Orthopaedics is a medical specialty that deals with conditions and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, a complex structure that enables movement and provides the body with form, stability, and support. With a focus on improving your ability to move and stay active, an orthopaedic surgeon works with your Primary Care Provider to suggest and direct acute-care management and surgical treatment for a variety of bone and joint problems.
At UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, our board-certified orthopaedic surgeons provide a wide range of care designed to improve musculoskeletal function and guide patients toward reaching their full potential – allowing them to stay active and “on the move”. These services include:
- General Orthpaedic Surgery
- Hand surgery
- Fracture care
- Adult reconstructive surgery, including:
- Total knee replacement
- Total hip replacement
- Total shoulder replacement
- Hip and knee arthroscopy
For more information about Total Joint Replacement Program at UNM SRMC, please click here.
For patient iformation on other orthopaedic conditions, please click here.
UNM SRMC’s Orthopaedic Clinic works in conjunction with the Division of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation at the University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine. With many of our providers also serving as professors at the UNM School of Medicine, our patients receive expert care from the state’s most knowledgeable orthopaedic teachers and leaders. For more information and patient resources, please visit the Division of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation website.
Making an Appointment
The Orthopaedic clinic is open Monday through Friday with a variety of specialty clinics available throughout the week. To make an appointment, please call 505.994.7397.
For your appointment: Please remember to bring all relevant medical records, especially operative reports from previous surgeries, copies of recent X-Rays and MRIs related to your visit and a current list of all medications. If you are a new patient, you can download and fill out the New Patient History Form before your first appointment.