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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Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®

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.


Upcoming Events

Iowa Alumni Reception
Wynn Palmer Room
Friday, March 27
6:00-8:00 pm

Pain localized to the neck and back (the spine) has the potential to change a patient's ability to work, function at home, and participate in recreational activities. The multidisciplinary approach to spinal care in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation seeks to treat patients whose lives have been affected by spinal pain. From specialized non-operative approaches to complex surgical procedures, our providers seek to help those with spinal conditions. UI Spine Center page