Orthopedic Services at Somerset Campus

Orthopedics is a medical specialty covering the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and disease of the musculoskeletal system – including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Whether you have a minor sports injury or need a total joint replacement, our array of first-rate orthopedic services can help.

Conditions Treatments

The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset Joint Surgery Center has been awarded the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for total knee and total hip replacement surgery. It is one of an elite group of hospitals nationwide to earn this Disease-Specific Care Certification from the Joint Commission, the nation’s largest health accreditation agency.

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Orthopedic patients are cared for on the John and Mary Obzansky Pavilion, a 35-bed unit specializing in orthopedic surgery including total joint surgery, back surgery and bone surgery. Most rooms on the unit are private and feature flat-screen TVs and pull-out sofabeds for family members who wish to stay overnight.

Obesity and Joint Health
Being overweight increases stress on your joints, particularly your knees and hips. If you have been unsuccessful losing weight through diet and exercise, weight loss surgery may be an option for you. Click here to learn more about weight loss surgery at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset.

Patient Stories

  • “I wasn’t expecting to be able to serve for a year after my surgery, but I beat that schedule by at least four months”

    Thomas
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  • “Thanks to the surgery, my wife and I are planning an extended trip to the Pittsburgh area for a car show next year.”

    Francis "Al"
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  • At RWJBarnabas Health, we understand that solutions for orthopedic pain don’t always start with surgery. That’s why our orthopedic centers offer a full range of care.

    Cheryl
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