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Orthopedic Services

Mercy Medical Center’s orthopedic doctors specialize in diagnosing, treating, and preventing injuries and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

Center for Total Joint Replacement

Our orthopedists’ goal is to help you return to full activity and the healthy lifestyle you are accustomed to through our orthopedic treatment options. At Mercy Medical Center, we specialize in knee, hip, and shoulder replacement, and offer a range of joint replacement services.

Our orthopedic services team includes surgeons, specialists, therapists and technicians. We have the expertise to provide the appropriate level of care for your needs. In fact, we are designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement for demonstrating expertise in knee and hip replacement surgery.

Pre and Post Surgery

  • Diagnostics
  • Surgery
  • Post-surgical care planning
  • Non-surgical procedures
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy

Orthopedic Program Features

  • Board-certified orthopedic surgeons
  • An approach to pain management that allows for the best results with the least amount of side effects
  • A calm environment for your recovery, with therapy sessions conducted only steps from your private room
  • State-of-the-art implants, custom devices, and surgical options


Conditions We Treat

At Mercy Medical Center, our orthopedic doctors provide specialty care for a wide range of conditions. Our expert team of orthopedic surgeons, specialists, nurses, X-ray technicians, and physical and occupational therapists are working together to get you back to doing the things you love. Full Range of Orthopedic Treatments We Offer:

Award Winning Care

Blue Distinction Center

The Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement are part of a national designation program given by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to recognize hospitals and medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering better overall outcomes for knee and hip replacement patients. Mercy Medical Center is proud to have one of these qualifying programs to offer comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement and hip replacement surgeries.

Awarded Advance Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement by the Joint Commission

The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care

Mercy Medical Center was awarded this certification in 2018. It is a distinguished honor that we are 1 of the 14 hospitals and ambulatory centers (over 3000) in California to achieve this certification.

Certificación Anticipada Otorgada para Reemplazo Total de Cadera y Rodilla por la Comisión de Articulaciones

La Comisión de Articulaciones Sello de Oro de Aprobación para Certificación Anticipada de Cadera y Rodilla es para Hospitales acreditados por la Comisión Conjunta, hospitales de acceso crítico y centros ambulatorios que buscan elevar la calidad, consistencia y seguridad de sus servicios y atención al paciente.

El Centro Médico de Mercy fue otorgado esta certificación en el 2018. Es un honor distinguido el ser 1 de los 14 hospitales y centros ambulatorios (en más de 3000) en California para lograr esta certificación.

Total Joint Coordinator

Having someone who can help guide you through the surgical experience from before, during and after your hospital stay is important. At Mercy Medical Center, our Total Joint Coordinator is available to focus on you, answering any questions and providing the support you need.

  • Answer any questions before, during, and after your surgery.
  • Facilitates communication with your Total Joint Care team, including surgeons, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and care coordinators to create a care plan and support your needs during recovery.
  • Provide an ongoing assessment of your needs and communication any changes to your Total Joint Care team.
  • Provide basic information about private insurance, Medicare, and Medi-Cal coverage that can affect your acute and post-hospital care.

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For more information about our Total Joint Patient Navigator, please call 209.564.5667.

Coordinadora de Articulación Total

El tener a alguien que pueda ayudar a guiarlo a través de su experiencia quirúrgica antes, durante y después de su estadía en el hospital es importante. En el Centro Médico Mercy, nuestra coordinadora de Articulación Total está disponible para poner su enfoque en usted, respondiendo a cualquier pregunta y brindándole el apoyo que usted necesite.

Contestar cualquier pregunta antes, durante, y después de su cirugía. Facilita la comunicación con su equipo de Cuidado de Articulación Total, incluyendo cirujanos, enfermeras, fisioterapeutas, terapeutas ocupacionales, farmacéuticos, y coordinadores de atención para crear un plan de cuidado y apoyar sus necesidades durante su recuperación. Proporcionarle una evaluación continua de sus necesidades y comunicar cualquier cambio a su equipo de Cuidado de Articulación Total. Proporcionarle información básica sobre el seguro privado, Medicare y la cobertura de Medi-Cal que podrían afectar su atención aguda y pos-hospitalaria.

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Para obtener más información sobre nuestro Navegador total de pacientes conjuntos, llame al 209.564.5667.

Resources and Steps Program

The Steps Program is a comprehensive, planned course of treatment designed especially for the joint replacement patient.

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