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Dick Vermeil's Joint Replacement Story
Coach Dick Vermeil is known for his burning passion to succeed. A couple years back, that same passion and determination worked against the football-lifer when severe hip pain prevented him from living his active lifestyle. When the pain became too much to endure, the former coach turned to the team at Penn Orthopaedics.
About Penn Orthopaedics
Highly skilled and highly specialized, Penn Orthopaedic physicians treat each joint condition, spinal disorder or sports injury with a personalized approach. With ten orthopaedic subspecialties, physicians at Penn Orthopaedics not only treat more complex conditions — they are uniquely qualified to treat each condition individually.
Is Joint Replacement Right for You?
Hear from Dr. Charles Nelson, Chief of Joint Replacement Service at Penn Orthopaedics.
Latest News from Penn Orthopaedics
Penn Orthopaedics Awards
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is ranked among the best for outstanding orthopaedic care.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for joint replacement services.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Pennsylvania Hospital are designated as Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement®.