The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mass General Hospital provides high-quality, personalized care for every orthopaedic condition, including hip and knee arthritis, sports injuries, spinal deformities, hand, shoulder and foot disorders, musculoskeletal tumors and trauma.
Our Foot and Ankle surgeons provide personalized patient care to treat achilles tendonitis, tears, bunions, diabetic foot problems and ankle arthritis using the latest surgical techniques.
Our Hand and Upper Extremity surgeons use innovative approaches to treat hand and elbow disorders like carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, nerve injuries, and complex hand and elbow fractures.
Our joint replacement surgeons specialize in innovative approaches to total hip replacement and total knee replacement using a variety of minimally invasive techniques and new materials developed by our Harvard faculty.
As members of the Cancer Center at MGH, our Orthopaedic Oncology team provides compassionate care to children, adolescents and adults with primary bone and soft tissue tumors (benign and malignant) and metastatic disease.
Our Pediatric Orthopaedic doctors, in close collaboration with Mass General Hospital for Children, provide specialized care for treating conditions like hip dysplasia, scoliosis, pediatric fractures and clubfoot, ensuring MGH’s youngest patients receive the best care.
Our Podiatrists provide state-of-the-art outpatient and surgical care treating conditions like hammertoes, Morton’s neuroma, Plantar Fasciitis, geriatric foot care and bunions.
Our Shoulder surgeons provide compassionate care to treat shoulder arthritis, shoulder fractures, shoulder nerve injuries and rotator cuff problems, helping patients get back to their daily activities.
Our Spine doctors use non-operative therapies as well as advanced surgical techniques to treat scoliosis, spinal disorders, and spinal deformities and injuries helping their patients can get back to doing the things they love.
Our Sports Medicine team provides comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation for sports-related injuries from recreational, amateur and professional sports. We specialize in ACL, MCL and meniscus injuries in athletes and non-athletes.
As a Level I Trauma Center, our doctors specialize in emergency orthopaedic care and post-traumatic reconstructive surgery for patients injured in motor vehicle collisions, industrial accidents and falls.
A corticosteroid injection is an injection of a local anesthetic with a steroid such as Kenalog or Depo-Medrol into either the knee. Corticosteroid injections are helpful at temporarily decreasing inflammation and pain in a joint affected by osteoarthritis.
Treatment options for hip arthritis from the Hip & Knee Replacement Service
Treatment options for knee arthritis from the Hip & Knee Replacement Service
The Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Room at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center provides cancer patients and their families with information and resources for living with cancer.
The HOPES Program focuses on improving the quality of life and well-being of Cancer Center patients, their families and friends through free wellness services plus education and support workshops. These services help you take care of your whole self — mind, body and spirit.
Living with cancer causes many physical, psychological, social and spiritual changes in our patients and families.
The Survivorship Program provides treatment, counseling and support for patients and their loved ones facing the challenges of living with and beyond cancer.
Read the Radiation Oncology patient information guide to learn more about the different types of radiation treatments and what patients can expect.