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Orthopedics

The orthopedics program at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth began in 1930 and was the first in Texas to be recognized for achieving excellence in the treatment of hip fractures by The Joint Commission. It is also certified in hip and knee replacement. The program is dedicated to diagnosing and caring for disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

The program is distinguished by a variety of specialists on the medical staff that treat areas of the body, including:

  • Foot and ankle
  • Hand and wrist
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Neck and back
  • Shoulder and elbow
  • Spine
  • Prevention and screenings

In 2012, Texas Health Fort Worth was the first hospital in Tarrant County to earn the NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation from the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. The designation, given to hospitals exhibiting a dedication to excellence in the treatment of patients 65 and over, will provide caregivers the knowledge and specialized training necessary for a more comprehensive approach to caring for the older adult population.

Please call 817-250-3068 to schedule your pre-admission appointment. This visit will include an interview to review your medical history and complete any diagnostic testing ordered by your doctor, such as lab work or X-rays. Please schedule your pre-admission visit three to seven days before your surgical date.

The Patient Assessment Center is located on the ground floor of the Sid Richardson Tower and is open for appointments from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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