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Joint Replacement Department

Joint Replacement Department

You can be free of pain and enjoy all the activities of life—from walking to gardening to sports. UOA has the solution for painful joints due to arthritis or injury.

Joint replacement is a surgery where an arthritic joint is replaced with a new one and is one of the fastest-growing procedures in medicine. In fact, more than one million Americans have a hip or knee replaced each year. At University Orthopaedic Associates, we have a team of award winning joint replacement surgeons who are at the forefront of the latest procedures offering total joint replacements, partial joint replacements and minimally invasive techniques. For over 40 years, our surgeons have performed over 20,000 joint replacements.

  • Over the last 40 years, our surgeons have performed over 20,000 joint replacements.

UOA is at the forefront of the latest procedures in joint replacement. We were the first in New Jersey perform the outpatient (same-day) minimally invasive anterior hip replacement. Our expertise also allows you a variety of solutions to suit your needs–including total joint replacements, partial joint replacements, minimally invasive techniques, and a new hip replacement surgical technique that conceals the scar along the bikini line.

While joint replacement has long been known among the elderly population, about half of total joint replacements are now patients under the age of 64.  Joint replacement is no longer a “last resort” procedure but a solution to keeping you feel young.

In addition to the latest techniques to ensure greater ease and efficiency of recovery, UOA offers same-day surgery. UOA is now one of the few practices that can do complex joint replacement surgeries in an out-patient setting. Patients can go home the same day to recover with no over-night stay at a hospital or in-patient rehabilitation facility. Our surgery center offers a variety of benefits, including comfort, convenience and a reduced risk for infection.

At UOA we offer on-site rehabilitation for pre and post surgery. Patients can benefit from “prehab” prior to surgery, for a quicker more complete recovery following surgery, and the option that rehab can sometimes help you avoid surgery all together. In all cases, your UOA surgeon works in close communication and cooperation with the therapist in planning and conducting your recovery.

Research Studies:

University Orthopaedic Associates is Now Enrolling Patients for a New Hip Study

Dr. Baione Provides Overview of Arthritis Treatments

Dr. Harwood Discusses the NAVIO System

Dr. Kayiaros Presents Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacements: “The Anterior Approach”

Dr. Kayiaros Presents Returning to Sporting Activity After Total Joint Replacement

Hip Study Intro - Dr. Kayiaros

Phase l - Anterior Hip Rehabilitation - Dr. Kayiaros

Phase ll - Anterior Hip Physical Therapy - Dr. Kayiaros

Phase lll - Anterior Hip Rehabilitation - Dr. Kayiaros

Introduction to Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery

Related News & Blogs

  • Dr. Stephen Kayiaros to Speak at a Free Hip Pain Seminar

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    Dr. Stephen Kayiaros will be speaking at a free seminar, “Today’s Solutions For Your Hip Pain”, presented by DePuy Synthes. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 in Bridgewater, NJ from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Reservation info: Call 800-256-1146 and mention reservation code 6907 or visit events.jointreplacement.com Location: Bridgewater Marriott 700 Commons Way Bridgewater, NJ 08807

  • Shining the Spotlight on Anterior Hip Replacement

    Shining the Spotlight on Anterior Hip Replacement

    Anterior hip replacement is one of many approaches joining the minimally invasive trend in the surgical arena. With this technique—as well as all other minimally invasive techniques—the goal is to decrease the trauma to the tissues around the hip so patients may be able to recover faster and with less pain. Patients in need of

  • Dr. Harwood Discusses NAVIO

    Dr. Harwood Discusses NAVIO

    Dr. David A. Harwood of University Orthopaedic Associates (UOA) recently presented to an audience of his peers about the NAVIO Surgical System. NAVIO is a revolutionary tool used to assist with partial and total knee replacement procedures and offers a whole new depth of precision. Check out Dr. Harwood discussing the advanced technology today!

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