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Orthopedic Care

When you choose Fairfield Medical Center’s Orthopedic Unit, you choose quality care in a private home-like environment, with many amenities for you and your family to enjoy.

Our orthopedic surgeons and staff are progressive in providing the latest technology while putting patients first. Our team performs surgical procedures in the following specialty areas:Hospital Ortho team
• Hip and knee
• Sports medicine
• Shoulder and elbow
• Foot and ankle
• Hand and wrist
• Bone and soft tissue sarcomas
• Trauma

Experts in our field. Certified orthopedic nurses who have received focused training in this medical specialty provide unparalleled care to all patients on the unit. Each registered nurse in the orthopedic unit must meet certain criteria to be eligible to sit for the certification exam offered by the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON). We hold our staff to the highest standards to ensure you receive the highest quality of specialized care.

Moving again. Each patient receives expert physical therapy the day of surgery, and twice daily thereafter until hospital discharge to ensure a fast road to successful recovery. When needed, a comprehensive sports and work-related injury rehabilitation program is also offered.

Exceeding expectations. Satisfaction rates for FMC orthopedic patients are consistently at 98 percent, which earned the unit the prestigious President’s Award. Thorough patient education is provided before and after surgery. Both outpatient and inpatient options are available.

Reducing the need for medication. During your surgery, we can customize your pain treatment based on your specific needs.  We will use state of the art methods to ensure that your operation is as pain free as possible. With the introduction of this procedure, usage of oral pain control medication has been reduced by 28 percent for total joint replacement patients. Click here to find out more about this procedure.

Click here to see more of our patients' experiences.

A new knee eliminates years of pain and limited mobility for Dr. James Parker. 

"I came in and had my surgery and that was the end of that pain. Literally, that day."


With a new knee, Ed Readman no longer struggles to walk. 

"If Dr. D'Onofrio walked in this room right now and said,' let's do your right knee', I'd say, 'let's do it'."

We encourage you to tour our unit. For more information about FMC orthopedic care or to schedule a tour, call Tonya Nafzger at 740-687-8276.