Washington University orthopedic surgeons at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital are among the first in the St. Louis region to perform partial knee replacement procedures using a robotic-arm assisted device.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, surgeon and private-practice physician, has joined the hip and knee service of Washington University Orthopedics.
Jeffrey Martin, MD, longtime private-practice physician, has joined the hip and knee service of Washington University Orthopedics.
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, including the sense of family and teamwork of the staff, convinces wife to schedule knee replacement surgery at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital.