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Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: 505-272-2231 (clinic hotline) 505-272-4107 (academic office)
Fax: 505-272-8098

Orthopaedic Trauma Specialists

As the sole Level-1 Trauma Center in New Mexico, we are responsible for ensuring that all trauma patients are treated in a timely fashion and receive optimal care for their specific needs. More than half of patients admitted for trauma experience musculoskeletal injuries involving fractures and damage to soft  tissues (ligaments, tendons, and muscles).

Orthopaedic trauma surgeons specialize in the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of traumatic injuries involving the musculoskeletal system. We work alongside trauma specialists from a variety of different fields to ensure that our trauma patients receive optimal care for all of their specific needs. We also do reconstruction of deformities and fractures that have not healed.

David Chafey, MD

David Chafey, MD
Assistant Professor

Thomas DeCoster, MD

Thomas DeCoster, MD
Professor

Rick Gehlert, MD

Rick Gehlert, MD
Professor

Samuel McArthur, MD

Samuel McArthur MD
Assistant Professor

Urvij Modhia, MD

Urvij Modhia, MBBS, MD
Assistant Professor