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Total Joint Center Awards and Recognition

U.S. News & World Report

High Performing Hospital (2021-22, 2020-2021, 2019-20):

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™

Washington Regional Total Joint Center in 2013 earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its joint replacement program for knees, hips and shoulders. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that is the leading accrediting agency of health care organizations in the U.S.

"Achieving Joint Commission certification in the replacement of knees, hips and shoulders demonstrates Washington Regional’s strong commitment to provide safe, high-quality care for joint replacement patients and to continually work to improve that care," said Kris Hanby, M.D., medical director of the Total Joint Center and an orthopedic surgeon fellowship-trained in joint replacement.