Awarded for Knee & Hip Replacement

Connect News Awarded for Knee & Hip Replacement

As a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, the Advanced Orthopaedic Center at The University of Tennessee Medical Center has demonstrated expertise and a commitment to quality care, resulting in better outcomes for knee and hip replacement patients.

Our orthopedic surgeons have performed more than 8,500 total joint replacements since the program launched, and we continue to add new technology and techniques to achieve better outcomes.

To ensure quality, the hospital participates in Project JOINTS as an Exemplar Hospital, offering tips for implementing evidence-based practices to prevent surgical site infections.

The medical center is the only Level I Trauma Center in East Tennessee, often seeing the most difficult orthopedic injuries from around the region.

The hospital also earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.

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