Orthopedics

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Orthopedic injuries and conditions can be painful and frustrating. Getting treatment for them should be simple.

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That's why we created the St.Vincent Orthopedic Center, a state-of-the-art facility located on the 86th Street campus of St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, built with an emphasis on making the treatment of orthopedic conditions as easy and patient friendly as possible.

The Center is designed to deliver efficient, high-quality care to patients by bringing together orthopedic experts into one state-of-the-art location. Housed within the Orthopedic Center are the specialized St.Vincent Center for Joint Replacement and the St.Vincent Spine Center programs.

Whether you are seeking relief from chronic pain associated with aging joints, need care for a sports-related injury, or have been injured in an accident, you want expert treatment that will get you back to living life as quickly as possible. That's our goal, too.

The Orthopedic Center of Excellence features:

  • 60 private inpatient rooms (winner of 2007 Architectural Award)
  • A specialized Orthopedic and Spine Hospitalist Service – a special team of physicians and advanced practice nurses who provide inpatient surgical care
  • State-of-the-art intraoperative navigation technology
  • An innovative pain control process
  • The lowest reported blood transfusion rates for joint replacement
  • The Surgery Evaluation Center (SEC) for all pre-operative tests
  • A weekly care team conference to prepare for each upcoming surgery for patients who enter through the Surgery Evaluation Center
  • A pre-surgery education program for Total Joint and Spine is highly recommended by patients

St.Vincent provides specialized services for children and adults in the following areas:

The Center for Joint Replacement

St.Vincent Center for Joint Replacement performs more joint replacements than any other health care provider in Indiana. For more than 30 years, physicians at the St.Vincent Center for Joint Replacement have been helping people throughout the state regain mobility and independence through joint replacements. The Center holds a Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, a national, independent organization that sets standards for safety and quality in health care.

We provide adults and children with specialized services for care of the:

  • Hand, elbow and wrist
  • Shoulder
  • Hip and knee

The Spine Center

The St.Vincent Spine Center is ranked #1 in the state by HealthGrades for spine surgery. The state-of-the-art Spine Center combines leading experts in nonoperative/minimally invasive treatment and orthopedic and neurological spine surgery with cutting-edge technology to provide the best possible treatment in the "spirit of caring."

The Spine Center offers treatment for a wide range of spine disorders, including:

  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Herniated disc
  • Spinal fractures
  • Kyphosis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Medical low back pain
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Radiculopathy

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Other Orthopedic Treatment Areas

  • Athletes' Needs
    Our Orthopedic Center has a team of sports medicine physicians ready to help you get back in the game.
  • Children's Needs
    St.Vincent pediatric orthopedic specialists care for children through age 21 and treat fractures, spinal deformities, sports injuries, dislocated joints, neuromuscular diseases, and foot deformities.