WVU Medicine Orthopaedics provides advanced care for adults and children with injuries or diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including the bones, joints, muscles, and nerves that enable movement.

Our fellowship-trained bone and joint experts perform an array of complex bone and joint surgical procedures, including total hip and knee replacement. We are one of the few orthopaedic teams in West Virginia offering Mako SmartRobotics™ robotic-assisted technology for total knee, partial knee, and total hip replacements that provide more accurate alignment and placement of implants.

Conditions We Treat

The clinical expertise of the WVU Medicine orthopaedic team, combined with modern technology solutions, allows us to offer high-quality care for a wide range of bone and joint disorders and injuries, including:

  • Ankle joint degeneration
  • Bunions
  • Bone loss
  • Calcium, vitamin D, and phosphorus disorders
  • Cartilage regeneration
  • Cervical myelopathy (spinal cord compression in the neck)
  • Cervical stenosis (narrowing of the spine in the neck)
  • Fragility and recurrent fractures
  • Hand and shoulder disorders
  • Hip and knee joint degeneration
  • Lumbar stenosis
  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Musculoskeletal oncology
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s disease
  • Pediatric orthopaedics
  • Spine, neck, and back conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Tumors

Treatments and Services

Our highly skilled orthopaedic experts have received additional training in a variety of orthopaedic specialties to assist you with a range of bone and joint disorders. Using the latest medical technology and imaging, we will form a treatment plan to benefit your individual condition and work with you all along the way to recovery. Initial consultations and screenings take place at WVU Medicine’s University Town Centre or the Physician Office Center (adjacent to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital) in Morgantown.

Appointments and Directions

855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273)

WVU Medicine University Town Centre
6040 University Town Centre Drive
Morgantown, WV 26501

WVU Medicine Physician Office Center
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

WVU Spine Center
943 Maple Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505

Fairmont Gateway Clinic
100 Stoney Hill Road
Fairmont, WV 26554

WVU Medicine Orthopaedics provides comprehensive evaluation and surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions and problems of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Our highly skilled orthopaedic surgeons have completed additional fellowship training to offer you the most modern treatment methods. We are one of the few programs in the state of West Virginia equipped to provide complex procedures using the latest technology, including reconstructive surgery.

Conditions We Treat

We provide treatment for a wide range of hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder disorders, such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Fractures
  • Joint derangements
  • Nerve problems, such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Occupational injuries
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Trauma

Treatments and Services

WVU Medicine Orthopedics performs a variety of procedures to repair fractures, nerve decompression, tendons, rheumatoid deformities, and congenital defects. Our physicians are well-trained to address fractures of the hand and injuries to the carpal bones that affect wrist movement. We use the latest treatments for trauma to these areas, including microvascular, arthroscopic, and reconstructive surgery, and our team of occupational therapists specializes in hand, wrist, and elbow rehabilitation.

Appointments and Directions

855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273)

WVU Medicine University Town Centre

6040 University Town Centre Drive
Morgantown, WV 26501

WVU Medicine Outpatient Clinic
100 Stoney Hill Road
Fairmont, WV 26554

WVU Medicine Waynesburg
451 Murtha Drive
Waynesburg, PA 15370

The WVU Medicine Sports Medicine Center cares for athletes of all sports and all ages – from weekend warriors to competitive college team members. Our goal is to help every patient get back to their highest level of activity possible – whether that means returning to a two-mile, daily jog or reporting for practice with the Mountaineers. We provide evaluations for clearing athletes to return to their sport following illness or injury.

Our physicians have expertise evaluating and treating musculoskeletal injuries using a wide variety of rehabilitative and surgical techniques. As a part of the WVU Medicine family, our sports medicine providers have access to specialists from multiple disciplines, including orthopaedics and the WVU Medicine Spine Center.

Conditions We Treat

WVU Medicine physicians manage a variety of sports-related injuries and medical conditions that affect performance, including:

  • Ankle and foot injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Concussion
  • Diabetes
  • Dislocations and fractures
  • Hand and upper extremity problems
  • Head injury
  • Hernia/pulled groin
  • Herniated disc
  • Joint dislocations
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Low back pain
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Neck pain
  • Overuse injuries
  • Pinched nerve
  • Shin splints
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Sprains
  • Tendonitis

Treatments and Services

WVU Medicine Sports Medicine physicians perform complete physical examinations for athletes of all sports and all ages to identify historical or physical factors that may predispose you to injury and to assess your athletic and physical fitness. We also provide guidance on nutrition for sports performance.

Sports and performance injuries are as varied as the range of activities involved, and our specialists offer a complete range of sports medicine treatment. Many problems can be solved using rehabilitation and strengthening exercises. We will teach you proper conditioning and techniques to help you heal and return to the activities you love.

Our experts consult with neurologists and neurosurgeons to address any concussion symptoms and compare an athlete’s brain function before and after a suspected concussion in order to make safe return-to-play decisions.

WVU Medicine orthopaedic surgeons are experienced in the latest treatments for sports-related conditions, and we use a wide range of rehabilitative and surgical options, including arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures with fewer incisions and quicker recovery time.

Appointments and Directions

855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273)

WVU Medicine University Town Centre
6040 University Town Centre Drive
Morgantown, WV 26501

WVU Medicine Waynesburg Clinic
451 Murtha Drive
Waynesburg, PA 15370

George Bal, MD

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Brenden Balcik, MD

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Kathryn Bosia, DPM

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Michelle Bramer, MD

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Rusty Cain, DPM

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Scott Daffner, MD

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Matthew Dietz, MD

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John France, MD

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Daniel Grant, MD

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David Hubbard, MD

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Cherie Kelly-Danhires, DPM

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Aaron Monseau, MD, FACEP

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