What You Need to Know Before Orthopedic Surgery

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking extra precautions to secure your health and safety while at the hospital. Please visit our Temporary Changes to Services and Visitation Policy page immediately before your procedure to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.

Below is information you may need to prepare for the most common orthopedic procedures we perform at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick.

If you have questions, please contact us at rwjnborthosurgery@rwjbh.org.

Scroll down for more information related to hip and knee replacements, and spine surgery.

Hip Replacement

Knee Replacement

Spine Surgery

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