An orthopedic doctor specializes in issues, injuries, and diseases pertaining to the musculoskeletal system. These doctors specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.


Some orthopedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, such as:

  • Hip and Knee
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Hand and Wrist
  • Spine