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Knee Replacement

Total and Partial Knee Replacement or Arthroplasty

The Center for Joint Care at UC San Diego is a comprehensive medical center offering total and partial knee replacement and therapy.

Customized for your specific needs

Knee replacementWe make sure your knee replacement is customized to fit your joints and bones. That customization – using the latest in imaging technology, three-dimensional modeling and surgical guides, and proven components – means better balance and alignment. Patient-specific implants and instrumentation are designed to fit each patient based on his or her own anatomy.

Our muscle-sparing surgical techniques get you back on your feet faster with minimal impact to surrounding muscles and soft tissues.

Total and partial knee replacement expertise

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Handling the most complex cases

The team at UC San Diego Health System handles complex joint degeneration cases, including the most joint revisions annually in the region. These are operations to correct failed joint replacements performed at other medical centers.


Knee infection Knee Fixed

A patient came to UC San Diego after having a failed knee replacement at another hospital. He had significant infection and nerve dysfunction.

Our team reconstructed the knee, and today the patient is back to work where he stands all day without joint or nerve pain.

Knee Replacement Surgeons

Talk to the knee experts

Call 858-657-8200

Orthopedic Rehab

Our highly trained physical therapists get you back on your feet fast after knee replacement.

Video: Back on the road after knee surgery