Hip & Knee Replacement

Ready to take the next step?


You’ve been to the doctor. You know now that the best solution to ending your hip and knee pain and easing your arthritis is joint replacement surgery. It’s time to reclaim your active life and explore your treatment options today. Here you’ll find a great one-stop information resource to guide you in taking the next steps (literally) to get your life back on track. So, what are you waiting for?

The Swedish Orthopedic Institute performs more joint replacements than any other medical center in the region and is the first in the Puget Sound area to perform MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing treatment. Our step-by-step Joint Journey program ensures that every aspect of your care, from pre-surgery to rehab, is carefully planned and coordinated to ensure the best possible outcome.



Knee Replacement


Hip Replacement

Learn more about knee replacement at Swedish.

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Learn more about hip replacement at Swedish.

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A Physician's Thoughts:

Dr. Sean Toomey talks about knee replacement surgery and treatment options.





A Physician’s Thoughts:

Dr. James Pritchett talks about hip replacement surgery and treatment options.



A Patient’s Experience:

Gail Conwell talks about her treatment and gives advice for others facing knee replacement surgery.




A Patient’s Experience:

Annie Kunkel talks about her treatment and gives advice for others facing hip replacement surgery.




MAKOplasty: Robotic-Assisted Surgery 

Dr. Sean Toomey talks about robotic surgery for partial knee replacement. 




Free Joint Replacement Seminars

Joint Replacement: The Right Choice for You?

If you have arthritic joint pain and are considering joint replacement, you’ll want to attend this important class. An orthopedic surgeon will discuss hip- and knee-replacement surgery, as well as the latest in robotic-assisted surgery for those who have advanced arthritis in part of their knee. There will also be a question and answer session with the surgeon.

Attend a Free Seminar

REGISTRATION FOR ALL CLASSES IS REQUIRED. Call 206-734-4042 or visit www.swedish.org/classes to register.


To learn more about our joint replacement program or orthopedics in general, call our joint replacement coordinator at 206-926-9841.

Join us for a free seminar

Come meet one of our surgeons and get answers to your orthopedic questions.

Attend a Free Seminar



Surgeons' offices are located throughout the region, and surgery is offered at First Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah.

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