University Orthopaedics & Spine has a new pediatric orthopaedic surgeon to help meet the growing need for health services in the Las Vegas community.
Carolien de Roode-Wentz, M.D. joins University Orthopaedics & Spine (4750 W. Oakey Blvd) and specializes in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic surgery. She completed her medical training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, Nevada. She also mentors UNLV orthopaedic residents and chairs the musculoskeletal education program for the UNLV School of Medicine.
Dr. de Roode-Wentz says it is an incredible experience for her to see a child begin to feed themselves or to walk again when it was previously a challenge for them to perform such simple tasks. She adds that she is always honored to be part of a patient’s family and to help them improve their everyday functions.
About University Orthopaedics and Spine
University Orthopaedics and Spine is committed to providing the highest quality comprehensive orthopedic care in a patient-centered setting. Our physicians are experts in their specialty areas, leaders in clinical research and educating the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons. We are continuously setting the standard for orthopedic excellence in Nevada. We offer the most current treatments for fractures, traumatic injuries, and other orthopaedic conditions by utilizing the most up to date surgical procedures and technologies available. Visit www.uoslv.com.