Surgeons at Saint Anne’s perform more than 5,000 orthopedic procedures annually at the hospital and its outpatient surgery centers.
In 2015, Saint Anne’s became the first hospital in Bristol County, Massachusetts, to earn the Gold Seal certification by The Joint Commission for hip and knee replacement. In 2016, we became one of just three U.S. non-academic hospitals, and 16 hospitals overall, to earn advanced certification for hip and knee replacement.
Since 2011, Blue Cross Blue Shield has designated Saint Anne’s as a “Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement” for superior patient outcomes. In addition, orthopedic surgery patients of Saint Anne’s have consistently ranked the hospital at the top for patient and family satisfaction.
In 2011, Saint Anne’s was the first hospital in Massachusetts to offer innovative MAKOplasty® for knee resurfacing and total hip replacement. To date, our orthopedic surgeons have eprformed more than 500 MAKOplasty procedures.
Saint Anne’s rehabilitation specialists provide a wide range of services for orthopedic patients, including:
- Post-surgical physical and occupational therapy
- Specialized therapy for back, hand and upper extremities
- Myofascial/craniosacral therapy for treatment of chronic pain
- Pediatric physical therapy and occupational therapy by pediatric rehabilitation specialists
- Jerald W. Katz, MD
- Richard W. Smith, MD
- Edward A. Klein, DO
- David W. Bullis, MD
- Jung Mi Haisman, MD