Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Orthopedic Services at Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is a leader in providing comprehensive orthopedic medical and surgical expertise in San Diego's East County. At Sharp Grossmont, our team of dedicated physicians, nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists and staff provide support and guidance through the continuum of care.
Our orthopedic patients work with specially trained physical therapists to achieve the highest level of independence possible through our outpatient physical therapy program — located adjacent to the hospital.
Should patients need surgery, all orthopedic surgeries take place at the Sharp Grossmont Outpatient Surgery Center — an outpatient center that is a convenient alternative to hospitalization. Patients return home soon after their procedure, without an overnight stay.
Why choose Sharp Grossmont's orthopedic services?
- More patients choose Sharp Grossmont for orthopedics than any other East County hospital
- We've earned national recognition from the prestigious Joint Commission for demonstrating clinical excellence and patient-centered care
- Our fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons specialize in joint replacement, sports medicine, hand surgery and trauma
- Our top-rated team of affiliated orthopedic surgeons and specialists ensure the best outcomes for patients
- Sharp Grossmont is one of the first hospitals in San Diego to conduct the anterior approach for hip replacement — a new and less invasive procedure that results in less pain and faster recovery
- We provide long-term tracking and follow-up service for joint replacements through our Joint Endeavor program
- We're one of the first hospitals in San Diego to perform advanced partial knee replacement surgery, which replaces only one side of the knee joint
Orthopedic programs and services.
Sharp Grossmont offers a wide range or orthopedic services, including:
- Arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine
- Knee replacement
- Physical therapy
- Shoulder pain
- Spine and neck treatment
- Hip replacement
- Trauma-related surgery
Learn about Sharp's full range of orthopedic services.
Sharp Grossmont's orthopedic team.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital's board-certified orthopedic physicians and surgeons are leading experts in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of arthritic and musculoskeletal conditions, providing comprehensive medical and surgical treatments. Sharp Grossmont's Orthopedic Services is led by Orthopedics Medical Director Dr. Peter Hanson.
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