Joint Replacement

Summit Medical Center awarded Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification from The Joint Commission.

Summit has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification. After a year-long journey of dedicated program development and rigorous evaluations, the Summit Medical Center team is immensely proud to have reached this significant milestone.


The Joint Commission’s Advanced Total Hip and Knee Certification is a testament to Summit Medical Center’s commitment to providing exceptional patient care and ensuring the highest standards of quality and safety. This certification underscores the medical center’s expertise and proficiency in delivering comprehensive care for individuals undergoing joint replacement procedures.


Throughout the certification process, Summit Medical Center demonstrated its dedication to meeting or exceeding the rigorous requirements set forth by the Joint Commission. This achievement showcases the center’s dedication to continuous improvement, patient-centered care, and adherence to best practices in orthopedic medicine.


Summit Medical Center’s achievement of this certification reinforces its position as a leader in healthcare excellence. Patients can trust that they will receive world-class treatment and compassionate care when choosing Summit Medical Center for their total joint needs.

About the Joint Replacement Education Class

Summit Medical Center is now offering a Joint Education Class for patients and loved ones that are scheduled to have a total hip, total knee or total shoulder replacement. This class can help answer questions about how to prepare for surgery, after surgery and recovery.

Please join us for a free class before your surgery.

Total Joint Education Class

The total joint education class is a pre-surgical education course. This course is highly recommended and required by some physicians. The course covers preparing for your surgery, what to expect the day of surgery and while you are in the hospital, nursing care, pain management, therapies, and how to prepare for going home after your surgery. It is highly recommended that your coach attends the class with you.

To register for a class please call 307-232-4055.