Orthopedic trauma is a severe injury to part of the musculoskeletal system, and often the result of a sudden accident requiring immediate medical attention. While not all orthopaedic trauma is life-threatening, it is life altering. Therefore, your choice of doctors is extremely important.
Orthopaedic surgeon are unique in that they specialize in complex injuries to bones, joints and soft tissues (like muscles, tendons and ligaments) throughout the entire body. Many orthopaedic surgeons specialize in just one body part. Others may provide more general care but won’t treat more acute fractures, which are physically more difficult to fix. Dr Hemraj Khorwal received training in the field of orthopaedic surgery with a special focus on the treatment of fractured bones and joint realignment to promote the safe recovery and return of functionality to injured body parts. So, he often treat patients with multiple broken bones, compound fractures and fractures near a joint (like a hip or knee).
Orthopaedic trauma surgeons are able to follow patients through all stages of recovery and enlist the help of other specialists, if needed, to treat complex cases. By maintaining open communication with all providers he is able to ensure each patient receives the care needed to resume a full and active lifestyle.