Orthopedic specialists in Corpus Christi, TX
The orthopedic doctors and surgeons at Corpus Christi Medical Center provide state-of-the-art treatment and care to adults with degenerative and acute joint, back and neck conditions as a result of trauma, illness or aging.
At Corpus Christi Medical Center Doctors Regional and Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area, our comprehensive orthopedic program focuses on patient education, individualized care and advanced treatment options to ensure that patients achieve the highest level of independence and physical function.
For more information about our orthopedic specialists, schedule an appointment.
Accredited orthopedic program
Our doctors adopted healthcare quality improvement measures which helped us achieve national hospital recognition by The Joint Commission, earning their Gold Seal of Approval®.
Corpus Christi Medical Center's orthopedic program was the first in the Coastal Bend to earn certification from The Joint Commission for disease-specific care for total knee and total hip replacement surgeries.
Doctors Regional has earned recognition for its individualized orthopedic care, patient classes and support services options.
Our orthopedic surgery options
While we always endeavor to relieve pain and restore mobility through non-surgical methods, many conditions and injuries require surgical intervention. Some of the procedures we perform include:
- Advanced knee replacement using robotic surgery
- Arthroscopic knee surgery
- Back surgery
- Carpal tunnel release
- Hand and upper extremity surgery
- Orthopedic surgery after trauma
- Shoulder surgery
- Total hip replacement surgery
- Total knee replacement surgery
Our team of physicians, nurses and medical professionals are leaders in their specialty areas, dedicated to staying on the forefront of technology and surgical techniques with the goal of shortening each patient's hospital stay and speeding up recovery time.
Our program case managers assess and plan for each patient’s individual care needs and act as liaisons for postoperative care between the doctor’s office and the hospital. The case manager also works with patients to answer questions and direct them to useful resources within the hospital and community and coordinates the patient’s discharge plan.
Orthopedic surgery education classes
We are committed to providing patients with as much information and encouragement as possible to keep them educated, motivated and involved. Pre-operative classes are led by a certified orthopedic nurse and cover the entire surgical experience.
These classes introduce patients to the program and its many components while emphasizing the patient’s own role in the recovery process. Our free classes are designed to promote patients’ sense of well-being, so they feel better and recover more quickly.
Our orthopedic surgery education classes cover:
- Preoperative preparation for surgery
- What to expect in the hospital
- Patient safety
- Postoperative care
- Pain management
- Utilization of assistive equipment
- Postoperative physical therapy
- Discharge planning and home care
If you would like to learn more about our orthopedic surgery education programs, call (361) 761-1227.
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