Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

Improve the lives of people suffering from disease, deformities and injuries of the spine and limbs.


  • Provide exemplary, compassionate and effective patient care
  • Critically evaluate the initial and long term results of medical, surgical and physical treatments
  • Develop more effective medical, surgical and physical treatments and ways of preventing diseases and injuries
  • Advance knowledge of the structure, function, diseases, injuries and restoration of the limbs and spine and the tissues, cells and molecules that form them
  • Teach medical, graduate and undergraduate students, resident physicians and practicing physicians the structure, function and pathophysiology of the musculoskeletal system the values, ethics and methods of the arts and sciences of orthopedics and rehabilitation