Division of Orthopaedic Trauma
Our mission is to build relationships with the public of Newark and northern New Jersey, our University Hospital, our sponsoring New Jersey Medical School, our surgeons in training, and our larger orthopaedic community through our efforts in orthopaedic trauma education, research, clinical work and community outreach.
Offering Complete Fracture Care
Fractures are one of the biggest trauma injuries, and can be separated into two types: those that affect the long bones of the body such as the femur (thigh bone) or tibia (shin bone) and those that disrupt the joints (intraarticular fractures) such as the knee, hip or elbow. While such fractures can still be treated with casts, splints or bed rest, newer techniques of fracture treatment often allow early mobilization, joint movement (to prevent stiffness) and faster return of function.
At North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI), our trauma specialists are all experienced in managing these complex injuries, as well as problems or complications that may arise from their care. Our expertise also includes the care of infected fractures (including those needing vascular, nerve and plastic surgical procedures), and problems that occur when fractures fail to heal or heal incorrectly in a shortened position. Other areas of expertise include pediatric fractures and the evaluation of patients who have pain or limping after sustaining injury to an extremity.