Traumatology and Orthopaedics Clinic
L. Puusepa 8, Wing A, ground and first floor
L. Puusepa 8, Wing H, ground floor
The Traumatology and Orthopaedics Clinic of the Tartu University Hospital provides emergency care for traumas and performs hip and knee replacements.
|731 9100 Reception Mon–Fri 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.|
|731 8384 Traumatologist (cabinet A117)|
|731 8198 Traumatologist (recurring reception) (cabinet A121)|
|731 8191 Orthopaedist (cabinet A119)|
|731 8194 Day Surgery (cabinet C109)|
|731 8192 Secretary (cabinet A122)|
The Traumatology and Orthopaedics Clinic includes:
L. Puusepa 8, 51014, Tartu
Wing A, ground floor
Reception of primary patients
Reception takes place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in Wing G1 of the Emergency Medicine Department. All injured are admitted, regardless of the patient’s place of residence and health insurance. The reception is limited to a one-off visit in mild cases and, if necessary, treatment is continued at the outpatient reception room A121. More severe injuries are treated at the hospital.
Reception of recurring patients
Recurring patients are admitted on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room A121. In the case of a recurring visit, first go to the front desk where the trauma card required for admission will be issued.
Head of the Department | Merike Šeffer | 731 8190 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Nurse | Anneli Truupõld | 731 8198 | email@example.com
Secretary | Tiina Andresson | 731 8192 | firstname.lastname@example.org
L. Puusepa 8, 51014, Tartu
Wing H, ground floor
731 8282 Doctors, Head of the Department
731 8283 Nurse on duty
Head of the Department | Eiki Strauss | 731 8287 | email@example.com
Head Nurse | Ingrid Liimand | 731 8281 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary | Annely Mitt | 731 8282 | email@example.com
Secretary | Kaire Kallas | 731 8202 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduled patients are admitted at the reception of the Tartu University Hospital (L. Puusepa 8) on the ground floor of Wing D on Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fri 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You will be sent to the department after being registered at the hospital. The nurse on duty of the department will register your arrival, introduce you to the department, and send you to the ward. On the day of arrival, you will be served dinner and if you wish, you can visit the cafe on the first floor of the hospital.
For patients who will undergo surgery:
- check your teeth, have them repaired if necessary, and remove broken tooth roots;
- stop taking Marevan or Phenylline 4 days prior to surgery;
- inform the surgeon of the medications you take;
- clean your feet (nails, heels);
- think about how you get home after hospitalisation;
- the hospital offers a paid transport service.
Professor Aare Märtson
Head of the Clinic