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Joint Replacement

East Cooper Medical Center’s Comprehensive Joint Program offers advanced surgical techniques, individualized care, and a dedicated team of nurses, therapists and surgeons that are focused on relieving your joint pain.

Our orthopedic specialists diagnose and treat painful, arthritic or damaged joints. Our treatments include: 

  • Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery 
  • Total Hip Replacement 
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Comprehensive Joint Program Highlights 
  • Multi-specialty joint team 
  • Education class prior to surgery 
  • Dedicated pre-operative evaluation clinic 
  • Advanced joint implants 

Proud recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee

The Gold Seal of Approval® is a prestigious designation and symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. East Cooper Medical Center earned this designation following a rigorous review and evaluation by the Joint Commission. Recipients of the Gold Seal Approval are evaluated on national orthopedic compliance standards, orthopedic disease requirements, clinical practice guidelines, and performance measures

Hospitals that have completed this process are among the top institutions in the country and offer patients the reassurance of positive outcomes, excellent facilities, and the highest quality and standards of care. The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards setting and accrediting body in health care. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

Specializing in Joint Replacement Caused by Arthritis or Damaged Joints

Our commitment to evidence-based clinical pathways, pain management and shorter hospital stays are just a few of the reasons so many patients in the community choose East Cooper Medical Center for their joint replacement surgery.

Minimally invasive surgical techniques including:

  • MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing 
  • Anterior approach to hip replacement 
  • Goal is to walk same day of surgery 
  • Complete physical rehabilitation program 
  • Group exercise room
  • Coordinated post-operative care 
  • Support from past patient volunteers


Vision of our Comprehensive Joint Program 


A007_C065_0118NK_0000000To deliver personalized, advanced, first class care that exceeds patient expectations while maintaining the highest quality standards of patient care to enable the restoration and preservation of health, lifestyle, career, and future wellness to a diverse population. 



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