902 West Randol Mill Road, Suite 120
Arlington, Texas 76012
Returning people to an independent and active lifestyle is at the heart of orthopedic medicine. Whether a fractured bone or a sports injury, arthritis or trauma, the specialists at Orthopedic Medicine Specialists in Arlington desire to help each patient recover as quickly as possible and return to their lives. Through the use of the most advanced surgical and nonsurgical treatments, the surgeons of Orthopedic Medicine Specialists are experts in their field.
Comprehensive Orthopedic Care from a Team that Cares
The team philosophy at Orthopedic Medicine Specialists is “Just Say Yes”, explained Dr. Joseph Borrelli, Jr., the founding doctor of the practice. “We are all of the same mindset,” he said. “Our patients come first and our practice is tailored to provide prompt, courteous treatment.” From in-office x-ray to a fully stocked coffee bar in the reception area, Orthopedic Medicine Specialists strives to make each patient’s visit as comfortable and convenient as possible.
Orthopedic services include but not limited to:
- Fracture and joint care
- Arthritis treatment
- Treatment related to osteoporosis
- Hip, elbow and ankle replacement
- Bone reconstruction
- Coordination of care
- Post-trauma reconstruction of bones that have failed to heal properly or at all (malunions, nonunion and related complications)
- Hand surgery for traumatic injuries including fractures, ligament injuries, nerve and tendon lacerations involving the digits and wrist.
- Hand Surgery for non-traumatic conditions such as nerve compression (carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel), tendinitis, trigger finger, arthritis involving wrist and digits and ganglion cysts
- sports injuries
- arthroscopic surgery
- ligament, tendon, and meniscus reconstruction
Dr. Joseph Borrelli, Jr.—Bone Injuries, Arthritis and Osteoporosis
Dr. Borrelli is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is fellowship trained in Orthopedic Trauma. He is focused on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, post-traumatic fracture reconstruction and post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Dr. Borrelli also serves as chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital.
He has a special interest in osteoporosis and educates other orthopedic doctors as well as residents and fellows about the importance of treating for osteoporosis, especially as it relates of fragility fractures. Dr. Borrelli was instrumental in bringing the American Orthopaedic Association’s “Own the Bone” program to Arlington Memorial in an effort to reduce the incidence of fragility fractures in patients ages 50 and up.
Dr. Lindsey N. Dietrich—Sports Medicine
Fellowship trained in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Dietrich has served as team physician for several Division 1 universities and high schools. Areas of special interest include knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle as well as pediatric sports injuries and care of the female athlete. Her research interests include arthroscopic surgical techniques, ligamentous knee injuries and management of roller derby athletes.
“I want my patients to know that I am here for them and that communication is very important to me,” said Dr. Dietrich. “I want people be able to do the things they enjoy and stay as active as possible, and sports medicine is such a great way to do that.”
Dr. Shushan Jacob—Hand and Wrist
Fellowship trained in Hand, Wrist and Microsurgery. Dr. Jacob is certified by the American Board of Surgery and holds the subspecialty certificate for Hand Surgery (Certificate of Added Qualification). Prior to joining Orthopedic Medicine Specialists, Dr. Jacob was the assistant professor for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She is an active lecturer, having spoken on topics including the evaluation and treatment of wrist and hand fractures and sprains. She has published in the Journal of Wrist Surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery and Journal of Surgical Research.
Dr. Dina Rahhal—Hand and Wrist
Fellowship trained in Hand Surgery, Dr. Rahhal is certified by the America Board of Surgery and holds the subspecialty certificate for Hand Surgery (Certificate of Added Qualification). Prior to joining Orthopedic Medicine Specialists, Dr. Rahhal was an assistant professor – Hand Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She is an active lecturer and has published scientific articles in the American Journal of Surgery and Microsurgery.
From the medical team to the front office staff, each team member at Orthopedic Medicine Specialists shares a common goal—patient satisfaction and wellbeing. The doctors are committed to a compassionate, conservative approach—pursuing all available surgical and non-surgical treatments that will reduce recovery time and help patients return to an active, pain-free lifestyle.