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Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

The University of New Mexico Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation in Albuquerque provides excellent patient care, research and training of clinicians. For more than four decades, we have provided leadership in musculoskeletal care.


Explore our comprehensive educational programs, including a residency position and fellowships in the specialties of sports medicine, hand and upper extremity, and trauma. Learn from and collaborate with dozens of dedicated faculty members, more than 25 orthopaedic surgeons, 25 residents and five fellows.


See how our robust research initiatives have led to patents and innovative approaches to the care of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Researchers enjoy opportunities to work with other disciplines, including the Department of Mechanical Engineering, to advance the field of orthopaedics.

Patient Care

Count on our experienced orthopaedic doctors for excellent patient care in specialties such as:
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical therapy
  • Trauma

Department Mission

We will provide compassionate and comprehensive care of the highest quality for people with musculoskeletal problems in New Mexico and the regional Southwest. We will use our assets of research, resources and medical education to achieve the best possible results.

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