About Us: Orthopaedic Trauma Service (OTS)
The Orthopaedic Trauma Service (OTS) is a division of the Florida Orthopaedic Institute and affiliated with the Orthopaedic Department and Residency Program at the University of South Florida.
The Orthopaedic Trauma Service consists of ten fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeons and provides all orthopaedic trauma coverage at Tampa General Hospital, the only American College of Surgeons designated Level 1 trauma center in West Central Florida, as well as at several other state designated Level 2 trauma centers.
The Orthopaedic Trauma Service provides expert care for patients with severe musculoskeletal injuries, specializing in the care of fractures and fracture-related problems, including nonunions, malunions, post-traumatic arthritis, deformity correction, infections, pelvis/hip reconstruction, and foot/ankle reconstruction.
The Orthopaedic Trauma Service has consistently offered one of the nation’s premiere fellowships in orthopaedic trauma for more than thirty years. Areas of emphasis include clinical management, technical excellence, education, research, and continuous quality improvement.