Total joint replacement. Minimally invasive spinal fusion. Comprehensive, customized rehabilitation services. When hips, knees, shoulders and spines sustain disabling injuries, or simply wear out over time, Sarasota Memorial’s orthopedic and spine specialists offer the latest surgical and non-surgical treatments to repair and rebuild the body’s intricate joints.
You'll now find Sarasota Memorial's Orthopedics Unit on the top floor of our new Courtyard Tower. The 36-bed unit offers spacious private rooms that are healing and high tech, with many of the comforts of home – flat screen TVs, free wireless internet access, a comfortable futon that folds down to a bed and a private alcove for overnight guests. Click here for a virtual tour.
The Best Orthopedic Care
Our board-certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons work in concert with a multi-disciplinary team that includes pain medicine and physical medicine specialists and highly trained nurses and rehabilitation therapists.
Many of our physicians have come to us from the best teaching hospitals in the nation – Johns Hopkins, Duke, Mayo, Cleveland Clinic, Mass General. Collectively, they perform more than 4,500 orthopedic and neurosurgical procedures annually and provide specialized orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation to more than 10,000 people each year.
Advanced Technologies & Techniques
Our superior patient outcomes and quality rankings consistently place us among America’s best hospitals. Our surgeons are recognized nationally for their expertise in joint replacements, complex joint revisions, as well as minimally invasive surgeries for hips, knees, spines, shoulders and other joints. Our nurses have earned Magnet Nursing Services Recognition, the nation's highest honor for excellence in nursing. Together, they have achieved some of the lowest (best) readmission rates in the nation.
Surgical specialties and subspecialities include:
- Total Joint Replacement – shoulders, hips, knees
- Hip fractures and other traumatic injuries to bones and joints
- Degenerative conditions
- Partial Knee Replacement
- Reverse Shoulder Replacement
- Hip Resurfacing
- Ankle and Foot Surgery
- Hand Surgery
- Spine Surgery (Scoliosis, Stenosis, spinal fusion, lumbar laminectomy and cervical fusion/laminectomy)
- Orthopedic oncology
- Pediatric orthopedics
- Sports Medicine
Pre-Operative Education & Follow-Up Care
If surgery is necessary, our preoperative education class will explain what to expect before, during, and after your surgery. For information about our pre-op orthopedic classes, please call (941) 917-4047. If unable to attend a class, you may request a DVD to be sent to your home, or view the video online here.
Sarasota Memorial provides the region’s broadest spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, home health and rehabilitative care for orthopedic patients.
Referrals & Second Opinions
If you want a second opinion on treatment options, the orthopedic and neurosurgical specialists at Sarasota Memorial are here to help. Call our physician referral HealthLine at (941) 917-7777 for an appointment or browse our online physician directory.