Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement

The URMC Division of Adult Reconstruction provides diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for individuals with degenerative and inflammatory bone disease and bone injuries or deformities. Patients with joint problems requiring surgery are treated at the region's premier center for total joint care, The Evarts Joint Center. The Center combines the expertise and technological reources of the University of Rochester Medical Center, Highland Hospital and some of the country's top orthopaedists. Our mission is to help joint patients live with greater mobility and independence, and to promote scientific advancements in the field.

What makes us unique?

We perform the highest volume of primary and revision joint reconstruction surgeries in the Rochester, NY nine-county region. Studies over the last 20 years have shown that hospital and physician volume for certain procedures has a direct link to patient outcomes. In addition, our involvement in research and education means our patients get access to treatments that use the newest technologies including:

  • Computer-guided surgery
  • Minimal incision and minimally invasive surgery
  • New implant materials and techniques, such as hip resurfacing