Physicians at the Rothman Institute specialize in hip replacement, knee replacement, spinal tumor treatment and sports medicine, among many other specialties. Each of the institute's specialists perform hundreds of procedures each year. As a center for orthopaedic medicine, the Rothman Institute treats a wide variety of ailments affecting hands, wrists, shoulders, elbows and ankles.
As of 2015, the Rothman Institute operates 20 orthopaedic offices throughout the greater Philadelphia region. It is the largest orthopaedic practice in the Philadelphia and South Jersey areas. The institute also maintains three urgent care clinics where people can receive immediate, appointment-free care seven days per week. Dr. Richard H. Rothman created the Rothman Institute, or TRI, in 1970. The institute champions cutting-edge medical technologies and performed the region's first artificial disc replacement. TRI uses webcasts to share new techniques and technologies with orthopaedic surgeons around the world.
To meet patients' needs, TRI offers these services: X-rays, MRIs, physical therapy and educational public lectures. For comprehensive sports medicine services, TRI employs nutritionists and athletic trainers. TRI is the official orthopaedic medical provider for the U.S Olympic Women's Gymnastic Team. In addition, this practice received high rankings from U.S News and World Report five years in a row.