The Winrock Location is Now Open!

Our brand new state-of-the-art facility is located at 2100 Louisiana Blvd NE, Suite 410, Albuquerque, NM 87110.

Click here for parking and directions.

PARKING AT WINROCK

Parking is available directly in front of New Mexico Orthopaedics. From Louisiana Blvd turn East on Uptown Loop Road, then take the first right at BJ’s restaurant. This road will loop around the town center. The parking lot is located in front of Regal Cinema.

The new facility is located at 2100 Louisiana Blvd NE, Suite 410, Albuquerque, NM 87110.

NOTE: We will continue to provide MRI services only at our Cedar location until the end of February. Please take the purple elevator D up to the 6th floor.

Cedar
Street

MRI Appointments Only

201 Cedar SE, Suite 6600,
Albuquerque, NM, 87106

(505) 724-4300

Downtown
Physical Therapy

Moved to Winrock

2100 Louisiana Blvd NE, Suite 410,
Albuquerque, NM 87110

(505) 724-4400

Uptown Physical Therapy

Moved to Winrock

2100 Louisiana Blvd NE, Suite 410,
Albuquerque, NM 87110

(505) 944-7440

For over thirty years New Mexico Orthopaedic Associates, P.C has been dedicated to only one thing — keeping our patients moving. We are experts in orthopaedics, sports medicine, and spine care. We offer diagnosis, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation all within one practice. Every person we care for is different – their choice of exercise, sports and lifestyle are unique, so we design individual treatment plans that help each patient reach maximum performance and health. You can find us at five convenient locations in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

 
Sports Medicine at New Mexico Orthopaedics
2 Way Communication

Text Messaging Available


Text 505-724-4300 confirm your appointment, cancel, reschedule, send questions, and more!

Motion Shop
Motion Shop

Now open! Shop in person or online.

The Motion Shop is here to assist our patients reach their individualized goals by adding accessibility and convenience to tools that assist in recovery, support, and strengthening.

The items available in-store have been selected by our physicians, physical and occupational therapists, and experienced staff members. You can place your order online or stop by our store during your next visit.

Preparing For Your Surgery at NMSCO

Our guide covers everything you need to know about your upcoming surgery at New Mexico Surgery Center Orthopaedics including:

  • Pre-Anesthesia Screening
  • Before & After Surgery Timeline
  • What to Expect on Surgery Day
  • What to Bring Checklist
https://www.nmortho.com/dr-ernesto-otero-lopez-and-team-celebrate-100th-robotic-surgery-in-sw-united-states/

Dr. Ernesto Otero-Lopez and Team Celebrate 100th Robotic Surgery in SW United States


Dr. Ernesto Otero-Lopez and his skilled surgical team became the first in the Southwestern US to complete 100 surgeries utilizing the ExcelsiusGPS®. Check out the link below!

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New Mexico Orthopaedic Associates One of 30 sites in the US to participate in the mymobility Clinical Study.


  • Do you potentially need a hip or knee replacement?
  • Are you over the age of 18?
  • Do you own an iPhone® 6 or newer?*

If you answered yes to all of the above or want to learn more about the clinical study and the mymobility program, please ask Bree Olsen or call us directly at (505) 724-4327.

zbmymobility.com/clinical-study

*iPhone SE is not supported.

Apple Watch and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. This material is solely intended for print and use by mymobility clinical investigators. ©2019 Zimmer Biomet.

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What Hurts?


Learn more about our specialists with our interactive graphic.

What Hurts
Rafael Garcia, PA-C

Rafael Garcia, PA-C assists a patient at the After Hours clinic. 

New Mexico Orthopaedics Opens After Hours Clinic


NMO has opened an After-Hours Clinic at their Albuquerque Downtown location, Monday through Thursday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, to treat adults and children with unexpected orthopedic injuries. Patients with strains, sprains, minor dislocations, fractures, and sports injuries will be treated by our Ortho Injury Care Team, consisting of a certified Physician’s Assistant, Medical Assistants, Casting Technicians, X-Ray Technicians, and an orthopedic surgeon.

NMO President, Jeffery Racca, M.D. says, “The new After Hours Clinic will be a great resource for our community. We’re going beyond services provided at a traditional urgent care center by offering care from an Orthopaedic surgeon who is available while the After Hours Clinic is open. It’s all part of our goal of bringing orthopedic professionals to our community at patient- convenient times and locations, as we continue to advance orthopedic excellence for New Mexicans.”

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Dr. Carothers, P.A. Tyler Jefferson, and nurse gave this patient a new knee on September 30, 2017. Her daughter was glad to see new hope for her mother after watching her live for years with debilitating arthritis

NMOA Surgeon Leads Team Providing Joint Replacements for Adults Living with Arthritis


Dr. Joshua Carothers, a surgeon with New Mexico Orthopaedic Associates (NMOA), recently returned from a mission trip to Honduras with a team of Albuquerque healthcare providers. The team arrived in Honduras on September 28 and in three days they performed fifteen (15) joint replacement surgeries for sixteen (16) adults living with debilitating arthritis.

Working with Dr. Carothers was NMOA physician assistant Tyler Jefferson, Lovelace Hospital nurse Amber Dobbins, and a representative of the orthopaedic device company Depuy, who donated the joint replacement hardware. The local caregivers donated their time and surgical expertise.

The Albuquerque team joined up with other medical professionals who were also volunteering their time and skills as part of a mission trip with Operation Walk based in Denver, Colorado. About fifty-five surgeons, physicians’ assistants, nurses, physical therapists, anesthesiologists, representatives from orthopaedic implant companies and medical doctors participated in the 2017 mission trip from September 29 – October 1. Altogether, the mission team provided 60 new joints to people that would otherwise never have the means to have their severe arthritis treated.

“We bring everything from the IV that the patients get when they enter the hospital to the bandage and home aids that they go home with including all the implants and instruments” said NMOA surgeon Joshua Carothers, M. D. “In addition to providing surgeries”, said Dr Carothers, “we spend time training the local doctors, nurses, and therapists.”

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