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Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital (BJWCH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. 

Patient Gets Back On The Mound After Double Knee Replacement

Patient Gets Back On The Mound After Double Knee Replacement

Michael Harris is a lifelong athlete who swam competitively and played football, softball and baseball. But in 2013, he realized his knees might not hold out if he kept up his activity level without addressing the pain. This is how bilateral knee replacement at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospitalgot him back on the pitching mound and feeling like he's 18 years old again.

Joint Replacement Surgery Coaches Can Make A Difference in Recovery

Joint Replacement Surgery Coaches Can Make A Difference in Recovery

When a patient decides to have joint replacement surgery — knees or hips — Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Washington University physicians work together to ensure patients have a plan that will lead to successful recovery.

New Knees Give New Lease On Life

New Knees Give New Lease On Life

Lisa Phillipson will tell you that her story is not exceptional, but that’s exactly why she wants to share it. At 56 years old, the Southern Illinois resident is not much different than a lot of women her age who find themselves suffering from arthritis in their knees and are looking for relief.

Total Knee Replacement Takes Randy Lierman from Debilitating Pain to Marathon Runner

Total Knee Replacement Takes Randy Lierman from Debilitating Pain to Marathon Runner

Let’s start by saying that Randy Lierman has always been an athlete. Maybe not a professional athlete, but when he was young he participated in nearly every sport available to him, including baseball and basketball, and he played four years of varsity football at the University of Missouri, Kirksville (now Truman State University), eventually becoming Captain of the team.

Paul Lux, MD, Joins Washington University Orthopedics and Continues to Provide Exceptional Care at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Paul Lux, MD, Joins Washington University Orthopedics and Continues to Provide Exceptional Care at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Paul Lux, MD, surgeon and private-practice physician, has joined the hip and knee service of Washington University Orthopedics.

Jeffrey Martin, MD, Joins Washington University Orthopedics and Continues to Provide Exceptional Care at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Jeffrey Martin, MD, Joins Washington University Orthopedics and Continues to Provide Exceptional Care at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Jeffrey Martin, MD, longtime private-practice physician, has joined the hip and knee service of Washington University Orthopedics.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Impresses Patients from Pakistan

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Impresses Patients from Pakistan

Husband and wife travelled from Pakistan to have total knee replacements from Paul Lux, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital.

Husband’s Exceptional Care Convinces Wife to Have Surgery at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Husband’s Exceptional Care Convinces Wife to Have Surgery at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Husband’s exceptional care, including the sense of family and teamwork of the staff, convinces wife to schedule knee replacement surgery at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital.

Going the Distance for Exceptional Joint Replacement Surgery

Going the Distance for Exceptional Joint Replacement Surgery

Many people, including a woman from Wyoming and a couple from Chester, Illinois, find Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital worth the drive for joint replacement surgery.

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