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Our Orthopedic Services
Our orthopedic programs combine world-class medical care, personalized attention and innovative research to provide the best possible treatment for our patients. Backed by leading-edge technology and continual refinements of surgical technique, our highly-skilled team offers early diagnosis and sophisticated techniques to treat and manage conditions caused by arthritis and degenerative joint disease, injuries, congenital issues and general wear and tear – all with the goal of alleviating your pain and helping you enjoy an active lifestyle.
We understand that solutions for orthopedic pain don’t always start with surgery. Our orthopedic centers offer the full range of care, including:
- Spinal surgery, including minimally invasive back and neck procedures
- Foot and ankle surgery
- Hand and wrist surgeary
- Shoulder and elbow surgery
- Fracture fixation
- Total and partial knee replacement, including robotic surgery
- Hip surgery and replacement, including anterior approach and robotic hip replacement
- Comprehensive knee and hip replacement rehabilitation program
- Ligament reconstruction
- Community joint replacement seminars
- Sports medicine
- Level I & II Trauma Center support
- Same-day knee and hip surgery
- Mako robotic arm-assisted surgery
- Pediatric orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation
Our Orthopedic Specialists
Our physicians are backed by a comprehensive team of specialists, including specially trained nurses, orthopedic technicians, physical and occupational therapists, case managers, social workers, dietitians and other staff who work seamlessly together to give each patient personalized, quality care throughout treatment. A joint care navigator will coordinate your pre-operative care, surgery and recovery. We also offer special training to your family members or caregiver so that they can act as your coach and offer support.
Taking Care of New Jersey’s Athletes
RWJBarnabas Health is the official health care provider of New Jersey’s most prestigious teams and we take pride in providing expert care and world-class resources to help athletes of all levels and ages prevent injury, heal, rehabilitate and get back on the field as quickly and safely as possible. Our Sports and Physical Medicine Institute offers both general conditioning to keep athletes at peak performance and sports rehabilitation for a complete scope of sports related injuries.
Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
Accuracy is critical to outstanding outcomes in both total or partial knee and total hip procedures. Using robotic-arm assisted technology, surgeons can now personalize your procedure to achieve optimal results with an advanced level of accuracy. Patient benefits include a shorter hospital stay; preservation of healthy bone, tissue and ligaments; smaller incisions; and in many cases, a faster recovery time.
Robotic-arm assisted surgery for total and partial knee and total hip replacement is available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch and Community Medical Center in Toms River.
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Screenings and Diagnosis
RWJBarnabas Health provides patient education workshops for individuals considering orthopedic surgery, or those planning surgery.