The Orthopaedic Trauma Care Center at First State Orthopaedics is the first of its kind in Delaware, developed and staffed by fellowship-trained orthopaedic traumatologists. Our surgeons are integral to the development and maintenance of the orthopaedic trauma service at Delaware’s only level-1 trauma center, ChristianaCare Hospital Newark campus and at the level-3 trauma center at ChristianaCare Hospital Wilmington campus. We have the reputation for providing outstanding and advanced orthopaedic trauma care throughout the State of Delaware and our surrounding communities. 

The team at The First State Orthopaedics Trauma Care Center continually remain up to date on the latest technologies available for the treatment of the trauma patient and are integral in teaching these techniques to the next generation of surgeons. We apply these skills to give our patients the best possible outcomes after an injury, allowing a quick and predictable return to function.  If you or a loved one find yourself injured with a broken bone, ask for the Orthopaedic Trauma team at First State Orthopaedics to manage your care. We have the most experienced Orthopaedic traumatologists in the region.

Trauma services we provide:

  • Treatment of pelvic and acetabulum (hip socket) fractures
  • Treatment of nonhealing (nonunion) or poorly healing (malunion) fractures
  • Treatment of patients with multiple orthopaedic injuries from falls, motor vehicle accidents, or other traumas
  • Reconstruction of bones and joints that have been damaged by trauma
  • Expert treatment of common fractures/broken bones 
  • Treatment of complex fractures involving and around joint replacement