Your Partner in Complex Orthopaedic Care

At UNM Health, your patients get personalized care from dedicated, compassionate orthopaedic experts.

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25+ orthopaedic surgeons on staff
New Mexico’s only musculoskeletal oncology and pediatric orthopaedic specialists
Opening Fall 2021 - Orthopedic Specialty Center Learn More

Joint Venture

Center of Excellence for Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Planned for UNM Health Sciences Rio Rancho Campus.

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Dr. Matthew Wilks Named Chief Medical Officer at UNM SMRC

UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is pleased to announce that Matthew Wilks, MD, has been named its next chief medical officer.

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Hilary Hoekenga Named Administrator of UNM Orthopaedics Center of Excellence

Hilary Hoekenga, MBA, has been hired as the administrator for The University of New Mexico Center of Excellence for Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, which is set to open later this year in Rio Rancho.

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Bioprinting Replacements for Worn-Out Ligaments

Using a hand-built 3D bioprinter assembled for less than $10,000 from off-the-shelf components, University of New Mexico scientist Christina Salas, PhD,, is hard at work developing a method for creating made-to-order ligaments that are as good as new.

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UNM Health offers exceptional care in Albuquerque and throughout New Mexico.

Specialized Bone & Joint Surgery

From trauma to sports medicine, UNM Health orthopaedic surgeons provide a range of advanced, complex and minimally invasive procedures.

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Joint replacement surgeries each year


Board-certified specialists on staff

The only Level 1 Trauma Center in New Mexico

Personalized Pain Treatment

The UNM Pain Consultation and Treatment Center (PCTC) is the only pain clinic of its kind in New Mexico. We offer the widest range of advanced pain management techniques in the Southwest.

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