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Orthopedics

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has advanced capabilities for the treatment of orthopedic injuries and diseases. We offer comprehensive orthopedic services in a friendly, caring atmosphere with a focus on quality care and patient education for patients of all ages. It's one of the reasons we are a nationally recognized leader in treating bones, joints and complex orthopedic conditions. U.S. News & World Report has even rated Baylor Dallas as "high performing" in orthopedic care.

Whether you are suffering from a sports injury or degenerative arthritis, or you have experienced an injury, the orthopedic team at Baylor Dallas provides a full range of orthopedic services to help you return to a pain-free life.

Why Choose Baylor Orthopedics?

Whether you're a professional athlete, weekend warrior or an active retiree, Baylor Dallas can help relieve your pain so you can return to the physical activities you care about.

Baylor Dallas has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality®​ Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement and spine surgery for consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care. Baylor Dallas is committed to quality orthopedic care.

Orthopedic Services Provided

  • Total Joint Replacement, including knees, shoulders and hips (we also offer anterior hip replacement)
  • Joint Wellness Program, designed to help patients quickly return to their normal lives after joint replacement surgery
  • One-Day Joint Replacement Discharge for eligible patients undergoing total hip or total knee replacement
  • Minimally invasive treatments for hips, knees and shoulders
  • Limb salvage for complex injuries and illnesses
  • Trauma surgery and care for patients through Baylor Dallas' Level I Trauma Center (one of only four adult programs in ​North Texas)
  • Complex joint reconstruction
  • Hand surgery for congenital disorders, acquired conditions, arthritis and trauma
  • Reattachment of digits (fingers and toes), arms and hands
  • Comprehensive sports medicine services
  • Complete orthotics services with a certified orthotist and an orthotic technician
  • Orthopedic c​ancers and tumors consultation services

Orthopedic Trauma Care 

Orthopedic trauma is a severe injury to any part of the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints or ligaments. This type of injury can be the result of a wide range of causes. However, orthopedic trauma is often the result of a fall, car accident, or work or recreational-related accident. 

Baylor Dallas is home to one of four Level I adult trauma programs in North Texas. Our seven fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeons on the medical staff are highly experienced in treating complex orthopedic injuries, no matter the cause.

The specialized care provided by the orthopedic trauma team at Baylor Dallas includes comprehensive treatment of severe musculoskeletal injuries and orthopedic trauma, including:

  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures
  • Multiple injuries
  • Open and closed fractures and dislocations of the extremities
  • Complex articular injuries
  • Limb salvage
  • Nonunion and malunion fractures

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Spine Care Services

We integrate experienced physicians on the medical staff with advanced technologies and pioneering research to provide innovative solutions for your back and neck pain.

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Baylor SportsCare

A winning combination of education, promotional support and sports medicine for athletes and athletic groups of all ages.

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Joint Wellness Program

Designed to provide comprehensive care for patients who undergo joint replacement, our program’s separate unit—with all private rooms—includes a dedicated staff specially trained in orthopedics to deliver your care and a joint wellness coordinator to help meet your needs.

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Baylor Motion and Sports Performance Center

We use innovative technology to study human movement and determine better ways to perform surgery, recovery and therapy techniques as well as help athletes perfect their sport.

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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.


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