Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeons
Orthopedic Surgeon – Joint Replacement
- B. Thomas Watson, MD – Knee Replacement
Our surgeons and joint replacement specialists are experts in total joint reconstruction and revisions. They are dedicated to treating and managing joint issues resulting from degenerative joint diseases such as arthritis, joint trauma, and musculoskeletal disease.
Joint replacement, also called joint arthroplasty, is a procedure in which the damaged joint is removed and replaced with a new, false joint, called a prosthesis. During this procedure, all or part of the joint may be removed and replaced, as needed (total or partial joint replacement). You may be surprised to learn how many joints can now be partially or totally replaced. They include: