Understanding Orthopedic Surgery and an Overview of Dr. Gregory Finch

Orthopedic surgery is a treatment procedure on the musculoskeletal system in the event of various conditions and injuries. The musculoskeletal system involves the joints, adjacent soft tissues, and joints. These procedures are either performed by open surgery which the traditional approach or arthroscopically. The article describes the revision joint surgery and Debridement.

Debridement is a medical process where the dead, infected, and damaged tissues are removed to ensure the possible healing process of the remaining healthy tissue. Debridement is a crucial surgery process for serious wounds such as burns. Also, the procedure is also applied for the treatment of spider and snake bites. A surgeon needs to assess the portion of the healthy tissue before the surgery is performed.

Revision joint replacement is necessary for instances where the prosthesis has slackened, a patient has sustained a fracture, the bearing surfaces is worn out, and when a patient has suffered trauma. The procedure requires dealing with intricate issues that rise intraoperatively. The surgery requires a surgeon to eliminate the formerly implanted components.

About Gregory Finch

Gregory Finch is an experienced surgeon currently serving in Perth Royal Hospital. Dr. Finch specialties include the minimally invasive spine surgery and adult spine surgery. Dr. Greg also involves himself in conducting researches aimed at improving spine surgery treatments and patients’ outcomes. At Auckland University, Dr. Greg got his FRACS I. Later he spent some years in the Us, Germany, and UK pursuing his career.

Greg is a partner at Australian Spine University, North America Spine Society, and Australian Spine Society. Finch also worked with New Zealand Orthopedic Association, Shriners Children Hospital, and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Whenever Dr. Finch’s patients visit, he first conducts a physical assessment and interview before recommending any treatment. Finch, then, conducts various diagnostic investigations like blood tests, images, and X-rays. Dr. Finch gives his patients a chance to choose a workable treatment plan after discussing the various plans and options available.