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Orthopedics and Traumatology

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Orthopedics is the surgical specialty dedicated to the treatment of injuries to the Osteomyoarticuar System (Bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints) caused by accidents or degenerative changes.


Some of the diseases that this specialty treats are:


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Dr. Mario Alberto Hernández Acosta

Surgical Section

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Within the orthopedics and traumatology surgical section of Hospital Las Américas, various surgeries are performed that allow the patient to improve their quality of life in the event of injuries to the Osteomyoartigular system:


Some of the surgeries that are performed in this area are:

  • Acromyoplasty

  • Arthroscopy

  • Calcaneal block

  • Metal or pin removal

  • Halux valgus

  • Knee wash

  • Surgical wash

  • Osteosynthesis

  • Osteotomy

  • Surgical wound plasty

  • Shoulder plasty

  • Bunion plasty

  • Ligament plasty

  • Hip prosthesis

  • Knee prosthesis

  • Open shoulder reduction

  • Closed fracture reduction

  • Amputation

  • Carpal Tunnel

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Dr. Mario Alberto Hernández Acosta

Dr. Arias Pulgarín

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