Joint Replacement

If you have severe arthritis or painful joints, we can help you move more easily and comfortably. Specialists in our Joint Replacement Program provide a range of treatments, from arthroscopy to total hip and knee replacements. Our personalized care will help you get back to your normal activities as soon as possible.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all conditions related to the need for joint replacement, including:

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    Joint injury
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    Joint pain

Meet Your Care Team

Stephen M. Engstrom
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4.7

Stephen M. EngstromMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Ginger E. Holt
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4.7

Ginger E. HoltMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Sarcoma
Gregory G. Polkowski
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4.8

Gregory G. PolkowskiII, MD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Andrew A. Shinar
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4.9

Andrew A. ShinarMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Kyle T. Brooks
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4.7

Kyle T. BrooksP.A.C

    Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics

Why Choose Joint Replacement at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    We follow the most rigorous standards to perform surgery that is safe and free from complications. BlueCross BlueShield named Vanderbilt Orthopaedics a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement in recognition of our team meeting the highest standards of patient care. We are also designated as a United Healthcare Center of Excellence based on our team meeting the highest standards of patient safety and patient outcomes.

  • Knowledge and experience

    Our doctors perform thousands of joint replacements a year. They also serve in the organizations responsible for establishing national guidelines for patient care. Our depth of experience translates into expert care for you.

  • Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. Our rapid recovery program is designed to get you home the next day, or even the same day, to recover as quickly as possible.

  • Team approach

    Our team includes orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, occupational and physical therapists, a patient education coordinator and a social worker. We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need.

  • Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.

  • Innovation

    At Vanderbilt, you have access to innovative joint replacement surgical options from a team on the forefront of evidence-based medicine. This means you receive the latest, proven treatment and therapy options available.

  • Dedicated anesthesia and pain management

    Our anesthesiologists understand every aspect of joint replacement surgery. Using advanced pain management processes, we’ll help you get back on your feet sooner. Our goal is to help you recover with fewer side effects and complications.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Hip arthroscopy
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    Hip resurfacing
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    Partial knee replacement
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    Revision total hip replacement
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    Shoulder and elbow replacement
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    Total hip replacement
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    Total knee replacement

Locations (2)

1215 21st Ave. S., Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232