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Rochester General Hospital

Nationally recognized for orthopaedics, the Center for Joint Replacement at Rochester General Hospital consistently delivers only the highest level of care - even if you have a complex medical condition or injury. It's a level of care that's only made possible when everyone is committed to working together for joint success.

Rochester General's Center for Joint Replacement offers a full range of (total) joint replacement services, including:

  • Total knee replacement
  • Total hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Bilateral total knee replacement
  • Revision total joint replacement (replacing an existing artificial joint)
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Elbow replacement
  • Ankle replacement
  • Direct anterior total hip arthroplasty (See below)

Surgery is just one part of a comprehensive care plan. We work with you to design a plan to provide a smooth transition through every phase of your experience before, during and after your procedure.

Unmatched Team of Joint Replacement Experts

Rochester General's Center for Joint Replacement renowned surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons or are board eligible. Most have performed hundreds of joint replacement procedures and all are trained in the latest surgical techniques, technologies and use of biomaterials.

Our team also includes highly-trained orthopaedic and other specialized nurses, anesthesiologists, technicians, social workers, as well as physical and occupational therapists.

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Get Started: Sign Up for a Joint Replacement Information Class

Are you having joint replacement surgery? We encourage you to register for our Total Joint Replacement Education class before your procedure is scheduled. We offer this class to help prepare you and your family for surgery and understand the rehabilitation process that is necessary for a full, healthy recovery.

Sign-up for a joint replacement class >

Patient Guidebook

Every journey needs a guidebook. These essential tools provide detailed information about what to expect before, during and after your joint replacement procedure. You’ll find week-by-week countdowns to help you prepare for the operation, a description of your hospital stay, general physical therapy and exercise recommendations (your doctor will guide you through those personally) and even tips to prepare your home for your return.

You can download the patient guidebook to learn more about joint replacement: Download the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Patient Handbook 

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