Overview

Orthopedic surgeons at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders in adult and pediatric patients, providing comprehensive and highly skilled care for conditions affecting the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves of the trunk and extremities. Our North Shore orthopedics surgeons specialize in shoulder, hand/finger, hip/knee, foot/ankle or spine surgery. In addition, some have general and sports medicine expertise. Laparoscopic minimally invasive procedures are offered as appropriate. Learn more
NSMC currently offers a wide array of minimally invasive surgical procedures involving most major specialty areas.

Over 2,000 minimally invasive procedures were performed at NSMC Salem and NSMC Union hospitals last year. These minimally invasive procedures are generally less traumatic to the patient, involving smaller incisions, less pain, and shorter hospital stays.



Conditions treated include:


  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Shoulder, arm and leg injuries
  • Spinal problems
  • Sports-related injuries

Procedures offered include:

  • Cartilage repair
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand and upper extremity surgery
  • Hip and knee surgery (Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty)
  • Joint reconstruction/replacement
  • Podiatry services
  • Shoulder reconstruction and replacement
  • Spine surgery