Joint Replacement and Treatment

How to Refer a Patient

For referrals, please call the UAB Orthopaedics Call Center at 205-930-8339 and select option 1 twice. The UAB Orthopaedics Call Center is a service open Monday- Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT that connects physicians anywhere in the country with UAB Orthopaedic specialists. Records and referral papers can be faxed to medical records at 205-930-8575.

For inpatient transfers, please call UAB MIST (Medical Information Services via Telephone) at 1-800-UAB-MIST (1-800-822-6478) or email UAB MIST is a toll-free, 24-hour service that connects physicians anywhere in the country with UAB Medicine specialists.

Program Highlights

The UAB Joints program delivers compassionate, world-class care to patients with a wide range of hip, knee, and other joint conditions. Using the latest surgical and non-surgical approaches, our board-certified surgeons and expert physicians, and therapists help both adult and pediatric patients return to the activities they enjoy and achieve a better quality of life. From arthritis treatments and same-day knee replacements to musculoskeletal oncology care and limb salvage procedures, our program provides comprehensive care and is ranked No. 1 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report.


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Clinical Trials

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Featured Education

Outpatient Total Joint Replacement: The Future is Now

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