Orthopaedics Menu Orthopaedics Patient Education Materials Prevention & Wellness Seminars & Events Testimonals Total Joint Center Orthopaedics Awards Back & Neck Foot & Ankle Hand & Wrist Hip Knee Shoulder & Elbow OrthoCincy Orthopaedics Awards At St. Elizabeth Healthcare, we’re focused on providing you with the highest level of Orthopaedic care. St. Elizabeth Edgewood leads the way by offering orthopaedic services that are unmatched in the region. That level of dedication comes with recognition. Joint Commission Orthopaedic Spine and Shoulder Replacement Surgery In 2021, St. Elizabeth Healthcare achieved two Gold Seals of Approval® from the Joint Commission. One for the orthopaedic spine program and the other for the shoulder replacement surgery program, both based out of Florence hospital. The designations recognize St. Elizabeth’s commitment to consistent, safe, high-quality surgical care and a positive patient experience. U.S. News & World Report Orthopaedics St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital is designated as a 2020-2021 “High Performing” hospital in Orthopaedics by U.S. News & World Report. The designation recognizes the high-quality care, positive patient experiences and successful surgical outcomes St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital is known for. It also places Edgewood Hospital in the top 10% of hospitals nationwide, and the top two in the state of Kentucky for orthopaedics. For nearly 30 years, U.S. News & World Report has strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide. By providing the most comprehensive data available, U.S. News & World Report gives patients and their physicians’ information to support their search for the best care across a range of specialties. Hip and Knee Replacement In 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, U.S. News & World Report rated our St. Elizabeth Edgewood Orthopaedic program "High Performing" for hip and knee replacement. The U.S. News & World Report reviews more than 4,500 hospitals across the United States to help you may an informed decision about where to receive care. To be selected for this recognition, St. Elizabeth Edgewood passed national standards for risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators. Blue Distinction Specialty Care—Hip and Knee Replacement Our recognition as a Blue Distinction Center for Hip and Knee Replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association recognizes our quality care, treatment expertise and better overall patient results. This prestigious recognition shows we provide you care with lower complications rates and fewer hospital readmissions. The selection process to become a Blue Distinction Center recognizes our orthopaedic team for providing you hip and knee replacement surgery that meet nationally established, objective quality measures. This selection also ensures that high-quality care is available to everyone participating in the BlueCard Network. Contact Us If you are considering orthopaedic surgery, call our affiliated orthopaedic surgeons at OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at 859-301-BONE (2663) for more information or to schedule an appointment.