For Medical Professionals
At Brigham and Women's, we're dedicated to collaborating with our referring physicians.
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery offers a variety of resources to help you deliver optimal care to your patients, including:
To contact one of our physicians regarding a question, patient referral or second opinion, please call (617) 732-5322.
If you have sudden or ongoing pain in your knee, hip or shoulder, you may wonder when it’s time to seek medical care for your joint problem. You may be able to manage pain on your own for a while, but how do you know if joint pain is a sign of a serious problem that needs care?
After struggling with joint pain for years, Doug chose to undergo hip and knee replacement surgeries with Brigham and Women's Department of Orthopedics. To his delight and surprise, in both cases he was able to go home the very same day as his surgery.
The knee, the largest joint in the body, bears most of our weight. Due to the natural wear-and-tear that comes with constant lifting and moving, the knee is frequently affected by arthritis.