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Residents in orthopedic surgery benefit from the department's longstanding affiliations with specialized institutions and programs.
MossRehab Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top tertiary rehabilitation centers in the United States. An integral part of Einstein Medical Center's facility, MossRehab enhances training and provides for a continuity of care with regards to reconstructive/joint replacement surgery, amputation surgery/prosthetics, etc.
An advanced, up-to-date Gait Analysis Laboratory provides a unique educational experience and permits the treatment of disorders not possible at other institutions. Dynamic EMG, video analysis and computerized gait analysis form the foundation of this unit. A highly advanced Motor Control Analysis Laboratory for the upper extremity complements this high-tech approach to patient care.
With the completion of the new, advanced, multi-million-dollar facility located two miles from Einstein Medical Center, the experience in pediatric orthopedics has greatly advanced. A four-month rotation provides ample experience in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous pediatric orthopedic disorders, congenital abnormalities, scoliosis, cerebral palsy, pediatric spinal cord injuries and limb length/angular deformities.
A two-month pediatric rotation immediately follows the Shriner's Hospital rotation. St. Christopher's Hospital for Children provides a wealth of pediatric trauma and general pediatric experience to the Einstein Medical Center Orthopedic resident.
A skilled nursing facility, connected to the medical center and offering an active independent physical therapy and rehabilitation department, provides extended care to many orthopedic patients. The MossRehab Subacute Unit is located here as well, providing additional postoperative and rehabilitation care.
A modern surgical center, Center One Surgery Center is utilized for patients undergoing outpatient procedures such as shoulder and knee arthroscopy, hand surgery and minor general orthopedic procedures.
Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park Hospital is a suburban community hospital offering a full complement of orthopedic services. Inpatient and outpatient surgical experience includes joints, arthroscopy, hand, foot/ankle and general orthopedics. Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park is the main campus of MossRehab, one of the top rehabilitation programs in the United States.