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About Orthopedics

Orthopedics at Penn State Health St. Joseph provides diagnostic services, treatment, and surgical services to patients with diseases/disorders and degenerative conditions affecting the body’s bones and joints. Our patients benefit from the services of truly outstanding orthopedic surgeons who work with experienced and highly skilled multidisciplinary teams. Outcomes data demonstrate enviably high success rates for orthopedic procedures performed at Penn State Health St. Joseph.

Conditions & Treatment

Total and Partial Joint Replacement

Total and Partial Joint Replacement Surgery offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all types of bone and joint problems. All treatment options – noninvasive as well as a surgical – are explored, with treatment of choice focused upon helping each patient regain mobility, function, and freedom from pain as quickly as possible. Patients benefit from advanced technologies and state-of-the-art treatments.

Hand, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Evaluation and treatment of hand, shoulder and elbow injuries, arthritis, congenital deformities, upper extremity joint replacement, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendon problems, rotator cuff problems, and instability problems of the shoulder. The hand, shoulder and elbow team is nationally and internationally recognized for its expertise in providing quality care.

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Evaluation and treatment of many problems of foot and ankle including deformities, bunions, hammer toes, ankle injuries, diabetic foot disorders, ligament fractures and other trauma of the ankle and leg.

Spine Surgery

Evaluation and treatment of degenerative and congenital spine disorders such as scoliosis, spinal stenosis, ruptured or herniated discs, fractures of the spine, arthritis of the spine, spinal infections and tumors of the spinal column.

Traumatic Orthopedic Injuries

Evaluation and treatment of all fractures and dislocations of all joints of the body, the extremities and spine.
Evaluation and treatment of sports related injuries and overuse syndromes, rehabilitation, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.