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Specialty:
Joint Replacement

WE’VE BEEN GETTING NORTHERN NEW JERSEY BACK IN THE GAME SINCE 1994.

Make an appointment to see how our board certified and fellowship trained Joint Replacement experts can help you.

Thomas K. John, MD
Joint Replacement

Michael L. Gross, MD
Sports Medicine

Oscar Vazquez, MD
Sports Medicine

A. Ylenia Giuffrida, MD
Hand & Elbow

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OUR TEAM OF HIGHLY TRAINED EXPERTS ARE THE MOST SKILLED AND EXPERIENCED SURGEONS IN THE REGION

If you are considering joint replacement surgery, make sure to consider the training, experience and credentials of the practice performing the procedure.

Our joint replacement surgeons, Dr. Gross, Dr. Vazquez, Dr. Giuffrida and Dr. John all are board certified and have completed fellowship training at the most prestigious medical institutions in the country. Their experience and the record of positive outcomes achieved by their patients is unmatched anywhere.

Our surgeons offer procedures from simple resurfacing to partial and total joint replacement surgeries. Joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with a metal, plastic or ceramic prosthesis. The prosthesis is designed to replicate the movement of a normal, healthy joint. With new materials and procedures evolving at a frenetic pace, it is important be sure that your physicians remain up to date on the very latest medical technologies.

Hip and knee replacements are the most commonly performed joint replacements, but replacement surgery can be performed on other joints as well, including the ankle, wrist, shoulder and elbow.

Here at Active Orthopedics, our experts regularly perform anterior hip replacement, total hip replacement, hip resurfacing, total and partial knee replacement, knee resurfacing, total wrist replacement, total elbow replacement, shoulder replacement and advanced reverse total shoulder replacment surgeries.

We believe that patient education is an important part of providing exceptional care. Below are some common types of joint replacement procedures as well as answers to some common questions: