Orthopaedic surgery and traumatology in the USA involves tissue-engineering and biomechanics
In the United States, orthopaedic surgeons utilize regenerative medicine, tissue-engineering, and biomechanics to improve their technical skills. Treating athletes, accident victims, children with congenital defects, and other patients, orthopaedists apply minimally-invasive method to minimize pain and speed recovery.
At U.S. orthopaedic surgery departments, expect to pay $40,000 for total hip replacement and $34,000 for knee replacement. Prices on spinal surgery vary starting from $80,000 and reaching $170,000 in some cases. For less expensive treatment options see orthopedics at Orthomed Plus (Austria).
U.S. orthopaedic surgeons specialize in:
- orthopaedic oncology
- complex hand surgery
- spinal surgery
- hip, knee, elbow, and shoulder replacement
- foot and ankle surgery