Joint Replacement

Partial and total joint replacement, or arthroplasty, is a type of surgery used to help patients who have severe joint damage involving the bone, cartilage, or other tissues. Ankle, knee, shoulder, and hip problems this severe are often due to various forms of arthritis and other degenerative conditions. Joint replacement surgery, like a hip or knee replacement, is recommended when chronic hip or knee pain is not improved through nonsurgical treatment options and is performed to replace the old, damaged hip or knee joint with a new joint implant.

With extensive training and surgical experience in joint anatomy, orthopedic surgery, total and partial joint replacement, reconstructive joint surgery, and nonsurgical orthopedic care, our joint replacement experts at Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma will understand every aspect of your joint condition and help you heal, recover, and advance.

Our joint replacement team includes fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeons Dr. Christopher Browne, Dr. Sarat Kunapuli, and Dr. Ronald LaButti; fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists Dr. Bradford Boone, Dr. Wendy Emerson, Dr. Jake Worsham, Dr. Zackary Burrow, and Dr. Scott Rahhal; and board-certified orthopedic specialists Dr. Bryan Hawkins and Dr. Robert Marsh. Our joint surgery experts will develop a tailored, comprehensive treatment plan for every patient, using an approach that will best serve that patient and recommending treatments other than surgery first. As specialty-trained orthopedic surgeons, our specialists can perform a full range of surgeries for all your joint needs.

Symptoms You May Be Having

Take note if you have any of these symptoms related to your knee, hip, or other affected joint. If any of these problems sound familiar, schedule an appointment with one of our specialized orthopedic surgeons to find out if a knee replacement, hip replacement, or a different type of joint replacement surgery is right for you.

  • Chronic knee pain or joint pain that affects your everyday life
  • Feeling clumsy or weak when attempting to use the affected joint
  • Feeling less mobile
  • Pain that worsens when you bear weight on your knee or hip

After an exam, your doctor may diagnose you with one of these injuries or conditions:

  • Cartilage damage
  • Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis, such as hip arthritis and shoulder arthritis 
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sports medicine injury

Our Joint Replacement Surgeons Care for Patients Just Like You

When a patient first notices pain, it’s common to wait a bit to see if it will go away on its own. However, pain may not improve, and some injuries should be treated immediately. It’s important not to wait too long if you believe you have any type of pain or medical problem.

Our specialty-trained surgeons provide the expert care a patient needs, including medication, X-rays and MRIs, physical therapy, joint injections, home exercise and injury prevention programs, other nonsurgical management, or surgery. If you undergo a surgical procedure, our entire team will guide you through comprehensive preoperative, postoperative, and follow-up planning and care, including rehabilitation with a physical therapist

If joint replacement surgery is the treatment your doctor recommends, your orthopedic surgeon, backed by our entire joint replacement treatment team, can expertly perform the surgery using our state-of-the-art equipment. Our surgeons provide the full spectrum of joint replacement procedures, including:

Our joint replacement doctors and all of our dedicated orthopedic surgeons and physicians at Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma go beyond simply delivering medical services. They are healthcare professionals who listen to your concerns, expertly answer your questions, and have dedicated their practices to helping people like you move forward and experience less pain, greater mobility, and an overall better quality of life.

Start Your Journey to Heal. Recover. ADVANCE.

We know you want the best doctor to assess and treat your joint pain. Rest assured, our specialized, experienced joint replacement doctors will apply their high-level skills and knowledge to your joint care needs.

We are available to see you at multiple locations throughout the region:

For urgent needs, like fractures and sports-related injuries, walk in without an appointment at our Advanced Orthopedics Urgent Care, Monday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – noon.

If you are ready to find a solution for your joint pain or limitation, schedule an appointment by calling (918) 494-AOOK (2665) or use the button below to request an appointment online.