Common Joint-Replacement Procedures

More than one million Americans undergo hip- or knee-replacement surgery each year. Shoulder and other replacement and revision procedures have also become common. OPA features nine surgeons who specialize in joint-replacement surgeries. Sample procedures include:

Total Hip Replacement
OPA surgeons offer traditional, anterior and anterolateral approaches. New techniques now allow patients to start walking the very day of their surgery.

Total Knee Replacement 
New techniques now allow patients to start walking the very day of their surgery.

Total Shoulder Replacement 
OPA surgeons offer traditional and anterior approaches.

Total Ankle Replacement 
OPA is home to one of very few surgeons with experience in total ankle arthroplasty.

Total Elbow Replacement 
Fellowship-trained arm/elbow specialists at OPA perform many of these procedures every year.

Joint Reconstruction or Revision Procedures 
Patients considering joint replacements may be candidates for these more conservative techniques.