Performing more than 5,000 joint replacements a year, orthopedic surgeons in the Sutter Health network are among the most experienced in Northern California. Together, our hospital and outpatient programs offer a wide range of options for hip, knee, ankle and shoulder replacements, pairing new technologies with best-practice care. We also provide all the support services you need to recover from surgery and regain strength and mobility.
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Back to the Life You Love
The Sutter Health network includes more than 300 orthopedic surgeons across Northern California with expertise in joint replacement procedures for knees, hips, shoulders, elbows and ankles, including:
- Anterior hip replacements and reverse shoulder replacements
- Quadricep-sparing knee replacements
- Minimally invasive and robotic-assisted joint replacements
- Total and partial joint replacements
- Joint resurfacing
Preparing for Your Joint Replacement Surgery
As you prepare for joint replacement surgery, you can learn more about your procedure and what to expect by viewing our gallery of short, informative videos.
Please contact your surgical team with specific questions, as your care may be customized to your individual circumstances and medical history.
Choosing an Orthopedic Surgeon
Helpful questions to ask yourself and the surgeon.
Joint Pain Assessment
How much is joint pain impacting your life?
Covering the Cost of Joint Replacement Surgery
Ask questions to be financially prepared for your surgery.
Giant Strides for Total Ankle Replacement
Read Mike's story about total ankle replacement.
Restored Shoulders Keep Eleanore Active
At age 77, Eleanore Scott has had 26 surgeries. But the two that made the biggest impact on her life were her bilateral shoulder joint replacements.
Equestrian Enthusiast Rides After Double Hip Replacement
When Suzanne's hip pain got so bad that she couldn't ride her horse anymore, she knew it was time to take action.
Two New Hips Keep Mike Nick Active
After two hip replacements, Mike Nick is more active than ever.
Climbing Stairs Without Knee Pain
A knee replacement surgery at Mills-Peninsula Medical Center helped Charles Chavez return to the activities he loves.
Shoulder Surgery Reunites Sarah with Furry Friends
Sarah's volunteer efforts were interrupted when shoulder pain kept her from walking dogs at the animal shelter.
New Hip Lets Father Be a Dad Again
At age 45, Shahnam Davani’s hip pain prevented him from playing with his young son. After a hip replacement at CPMC, he’s an active dad again.
Surgeries Help 71-year-old Woman Ride Motorcycle
A 71-year-old woman is still riding her Harley-Davidson® motorcycle despite having hip replacement surgery.
Shoulder Arthroplasty Research
Doctors Near Palo Alto
Debbie Y. Dang, M.D., Ph.D.
Bradley P. Graw, M.D.
James M. Hartford, M.D.
John V. Lannin, M.D.
Kevin M. Roth, M.D.
Andrew Haskell, M.D.
Nomi Khan, M.D.
Frank S. Chen, M.D.
Colin L. Eakin, M.D.