Knee Replacement


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Partial Knee Replacement

Find out the benefits Navio PFS robotic technology at Community Regional Medical Center offers a patient who needs partial knee replacement surgery.

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Robotic-assisted partial knee replacement

NavioPFS™, for partial knee replacements, uses 3D computer modelingto plot complicated angles and give the surgeon millimeter-level accuracy to ensure a perfect fit between synthetic joint and natural tissue. Community Regional is the first hospital in America to use this technology.

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Community Regional nationally recognized for hip and knee replacement surgery

Community Regional Medical Center has been selected by Blue Shield of California to be the Central Valley’s Preferred Center for CalPERS HMO plan members who need non-emergent knee or hip replacement surgery. To be designated by Blue Shield as a Preferred Center for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery, a facility and surgeon must  also provide high-quality care cost-effectively. Community Regional was the only Central Valley hospital selected in its service area.


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Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. Deniz Baysal gives former athlete Zack Gaines a new leg up on life after knee replacement surgery at Community Regional Medical Center.

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Awards & Accreditation

Community Regional Medical Center’s five-star-rated Hip Replacement Program and Knee Replacement Program consistently rank among the best in the nation.

Recovery/Rehabilitation

In the recovery room you will gradually wake up, and you may feel groggy from the anesthesia. You may hear your nurse telling you surgery is over.

After Surgery

You will be encouraged to get out of bed and walk, usually within the first day after surgery. As you become more active, your main goal will be to get used to the feel of your new joint and prepare yourself for living with your new hip or knee. You’ll be able to go home when your doctor determines you can use your new joint, your body temperature is normal and you are able to get in and out of bed by yourself.

When it is time to leave the hospital, the hip and knee replacement team will talk with you about:

Surgery Day

Before surgery you will receive an IV to supply necessary medicines and fluids. You may begin receiving anesthesia through this tube. There will be other wires or tubes to monitor your body’s functions, remove excess fluid and help you breathe during surgery. Your hip and knee area will be scrubbed with a germ-killing soap. When the sterilization process is complete, your surgeon will begin.

Before Surgery

Your pre-admission visit:
Once your surgery has been scheduled, you will be invited to the hospital for a detailed pre-admission visit. Be sure to make a list of medications you are taking and bring it with you. This visit may also involve chest X-rays, an electrocardiogram (EKG), blood tests and a urine analysis.

You may be asked to:

What to Expect

Our dedicated team will be there every step of the way. Feel free to call us with any questions or concerns you might have about joint replacement surgery.

Before Surgery

Surgery Day

After Surgery