Orthopedic excellence in Denver
Joint pain can be a hindrance to everyday life. We want to get you back to doing the things you love. Swedish Medical Center offers a range of services, from total joint replacement surgery to orthopedic trauma care. We also offer the latest advancements in surgical techniques, including robot-assisted surgery. Our board-certified surgeons have special training to care for both bone and joint conditions.
Our expert team of surgeons offer answers to the most commonly asked questions about joint replacement.
Total joint replacement
Our joint replacement doctors focus on shorter recovery times and patient safety. We offer many joint replacement surgeries, including:
Do you need total joint replacement surgery but don’t know what to expect? Take our free joint replacement surgery class where we discuss how to prepare for surgery and recovery. We also cover what happens during and after a joint replacement procedure.
Orthopedic trauma is a type of orthopedic surgery focusing on the care of patients with fractures and other injuries. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we offer an orthopedic trauma program to handle complex injuries and develop standardized approaches for the care of our patients.
We have many orthopedic specialists who can diagnose and treat bone and joint injuries, broken bones, intra-articular fractures and rotator cuff tears. We are one of the few hospitals in the U.S. with a team of orthopedic surgeons who specialize in pelvic trauma.
If you suffer an orthopedic injury, make sure you say, “Take me to Swedish!”
Broken bones and fractures
Fractures, more commonly known as broken bones, are one of the most common forms of orthopedic trauma. The older you get, the more susceptible you are to broken bones due to brittle bones. Our comprehensive fracture program offers care for all ages for all types of fractures, including:
- Complex and simple fractures
- Severe traumas
- Pelvis fractures
- Non-healing fractures
- Fractures with infection
We are one of only a handful of hospitals in the nation to maintain a team of orthopedic surgeons who specialize in pelvic trauma. With this system in place, our surgeons can provide specific pelvic expertise for each patient need from the onset of injury. Our panel of board-certified physicians is available 24 hours a day to treat patients with:
- Multiple injuries
- Complex fractures
- Pelvic and acetabular fractures