Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

 

Arthritis & Joint Replacement

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

The smooth and glistening covering (articular cartilage) on the ends of your bones that helps your hip joint glide may wear thin.

Like other joints that carry your weight, your hips may be at risk for “wear and tear” arthritis (osteoarthritis), the most common form of the disease.