Total Joint Center at the Lifespan Orthopedics Institute
The region’s highest volume joint replacement program with clinical and quality outcomes that rank among the best in the nation.
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Call 401-793-5852 to make an appointment or for more information about orthopedic services at the Total Joint Center.
Located at The Miriam Hospital, the Total Joint Center is the region’s highest volume joint replacement program with clinical and quality outcomes that rank among the best in the nation.
All of our services focus on the patient experience from initial consultation through recovery. A program of the Lifespan Orthopedics Institute, the Total Joint Center represents an unprecedented way to deliver total joint replacement for the hip, knee, and shoulder.
Our medical and surgical services at the Total Joint Center are provided in a personalized, caring environment. Total hip, knee, or shoulder replacement is far from just an operation at our center:
All of our services focus on the patient experience from initial consultation through recovery.
A Top Orthopedic Program
The Miriam Hospital has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 100 hospitals across the country with great orthopedic programs. The hospital is home to the Total Joint Center, a program of the Orthopedic Institute at The Miriam, Rhode Island, and Newport hospitals.
“Achieving this ranking is great acknowledgment of the unprecedented integrated way The Miriam Hospital delivers total joint replacement for the hip, knee and shoulder,” said John A. Froehlich, MD, program director of the Total Joint Center.
Patient Progress Survey
To participate in a survey used by orthopedic surgeons to monitor patients’ progress and compared to national averages over time, visit http://www.force-tjr.org.
Awards and Distinctions for the Total Joint Center
The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
The Total Joint Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The certification recognizes the Total Joint Center’s quality, consistency and safety of services and patient care set by The Joint Commission.
Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital Named Blue Distinction Centers
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island named Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital Blue Distinction Centers for knee and hip replacement for 2018. Hospitals are designated as Blue Distinction Centers in recognition of their expertise in delivering quality care and improved patient safety, based on objective clinical measures that result in better outcomes for patients.