Orthopedic surgery has the power to drastically improve the life of a patient. It can start the recovery process following an injury, relieve painful conditions and even return lost function. In short, it can be a new beginning.

Mount Nittany Medical Center's orthopedics program was recently ranked number one in the state by HealthGrades, the leading independent health care ratings organization, and boasts these other high honors:

  • HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™
  • Ranked in the top 5 percent in the nation by HealthGrades
  • Blue Distinction® designation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • The Joint Commission accreditation

There are many reasons that our orthopedics program receives such high marks: state-of-the-art facilities; experienced, board-certified surgeons; a commitment to quality and safety; and most important, our focus on you, our patient.

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Joint Replacement Program at Mount Nittany Ranked Number One in PA; National Study of Patient Outcomes Puts Mount Nittany in the Top 5%

Mount Nittany Medical Center has been ranked in the top 5% of the nation for joint replacement and is a recipient of the HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for orthopedic joint replacement care. Mount Nittany is also ranked number one in the state of Pennsylvania for joint replacement based on a recent study by HealthGrades, the leading independent health care ratings organization. The HealthGrades study evaluates objective patient outcomes in the nation’s 5,000 hospitals. On Friday, May 21, the Medical Center was also recognized with a Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award and Spine Surgery Excellence Award. In addition, Mount Nittany Medical Center’s orthopedic program received the highest five-star ratings from HealthGrade...

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