Total Joint Replacement Program

South Shore Health System offers end-to-end care for hip, knee, and shoulder replacement surgery. From pre-surgery education, to home care and physical therapy to get you back on your feet.  Our goal is to get you back at your active lifestyle without limitations imposed by joint pain. It's why we consistently rank in the top 10% for patient satisfaction, according to Press Ganey.

Our surgical team includes board-certified orthopedic surgeons including:

The specialized care team also includes:

  • Orthopedic physician assistants
  • Specially-trained surgical nurses
  • Orthopedic-certified registered nurses
  • Orthopedic nurse navigators
  • Specialty trained nursing assistants
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Care progression coordinators

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has named South Shore Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ in knee and hip replacement. The designation recognizes facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivery high-quality orthopedic care.

Dedicated Inpatient Unit

South Shore Hospital’s dedicated inpatient unit is designed to meet the specialized needs of orthopedic patients and consistently ranks in the top percentile for patient satisfaction scores. It offers spacious private rooms and a rehabilitation gym on the floor—where patients participate in group and individual therapies as soon as possible after surgery.

Judy's Story

When her aching right knee started affecting her quality of life...

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Services. As One.

Contact Us

To get a referral to a total joint replacement surgeon, call 781-624-6673.

Healing. As One.

Owen McConville, MD

Co-Chair, Orthopedics

Our surgeons have specific areas of expertise and specialized training, meaning your surgeon is uniquely qualified to treat your condition.

Alicia DelPrete, RN

Orthopedic Nurse Navigator

It’s gratifying to navigate patients through the entire joint replacement experience and watch as they return to a full and active life.

Hannah RautenberG

Occupational Therapist

I enjoy being part of each patient’s journey towards independence through optimizing their ability to perform everyday tasks.



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Talk to a Joint Replacement Expert

Are you in need of a hip or knee replacement and have questions about our program? Request a call from one of our orthopedic nurse navigators.

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