orthopedist orthopedist  /ˌɔr θə ˈpi dəst/


  • (n) a specialist in correcting deformities of the skeletal system (especially in children)


  1. The first orthopedist he saw went into a long talk about risks and benefits and scared him out of his wits.
  2. If your orthopedist thinks about arthritis, for instance, in terms of friction between roughened joint surfaces, you should try to think about it, generally, in the same way.
  3. Not one orthopedist nor one neurosurgeon in my acquaintance really understands the math used in statistical papers.


  1. Middlesex surgeon announces new hip surgery

    MIDDLETOWN >> A Middlesex Hospital orthopedist has announced that a new way to tackle hip replacements is now available locally.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Middletown Press

  2. Flat Feet More Common Than You Might Think

    According to Orthopedist Dr. Victor Prisk, about 30 percent of people have a flat foot.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS Baltimore

  3. Agent: Harper didn't have 'operative procedure''

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper had "no operative procedures" during his visit Monday with orthopedist James Andrews, his agent Scott Boras told the Washington Post.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WMTW Portland


  1. "He was examined yesterday by our team orthopedist, Dr. Peter Deluca, and an ankle specialist in Philadelphia," Eagles coach Andy Reid said. "His right ankle, the same ankle which was surgically repaired during his rookie season, will...
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Andy Reid Source: Sports Network

  2. "The decision was made over last weekend but I spoke to (team orthopedist) Dr. (Lewis) Yocum (Saturday) and that's when the final, final decision was actually made," Shields said. "I wanted to keep playing, but once the pain didn't go away at...
    on Jun 14, 2009 By: Scot Shields Source: OCRegister

  3. "The word I'm getting from (team orthopedist) Dr. (Lewis) Yocum and the medical department is that it's a sprain," Scioscia said. "We're going to wait a couple of days to see how he reacts to it. Nothing is in the area that he was feeling the...
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Mike Scioscia Source: OCRegister

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