Joint Replacement

When alternative treatment options no longer provide relief, joint replacement may be recommended. The surgical procedure involves replacing a portion or the entire damaged joint with prosthesis to create a healthy joint. Puget Sound Orthopaedics joint replacement surgeons are dedicated to restoring function, relieving pain and returning patients to prior levels of activity.

Joint Replacement Doctors


  • Total joint replacement
  • Partial joint replacement
  • Total joint revisions
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Outpatient total joint replacement
  • Upper extremity joint replacement, including
    • Shoulder joint replacement
    • Elbow joint replacement
    • Finger joint replacement
    • Thumb joint replacement
  • Lower extremity joint replacement, including

Patient Education

Hip Replacement

Hips that have received damage due to arthritis, fractures or other diseases may have sustained irreversible damage to the bone. When this happens, a total hip replacement might be the best available treatment. A prosthetic hip is placed into the pelvis and the head of the femur to recreate the ball-and-socket joint which remobilizes the […]

Knee Replacement

A total knee replacement is the procedure performed when a knee is damaged beyond repair. Major injuries and various diseases can damage the knee to this point where the best treatment option is to replace the knee joint. The goal of a knee replacement is to reduce pain and improve function and mobility of the […]

Joint Replacement Locations