Fractures are common and often can be treated conservatively without surgery. Some fracture injuries, however, do require surgery. In Dr. Novack’s 30 years of treating acutely injured adults and children, he’s never known anyone who plans to “get hurt today.” Dr. Novack specializes in the treatment of fractures and fracture surgeries, which are often a result of these unexpected injuries. As a frequent on-call orthopedic surgeon at Honor Health Deer Valley and Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital, his ER patients enjoy receiving their follow-up post-hospital care at his clinic in a warm and comforting environment.
Here are the most common fractures that Dr. Novack treats, both conservatively and surgically, depending on the severity: