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Joint Replacement

The SOS Joint Replacement Program is one of the nation's best, with more than 3,000 surgeries performed annually. The surgeons on the SOS joint replacement team are fellowship-trained, highly experienced and skilled in total joint replacement.

Trauma, such as fractures, or diseases like arthritis are the most common reasons for a joint replacement.  During the surgery, diseased or injured joint surfaces are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, or prosthesis, generally made from metal and plastic or ceramic, materials designed to allow the artificial joint to move much like a normal joint.

Today, people have longer life expectancies and greater activity levels, and joint replacement is being performed in greater numbers on younger patients thanks to new advances in artificial joint technology.

Learn more about Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery outcomes in our Joint Registry - a Local, Comprehensive review of Hip and Knee Replacement Outcomes.

Common joint replacement procedures include:

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  • Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Revision Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement

If you're looking for a hip replacement doctor near Syracuse, NY, trust the experienced hip surgery professionals at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS). An SOS hip replacement doctor will listen to your situation, evaluate your individual medical needs and determine if hip surgery is right for you. 

Knee Replacement

If you're considering knee surgery, a knee replacement surgery may be the best care plan for your personal health. To speak with an SOS knee specialist to see if knee surgery is right for you...

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Other Joint Replacement Options

  • Treatment of Hip and Knee Disorders in Young Adults
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction

Schedule An Appointment  With Syracuse, NY's Joint Replacement Experts

Learn more about your joint replacement options and see if joint replacement surgery is right for you, schedule an appointment today. 


Joint Replacement Class

The SOS Joint Replacement Team provides a monthly joint replacement class to help prepare patients for joint replacement process. This class provides valuable information, helpful tips and tricks, and is an opportunity to ask any questions you might still have. The class is a requirement before surgery. View the schedule and register for a class here.


The Right Options. Better Movement. Total Orthopedic Care.

Satisfied SOS Patients

Dr. Greenky replaced both my knees & my left hip - nothing but a fabulous result - I feel like I'm 20. My husband's visit was yesterday and he diagnosed the problem immediately, recommended treatment and wants us to follow up if he does not get relief from the pain.


Joan S.

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