Total and Partial Knee Replacement or Arthroplasty
The Center for Joint Care at UC San Diego Health is a comprehensive medical center offering total and partial knee replacement and therapy.
Customized For Your Specific Needs
We make sure your knee replacement is customized to fit your joints and bones. That customization – using the latest in imaging technology, three-dimensional modeling and surgical guides, and proven components – means better balance and alignment. Patient-specific implants and instrumentation are designed to fit each patient based on his or her own anatomy.
Our muscle-sparing surgical techniques get you back on your feet faster with minimal impact to surrounding muscles and soft tissues.
Total and Partial Knee Replacement Expertise
Medial unicompartmental replacement (replacement of the inside part of the knee)
Lateral unicompartmental replacement (replacement of the outside part of the knee)
Patellofemoral unicompartmental replacement (replacement of the front part of the knee)
- Combination or bicompartmental replacement
- Complex revision knee replacement
We Handle the Most Complex Cases
The team at UC San Diego Health handles complex joint degeneration cases, including the most joint revisions annually in the region to correct failed joint replacements performed at other medical centers.
A patient came to UC San Diego Health after having a failed knee replacement at another hospital. He had significant infection and nerve dysfunction.
Our team reconstructed the knee, and today the patient is back to work where he stands all day without joint or nerve pain.