Thank you for visiting The Center for Orthopedic & Spine Care at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center. We are proud to serve you.
What makes The Center for Orthopedic & Spine Care at St. Joseph's different? Our mission of being passionate healers dedicated to honoring the Sacred in our sisters and brothers is not limited to spiritual care. We are also leaders in clinical and surgical care, performing more elective orthopedic operations than any hospital in the region. Since 2010, our staff has performed approximately 10,000 procedures for patients from across the central New York region and beyond.
In 2015, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center received designation as a “Best Regional Hospital” in New York State from U.S. News. St. Joseph’s is the only hospital in our region to have achieved this recognition. To help patients make smart, well-informed choices, U.S. News has published annual hospital rankings for more than two and a half decades. The Center for Orthopedic and Spine Care was ranked as a high performing for knee replacement and hip replacement surgeries. Click here for Total Joint Replacement Class Presentation.
St. Joseph's is proud to have exceptionally talented surgeons producing great outcomes. Our anesthesiologists will provide you with optimal pain management and our award-winning nurses will give you the care you expect— pre-, intra-, and post-surgery.
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St. Joseph's is also known for using the best and newest technology available. Our operating rooms are fitted with special ultraviolet lights, which aggressively kill infection-causing germs. Additionally, our surgical staff utilizes surgical helmet systems (SHS), which reduce the patient's risk of acquiring a deep wound infection. The SHS apparatus consists of a hooded helmet and face shield equipped with a battery-operated breathing device. The hood and face shield prevent anything from falling into the incision and the breathing device acts to filter the air. Combined with ultraviolet light technology, the possibility of acquiring an infection is reduced even more.
The exceptional care we provide has been nationally recognized. St. Joseph's is again the recipient of HealthGrades' America’s 100 BEST for Joint Replacement in and received the Joint Replacement Excellence Award for three years in a row. Additionally, we are ranked among the top 5 percent in the nation for joint replacement for three years in a row and have been accredited by DNV Healthcare Inc. The weight of these awards is a testament to the fact that St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center will always deliver a higher level of care.
Other recognitions include:
- Ranked as High Performing for Knee replacement and Hip replacement surgeries - U.S. News & World Report (2015)
- Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement for 7 Years in a Row (2007-2013)
- Five-Star Rated for Total Knee Replacement for 7 Years in a Row (2007-2013)
- Five-Star Rated for Total Hip Replacement for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013)
- Ranked Among the Top 5 in New York State for Joint Replacement (2011-2013), ranking #3 in 2013
- Blue Distinction Center for Orthopedic Care (Excellus BlueCross BlueShield)
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