60 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs - 1

Good Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles). Good Samaritan Hospital physicians perform more than 8,000 surgical procedures annually in its 18 surgical suites. The hospital was built in 1976 and includes all private rooms for patients. The orthopedic department has access to the MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing and implant placement technology. Orthopedic physicians at the hospital also treat upper and lower extremities conditions, degenerative bone problems and sports-related injuries. They also spend time conducting research in their subspecialties, including bone and cartilage disease.

Hoag Orthopedic Institute (Irvine, Calif.).
The Hoag Orthopedic Institute is a free-standing orthopedic specialty hospital that was formed as a joint venture between Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and a large group of Orange County orthopedic surgeons. The 70-bed hospital was opened in November of 2010 and is currently performing about 100 joint replacement and spine surgeries per week. Surgical volume is projected to increase to 125-150 cases per week by the end of this year, which will be one of the highest volumes in the country. The physicians focus on knee, spine, sports medicine, orthopedic trauma and extremities care. They are the team physicians for several local high school and collegiate teams as well as World Team Tennis' Newport Beach Breakers.

Hospital for Joint Diseases—NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City).
The Hospital for Joint Diseases was founded in 1905 and is focused on providing treatment for musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. The hospital merged with NYU Lagone five years ago and became what it is today. Surgeons at the hospital perform more than 1,200 joint replacement procedures annually. The hospital includes one of the largest pediatric orthopedic programs in New York City as well as a center for arthritis and autoimmunity, neuroscience and lupus. The hospital’s Harkness Center for Dance Injury provides care for some of the world’s leading dancers and the Rusk Institute – Hospital for Joint Diseases Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center includes a physical therapy program.

Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Founded in 1863, the Hospital for Special Surgery focuses on orthopedics, spine and rheumatology. Surgeons perform more than 25,000 procedures annually and more hip surgeries and knee replacements than any other hospital in the country. The hospital supports a team of physicians and scientists to pioneer orthopedic research, and is one of two facilities in the country participating in the Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration Core Center, which is part of the effort towards the International Consortium of Orthopedic Registries. Every year, the hospital hosts an orthopedic residency program that draws more than 500 applications for eight spots. Surgeons at HSS serve as team physicians for several collegiate and professional teams, including the New York Giants, New York Mets and New York Knicks.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia).
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, which opened its doors in 1765, currently has orthopedic physicians subspecializing in joint conditions, spinal disorders and sports injury. The physicians in the orthopedic surgery department perform more than 5,800 surgical procedures every year. The physicians are able to use the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory for projects focused on cell biology, stem cell mechanobiology, musculoskeletal tissue engineering and soft tissue mechanics, to name a few. The department also has residency and fellowship opportunities in adult reconstruction, hand surgery, shoulder and elbow care.

Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital (Indianapolis).
Owned by the physicians of OrthoIndy, Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital opened in 2005 to provide focused orthopedic and spine care. The hospital includes both inpatient and outpatient orthopedic procedures, physical therapy and imaging services. More than 60 specialists provide care at IOH, including bone oncology, pain management, sports medicine, total joint replacement, trauma and spine. The sports medicine physicians include the team physicians for the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever professional women's basketball team, Indianapolis Indians and Indiana Ice hockey team.

Ingham Regional Orthopedic Hospital (Lansing, Mich.). Organized in 2004, Ingham Regional Orthopedic Hospital currently includes more than 550 physicians, 25 of which are orthopedic surgeons. The 52-bed hospital performs more than 10,000 inpatient and outpatient orthopedic procedures every year, including 2,000 total joint replacements performed annually. Services at the hospital include arthroscopy, spine, sports medicine and extremities care. The physicians are dedicated to research and partner with Michigan State University in East Lansing on several projects every year. The hospital also opened its own clinical research center in 2007 to collect and analyze data on the outcomes for orthopedic patients.

John Muir Medical Center (Concord, Calif.). John Muir Medical Center is a 324-bed acute care facility and is the only facility in Contra Costa County designated as a trauma center. The hospital's orthopedic department includes joint replacement, extremity care, spine surgery and sports medicine. The hospital's spine surgeons perform cutting-edge minimally invasive techniques for patients who need surgical intervention. The hospital also includes physical therapy and rehabilitation services for both in- and outpatient procedures.

Lakeview Hospital (Stillwater, Minn.).
Lakeview Hospital is the second oldest hospital in Minnesota and has been identified as having the best outcomes in the state for orthopedics by two independent consulting groups. The readmission rate for orthopedic complications is half of the national average and lowest in the region for Lakeview Hospital. Surgeons at the hospital provide general orthopedic, spine and extremities care. The average length of stay after total joint replacements is less than three days, compared to the national average of four to five days. Additionally, the hospital's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services core performance measurements based on evidence-based best practices for venous thromboembolism prevention exceed the national average and currently runs at 100 percent.

Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital (Los Angeles). Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital dates back to 1911 when it was founded as a clinic for crippled children. It has grown considerably since then, recently opening its new 40,000-square-foot orthopedic hospital outpatient medical center. In 1959, surgeons at the hospital were the first to perform the first successful limb reattachment, allowing the patient to regain full arm function. It was also the first to establish a bone and connective tissue tumor program in 1962. The hospital offers both adolescent and adult treatment in orthopedic surgery, limb reconstruction, sports medicine, orthopedic oncology and spine surgery. The hospital is partnered with UCLA.

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