When you have a disease or injury affecting your bones or muscles, turn to our comprehensive orthopedic and spine services for help.
Our team of technologists and nurses work with board-certified orthopedic surgeons and the spine surgery team to help make accurate diagnoses and provide the latest, most appropriate treatment (including surgery when necessary) using our full range of sophisticated technology.
In fact, our rigorous standards of care earned Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center a unique leadership position in the state. We were awarded three Gold Seals of Approval™ in Disease-Specific Care Certification for achievements in our total hip, total knee replacement, and spinal surgery. This makes Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center the only hospital in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to hold this honor from The Joint Commission, the nation's largest and oldest health care accreditation organization (they evaluate nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 8,000 hospitals and home care organizations).
We use this outstanding talent to help you in a number of ways:
If your treatment plan requires hospitalization, you will stay in the OrthoSpineCenter, located on our newly-renovated sixth floor:
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The following documents give valuable information concerning each of our procedures and information for before and after surgery: