Surgery

Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group PA

Orthopaedics located in Silver Spring, MD, Germantown, MD, & Rockville, MD

There are times when the best solution for your musculoskeletal problem may require surgery in order to restore function and eliminate pain. At Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group, PA, with offices in Silver Spring, Rockville, and Germantown, Maryland, the team of experienced orthopaedic surgeons uses the latest advancements to perform joint replacements, soft tissue repairs, and any other problem that requires surgical intervention. For a consultation, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.

Surgery Q & A

Why would I need surgery?

If you have a musculoskeletal problem that resists conservative treatments or isn’t healing properly (or at all), surgery may provide the best solution to restore your mobility and quality of life. The surgeons at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group have extensive experience using the latest minimally invasive techniques to solve a host of orthopaedic problems in the following areas:

Hand and wrist

The surgeons at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group offer surgeries for the following hand and wrist problems:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), either endoscopic or open release
  • Hand nerve injury repair
  • Wrist fracture, including open reduction and internal or external fixation

They also provide finger surgeries to correct swan neck, Boutonniere deformity, trigger finger, trigger thumb flexor, extensor tendon injuries, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, and Dupuytren’s contracture.

Shoulder and arms, including elbows

Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group provides upper extremity surgeries to address:

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Labral, or SLAP, tears
  • Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder instability
  • Biceps tendon tear

They also offer surgery for severe dislocations or fractures in your shoulders.

Hips

For hip surgery, Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group offers:

  • Direct anterior hip surgery
  • Hip fracture, including open reduction internal fixation (ORIF)
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Hip replacement

When it comes to hip replacement surgery, the doctors use the latest minimally invasive techniques wherever possible.

Knees

The surgeons offer the following procedures for your knees:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear repair
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear repair
  • Minimally invasive knee replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Meniscus tear repair

If you don’t find your particular problem on this list, rest assured that the surgeons at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group will likely have the solution you need.

Where is the surgery performed?

The surgeries at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group are performed at Piccard Surgery Center, a multispecialty, outpatient surgical center in Rockville. The center is equipped with the most advanced technology and an experienced, friendly staff to provide you with outpatient surgical services in a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment.

What happens after my surgery?

Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group is invested in your successful outcome, which is why they offer comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation programs to help speed your recovery, getting you back to your active life as quickly, and safely, as possible.

To learn about the wide range of surgical services at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.