We treat every orthopaedic condition of the young and old: hip and knee arthritis, sports injuries, spinal deformities, hand, shoulder and foot disorders, trauma, and musculoskeletal tumors. This is why we are one of the best in the US

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Meet Our Doctors

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Over 100 Years of Orthopaedic Excellence

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Mass General Orthopaedics is ranked as one of the best in the country by US News & World Report

Our Promise

We will provide our patients with high-quality, compassionate care. We fulfill this promise by:

  • Developing a treatment plan to get you back to your family and doing the things you love
  • Crafting techniques for tiny surgical incisions and developing new materials
  • Teaching our techniques to doctors around the world
  • Holding our faculty to the highest clinical, academic and ethical standards

Full Spectrum of Patient Care

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is a world leader in treating the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions – from sprains and strains your children experience on the athletic field to limb-sparing oncology procedures; from carpel tunnel syndrome to complex spinal reconstruction. You name it, we excel at it. Our doctors see more than 80,000 patients each year.

We specialize in:

Foot & Ankle Sports Medicine
Hand & Upper Extremity Spine & Lower Back
Hip & Knee Replacement Shoulder
Oncology Podiatry
Pediatrics Trauma

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Making a gift to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery enhances clinical care, develops new areas of research and advances our goal of educating the next generation of orthopaedic leaders. Your support of Orthopaedics also means better care and treatment for all patients.

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Year in Review

At the end of each academic year, Harry Rubash, MD, Chief of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, summarizes the activities in the department, as well as the accomplishments of many of our members. You can read our most recent Chief's Report, and also browse through our previous Reports.

Dr. Harry Rubash, MD, Chiefs Reports, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital