Joint Replacement

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Joint replacement surgeons at the University of Wisconsin in Madison offer hip and knee replacement and elbow and shoulder joint replacement. Our UW Health orthopedic surgeons are fellowship-trained and recognized as experts in the field of joint replacement.


Joint Replacement Care Plan


Your UW Health joint replacement surgeons and orthopedic team have developed a three-pronged care plan to guide you through your preparation, hospital stay and recovery from surgery:

  1. Your Care Team and Support Person: Your joint replacement team's main goal is to provide you with the care and support you need to get through your joint replacement.
  2. Joints 101: This pre-surgery class discusses what to expect throughout the joint replacement process. Learn more about Joints 101 | On YouTube
  3. TotalCare: This free online educational system provides you with comprehensive information before and after surgery. Learn more and create your TotalCare account

Learn more about our Joint Care Replacement Plan


Hip Replacement

Knee Joint Replacement

Elbow and Shoulder Joint Replacement


Learn more about our Elbow and Shoulder Joint Replacement