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Blue Distinction Center for Knee & Hip Replacement
Weiss Named Institute of Quality for Joint Replacement
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What is Joint University?

Weiss Memorial HospitalJoint University is a place, a program and a team of exceptional orthopedic surgeons and clinicians who deliver outstanding care to individuals choosing to have joint replacement surgery. Each member of Joint University's multidisciplinary team has been selected for his or her exceptional abilities, positive attitude and outstanding motivational skills.

Joint University is located at Weiss Memorial Hospital on Chicago's dynamic north side, and features newly remodeled private rooms overlooking Lake Michigan and an environment that is pleasant and conducive to healing.
Read our Joint Replacement Stories:Katie Mussio
  • Katie Mussio: Hip replacement surgery. 
  • Chuck Westendorf: Correction of “uneven legs.”
  • Andrew Dadisman: Total hip replacement at young age.
  • Former Chicago Bulls Coach Doug Collins: Double hip replacement.
  • Ken Kolakowski: Radical knee surgery.
  • Why Joint University is a Smart Choice
    Joint University gives patients a head start before their surgeries, puts them on the road to successful healing and shorter recovery after their surgeries, and provides a support network extending far into their futures as they move into a vastly improved quality of life.

    For more information about Weiss Joint University in Chicago, please call (888) 503-ORTHO. Referring physicians, please call (773) 564-6222.

    Joint University has recently been named a Blue Distinction Center® for knee and hip replacement. Learn more 

    Joint University at Weiss Memorial Hospital on Chicago's north side is unlike any other joint replacement program because:

    • It provides an environment that emphasizes wellness and maximizes recovery efforts through education, a culture of early mobility, family involvement and group interaction.
    • It offers the latest minimally invasive and rapid-recovery techniques in hip and knee replacement surgery, including advanced analgesic techniques to decrease post-operative pain and nausea, as well as cosmetic wound-closure techniques.
    • It takes a long-term view of the patient experience, offering follow-up calls and class reunions to track patient satisfaction with the process.

    What Puts Joint University at the Head of the Class?
    Because we are a leader in innovative minimally invasive joint replacement surgical techniques many of our patients travel from throughout the tri-state area to receive the specialized joint replacement care available only at Weiss.

    Joint University takes our commitment to orthopedic excellence to an exciting new level of excellence.

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