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Comprehensive Orthopaedic Care at Highland Hospital

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The Orthopaedics Department at Highland Hospital is a regional and national center of excellence, and is affiliated with the Orthopaedics Department at the University of Rochester Medical Center, one of the top-five NIH funded orthopaedic research organizations in the U.S.

Complete Care In A Community Setting

Leading the way with advanced procedures and comprehensive care, the Orthopaedics Department at Highland treats all aspects of bone and joint health, from emergency surgeries, to joint replacement, to noninvasive therapies. Among the treatments provided are:

Highland Hospital is a small community hospital, The Orthopaedics Department at Highland Hospital photobut when it comes to orthopaedics we are a world-class, university-affiliated academic medical center with experts in every possible area,Catherine Humphrey, M.D., Chief of Orthopaedics at Highland Hospital.

Hip and Knee Care

The Evarts Joint Center is the region's premier center for joint replacement surgery of the upper and lower extremities. It's the only center in the region that offers comprehensive orthopaedic services that include arthroscopy and osteotomy for joint related problems in the hip and knee.  To learn more, visit the Evarts Joint Center website.

Shoulder and Elbow Care

The Evarts Joint Center surgeons are highly-trained specialists and have performed thousands of joint replacement procedures. Evarts earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission, and our quality ratings are among the highest in the nation. To learn more, visit the Evarts Joint Center website.

Fracture Care

The orthopaedic surgeons at Highland specialize in the research and care of fracture and trauma cases. The Geriatric Fracture Center at Highland Hospital is the first facility of its kind dedicated exclusively to the care of elderly patients with bone fractures. Our geriatricians and orthopaedic surgeons work together to co-manage the complex medical needs of elderly patients. We’re pioneering total quality management for geriatric fracture patient care and raising the standard of care for elderly fracture patients around the world. To learn more, visit the Geriatric Fracture Center.

General Orthopaedics

The Orthopaedics Center is the entryway for most non-emergency orthopaedic care at Highland, and is conveniently located near the lobby of the Hospital. We offer comprehensive state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical treatments for most musculoskeletal conditions including injuries to cartilage and ligaments, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, congenital abnormalities, and bone cancer. We have a radiology department on-site for added convenience, and we can provide referrals for physical and occupational therapy services. For an appointment, call (585) 275-5321.

Once a week, we offer the Orthopaedic Resident Clinic for the uninsured and underserved. For more information about the Clinic, call (585) 341-6861

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

The Highlands at Pittsford has an Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit specially designed by Highland Hospital to meet the needs of patients recovering from orthopaedic surgery. For more information, call (585) 383-1700, ext. 249, or visit the Highlands at Pittsford website.