Systems is home to some of the world’s most renowned surgeons and doctors. Our Department of Orthopedics alone boasts Super Doctors (as listed by Los Angeles Magazine), multiple board-certified surgeons, and doctors featured in media for their expertise in orthopedic surgery. Most important, however, is how our specialists are determined to provide top quality medical care and emotional support to all of their patients.

Q: Which type of injuries are covered in orthopedics?

A: Orthopedic Medicine covers a huge variety of injuries. Not only does orthopedics cover joint problems, but it can provide treatment to diseases of the nervous system as well. Muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy are just two of the neurological conditions treated by orthopedics. More commonly, however, is the treatment of joints and various sports injuries in this branch of medicine. Typically, our orthopedic specialists perform surgeries on the bones, muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments in the body, including the following surgeries:

  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip arthroscopy and ligament repair
  • Hand surgery
  • Joint replacement surgery (which includes the knee, shoulder, and hip)
  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • And much more

Other conditions that can be treated by our orthopedic surgeons include carpel tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, torn tendons and ligaments, muscle cramps, and more. If you have an injury and are not sure if it’s covered in our orthopedic program, please contact us today at 888.636.1890.

Q: What are some of the new technologies used by orthopedic surgeons at the VIP Surgery Center of Excellence?

A: One of the most exciting breakthroughs in recent years has been the development of arthroscopic surgery, a minimally invasive procedure that can be performed on the shoulder, hips, knees, and more. During arthroscopic surgery, our orthopedic specialists use a small flexible camera to evaluate the surgical area in patients. This camera transmits a video feed to monitors in the operation room, which provides surgeons with an unprecedented look inside the body of a patient. Arthroscopic surgery causes minimal damage to muscles and tissues, making it much more effective than traditional open surgery.

Arthroscopic surgery is just one example of the many new and exciting procedures being performed by the orthopedic specialists at the VIP Surgery Center of Excellence.

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La Peer Health Systems employs the world’s most adept and well-trained physicians. Our orthopedic specialists come from a variety of backgrounds, but they all have one singular goal: to provide for their patients. If you would like to schedule an appointment with our award-winning orthopedic specialists, please contact the VIP Surgery Center of Excellence today at 888.636.1890.

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