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Total Joint Replacement

Thank you for choosing St. Joseph's Hospital for your surgery!  We offer various options to help you prepare for your surgery:

  • You will be given a binder in preadmission testing; this binder contains information about the hospital, the orthopedic unit, and your hip or knee replacement surgery.
  • We offer a class to connect you to a nurse who will be taking care of you while you are in the hospital as well as others who may be having the same surgery as you. 

Day classes are offered every Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Dr Graber’s office. His office is located on the 8th floor (Suite 809) of the Medical Office Building (MOC), or the new parking  garage at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The address for the building is: 104 Union Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203.

Evening classes are offered at varying times and the dates. Please click here and look under Orthopedic for a full list of classes and times. These classes will be in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Room L100B.  Please stop at the information desk when you  arrive in the lobby and ask for directions. 

For questions about the class, contact Cathy Hayden at 315-423-4941.

If you are unable to attend a session, the information is in your binder and there is additional available here. This information includes:

For more information on our full orthopedic offerings, visit The Center for Orthopedic & Spine Care.

Link to Total Joint Class Attendance Form