Wake Forest Baptist Recognized for Its Orthopaedic Program
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has
been named one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s “125 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic
Programs” for 2014. It is the only hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. to be
hospitals and health systems featured on the list have orthopaedic surgery
departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned recognition from
several reputable sources.
Wake Forest Baptist is ranked as one of the top 100
orthopaedic surgery centers by CareChex for 2014. U.S. News & World Report ranked the
hospital No. 2 in North Carolina for 2014-15 and the pediatric orthopaedic
department No. 39. In addition, 17 adult and pediatric orthopaedic surgeons at Wake
Forest Baptist were named to the 2014 Best Doctors in America list. The medical
center was also accredited with The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval
for hip and knee joint replacements, among other services. Internationally, the
hospital’s Division of Upper Extremity, Hand and Microsurgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is recognized by Canada-based
Orthogate, Toronto, ON.
Wake Forest Baptist’s orthopaedic
specialists treat every type of condition from broken bones to complex joint
replacements with advanced techniques and research-based approaches. The
orthopaedic surgeons perform procedures – many of which are minimally invasive
– and follow pain and anesthesia protocols not widely available in the region.
The department’s Life Optimization program helps prepare patients for an active
lifestyle and surgery and designs programs to maximize their activity and
quality of life.
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