Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital
Hip, Knee and Shoulder Joint Replacement
Located at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, the Total Joint Center is the region’s highest volume program for total hip replacement, knee replacement and shoulder replacement procedures - with clinical and quality outcomes that rank among the best in the nation.
A program of the Lifespan Orthopedics Institute, the Total Joint Center represents an unprecedented way to deliver total joint replacement. All of our medical and surgical services are provided in a personalized, caring environment and focus on the patient experience from initial consultation through recovery.
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This Rhode Island patient's medical treatment involved her Lifespan surgeon, her family, and a U.S. senator, along with some international negotiations to get her the care she needed.
A Top Orthopedic Program
The Total Joint Center performed significantly better than the national average in readmissions, surgical site infection rates, length of stay and patient experience according to Hospital Compare, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Vizient and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS).
Awards and Distinctions for the Total Joint Center
The Miriam Hospital earned the “Top Hospital in Rhode Island” designation from US News & World Report for the 12th year in a row in its 2023 to 2024 report on the best hospitals in the country. The Miriam also ranked as the Top Hospital in the Providence metro area, which includes Providence, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Fall River, Massachusetts, and New Bedford, Massachusetts. .
The hospital’s specialized adult orthopedics services received a "high performing" rank for care and treatment. Additionally, US News & World Report awarded The Miriam a "high performing" rating for 10 common adult procedures and conditions:
Equally significant is that, in 2023, the Total Joint Center earned, for the fourth time, the Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission.
In 2023, the Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital became a four-time recipient of The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. We are a total care center for every patient who enters our facility.
In 10 years, the surgeons of the highly acclaimed Total Joint Center have completed more than 15,000 total joint replacements. Center director John Froehlich, MD, recounts the journey. Watch the video.
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