Our joint replacement team is trained in the latest techniques and treatment options for total joint replacement. Although hips and knees are the most common joints replaced, this surgery can be performed on other joints, including the ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and fingers.
Some joint replacement procedures can be performed through Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery, allowing your doctor to make a smaller incision while while maintaining precision in your procedure. The Mako(R) robotic equipment looks like this:
During a total joint replacement surgery, your surgeon will replace your bone with an implant (artificial device). There are many different types of implants, and recommendations are based on several factors including, weight, age and activity level. Your surgeon will discuss the best type of joint implant for you prior to surgery.
See below for a list of our physicians who perform joint replacement surgery.