Orthopaedic medicine, the specialty that focuses on your body’s musculoskeletal system, made up of bones, joints, muscles, and tendons, is focused on helping you live a comfortable and active life. Whether you’ve broken a bone, have chronic back pain, or need a hip, knee, or shoulder replacement, Carilion Clinic's highly specialized and experienced doctors, pain management specialists, and orthopaedic surgeons are here to give you the warm, highly personalized care that will get you back to the activities you enjoy.

We are proud to tell you that when it comes to orthopaedic care, Carilion Clinic has been named among America’s top 100 hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review. With subspecialists focused on each of the orthopaedic conditions and diseases, the majority of whom are fellowship trained, you can feel confident that your care is in the hands of exceptionally skilled specialists.

Carilion is honored to have received a Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for our Joint Replacement program, including our expertise in performing the innovative anterior approach to hip replacement, a less invasive technique that reduces recovery time by 50 percent. Our Spine Center, provides an extraordinary level of multidisciplinary, coordinated, patient-centered care for people with neck and back pain. 

Our orthopaedic specialists excel in all forms of treatment, ranging from medications and therapy to surgical and non-surgical procedures. When, and if, surgery is required, Carilion is committed to using the least invasive techniques whenever possible, so you get the best results with the least disruption and discomfort.

Specialties within our orthopaedic program include: