Improving Life and Restoring Function
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.
Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®
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.
Athletes of all ability may suffer an injury at any point in their career. Though not all will require surgery, a number of procedures have revolutionized the treatment of patients who've be injured during recreational activities. The practice of sports medicine often includes a combination of minimally invasive techniques and aggressive rehabilitation. A patient-focused approach is also critical to achieving medical success and returning athletes to play in a timely fashion.· Sports Medicine page