Improving Life and Restoring Function

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The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation faculty has expertise in every orthopaedic subspecialty. Inpatient services are divided into teams that care for general and specialized orthopaedic patients. The department also provides consulting services to the Center for Disabilities and Development at UI, Child Health Specialty Clinics, and two state schools for individuals with developmental disabilities.

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University of Iowa, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

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Best Hospitals

UI Hospitals and Clinics is ranked 18th nationally in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings for orthopedics. We provide the most complete bone and joint health services in Iowa. Physicians from across the Midwest refer patients to the University of Iowa because of our comprehensive array of services, our multidisciplinary approach and our state-of-the-art facilities.

 In the News

Our orthopedic experts provide care for patients with a variety of diseases and injuries of the bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Our physicians, from the University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, work with teams of physical therapists and other rehabilitation specialists to manage care for every orthopedic condition, with a special emphasis on pediatric care. Our physicians have led the world in developing effective treatments for a birth deformity known as clubfoot. In addition, our clinicians employ the most up-to-date techniques for diagnosis and treatment of a range of diseases and injuries.