Northwestern Medicine offers care from a team of orthopaedic surgeons who provide advanced treatments and a collaborative philosophy of care for patients with joint problems. Your team will include advanced fellowship-trained surgeons and a dedicated anesthesia team, who can offer:

  • Minimally invasive procedures
  • Computer-assisted techniques
  • Custom-molded joint replacements
  • Joint care programs
  • Modern pain management protocols
  • Specialized physical therapy

Meet the Team

Northwestern Medicine spine surgeon Dr. Aruna Ganju performing surgery.

Northwestern Medicine offers care from teams of orthopaedic surgeons who provide advanced treatments and a collaborative philosophy of care for patients with joint problems.

Meet the Western Suburbs Joint Replacement Team

Specialty Care Areas

Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a treatment for pain and disability in the hip, during which your hip joint is replaced with a prosthetic implant. Northwestern Medicine specialists use the latest technology to treat many types of hip conditions.

Knee Replacement Surgery

In knee replacement surgery, the weight-bearing surfaces of your knee joint are replaced with prosthetic joint hardware. Knee replacement surgery is needed when a knee joint is worn out or damaged.

Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery

The Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted technology can be used for partial knee replacement surgeries. Orthopaedic surgeons will use it to replace only the damaged area of your knee, preserving surrounding bone and ligaments.

Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Shoulder replacement surgery is when the damaged parts of the shoulder are removed and replaced with an implant.

Osteoarthritis

Sometimes called degenerative arthritis because it is a “wearing out” condition involving the breakdown of cartilage in the joints.

Conditions

  • Arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Bursitis
  • Dislocation
  • Fractures
  • Hip Pain
  • Ligament Injuries And Tears
  • Sports and Work-Related Injuries
  • Trauma

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