The Department of Orthopedics Surgery of DLSUMC deals with musculoskeletal conditions that require surgical intervention and aims to relieve pain, restore movement and the patient’s quality of life.  The department, which has the only accredited training program in Southern Luzon, is a recognized center for patient care, education and research.  Its residency training program is governed by the Philippine Board of Orthopedics. It sees hundreds of patients in its clinics and in the operating theaters.  The department’s consultants, who have been well-trained locally, have received further subspecialty training abroad offer a wide range of services including:

  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery (for fractures and dislocation)
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
  • Orthopedic Pediatric Surgery
  • Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery