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Joint pain can strike at any age and can prevent you from living the active lifestyle you truly desire. UF Health Flagler Hospital's comprehensive Orthopedic Care Center features an expert surgical team, orthopedic-certified nursing staff and specially trained physical therapists who all work together to achieve optimum outcomes for patients. Pre-surgery education classes are offered to knee and hip replacement patients, helping to clarify expectations and speed recovery times.

For more information about the physicians at UF Health St. Johns Orthopedic Specialists and all the available services click here.

Joint Commission National Quality ApprovalUF Health Flagler Hospital was named one of America’s Best 100 Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery by Healthgrades. The hospital has also earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its comprehensive total knee and total hip joint replacement programs, by demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes UF Health Flagler Hospital's dedication to continuous compliance with the Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards.

If you are scheduled for a knee or hip replacement, click here to register for a pre-education class.