Orthopedics – Traumatology – Overview

Orthopedics-Traumatology is a field of medicine that deals with traumatic, congenital, or acquired pathologies of the human body’s musculoskeletal system.

American Hospital Tbilisi – AHT orthopedics-Traumatology Department, a team of qualified orthopedists led by Giorgi Obgaidze, provides 24-hour surgical and conservative treatment for both adults and children.

The hospital performs virtually all types of traumatological and orthopedic surgeries:

  • Hip and Knee joints Arthroplasty using Zimmer Biomet products;
  • Reconstructive orthopedics: surgical treatment of the shoulder instability,
    patellar instability, etc .;
  • Hand and Foot surgery;
  • Arthroscopic surgery – pathologies of the Knee, Wrist and Ankle joints;
  • Post-traumatic complications;
  • Osteosynthesis with MIPO modern methods
  • Pediatric orthopedic pathologies: Ankle deformities, Flatfoot, Cervical
    deformities, Hip joint dysplasia, etc.;
  • Pediatric Traumatology: Fracture fixation with MIPO technique using
    elastic nails.


  • Operations in the orthopedic department of AHT are performed with the so-
    called MIPO, mini-invasive equipment.


Why choose AHT

Because the hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment:

  • The newest Siemens magnetic resonance imaging device with 3 Tesla capacity;
  • The newest Siemens 128-slice computed tomography machine;
  • The newest Arthrex arthroscope;
  • The newest Siemens C-Arm X-ray machine, which provides the best intraoperative imaging;
  • The newest microscope


Patients can obtain both emergency and planned medical care using this equipment 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The AHT orthopedic department’s team of professionals, led by internationally qualified orthopedic-traumatologist Giorgi Obgaidze MD, performs surgeries and outpatient manipulations of various scopes and complexity. Qualified orthopedic-traumatologists provide patients with personalized, sophisticated, and rational therapy approaches that are tailored to their specific needs.

In consideration of the patients’ health situation, the AHT orthopedics-traumatology Department team works closely with the hospital’s adjoining departments. The hospital team collaboratively reviews each patient’s health state and, based on rigorous laboratory testing, administers appropriate treatment.