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Understanding Orthopedics 

Expertise to Move You in the Right Direction

Orthopedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body's musculoskeletal system. This complex system includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves and allows you to move, work and be active.  

The first orthopedics surgeon in Dallas opened shop at Baylor in the early 1900s - and we're still on the forefront of orthopedic care.  

We treat orthopedic conditions from ankle to spine. We perform almost 9,000 orthopedic surgeries annually, including approximately 3,000 joint replacements. That's a track record of success and expertise you can trust, especially if your orthopedic needs are complex.

Conditions Treated

We offer a wide range of orthopedic treatments - from conservative, nonsurgical treatments to state-of-the-art minimally invasive treatments.

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Patient & Family Support

To help patients and families learn about and deal with your condition, we offer a wide range of support.

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Treatment Locations & Programs

Learn about our orthopedic treatment centers and what our orthopedic programs can do for you at each facility.

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Baylor SportsCare

SportsCare can help you prevent sports-related injuries by providing athletic trainer coverage for teams as well as educational programs and health screenings.

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Real Patients. Real Stories.

See for yourself how our quality health care team makes a difference in real peoples' lives everyday.

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What is orthopedics? A way to get you moving again. Find a physician or call 1.800.4BAYLOR for quality orthopedic treatment in Dallas-Fort Worth.