Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has developed a unique program dedicated to the care and treatment of patients with fractures. This multidisciplinary team works very closely to provide exceptional medical care and timely surgical repair. Our goal is to fast-track patients from the emergency department to the operating room as soon as medically reasonable. Our treatments and interventions are derived from research to determine the best medical practice and prevention.
Our philosophy encompasses compassion, communication, consistency of care and exceptional treatment. Our care team includes surgeons, nurse practitioners, surgical assistants, trainied orthopedic nurses, hospitalists, rehabilitation therapists, social workers and operating room staff.
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