Orthopaedic Institute

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Knee Replacement Patient Story

Leo Wisniewski

"If you have chronic knee pain that is affecting your quality of life, then don’t hold off"

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Tom Walker

"I know we are in expert hands with our AHN doctors and staff. "

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Joint Replacement

When joint pain and stiffness become so severe that it’s difficult to perform even the simplest daily activities, it’s time to call the adult reconstruction and joint replacement specialists at Allegheny Health Network. Our nationally renowned surgeons use advanced technology and the latest surgical techniques to eliminate pain and restore motion to a joint.

You can count on our team to coordinate your personalized treatment plan every step of the way. We will be there to support your challenges, keep your spirits up, listen to your concerns and strengthen your overall well-being.


Why the Orthopaedic Institute?

Expertise and teamwork
Allegheny Health Network’s joint replacement specialists are among the most experienced in the region and are nationally recognized experts in this subspecialty. What makes our team so effective is its multidisciplinary approach to treating problems affecting the joints. Our surgeons team with specialists to provide you with a customized treatment plan.

Personalized care and attention
At the Orthopaedic Institute, compassion and values are just as critical as treatments and cures. Our doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals promote an environment where you feel like you are their only patient. You will be surrounded by a dedicated team who will make your care, comfortable, compassionate and reassuring.

Progressive research
Our researchers are exploring ways to improve the long-term effectiveness of replacement joints and prostheses. They are also investigating how to reduce or even eliminate total joint infections. These studies could lead to better outcomes for patients who need joint replacement surgery. You may also be eligible to enroll in one of our newest clinical trials.

Care close to home
We know how important time is to you. For your comfort and convenience, you can see joint replacement specialists at a variety of Allegheny Health Network hospitals, as well as at a growing number of outpatient clinics.

Find out more about this specialty at a location near you.

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