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Orthopedic Achievements


Dignity Health is known for excellence in orthopedic care with nationally ranked hospitals and programs throughout the greater Sacramento area. See below for orthopedic accreditations and recognition received by Dignity Health's Sacramento hospitals.

Dignity Health is Proud to Share Our Latest Achievement

Image of California Joint Replacement Registry Among the 47 hospitals invited to participate in the statewide California Joint Replacement Registry—including Stanford Medicine and Scripps Health—Methodist Hospital of Sacramento surpassed averages in every category by substantial margins.*

  • Operation duration: Less than half
  • Length of stay: 53% shorter
  • Patients discharged directly home: 25% more frequently
  • Readmissions due to complications: None (compared to the 1.7% average)

* California Joint Replacement Registry quarterly averages are not risk adjusted.

Read the full report, and learn more at AJRR.net/CJRR.

Greater Sacramento Area Hospital Orthopedic Achievements

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

  • Certification for Joint Replacement – Knee and Hip | The Joint Commission
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Participating Hospital | California Joint Replacement Registry
  • Participating Hospital | American Joint Replacement Registry

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento

  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2014 – 2015) | Healthgrades
  • Ranked nationally among the Top 5 percent and the Top 10 percent for Joint Replacement for two years in a row (2014 – 2015) | Healthgrades
  • 2015 “Best Rated” (Five out of Five Stars) for Total Knee Replacement for nine years in a row (2007 – 2015) | Healthgrades
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Participating Hospital | California California Joint Replacement Registry
  • Participating Hospital | American Joint Replacement Registry

Mercy General Hospital

  • Participating Hospital | California Joint Replacement Registry
  • Participating Hospital | American Joint Replacement Registry

Mercy Hospital of Folsom

  • 2015 “Best Rated” (Five out of Five Stars) for Total Knee Replacement for three years in a row | Healthgrades
  • 2015 “Best Rated” (Five out of Five Stars) for Hip Fracture Treatment for two years (2013, 2015) | Healthgrades
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Participating Hospital | California Joint Replacement Registry
  • Participating Hospital | American Joint Replacement Registry

If you think orthopedic surgery may be the solution for your pain, call Dignity Health in Sacramento at 916.851.2511 to request a consultation today or request an appointment online.

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