About Trauma

University of Utah Health's orthopedic trauma specialists are dedicated to providing the best in acute and chronic fracture care. They specialize in the treatment of acute fractures of the extremities and pelvis as well as non-unions and mal-unions of those same bones.

Having access to the latest technology and an experienced team of medical specialists at U of U Health helps insure that you are receiving the best possible care for your injuries.

Contact Us

801-587-7023

Shannon L. Boffeli, APRN

Shannon Boffeli, a nurse practitioner, works with the orthopaedic trauma team at the University of Utah Orthopaedic Center. His clinical interests include fractures of the long bones, pelvis, and nonunions.Shannon has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in the University of Utah Department of Orthopaedic Trauma since 2003.Shannon Boffeli received his BS... Read More

Justin M. Haller, MD

Justin Haller, MD specializes in pelvic and acetabular trauma, non-union and mal-union surgery, peri-articular fractures, post-traumatic reconstruction, limb length and rotational deformity, osteomyelitis and bone infections, and pediatric orthopedic trauma. He is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Orthodpedics.  He has a clinical practice ... Read More

Specialties:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center 801-587-7109

Thomas F. Higgins, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Thomas Higgins is a Tenured Professor at the University of Utah, Department of Orthopaedics. His medical degree was completed at Brown University, School of Medicine. His orthopaedic training was at Yale University, and post-graduate fellowship at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He has been on the faculty at University of ... Read More

Specialties:

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Trauma Surgery

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital 801-587-7109
University Orthopaedic Center 801-587-7109

Sandy K. Johnson, PA-C

Sandy Johnson is a nationally certified Physician Assistant who specializes in total joint replacement and traumatic fracture care. Her clinical focus includes anterior approach aka minimally invasive hip replacement, care of nonunion and malunion fractures, and revision total joint arthroplasty. In our clinic she provides and coordinates preope... Read More

Florian Nickisch, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Florian Nickisch, Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics specializes in the care of the foot and ankle and traumatic injuries to the lower extremity. Dr. Nickisch’s clinical interests include acute and subacute traumatic injuries to the foot and ankle (Achilles Tendon ruptures, calcaneus fractures, talus fractures midfoot fractur... Read More

David Rothberg, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

David L Rothberg, MD. - His area of clinical expertise includes pelvic and acetabular trauma, non-union/mal-union, peri-articular fractures, pediatric orthopaedic trauma, and post-traumatic reconstruction. He is an instructor in the Department of Orthopaedics, He has a clinical practice at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics, Primary Childr... Read More

University Orthopaedic Center 590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Map
801-587-7109
South Jordan Health Center 5126 W. Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84009
Map
801-213-4500
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