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:
Carpal tunnel release
Repair of rotator cuff tendon
Repair of femoral neck fracture
Removal of support implant
Lumbar spinal fusion
Ankle fracture repair
The area of Ancramdale, NY has a population of approximately 775 people. There is 1 orthopedic surgeon near Ancramdale, which gives it a ratio of 1 orthopedic surgeon per 775 residents or a ratio of 1 orthopedic surgeon per 314 households. There are 314 households in Ancramdale.