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Trauma & Orthopaedics

Our Trauma and Orthopaedic team helps care for patients with disorders of the bones, muscles or joints. The department offers a full range of planned (elective) surgery and emergency (trauma) surgery for patients who may need urgent treatment as a result of an accident. This includes routine procedures such as Arthroscopies (a procedure to investigate joint) problems) to more specialist surgery such as treatment for Pelvic Fractures.

Our services include:

  • Hip/knee replacement
  • Trauma surgery
  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Hand and Foot surgery

The Trust has a team of consultants who work at both Maidstone and Kent & Tunbridge Wells Hospitals. They are supported by other specialties such as rheumatology, physiotherapy and radiology.

The team offers a full range of services from initial diagnosis to surgery and rehabilitation including:

  • Fracture clinic
  • Pre-assessment
  • Rehabilitation following surgery

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