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Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder

Whether you say hello to the world by shaking hands or doing the elbow bump – or just shrugging your shoulders and waving – keeping your hands and arms moving like a well-oiled machine is an important part of living your best life. Liberty Hospital Orthopaedics staffed by MU Health Care physicians brings hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder care to the next level. It's a level of care normally only available at an academic medical center – located right here in the Northland, right where you need us to be.

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Why Choose Liberty Hospital Orthopaedics?

With seamlessly integrated care and the specialized training and expertise of MU Health Care physicians, we are your source for exceptional orthopaedic care in the Northland. Whether your injuries require surgery, rehabilitative therapy, pain management - or nothing more than rest and an ice pack - our orthopaedic specialists will provide a holistic, personalized treatment plan just right for you.

Fellowship-Trained Expertise in Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Care

With advanced surgical technology, our team includes fellowship-trained expertise in treating hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder conditions. From work and sports injuries to pain and immobility caused by everyday use, we offer highly specialized care.

Meet the MU Health Care Specialists

Chris Reams, MD, Fellowship Trained in Shoulder/Elbow Specialty
Care and treatment of shoulders and elbows

Andrew Taiber, MD, Fellowship Trained in Hand/Wrist/Elbow Specialty

Common Conditions

Our upper extremity orthopaedic physicians and surgeons can address any of the following conditions and more:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Tendon injuries
  • Radial tunnel fractures
  • Tendinitis
  • Pitcher's, golfer's or tennis elbow
  • Rotator cuff
  • Shoulder dislocations

Quality & Patient Satisfaction

Our patient satisfaction ratings consistently exceed national and local averages – and as the only Northland hospital to receive an "A" safety grade four consecutive times from The Leapfrog Group. We are proud to be the highest-ranking hospital for safety in the Northland. We care deeply about delivering excellence in safety, outcomes and patient experience.

Liberty Hospital Orthopaedics

This is where better lives are set in motion.

Call for an appointment: 816.781.6066