Evarts Joint Center at Highland Hospital Most Comprehensive Orthopaedic Services in the Region The Evarts Joint Center opened at Highland Hospital in 2005. Since then, the demand for the expertise of our orthopaedic surgeons has grown dramatically and our center has grown too. The quality of our services has been recognized with the Gold Seal of Approval™ from the Joint Commission, the nation's leading organization for setting rigorous health care standards. Privacy and Comfort: Each room at Evarts is thoughtfully designed for the comfort of our patients and their families. Patient privacy is a priority throughout the hospital experience. Experience: Our orthopaedic surgeons specialize in joint replacements and have performed thousands of procedures. Specialized Care: Evarts is uniquely equipped with several rooms designed for patients that need critical care. Our highly-trained team and specialized monitoring equipment allows us to care for patients with even the most complex medical conditions. Our team includes geriatricians that manage the needs of elderly patients. Dedicated Anesthesia and Pain Management Protocols: The dedicated anesthesiologists at Evarts specialize in joint replacement surgery. Advanced regional anesthetic techniques are used for most patients. Our unique medication protocol keeps our patients remarkably comfortable so that they get back on their feet sooner and recover with fewer side effects and fewer complications. Most of our patients are walking the day after surgery. Watch a YouTube video about the dedicated anesthesiologists at Evarts. Quality: We designed the Evarts Joint Center to set a new standard for joint replacement which helped us earn the Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval™. Our quality ratings are among the highest in the nation. State-of-the-Art: Our operating rooms have some of the most advanced equipment available for use in orthopaedic surgery. We have a special air-handling system to reduce the risk of post-operative infection, and Evarts is a regional demonstration site for state-of-the-art computer-guided surgery and navigation systems. Post-Operative Rehabilitation: Our Rehabilitation Center is on the same floor as our patient rooms and is used exclusively by joint replacement patients. We also offer rehabilitation services at the Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit at The Highlands at Pittsford. Affiliated with URMC: The Evarts Joint Center is affiliated with the Orthopaedics Department at the University of Rochester Medical Center, one of the top-five NIH funded research organizations in the U.S. Our patients benefit from having access to the newest treatments and technologies.