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United Health Care has named Beth Israel Medical Center a Premium Specialty Center for Total Joint Replacement, recognizing our leadership in quality orthopedic care.
In addition, Beth Israel has received Joint Commission certification for hip and knee replacement surgery for 2012.
These designations mean the Beth Israel Orthopedics Department meets or exceeds the recognized standards of care for total joint replacement---an acknowledgment that you can choose our knee and hip replacement specialists with confidence.
Patient safety is our highest goal, and 2012 data shows our surgical site infection for hip replacement was 1.2%, which is 30% better than National Healthcare Safety Network averages.
J. Arsht, MD
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Our knee and hip replacement surgeons have extensive expertise, as a result of performing thousands of total and partial knee and hip replacements and other reconstructive procedures each year. Our operating rooms for knee and hip replacements are outfitted with the latest medical innovations, such as laminar airflow systems to reduce the risk of infection during knee and hip replacement surgery.
The required hospitalization is decreasing for patients undergoing knee and hip replacement, with patients encouraged to return to a normal routine as soon as possible. New minimally invasive knee and hip replacement procedures have reduced the recovery time even more. Rapid recoveries for knee and hip replacement surgery patients are facilitated by orthopedic physical therapists, and social services experts who provide post-operative help at home. Hospitalization is only 2 to 3 days in most cases.
Our knee and hip replacement patients recover on our newly renovated orthopedic floor, which offers concierge service as well as additional complimentary services such as Reiki and music therapy, and acupuncture. Beth Israel’s knee and hip replacement surgeons perform amongst the highest volume of procedures in New York City, and our patient satisfaction scores are among the highest in the country.
Without full and pain-free use of the hip joint, walking and the normal routines of daily life are severely limited. Our hip replacement surgeons restore movement through such medical advances as:
For a referral to a specialist in knee or hip replacement at Beth Israel in Manhattan or Brooklyn, call our Physician Referral Service at 1-888-244-3257.
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