Orthopedic Surgery at South County Hospital
The Physicians. The Procedures. The Place.
|South County Orthopedics surgeons (back row) and their Physician Assistants.
At South County Hospital, you are treated by highly trained, expert Rhode Island orthopedic and sports medicine surgeons using the latest techniques and working in a state-of-the-art facility.
The surgeons are aided by Board Certified anesthesiologists and highly credentialed operating room RNs and technologists.
The orthopedic and sports medicine surgeons at South County Hospital have years of experience, expertise and a record of superior outcomes.
- ACL repair
- Arthroscopic procedures on all major joints, as well as for muscle, tendon, nerve and cartilage damage
- Carpal tunnel procedures
- Fracture repair
- Hand, foot and ankle, shoulder, elbow and hip procedures
- Hip resurfacing
- Hip replacement, total or partial
- Knee resurfacing
- Knee replacement, total or partial
- Spine procedures
The Latest Surgical Techniques
The surgeons offer patients the latest advancements in orthopedic surgery, including: gender-specific knee replacement; arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee; and open reconstruction of the shoulder and knee, including cartilage restoration procedures and shoulder replacement surgery.
South County Hospital is the only hospital in Rhode Island offering the FDA-approved BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing System, an alternative to total hip replacement. It is one of only two hospitals in the state to offer patients undergoing knee and hip replacement procedures an advanced computer-assisted, image-guided navigation system.
Designed to meet the latest standards in orthopedic care, the dedicated orthopedics wing at South County Hospital has spacious single-patient rooms, each with a full bath and ample space for post-op physical and occupational therapy. Our orthopedics wing also features extra-wide hallways for ambulation, comfortable family waiting and consulting rooms, and electronic medical records access for staff.
Your Swift Recovery
South County Hospital believes patient-centered care is the key to a swift return to health. And when you're home, the skilled caregivers from VNS Home Health Services and South County Quality Care can help your continued recovery. South County Surgical Supply offers a full line of home healthcare products. For those orthopedic patients taking Coumadin® (warfarin - a common blood-thinning medication) after surgery, convenient anticoagulation management services are available.