Orthopedics Unit

It’s considered one of the most important and active units at Imam Al-Hujjah Hospital. Qualified doctors perform surgeries for complicated fractures and injuries. Foreign doctors -from Arab and European countries and also from the USA and Canada- visit this unit every now and then to train on the latest technology in traumatology and to perform complex surgeries and knee replacement surgery with the assistance of the Iraqi staff. The orthopedics unit works in coordination with the physiotherapy and medical rehabilitation unit which has a major role in examining patients and post-operative exercise.

The Orthopedics Department offers the following services:

Hip surgery:

  • Joint arthroplasty
  • Periacetabular problems
  • Hip joint disease
  • Hip aspiration

Knee Surgery:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Total knee arthroplasty (primary and revision surgeries)
  • Around knee diseases and problems
  • Knee aspirations and intra-articular injection
  • Primary total hip arthroplasty and simple revision surgeries
  • Periprosthetic fracture
  • Periacetabular osteotomies
  • Total knee arthroplasty and most revision surgeries including the Constrained Condylar knee and the hinged knee prosthesis
  • Re-alignment osteotomies
  • Arthroscope:
  • Meniscectomy
  • ACL surgeries
  • Reconstruction of around knee ligaments


  • Long bone fractures
  • Peri-articular and articular fractures
  • Pelvic fractures
  • Pelvis fractures
  • Anterior and posterior ring fixation
  • Locked plate system fixation
  • Intramedullary locked nails systems fixation
  • Elastic nails
  • Conventional fixation with conventional plates and wires

Pediatrics orthopedic:

  • Club foot
  • Around knee problems and all hip problems

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