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Orthopedic Surgery - Dr. Ebraheim

Contact: Dr. Ebraheim | | (419) 383-3761

Professional Description

An orthopedic surgeon is trained to use surgical, medical, or physical means to restore the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures.  An orthopedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degeneratieve diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults.  An orthopedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of the central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.

Association Contact Information

  • American Orthopedic Association
    6300 North River Road, Suite 505
    Rosemont, IL 60018
    (847) 318-7330

Source: American Medical Association. Graduate Medical Education Directory 2011-2012


Last Updated: 6/9/16