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WELCOME TO UAB CENTER FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT

The UAB Joint Center is a team of health professionals dedicated to the operative and non-operative care of patients with arthritis of the hip and knee. Our surgeons are Board Certified and Members of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. The sole focus of our surgeons practice is arthritis of the hip and knee. Our nurses, primary care physicians, OR staff, physical therapies, occupational therapist are integral to our efforts to return patients with hip and knee arthritis to the activities that they enjoy. Our patients are treated with the care, expertise, and attention to detail that we would want for our own family members.


WHAT IS HIP RESURFACING?

An exciting new alternative to total hip replacement is now available in the United States. Used successfully for years around the globe, the BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing System has recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in the United States. Now, patients suffering from hip pain due to arthritis, dysplasia or avascular necrosis can benefit from its conservative approach to treatment.

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