Our advanced orthopedics team has helped thousands of adults and children get back to a pain free life. Hear from our patients.

 

Hand Center

Eric

After a terrible bike accident, Eric needed emergency surgery to repair his hand. Thankfully, our orthopedic surgeons at the Hand Center helped him get back to doing the things in life he loves, like enjoying in sports.

 

Orthopedic Surgery

Kyana

Born with a birth defect in her leg, Kyana spent a portion of her life unable to walk normally. She shares her journey of treatment with Loma Linda University Orthopedic Surgery and why she recommends us to others.

 

Fred Chermack

 
After an accident trimming his palm trees, Fred learned that he might need surgery. Watch his story to see how our orthopedic surgery experts put him back in better shape than before the accident
 
 

Joint Replacement

Clayton Rutherford

When his knee pain affected his active lifestyle, Clayton knew it was time to look for a solution. Learn more about how knee replacement was the answer to his pain. Now, he’s as active as ever.

 

Gwendilee Murphy

 
Gwendilee had been living with a bent leg that she described as a “boomerang.” Hear her talk about her life now after undergoing surgery at Loma Linda University Orthopedic Surgery.
 

Mary Cortez Patterson

 
Mary lived with back pain for years. Finally, she visited Loma Linda University Orthopedic Surgery. The orthopedic team discovered it was not her back, but instead her hip that was causing so many problems, and provided treatment that was the first step in living a pain free life.
 

Matthew Young

 
Matthew lived with terrible pain for 5 years, so much that some days it was hard to walk. Once he visited Loma Linda University Orthopedic Surgery, he was able to walk around the next day after hip replacement surgery and get back to his active lifestyle without any pain.
 
 

Suzanne Artukovich

 
An active athlete her whole life, Suzanne began dealing with a great deal of pain and stiffness. Our team led her through two knee surgeries, treated her like a “Queen,” and put her on the track to a pain-free life.
 

Trauma

Kristi Ortiz

 
Kristi was in a horrific car accident and required extensive orthopedic treatment. Unhappy with her care at a nearby hospital, Kristi asked to be transferred to Loma Linda University Health. Listen to her story on how she made the choice to receive the care she deserves.
 
 

Marcellus Robbins

 
After an auto accident left Marcellus Robbins with a hip broken in two places, We were able to provide Marcellus the treatment that got him back on his feet.
 
 

Back

Sharon De Metz

 
Sharon was on a variety of pain medications and had reached the point where she could not even walk. After her surgery, Sharon was able to give up the cane and the wheelchair.  And she was completely off her pain medications. Hear her story on how surgery ruined her life around.