Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Mass General Waltham Now Offering Outpatient Joint Surgery
Mass General Waltham's Outpatient Surgery Center offers joint replacement as day surgery in our new and convenient facilities at the crossroads of Boston’s MetroWest.
Muscle transfer technique brings pain relief to patients
“Don’t lose hope, because we may have a solution,” says Bassem Elhassan, MD, co-chief of the Shoulder Service. Dr. Elhassan spoke with WCVB about his innovative approach to restoring function and range-of-motion in a patient long-suffering from chronic shoulder pain.
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.
#1 Orthopaedics Department in New England
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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Our orthopaedic specialists see patients at many locations, including Boston, Waltham, Danvers, Newton-Wellesley and Foxborough.
Learn more about our surgical optimization program, which will help you plan and prepare for your upcoming procedure.
I always felt like the [treatment] plan was built for me, and it was like a three-legged stool: It was an ongoing conversation between myself, the physical therapist and the doctor.
triathlete and orthopaedic surgery patient