The Orthopedic Trauma service at Ochsner Medical Center provides treatment for patients with severe musculoskelatal injury, including multiple broken bones, compound fractures, fractures near a joint or fractures of the pelvis. These injuries can be more complex than a simple fracture and are best treated by a highly trained specialist. Dr. James Mautnter is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic trauma surgeon specializing in the care of these complex injuries. Together with the trauma care team of a nurse and a physician's assistant, the Orthopedic trauma service is here to serve you when you need it the most.
- Pelvic and acetabular (hip socket) fractures
- Hip fracture
- Acetabular surgical treatment
- Long bone fractures
- Complex intra-articular (joint) fractures
A technique for nailing severely shortened and displaced tibia fractures.
For more information on orthopedic trauma care, visit the Orthopaedic Trauma Association: www.ota.org