Our Orthopedic Research Foundation is a collaborative effort between our physicians, a dedicated research team and industry leaders and innovators. As the region’s premier orthopedic provider, we continue to ensure excellence in patient care, medical research and education for the southeastern Georgia region.
Musculoskeletal disorders are the leading cause of physical disability affecting hundreds of millions of people around the world. Many of the afflicted are children burdened with crippling bone and joint diseases. The Research Foundation was created to further the pursuit of curing these debilitating disorders.
Affiliated with all hospitals in the area, the Research Foundation is a professional research organization experienced in conducting trials in device, surgical technique and pharmaceutical areas. A unique resource for phase II-IV clinical trials, the Research Foundation effectively combines rigorous quality clinical research procedures with sound business acumen. The dedicated and qualified research staff at the Research Foundation is experienced in clinical research, and strictly follows the Code of Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).
By utilizing an uncompromising approach each study is carefully planned and conducted with the highest quality to accommodate sponsors and ensure patient satisfaction.
Our dedicated research facility provides patients with immediate orthopedic diagnosis and treatment options.
- A secure investigational storage area, full service, in-house surgery center, digital MRI and X-Ray, physical therapy and hand therapy
- Dedicated, qualified research staff
- Experienced physician-investigators
- Dedication to the progress of research in the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders