The department of adult orthopedics has been in function from 1980, firstly in 3rd city clinical hospital as the second traumatological division. In 1990 second traumatological division was renamed as the department of adult orthopedics.
The department of adult orthopedics provides specialized and highly specialized medical help to region population with the ailments of locomotor system, congenital and acquired pathologies.
From the September of 2011, the department involves 35 hospital cots. The department manager and four intern doctors are operating in the department. All doctors of the department have taken specialization courses, master-classes and trainings in the major clinics of the abroad. Nursing staff has a considerable practical experience in the care of patients of the orthopedics. 5 individuals have a higher degree and 3 individuals second degree. Three nurses with large experience do not own a degree, as they have worked in the clinic no more than three years.
The department involves a separate operational block containing two operating rooms:
1st operating room for endoprosthesis
2nd operating room for endoprosthesis
Moreover, two operating rooms –arthroscopy and orthopedy, are functioning in the main operational block.
One of the major directions of development and operating of the department is providing highly specialized medical help to patients with the ailments of hip, knee and other major joints. More than 1000 of knee and hip joint endoprosthesis and 1000 arthroscopy operations on knee joint were carried out in the clinic since 2008.The arthroscopy plastics of anterior cruciate ligament have been introduced and widely used. The arthroscopy of shoulder joint is being carried out in the department. The department is dealing with the problems of revision endoprosthesis. The most modern methods with the use of cutting-edge technologies and metal construction are applied while providing the treatment of orthopedic pathology and consequences of injuries of locomotor system.
The department manager,traumatologist orthopedist of higher degree