Joint Replacement Center

Joint Replacement Center

For patients struggling with a painful joint condition – from arthritis of the knee to a fracture of the hip – the CHI Memorial Joint Replacement Center provides advanced orthopedic techniques to eliminate pain and restore flexibility and movement. Therapies range from non-surgical treatment to complex reconstructive surgeries using advanced, minimally invasive techniques.

The expert team of surgeons, nurses, therapists and other caregivers at CHI Memorial specializes in the diagnosis, education, care and treatment of joint replacement patients. We offer the latest total or partial joint techniques by combining clinical expertise and cutting edge technologies to help shorten recovery, minimize pain and achieve outstanding outcomes. Many of our orthopedic surgeons are fellowship trained and highly experienced, having performed thousands of joint replacement surgeries.

We highly experienced team offers these and other procedures:

  • Total and partial knee replacement
  • Same day knee replacement 
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Total ankle replacement
  • Total elbow replacement

CHI Memorial’s state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technology – rest assured that you’re receiving exceptional orthopedic care. With the help of our personalized rehabilitation program, you’ll be back on your feet quickly and doing what you love.

Same Day Knee Replacement
One of the latest techniques available at CHI Memorial is a same day knee replacement surgery that offers an outpatient surgical option for qualified candidates. Like other outpatient surgeries, same day knee replacements often mean fewer complications, lower rates of infection and increased patient satisfaction.

Key benefits of this outpatient procedure include decreased blood loss, no general anesthesia, more effective pain control, and a diminished risk of infections. In some cases, patients can shower the same day.

Ideal candidates for same day knee replacements are young, healthy, strong, motivated and have a solid support system at home to encourage and help them through recovery. Individuals with diabetes, heart disease or other serious health conditions are not appropriate for the same day procedure.

For more information about same day knee replacement, please call a CHI Memorial nurse navigator at (423) 495-7404.

A Team Approach to Joint Care
Successful hip or knee reconstruction depends on surgical expertise and collaboration among specialists. Your surgeon will work closely with a team of caregivers – all doing their part to delivery the highest quality care. From dedicated anesthesiologists and pain management specialists to physical and occupational therapists who help restore people to normal activities inside our center, our team works together seamlessly to provide the most comprehensive joint care in the region.

Click here for more information about the Center for Rehabilitation at CHI Memorial.

Patient Education

We want your procedure to go as smoothly as possible, and this information is vital to your surgical experience and outcome. Please review the patient education information listed below is you’re schedule for joint replacement surgery at CHI Memorial or CHI Memorial Hixson. 

If you have additional questions, please contact your surgeon’s office. 


A good life is defined by the little things – your early morning jog, playing with your children, or even a simple walk with the ones you love. If you’re suffering from joint pain that’s limiting your activities and enjoyment of life, contact us to explore all the options available to you. Remaining active is crucial to the health of your mind, body and spirit. Call (423) 495-7404.

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