Providing Expert Orthopedic Care
Few people get through life without injuring or experiencing some pain and discomfort in their bones, joints or muscles. Some of these orthopedic problems occur while playing sports, performing physical labor or taking a tumble, while others are the result of overuse, normal wear-and-tear or simply due to aging.
When this happens you can entrust your care to the orthopedic physicians at Torrance Memorial, the 5th largest private orthopedic hospital in Los Angeles County and recognized as a provider of extraordinary orthopedic care. We are one of just 16 hospitals in California designed as a CalPERS preferred center. On a national level, we achieved Blue Cross Blue Shield's Blue Distinction Center designation knee and hip replacement and spine surgery in 2009.
Torrance Memorial's expert orthopedic surgeons perform more than 2,100 procedures each year. Our surgeons are all board-certified and have undergone advanced training in minimally invasive surgery.
We offer a full range of orthopedic procedures, including:
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Joint care for hip, knee and shoulder
- Treatment for hand, wrist, elbow, foot and ankle
- Total joint replacement for hip, knee and shoulder
- Treatment for spine and back conditions
- Sport medicine surgeries
- Trauma and fracture care
Torrance Memorial has a dedicated orthopedic unit where patients receive the full continuum of care from a team of highly experienced orthopedic nurses and therapists. Every patient stays in a private room equipped with a television and cable access. We have an on-site, state-of-the-art gymnasium for physical therapy and
Types of Orthopedic Surgery
Torrance Memorial's Orthopedic program provides a broad range of special services, all related to the body's bones, joints, and muscles. Addressing injuries and diseases affecting the hip, knee, shoulder and spine.
A Multidisciplinary Approach
Recognizing that treatment and recovery is a complicated process, the Torrance Memorial orthopedics team employs the expertise of a number of different professionals: surgeons, physical and occupational therapists, nurses and case managers.
Meet Our Orthopedic Team
What To Expect
The orthopedic team has developed a brief overview to help you and your family better understand the steps that will take place before, during and after your surgery.
Be Ready For Your Stay
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What is Blue Distinction?
Blue Distinction is a designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality health care. The designation is based on rigorous, evidence-based selection criteria established in collaboration with expert physicians and medical organizations. The program's goal is to help consumers find healthcare facilities that have demonstrated better overall outcomes (e.g., fewer medical complications, fewer readmissions and higher survival rates) in the delivery of specialty care.