Orthopedic care is changing at
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
As a part of the nationally recognized Sentara Healthcare system, our orthopedic specialists are introducing innovations like 3-D printed modeling, muscle-sparing techniques, and anterior hip replacements. Plus, our rehabilitation process is dedicated to expedite recovery times, with most patients on their feet the day after surgery.
Innovations in Joint Replacement
Sentara Martha Jefferson Joint Replacement Center is proud to be on the leading edge of hip, knee and shoulder replacement. Our experts work with you to develop a truly personalized solution for reducing your pain from arthritis or overuse as well as to help you reduce the risk of further injury.
Even beyond surgery, we are with you every step of the way. From the pre-surgery joint camp to your post-op pain management and rehabilitation, we ensure you are getting the best possible care.
We also offer informational seminars four times a year for people interested in learning about their options for their chronic joint pain.
Hand and Wrist Conditions
Sentara Martha Jefferson’s hand surgeons are specially trained in the treatment of conditions affecting the hand or arm.
Some of the conditions they treat include: wrist pain, sports injuries, tendon injuries, tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Your hands are an important part of your body and serve many functional purposes. When they are injured, it can impact functionality and can require specialized care.
Our hand surgeons have received additional training and certifications to be able to provide you with highly specialized, quality care. They create an individualized treatment plan for each patient that can include both non-surgical and surgical techniques. Our goal is to return maximum functionality as quickly as possible for each patient.
Sports Medicine Expertise and Convenience
Whether you are a professional athlete, a student or a weekend warrior, the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists at Sentara Martha Jefferson are offering more options to help get you back into the game faster. From our early-hours walk-in clinic to our orthopedic offices that also house imaging and physical therapy, you can get all the care you need in one of our two convenient locations.
The sports medicine team at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital consists of orthopedists and physical therapists who work with primary care physicians and orthopedic surgeons treating teen and adult athletes. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital also offers state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging services.
With specialty-trained musculoskeletal radiologists on-site, along with the latest CT, MRI and other technology, we can diagnose and treat your injury with record speed and effectiveness. Your images and results can be sent electronically to your physician to expedite care and get you back in the game faster.
Getting You Back to a Pain-Free Life
Our orthopedic team offers a comprehensive program that combines the highest quality medicine with personalized care. It's important for you to know that choosing us means choosing quality.
Strong Recovery. Ninety percent of our joint replacement patients are walking at least a few steps on the day of their surgery. On average, our recovering joint replacement patients walk close to 800 feet during their hospitalization.
Length of Stay. Our average length of stay is approximately two days.
Infection Prevention. At Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, patient safety is our top priority. Our goal is always to prevent any possible infections and we are committed to following the most stringent best practices when it comes to infection prevention.