Getting You Back in Step with Life

Ascension Sacred Heart has Orthopedic and Hand Surgeons, Sports Medicine doctors, Rehabilitation Therapists, and Joint Replacement specialists.

Specializing in Joint Replacements

In the Pensacola area, Ascension Sacred Heart Orthopedic doctors and therapists see the whole person. Restoring bone, muscle and nerve function is what we do best. Our doctors and nurses know you are more than just a hip, knee, hand or elbow injury. The Joint Replacement Program is a leader in post-fracture care and complex joint and knee replacement surgery. Restoring hand, wrist and arm function is our specialty. Athletes of all ages have access to sport medicine doctors and understand the drive to recover quickly from a sports injury. We have specialists in orthopedic trauma surgery with advanced training in musculoskeletal trauma injuries, and the treatment of fragility fractures.

Our mission is to restore our patients to the highest level of function possible following an illness or injury. To make an appointment, call 850-494-9000.

You have a unique set of needs and expectations when it comes to receiving care. Our team works to find the care plan that is right for you. Our orthopedic specialists have expertise in acute and complex bone and hip fractures, dislocations, muscle and ligament tears and strains, as other bone and muscle disorders. We’ll help you get the correct diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation plan so you can resume doing the things you like to do.  

Our care team includes orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, physical therapists, hand therapists and support staff. We work together to provide our patients access to the most up-to-date treatments. From joint replacement surgery to trauma care, we offer a broad range of orthopedic services that allow you to get back in step with life.

To learn more, see this patient story about joint replacement.

Hip and Knee Joint Replacement, Our Experience Matters

Living with joint pain can affect every facet of your life, preventing you from taking part in activities that you once enjoyed.

When it comes to selecting where you will have your surgery, experience matters. Improved patient safety and better health outcomes are the hallmarks of the Ascension Sacred Heart Hip and Knee Replacement Program. Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola is a Florida Blue Distinction Center (Plus) with recognitions for fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions. In addition to meeting these quality thresholds, hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ are, on average, 20 percent more cost-efficient compared to other hospitals.

Our surgeons advanced training, experience and expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries that result in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions.

The hip and knee joint replacement surgeons specialize in:

  • Hip and knee disorders and pain caused by 
  • Total knee and total hip replacement
  • Arthritis and traumatic injuries 
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Complex total joint revision
  • Less invasive/muscle sparing surgery of the lower extremity
  • Anterior hip replacement

Anterior hip replacement is a less invasive approach to hip replacement. The incision is made in the front of the hip so that fewer muscles are cut and disturbed.

Ascension Sacred Heart is the only hospital in northwest Florida to be recognized by the American Orthopedic Association as an Own the Bone Star Performer for leading the way in post-fracture care.