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Joint Replacement

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:

  • 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
  • Mako Total Hip 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

Hip and Knee Replacement Programs

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The Hip and Knee Replacement Programs at St. Charles offer a comprehensive continuum of care that has earned St. Charles Hospital Suffolk County, Long Island's first Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality.

The Programs entail:

For more information about joint replacement at St. Charles Hospital, please call (631) 474-6797.


St. Charles Participates in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Program

CJR is designed to enhance the patient experience by providing top quality, coordinated, efficient care spanning before and after surgery, and all through the recovery period, up to 90 days after surgery.

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