Baystate's fully integrated, dedicated multidisciplinary team offers patients "one-stop shopping" for all phases of their procedure, including:
- Pre-operative education
- Case managers to assist with discharge planning
- State-of-the-art surgery applying the latest technological advances.
- A dedicated nursing unit staffed by a multidisciplinary team including a specialized anesthesiologist, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses
- Post-operative pain management
- Rehabilitation therapy provided by a core team of physical and occupational therapists
Baystate Medical Center's three board certified hip and knee replacement specialist surgeons perform more hip and knee replacements than any other facility in Western Massachusetts. They specialize in revisions and reconstructive surgery.
- Jordan Greenbaum, MD
- Robert J. Krushell, MD
- Andrew Lehman, MD
These experts are all members of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons who devote their practice exclusively to hip and knee replacment surgery and use computer-assisted navigation for more accurate placement of joints.
Premier, Inc., rated the Hip and Knee Replacement Program as one of only ten top performing hospitals nationwide. Premier, a performance improvement consortium of 1,500 hospitals and health care sites, cited the Baystate program for its rate of successful clinical outcomes and management.
Learn about the Hip and Knee Replacement Program's quality and safety record.
Our program is also a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM. Awarded by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, this distinction demonstrate an expertise in quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients, by meeting objective clinical measures developed with input from expert physicians and medical organizations. Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement provide comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement and total hip replacement surgeries.