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Orthopedic care

Orthopedic doctors, called orthopedists, take care of your bones and joints. This includes knee pain, total joint replacement, issues that impact your spine and more. You might need to see an orthopedist if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, or if you've had a recent sprain, strain or broken bone.

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Orthopedic care in St. Petersburg, Florida

No matter what orthopedic condition you may be facing, our team takes time to understand your needs and create a personalized treatment plan.

At the Spine & Orthopedic Institute at HCA Florida Northside Hospital, our mission is to restore your physical well-being and help you achieve a higher level of functionality. Our orthopedic doctors and nurses walk with you from diagnosis to treatment to make sure you receive high-quality care.

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Are your bones and joints healthy?

When something is wrong with your bones or joints, it can be painful and debilitating. We offer you a bone and joint health risk assessment to help you get started on a path to recovery and wellness.

When something is wrong with your bones or joints, it can be painful and debilitating. We offer you a bone and joint health risk assessment to help you get started on a path to recovery and wellness.

Orthopedic conditions we treat

We provide treatment options for a variety of conditions, including:

  • Back pain
  • Bone fractures, including vertebral fractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated, or ruptured, disc
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal injuries
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Weak or unstable spine, usually due to infection or tumors

Orthopedic treatments we offer

We offer surgical and nonsurgical treatments, ensuring you have access to the type of care that’s right for you.

Surgical and nonsurgical treatments

We offer a variety of treatments, including:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Certified hand therapy
  • Intervertebral discectomy
  • Joint replacement
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Meniscectomy
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Spinal fusion
Anterior hip replacement surgery

The anterior hip replacement technique provides a minimally invasive alternative to traditional posterior hip replacement. Since there are fewer muscles in the front of the hip, your surgeon can work through muscle fibers instead of cutting through them to perform the hip replacement surgery.

During this procedure, your surgeon will use computer navigation to create a digital template of the surgery area. Anterior hip replacement surgery offers many benefits when compared to posterior hip replacement surgery, including:

  • Less postoperative pain
  • Less time in surgery
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Smaller incisions

Robot-assisted spinal fusion

Robot-assisted spinal fusion allows your surgeon to plan and perform delicate procedures with precision. This type of surgery offers individuals with debilitating spine conditions many benefits, including a faster recovery and decreased pain after surgery.

More information

We are proud to offer high-quality orthopedic care to our patients and community.

Comfortable orthopedic patient rooms

The Spine & Orthopedic Institute is located on the first floor of the hospital. We offer every patient a private room and a preoperative class prior to surgery.

Our rooms are specially designed with your comfort in mind. Features of our rooms include: 

  • Complimentary wireless internet access
  • Flat-screen televisions with cable
  • In-room furniture for patient and family comfort
  • Ergonomic fixtures

A patient room with a bed, futon, and a reclining chair.


Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR)

We are proud to participate in Medicare's CJR program, which promotes high-quality, cost-efficient and better-coordinated care for patients undergoing hip and knee replacement surgeries. We work closely with its physicians and post-acute care providers to improve quality and coordinate care from initial hospitalization through recovery.

The CJR program permits facilities to enter into financial gain-sharing relationships with its collaborators to share in the success of the program.

Download HCA Healthcare's Policy for Selecting CJR Collaborators


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