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At the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando, we’re renowned not only for our progressive medical programs and innovative approaches to orthopedic care, but also for fostering an environment designed to make each and every one of our patients as comfortable as possible. As part of the Florida Hospital system, we are widely regarded as having one of the top orthopedic programs in the entire country. 

In fact, Florida Hospital has been ranked the number one hospital in the country for Medicare patients seeking knee and hip replacements; a top-10 hospital in the nation for knee and hip care by AARP Magazine; and one of the top orthopedic hospitals in the country by Orthopedic Network News. What’s more, the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute was the first in Florida to perform knee replacement and arthroscopic surgery, which is evidence of our continuing commitment to offer our patients the most advanced technologies and procedures available. When possible, we emphasize minimally invasive procedures designed to get our patients back on their feet and back to their lives more quickly and with less pain. 

Our team of experts specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a myriad of injuries and disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system. Working alongside orthopedic physicians throughout our community—as well as an in-house team that includes orthopedic nurses, radiologists and therapists—our orthopedic surgeons bring a unique level of experience to their craft, having received specialized training through fellowships and studies abroad. For our patients, this means assurance that the care they’re receiving with us is among the finest anywhere. 

The orthopedic services we provide include: 

  • Joint replacement
  • Reconstruction and general orthopedics
  • Fracture care
  • Podiatry
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic surgical procedures
  • Hand, shoulder and elbow repair (in fact, we have a specialist dedicated to caring for conditions of the hand)
  • Femoral acetabular impingement (FAI) repair
  • Labral tears
  • Pediatric and adult orthopedic trauma
  • Degenerative joint disease care
  • Osteoarthritis care

We also provide physical and occupational therapy, state-of-the-art imaging services, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans, advanced nuclear medicine, orthopedic tech services and pre-admission testing. 

The Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute has partnered with local sports teams and organizations and high schools to provide state-of-the-art care to professional athletes and weekend warriors alike. Our sports medicine program is highly regarded throughout the community for the resources we devote to athletes of all ages and skill levels, with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques that reduce both recovery times and blood loss. 

The Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando offers a full continuum of care for our orthopedic patients. We also understand that navigating the complex maze of doctor’s appointments and lab tests and insurance coverage can seem overwhelming. That’s why all of our patients have a dedicated care coordinator, whose job is to help them through the process from beginning to end. Our care coordinator helps patients schedule appointments and coordinate care between physicians and specialists.

To assist our surgery patients in knowing what to expect, we provide pre-operation classes, and after surgery, our team of rehabilitation specialists will be there to help you get back to your normal life as quickly as possible. 

If you would like to learn more about our specialized orthopedic unit, call the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando at (407) 303-6509.

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Program

Florida Hospital East Orlando is participating in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program. The program is a new payment model being tested for episodes of care related to total knee and total hip replacements under Medicare, with the goal of supporting better and more efficient care coordination for patients undergoing the most common inpatient surgeries.

The Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model continues to pay providers under existing payment systems, but holds hospitals responsible for the quality and costs from the initial procedure through 90 days after the patient is discharged. Through the CJR program, CMS expects improved coordination of care among hospitals, physicians and post-acute care providers – from surgery to recovery –to benefit patients and result in better outcomes and fewer complications.