BMC’s Yawkey building doors are now closed as an entrance as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our campus and provide you with the best clinical care.

All patients and visitors on our main campus must enter our hospital via Shapiro, Menino, or Moakley buildings, where they will be greeted by team members at a new centralized check-in desk before continuing to the hospital. We are excited to welcome you and appreciate your patience as we improve our facilities.

A bone fracture is a broken bone, which can happen to any bone in the body. Fractures require medical attention. Injury is the most common cause, with symptoms including bruising, bleeding, difficulty breathing and in the case of a limb (arm, leg), deformity. Diseases like osteoporosis can weaken bones, making them more susceptible to breaking.

Departments and Programs Who Treat This Condition


Orthopedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery offers orthopedic services from head to toe for acute injuries, as well as chronic conditions of the musculoskeletal system, to help you get b…