Orthopedic surgery

When your orthopedic condition calls for surgery to correct or repair a bone, muscle, ligament, tendon or joint, rest assured that Pardee’s nationally recognized orthopedic surgery team will offer a safe and effective surgical procedure.

In fact, we’ve been nationally recognized in orthopedic surgery by the following industry leaders:

  • The Women’s Choice Award®: America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics (2016, 2014)
  • Healthgrades: America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery (2016)
  • Healthgrades: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award (2016)
  • Healthgrades: Top 10 percent in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services (2016)
  • Blue Distinction Center+ Designation for quality and cost-efficiency in knee and hip replacement surgeries

Orthopedic surgery team

Our orthopedic surgery team includes board-certified orthopedic surgeons, skilled at surgically treating the various structures of the musculoskeletal system. We also have surgeons who specialize in total joint replacement and those who have additional fellowship training focused on a certain part of the body, such as the shoulder, hand, foot, ankle, or spine.

These doctors perform surgery in the operating rooms of Pardee and are supported by registered nurses, board-certified anesthesiologists and certified nurse anesthetists, and surgical technicians focused on providing you with quality, compassionate care. Physical and occupational therapists round out the care team and help restore your strength, mobility and independence after surgery.

Orthopedic surgery services

Our surgeons perform the following orthopedic procedures:

  • Arthroscopy, a minimally invasive procedure to detect and repair damage of the knee, shoulder, wrist, ankle, and hip
  • Elbow surgery to treat conditions such as tennis elbow
  • Back surgery for conditions such as herniated disc and spondylolisthesis
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion surgery
  • Spine surgery for spinal stenosis
  • Fracture repair
  • Hand surgery
  • Wrist surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Sports medicine surgeries, such as ACL surgery and surgery to repair a torn meniscus
  • Total joint replacement surgery for hip, knee, shoulder and elbow
  • Spinal surgery (including use of minimally invasive ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Guidance and Navigation technology) for conditions like degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis, and spinal fusion.

Preparing for Orthopedic Surgery

If you must undergo orthopedic surgery, here’s what to expect:

Pre-admission evaluation:
Before the date of your scheduled surgery, a registered nurse will interview you, discuss your medical history, give instructions specific to your scheduled surgery or procedure, and will inform you of what to expect during your recovery. You will also learn if you will require the use of a mobility aid, such as crutches or a walker, following your surgery. Your surgeon’s office will arrange any training or instruction you need on how to use these aids.

Preparing for surgery:
After the evaluation, you will be instructed on precautions and care for the days leading up to your surgery. This will include how to arrive and depart from the hospital, as well as what to eat and what medications to take. You will also be instructed on what to wear and bring to the hospital the day of your surgery.

The day of surgery:
When you arrive at the hospital at your scheduled time prior to surgery, you will sign in, register and be led by a nurse through the pre-operative process.

After your surgery, you will be taken to a recovery area where nurses will monitor your condition. Upon your return home, you will have instructions on how to care for yourself through the stages of recovery.

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You can be certain that you are in good hands with our team of orthopedic specialists. Our orthopedics program has been nationally recognized by the following industry leaders for excellence in orthopedic surgery, including accolades specific to total joint replacement surgery for the hip and knee. 

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