Palmer Orthopedic Surgeons
- 6 Board certified
- 2 Award winners
- 18 Reviews
- Average rating is 2.5 stars
- Average wait time is 21.5 minutes
What are Orthopedic Surgery Specialists?
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system.
In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Some common procedures performed by orthopaedic surgeons are:
- Knee arthroscopy
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Carpal tunnel release
- Knee replacement
- Hip replacement
- Repair of rotator cuff tendon
- Repair of femoral neck fracture
- Removal of support implant
- Lumbar spinal fusion
- Ankle fracture repair
The area of Palmer, AK has a population of approximately 100,704 people. There are 6 orthopedic surgeons near Palmer, which gives it a ratio of 1 orthopedic surgeon per 16,784 residents or a ratio of 1 orthopedic surgeon per 5,813 households. There are 34,876 households in Palmer.