Lowest readmission rates in the state of Virginia for Medicare patients
Nearly 1,000 knee replacement surgeries and over 600 hip replacement surgeries performed annually
Approximately 75 percent of hip and knee replacement patients are discharged the day after surgery
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At Carilion Clinic, we want to ensure you are prepared for your upcoming surgery. That's why we offer a patient education video library in addition to our Joint Academy class. We know you want to start living a more active life, so we're here to help you get started.
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Hip Replacement Videos
Learn more about what to expect before, during and after hip replacement surgery.
It’s been very flattering and an honor for me not only to be invited, but to collaborate with folks from all over the world who share the same passion and interests that we do to improve knowledge and improve patient care.
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The joint replacement program at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital is the first in southwest Virginia to earn the advanced-level certification for hip and knee joint replacement surgeries from The Joint Commission. They first earned the accreditation back in 2007. This new designation goes beyond the core requirements, with additional clinical requirements of achieving consistent communication and collaboration among all health care providers involved in the care of the patient.
Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement
With advanced imaging technology enabling computer-assisted techniques, surgeons perform anterior-approach hip replacements with increased accuracy and precision. Anterior-approach hip replacement is an innovative technique that uses an incision on the front of the body, rather than the side or back as with traditional hip replacement surgery. This brings less disruption to muscle and tissues, resulting in less pain, a lower risk of complications and a quicker recovery.
Carilion Clinic’s orthopaedic surgery team provides treatments for hip pain with the goal of decreasing pain, slowing the progression of degenerative hip disease and restoring normal hip function. This early intervention should reduce the risk for premature arthritis and hip replacement surgery later in life. Athletes who use repetitive motions in the hip joint, such as dancers or adults who were diagnosed with hip dysplasia as children, are candidates for hip preservation procedures.
Carilion Clinic's Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences (ION) is an innovative convergence of leading medical practitioners who provide expert care to patients. It serves as a model for medical students, research fellows and residents—the next generation of providers. ION provides a shared vision of collaboration and a team-based approach to healing.
The Orthopaedic Department provides fellowship training for surgeons from across the United States to help them provide better care.
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We are proud to have nationally and internationally recognized faculty committed to educating the next generation of students at VTCSOM.
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When it comes to residencies and fellowships, finding the right fit is very important. Our GME program offers amazing support and training.
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At Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics, we are actively involved in finding innovative ways to improve the care we give to our patients. Here is a list of select research studies currently taking place in joint replacement.
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Comparison of Screws in Periacetabular Osteotomies to Reduce the Risk of Symptomatic Hardware (Prospective)
Comparison of Headed vs Headless Screws in Periacetabular Osteotomy- A Biomechanical Study
Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients with Prior Spinal Fusion
The Effects of Optimism on Functional Outcome Following Total Knee Arthroplasty or Total Hip Arthroplasty
ORIF Posterior Wall Fracture in Skeletally Immature Patient- Case Report
Effect of Tibial Slope on Coronal Alignment in Total knee Arthroplasty
Efficacy of an Intraoperative Marcain Adductor Canal Block During Total Knee Arthroplasty
A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Clinical Investigation Comparing Clinical Results of the Zimmer NexGen Flex Mobile Bearing vs. DePuy PFC Sigma Rotating Platform Total Knee Replacement
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Effect of Exparel (long acting Bupivicaine) on Post-op Pain Management in Total Knee Arthroplasty
30 and 90 Day Readmission After Total Hip Arthroplasty
BMI association with 30 and 90 Day Readmissions
One Stage Versus Two Stage Exchange for Periprosthetic Hip and Knee Infection- A Multicenter Study
The Effect of Orthopaedic Referral on Decision for Weight Loss Management
The effect of Tranexamic Acid on Post-Operative Blood Transfusion for Acute Hip Fractures Requiring Intramedullary Nail or Hemiarthroplasty Surgical Fixation
Modified Extensile Anterior Approach to the Acetabulum for Complex Acetabular Defects
Biofeedback in TKA Adults During Walking
Gait Asymmetry, Balance and Fall Risk
First total joint procedure performed at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in 1972
All fellowship-trained adult reconstruction surgeons
Active in state and national orthopaedic societies (AAOS, VOS)
Our team of orthopaedic joint replacement surgeons provides care at the Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences in several locations throughout southwest Virginia. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained reconstruction surgeons evaluate and treat thousands of patients each year.