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THE BEST ORTHOPAEDIC CARE FOR YOU – IN THREE IMPORTANT WAYS.


The right orthopaedic care can make a big difference in terms of maintaining – or recapturing – the quality of your life. At Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, we understand. And we offer orthopaedic care that's second to none throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

From joint replacement to sports medicine, treatment of osteoporosis or fractures and much more, count on the experts and the services of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital to keep you fit and active no matter where you are in life.

What makes our orthopaedic services by far the best for you? Consider these three very important reasons:


EXPERIENCE THAT'S UNMATCHED IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
Our team of 10 highly skilled, broadly experienced orthopaedic physicians stands at the forefront of the latest in orthopaedic treatment and surgical technique. While we always explore alternatives to surgery wherever possible, we perform nearly 2,000 surgical procedures (including the most current arthroscopic and reconstructive techniques available at our Center for Advanced Surgery) each year – including major joint replacements, arthroscopies, laminectomies, the most delicate hand surgeries and much more. Our specialists bring a world of experience to your treatment, and they're ready to serve you right now, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.


MORE OF THE ORTHOPAEDIC SERVICES THAT YOU NEED
Whether you suffer from arthritis, are a senior who suffers from crippling pain or a "weekend warrior" who took a bad spill on in-line skates, you'll find precisely the orthopaedic services that you need at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Our capabilities and services are broad and comprehensive and they include the finest care for fractures, joints, hands, shoulders, elbows, knees, hips, feet, ankles, osteoporosis, ligaments, cartilage, tendons, bursitis and much more. It's actually very simple. If you need orthopaedic care, you'll find it all at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.


A MULTI-DISCILPINARY TEAM APPROACH
As the region's leading orthopaedic facility – as well as part of Northeastern Pennsylvania's most comprehensive health care system – we offer virtually all of the finest, latest treatments, technologies and services available anywhere. That includes extensive support staff like nurse specialists, social workers, occupational and physical therapists and many other medical and rehabilitative specialists. It also includes special services like these:

Sports Medicine
Whatever your injury or problem may be, count on our specialists to provide the most appropriate treatment and rehabilitation.

Osteoporosis/Metabolic Bone Disease
More than 20 million Americans (including half of all women over age 50) suffer from osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become brittle, weak and thin. Our orthopaedic surgeons, endocrinologists, rheumatologists, radiologists and support staff provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for those with osteoporosis or other metabolic bone diseases.

Fractures
Fractures require proper care, including treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Our orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, radiologists, physical and occupational therapists, nurses and social workers provide the care that's most appropriate at getting you back on track to good health and sound strength.


Whatever your condition or symptoms might be, come to the region's leading health care provider for the best orthopaedic services delivered by the best orthopaedic specialists. You'll find everything you need at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

 
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575 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764
(570) 829-8111
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