Skagit Northwest Orthopedic

Joint Replacements: Ankles, Knees, Shoulders, and Hip Replacements

At Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics, our joint doctors are the leading experts in performing joint replacement procedures.

Over time, the constant stress, weight-bearing, and demands our joints endure can wear down the protective cartilage within our joints, causing severe joint pain and discomfort. Though conservative treatment methods may provide temporary pain relief, joint replacement may be a more rewarding option for long-term relief and restoration of mobility.

If you’re considering a joint replacement, Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics’ specialty-trained surgeons are second to none in performing joint replacements.

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Who Needs Joint Surgery

Persistent joint pain is the most common reason patients decide to undergo joint replacement. Whether the result of a prior injury or a degenerative disease, joint replacement may be the answer. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, and conservative treatment methods have failed to alleviate your pain, you may be a candidate for joint replacement surgery:

Joint replacement requires an experienced and skilled surgeon. Our talented joint replacement surgeons have undergone specialized training in joint replacement surgeries. At Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics, our surgeons are committed to optimal outcomes and will work with you to customize a treatment plan to accommodate your individual needs.

Types of Joint Surgery

Joint replacement surgery can be performed with different joints, such as the hip, knee, and shoulder. Each of these joint surgeries has its own sub-types as well, such as partial or total hip replacements and knee replacements.

Depending on the type of condition or injury that has affected the joint, and the extent of damage the joint has suffered, any of these surgeries may be recommended:

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Why Choose Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics?

At Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics, we understand that joint pain, whether it’s the hip, knee, or shoulder, can significantly impact your quality of life and prohibit you from enjoying an active lifestyle. Our joint replacement surgeons believe in patient education and a team approach to patient care so that you feel well-informed and comfortable with your decisions.

Our expert joint replacement surgeons at Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics have completed rigorous training and specialized educational programs focused exclusively on joint replacement procedures. Having mastered highly advanced techniques and accumulated a wealth of combined experience, our surgeons are compassionate, talented, and highly skilled in developing customized treatment plans to accommodate each patient’s individual needs.

Our Team of Specialists

Our joint replacement specialists have the knowledge, proficiency, and skill to effectively treat joint pain, so you can get back to an active, pain-free lifestyle. Meet our orthopedic surgeon team and know your health is in good hands:

Camille L. Connelly
Camille L. Connelly, MD
Jacob “Jake” D. Gorbaty
Jacob D.
Kenneth M. Oates
Kenneth M. Oates,
Eric S. Secrist
Eric S. Secrist,
Jonathan B. Shafer
Jonathan B. Shafer
Stacia A. Smith
Stacia A. Smith, MD

If you are experiencing severe joint pain, consult with one of our joint replacement surgeons at Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics. To schedule a consultation, please request an appointment online or call (360) 424-7041.