Orthopedics

The goal of the Orthopedic Clinic is to provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of fractures and surgical orthopedic disease; to promote quality patient care through integration of scientific medical principles; to include the patient in planning and implementation of the patient’s care; to provide useful feedback and education to referring providers; and to exceed the compliance requirements with military and civilian regulatory agencies.

Services Offered

  • Detailed musculoskeletal evaluation of fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries that may require surgical intervention.
  • Diagnoses and treatment of orthopedic surgical conditions in adults
  • Diagnoses and treatment of many orthopedic surgical conditions in pediatric patients
  • Prescribe medications within scope of practice
  • Small procedures; i.e. large and small joint injections and aspirations, some hardware removal
  • Anesthesia (digital block, local, limited regional blocks as necessary)
  • Manage post-operative complications (treatment of hemorrhage, hematoma evacuation, infections, etc)
  • Incision and drainage of cyst or abscess
  • Splint application and management
  • Cast application and management
  • Orthopedic device (controlled ankle motion boots, prefabricated splints, shoulder and knee immobilizer) application and education.
  • Nail avulsion (partial and total)
  • Biopsy or repair of nail matrix and nail bed
  • Collection of specimen for gram-stain, or cultures
  • Total joint replacement of the hip or knee

Services Not Offered

  • Spine surgical evaluation
  • Scoliosis
  • Pediatric hip dysplasia
  • Musculoskeletal manifestations of cerebral palsy
  • Complex and/or revision of multiligament injuries of the knee or shoulder
Contact Information 
Phone: (315) 772-2778
Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - noon

                            1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location:

11050 Mt. Belvedere Blvd.

Fort Drum, NY 13602