Orthopedic surgery

branch of medicine dealing with the correction of deformities of bones or muscles

Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (alternatively spelt orthopaedics), is the branch of Surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.[1] Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders among others.


  1. "Orthopedic Surgeons: Seven Things You Need to Know". Penn Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Blog. Philadelphia, PA: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. 4 December 2019. Retrieved 2022-02-26.