Adult Reconstruction & Joint Replacement
The hip and knee joints endure a tremendous amount of wear and tear throughout a patient's life and can deteriorate over time, resulting in damage to the ligaments, tendons and cartilage. With recent advancements in orthopedic treatments, patients can easily regain joint functionality and return to normal activities.
The board certified orthopedic surgeons at Advocate Christ Medical Center's Bone and Joint Institute are fellowship trained to perform complex hip and knee joint reconstruction and replacement techniques using the latest technologies.
We treat patients with any number of conditions affecting the hip and knee, including:
Christ Medical Center is one of very few facilities in Chicago to specialize in revision surgeries for failed joint replacements, performing nearly 100 of these operations each year. Our surgeons have expertise in resurfacing techniques that preserve the most tissue during surgery and result in better, longer lasting outcomes.
We perform more cartilage restoration and partial knee replacements than most centers in Chicago and are among the handful of facilities to offer meniscus transplant surgeries. Orthopedic specialists at Christ Medical Center operate on many patients who are turned away from other institutions because of obesity or unusual anatomy. Despite our high volumes and diverse expertise, we report extremely low failure and revision rates compared to the university centers across Chicago.
Advocate Christ Medical Center offers a full complement of treatments to patients with hip and knee conditions and injuries including: