Penn Orthopaedics

Joint Replacement Conditions & Treatments

The orthopaedic experts at Penn's Joint Replacement Service treat painful and debilitating joint conditions with advanced surgical techniques and technology.

Conditions Treated

Conditions treated include:

  • Arthritis
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Fractures and injuries
  • Joint tumors
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Trauma
  • Labral tears
  • Femoral acetabular impingement
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Inflamatory arthritis (rheumatoid, hemophiliac, spondylitis, pigmented villonodular synovitis)


Penn Orthopaedics offers the latest joint reconstruction procedures including:

  • Hip replacement (also known as hip arthroplasty)
  • Total or partial knee replacement (also known as knee arthroplasty)
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Partial (unicompartmental) knee arthroplasty
  • Patellofemoral replacement (PFR)
  • Hip joint preservation (hip arthroscopy, hip osteotomy, femoral head reshaping, acetabular rim trimming, acetabular labral resection and repair)
  • Knee preservation (femoral and tibial osteotomy and cartilage transplantation, knee arthroscopy)
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Minimally invasive approaches for total hip replacement (mini-posterior, mini-Hardinge, direct anterior, MIS 2-incision)
  • Minimally invasive approaches for total knee replacement (mini-medial parapatellar, mini-midvastus, mini-subvastus)
  • Surgical navigation and custom joint specific instrumentation for joint replacement