Orthopedics at Huntington Hospital
Our renowned Orthopedics Department includes expert staff, state-of-the-art
facilities, and advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques. We offer
patients the most comprehensive and awarded orthopedic care available
in the San Gabriel Valley.
Whether treating a painful fractured hip or repairing damage to the delicate
bones of the human hand, our commitment to providing individual attention
and ensuring patient satisfaction has inspired U.S. News and the Joint
Commission to recognize us as a leader in orthopedic care. Our orthopedic
unit includes 20 dedicated and highly skilled orthopedic physicians, along
with a full team of specially trained nurses, therapists, and affiliated
professionals. Our unique case management system ensures that follow-up,
home care and aftercare needs are met.
From prompt and precise diagnosis through caring treatment and recovery,
the orthopedic specialists at Huntington Hospital are the region's
caregivers of choice.
For a physician referral call (800) 903-9233 or go to our
Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Orthopedic surgeons at Huntington Hospital treat the numbness, pain and
weakness of carpal tunnel syndrome through a procedure called carpal tunnel
release. This minimally invasive procedure releases pressure on nerves
and restores hand functioning. The carpal tunnel release procedure is
performed on an outpatient basis, and patients typically have full use
of the hand in approximately four weeks.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Repair
Minimally invasive surgical procedures allow surgeons to reconstruct a
torn or damaged ACL without opening the knee. Several small incisions
allow physicians to insert tiny surgical instruments and miniature video
equipment into the joint. The damaged portion of the ACL is removed, and
a healthy segment of ligament, taken from a donor or from another part
of the patient's own body, is carefully attached.
Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
Huntington orthopedic surgeons also performed autologous chondrocyte implantation
(ACI), a new procedure ideal for younger patients (50 and under) who have
suffered traumatic cartilage injury. This is a staged procedure in which
cartilage cells are harvested in the first stage and then re-implanted
into the area of injury. Not only does the new cartilage flourish, but
the undergoing the procedure usually curbs the life-long pain associated
with osteoarthritis typically suffered by patients who have sustained
The Spine Program at Huntington Hospital is the leading center for comprehensive
spine care. Huntington offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment
options. Learn more about the
Spine Program at Huntington Hospital.
Rehabilitation and Aftercare
Huntington Hospital's Orthopedic Department offers rehabilitation and
aftercare to meet the individual needs of recovering orthopedic patients,
on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Skilled physical and occupational therapists support patients on the road
to recovery with a program of specialized rehabilitation and aftercare
in a premier rehabilitation unit and gymnasium.