Background

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  • 24 Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Three Physiatrists
  • Two Faculty Bioengineers
  • Five Research Scientists
  • Clinical Fellows: Sports, Pediatrics, Foot & Hand Surgery
  • 30 Residents

 

For nearly 100 years The University of Iowa has been a center for excellence in orthopaedic patient care, research, and teaching. Today, the Department continues to advance the specialty of Orthopaedics through the efforts of a large group of talented orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, scientists, engineers, clinical fellows, residents and staff.

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The University of Iowa Medical Center and the Orthopaedics Department are located in Iowa City, a town of about 60,000 people in the eastern part of Iowa. This farm is within a few miles of the Medical Center.

 

Despite it's location in a small town in a rural agricultural state, the Department sees over 50,000 patients in it's clinics each year. ppt3
 

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 And does well over 5,000 orthopaedic operations.