The orthopedics program at Tampa General Hospital provides skillful care for a complete range of orthopedic conditions, such as arthritis, bone fractures, and musculoskeletal injuries. We perform joint replacement surgeries, complex tumor resections, and a multitude of other treatments, working collaboratively to improve each patient’s mobility, function, and quality of life. Here, patients have access to a multidisciplinary team of specialists – including physicians, surgeons, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and social workers – all in a single location, providing a simplified and convenient experience.
Tampa General Hospital has earned a top 20 placement as one of America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedics and is Highest Ranked in Florida for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report for 2020-2021 in recognition of our:
High patient volume
Better-than-expected survival rates
A favorable ratio of nurses to patients
Full-time availability of intensive care
Compliance with the nursing standards set forth by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Comprehensive range of patient services, including arthritis treatment and wound management
Advanced technological offerings, including computer-assisted orthopedic surgery
We've also earned special recognition from U.S. News & World Report for 2020-2021 for our knee and hip replacement programs, both of which have low 7- and 30-day re-admission rates, low post-operative complication rates, and low rates of patients requesting corrective surgery after their initial procedures. In addition to these rankings, TGH has also earned a spot on Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2019 list for orthopedics, a recognition based on patient satisfaction, recommendations from doctors, nurses, hospital managers, and other healthcare professionals, and key performance indicators, such as the quality of treatment and medical outcomes. These world-class rankings are indicative of our commitment to providing world-class care to our orthopedic patients.
Not only does our orthopedics program excel at providing routine surgical procedures such as hip and knee surgery, but also at providing emergency orthopedic care for trauma situations. Our orthopedic trauma program provides orthopedic oncology services, fracture management, limb-sparing surgeries, bone and joint infection management, and corrective surgeries for knee conditions, hip conditions, and a variety of other orthopedic conditions. TGH maintains Gold Seal certification for orthopedic trauma from The Joint Commission and is also a regional referral center for complex orthopedic surgery.