Terrebonne General Health System & Gulf Coast Orthopedics: Leading the Way in Orthopedic Care
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Terrebonne General Health System and Gulf Coast Orthopedics are ranked in the top 10% in the nation for joint replacement surgery from CareChex by Quantro.
Over 40 years ago, Terrebonne General and Gulf Coast Orthopedics partnered, bringing innovative and comprehensive orthopedic care to the Bayou region. Today, they are receiving well-earned recognition for being among the best in the country for Joint Replacement.
Gulf Coast Orthopedics transformed their patient care approach to joint replacement surgery for hips, knees, and shoulders in 2019. Traditionally, patients were educated in a group setting; however, Gulf Coast Orthopedics changed to a more patient-driven approach. They went against the national standards and transformed their education experience into a more personalized approach. Instead of group settings, patients and their caretakers now meet with a Nurse Practitioner to review the surgery process, including what to expect before and during the surgery and long-term recovery plans. This one-on-one approach allows patients to freely ask questions, gain realistic expectations, and feel confident.
Joint replacements are efficient with low complication rates as the incisions are smaller, leading to shorter hospital stays and exceptional outcomes. Most patients can expect to be in surgery for just an hour. The surgeons at Gulf Coast Orthopedics have over 20 years of experience in total joint replacements – the most in the region. With the expertise and positive outcomes, people in our community do not need to travel far for exceptional orthopedic care. We are proud to serve the people in our community so they can move without pain and stiffness and return to activities they once loved.