St. Charles Hospital's orthopedic surgeons are known to perform some of the most progressive joint replacement procedures on Long Island, including being the first on Long Island to offer Makoplasty Partial Knee Resurfacing with the RIO surgeon-controlled robotic arm, the first is Suffolk County to perform the gender specific knee replacement and among the first in the United States to perform a reverse ball and socket total shoulder replacement.
Procedures performed by St. Charles Hospital's joint surgeons include:
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Makoplasty Partial Knee Resurfacing
- Total Knee Replacement
In total knee surgery, the damaged and painful areas of the femur (thigh bone) and the tibia (lower leg bone) are removed. A prosthesis, made of specially designed metal and plastic, replaces the damaged bone.
- Revision of Total Knee Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement
Total hip replacement surgery involves removing the diseased and damaged part of the hip joint and replacing it with an implant. This implant, known as a hip prosthesis, is made of metal and plastic and consists of a metal ball component and a plastic socket component.
- Revision of Total Hip Replacement
- Ankle Replacement
- Total elbow replacement
- Shoulder joint replacement
For more information about joint replacement at St. Charles Hospital, please call (631) 474-6797.
St. Charles Becomes First in Suffolk County Awarded Advanced Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement Programs from The Joint Commission
St. Charles Becomes First in Suffolk County (Long Island) Awarded Advanced Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement Programs from The Joint Commission