For Orthopedic Surgery
Patients and Families
Thank you for choosing Brigham and Women's for your care. We are dedicated to a patient and family-centered philosophy that focuses on communication, comfort, and convenience.
The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. Through our Safe Care Commitment, our orthopedic specialists are taking comprehensive measures to provide the safest possible environment for our patients with in-person appointments. Additionally, we will continue to offer Virtual Visits as an option.
We offer a variety of resources to help both new and established patients prepare for a visit with us.
If you are a new patient, please complete the New Patient Self-Assessment form prior to your visit and remember to bring it with you to your visit. At clinic check-in, please be prepared with your:
If x-rays are needed before your appointment, please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. You may go straight to radiology to complete your x-rays prior to checking in at the orthopedic clinic.
To contact one of our administrative professionals for further questions about your visit, 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.