Hip Replacement

General Surgery

At our three major hospitals within the Community Medical Centers family, we offer a full range of surgical care – from cardiac and orthopedic surgery to neurological and cosmetic surgery. Our teams of highly trained doctors, nurses and medical professionals use the latest in surgical technology to increase the speed of patient recovery and reduce pain.

Hip & Knee Replacement

Has hip or knee pain forced you to give up things you love? With a nationally recognized reputation for successful minimally invasive surgeries, the Hip and Knee Replacement Program at Community Regional Medical Center is one of the top joint replacement programs in the country, receiving national 5-star ratings for the past three years from HealthGrades®, an independent rating organization.

Community Regional recognized for expertise in knee and hip replacement

Community Regional Medical Center, one of the top joint replacement programs in the country, recently was awarded Blue Distinction for knee and hip replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

'Gold Seal’ of approval for hip and knee replacements at Community Regional Medical Center

Community Regional Medical Center’s Total Joint Program has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care quality for hip and knee replacement surgery.

Bakersfield patient feeling hip about joint replacement

Bakersfield’s Greg Rogers knew he would need hip replacement soon since his hip had hurt him for years. When he could stand it no longer, he began looking for the best program and physician and decided on orthopedic surgeon Kevin Lester at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno – just two hours from his home.


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Totally Hip

Having difficulty walking or experiencing stiffness can severely compromise one’s mobility. Find out how a procedure called the mini-incision hip replacement helped one Valley woman get back into the swing of things. 

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