Orthopedic Surgery – We're the Safest
Wheeling Hospital is ranked as the best in its market in Orthopedic Surgery for patient safety. While we perform many types of orthopedic surgery (see partial list below), for the past two years we’ve been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center+ for outstanding achievement in knee and hip replacement – the only health care facility in the region to earn the honor.
We treat patients of all ages with our orthopedic services, including diagnosis, treatment and aftercare. For sports-related orthopedic injuries, our orthopedic surgeons serve on our Sports Medicine Team with sports medicine physicians and therapists to develop your treatment and recovery plan.
Orthopedic surgery addresses problems of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Some of the services provided by the orthopedic surgeons include:
- Hand surgery
- Shoulder and elbow surgery
- ACL treatment
- Total joint reconstruction (arthroplasty)
- Pediatric orthopedics
- Foot and ankle surgery
- Spine surgery
- Musculoskeletal oncology
- Surgical sports medicine
- Treatment of orthopedic trauma
Dr. Jeffrey M. Abbott:
Dr. Jeffrey M. Abbott, D.O., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who brings a high level of experience and skill to the staff. He performs virtually all types of orthopedic procedures with an emphasis in adult reconstructive surgery (hips and knees). Prior to joining Wheeling Hospital, Dr. Abbott practiced at Meadville Medical Center (MMC) in Pennsylvania. While there, he also served as an adjunct clinical assistant professor for orthopedic surgery through a partnership between MMC and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Abbott served as an intern and later as an orthopedic surgery resident at Pinnacle Health, Harrisburg, Pa., and completed his adult reconstructive surgery fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He also has a master’s degree in physical therapy, and before becoming a surgeon. Dr. Abbott earned a bachelor of science degree in health services at Duquesne University, where he later received his physical therapy master’s degree. He earned his doctorate in osteopathic medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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