Meet our Workers' Compensation Team
Fax number for the department
Antonio Lubrano Lavadera
Occupational Health Program:
Triangle Orthopaedics offers comprehensive health care for the injured worker. Our Occupational Health Program promotes the continued wellbeing of your employees' health and their return to work.
Triangle Orthopaedic's Return-to-Work Orientation
Our Workers' Compensation specialists work closely with employers, insurance companies, and rehabilitation consultants to ensure that the process following an injury is efficient and effective. We are results oriented, emphasizing ability rather than disability. Our specialists encourage patient involvement in the treatment process toward more swift rehabilitation and earlier return to work, lowering health care costs and enhancing your company's productivity.
We are committed to the health of your injured employee, their access to the best care available and their return to work as quickly as possible. In addition, our staff regularly continues their professional education and training to remain current with the latest treatment innovations.
Commonly Treated Problems:
Triangle Orthopaedics offers a full range of complementary services including:
Our Urgent Care Centers offer after hours care for your injured employee in the Raleigh, Durham (William Penn Plaza), Chapel Hill and Wake Forest locations. The centers are available to provide immediate care for such injuries as:
The Centers are open from 3:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9am to 2pm on Saturdays and Holidays.
No appointment is required.
Triangle Orthopaedic's comprehensive Occupational Healthcare Program is designed to help injured employees quickly return to work.
It is our mission to provide an orthopaedic-based Occupational Health Program that delivers quality-driven medical outcomes focusing on providing exemplary patient care. Our program is designed to quickly return an injured employee to maximum employment potential.
The majority of Workers' Compensation claims and costs are related to back injuries, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other repetitive motion injuries. Triangle Orthopaedic Associates employs therapists who specialize in work injury management, including credentialed McKenzie therapists and certified hand therapists. Our hand therapists utilize specialized evaluations and treatment for upper extremity acute, post-traumatic, and repetitive strain injuries. On-site custom splint fabrication is available. Emphasis is placed on active patient involvement and patient responsibility in regard to exercise, pain relief techniques, and return to work for the acutely injured worker. Our therapists are dedicated to helping businesses and industry control the frequency and resulting costs of on-the-job injuries.
Functional Capacity Evaluations, Comprehensive Work Conditioning, Work Site program and Back School Programs are available.
Triangle Orthopaedics offers a highly-trained panel of Occupational Health providers, with specialists in such areas as:
The provider who would be best suited to a patient depends on the nature and extent of the injury. This choice will be determined by our Occupational Health Care specialists, once a patient has been evaluated.
A Special Examination Program has been developed to meet the need for independent medical examinations, comprehensive second opinions, second reviews, second surgical opinions, re-evaluations of conditions and medical record reviews.
"Being able to access your Orthopedic Urgent Care on a Saturday was a God-send. It was wonderful to avoid an ER. Thank you all so much for being open on Saturdays and after hours, Monday through Friday."