UofL Health – Orthopedics offers help to individuals suffering from pain and limited activities due to hip related injury or arthritic conditions. As premier orthopedic and joint replacement specialists, our physicians are leaders in the field who train other doctors in advanced surgical methods. Our hip replacement surgical team includes highly skilled orthopedic physicians, assistants, nurses and surgical technicians, as well as anesthesiologists that specialize in post-operative pain management. Our goal is to improve a patient’s quality of life by providing state-of-the-art techniques and implants coupled with a comfortable hospital experience.

State-of-the-art implants made from titanium, chrome-cobalt, ceramics and cross-link polyethylene are used in joint replacement surgeries. Each patient receives individualized care based on their needs with respect to the approach and implants used.

UofL Health – Orthopedics offers both anterior and posterior hip replacement. For an even higher level of precision, UofL Health offers robotic-arm assisted hip replacement surgery.

MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology

UofL Health – Jewish Hospital offers state of the art MAKO robotic-arm assisted surgeries for hip replacement. The Jewish Hospital Total Joint Replacement Program has performed more than 3,000 MAKO robotic-assisted joint replacement procedures.

During surgery, the MAKO system accurately determines the implant size and provides exact placement of the implant based on the individual patient’s bone anatomy. The robotic arm of the MAKO system helps the surgeon to make precise bone cuts and place the hip implant to exactly match the patient’s anatomy based on the preoperative plan. 

ROSA Robotic Hip Replacement

UofL Health – Medical Center East offers robotics-assisted hip replacement using the ROSA Robotic Hip Replacement System. This system allows surgeons to examine a 3D model of the hip through X-rays to plan out the surgery in advance.

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