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Orthopedic Services at Johnson City Medical Center

 

Johnson City Medical Center consistently ranks as the region’s top facility for orthopedic and neuro-surgical services.

 

Annually, Johnson City Medical Center’s orthopedic and neurosurgery program performs more procedures than the next two regional hospitals combined. Our multi-specialty physicians deliver expert treatment for hip, knee, shoulder, hand, spine, feet and ankle conditions. Our advances in orthopedic and neuro-surgical care can mean less pain and shorter recovery times, while ensuring you receive the highest quality of care possible. We are proud of the awards and recognition our programs have received and continue to strive to provide the best care for our patients. Johnson City Medical Center offers a full array of orthopedic and neuro-surgical services, from preventative diagnostic testing to surgery.


Our "Life Restored" videos feature grateful orthopedic patients and their stories about their experience and the treatment they received at JCMC. For more information, call 423-431-6937.


Diagnostic:

  • Open MRI
  • Low-dose CT (128 slice)
  • Siemens flash scanner
  • 3 Tesla MRI

Pre-Surgery:

  • Wellness Connection Pre-Joint Replacement Program
  • Comprehensive education
  • Ambassador program

Surgical Services: 5 state-of-the-art ortho/neuro surgical suites

Knee Replacement
The Joint Replacement Center at Johnson City Medical Center has developed a comprehensive, planned course of treatment.  We believe that you play a key role in ensuring a successful recovery.  Our goal is to involve you in your treatment through each step of the program. Learn more about knee replacement at JCMC.

Spine Surgery

Johnson City Medical Center specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with back and neck problems. Your team will include physicians, patient care partners, nurses and physical and occupational therapists specializing in total spine care. We also provide comprehensive information on what to expect every step of the way, what you need to do during each phase of treatment, care at home, and exercises and tips to get you back to an active lifestyle. Learn more about spine surgery at JCMC.

 

Total Hip Replacement

The Joint Replacement Center has developed a comprehensive, planned course of treatment. We believe that you play a key role in ensuring a successful recovery. Johnson City Medical Center offers total hip replacement. Total hip replacement patients recover quickly. Patients will be able to walk the day of the surgery. Generally, patients are able to return to driving in two to four weeks, dance in four to six weeks and golf in six to 12 weeks. Learn more about total hip replacement at JCMC.

 

Hip Fracture Program

The Hip Fracture Program at Johnson City Medical Center was the first of its kind in our region and specializes in care for elderly patients who have experienced a fracture. Our program is involved in all aspects of the healing process following a fracture, from the emergency department, through pre-operative preparation, surgical procedure and post-operative rehabilitation to your discharge from the hospital. Learn more about our Hip Fracture Program.

 

Post-Surgery

  • Comprehensive rehab
  • Physical assessment
  • On-site pharmacy
  • Ambassador program

Certifications

  • Certification as a Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission for Total Knee
  • Certification as a Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission for Total Hip
  • Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, an Independent Llicensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and HIp Replacement by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, an Independent Llicensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association