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Arthritis and Joint Replacement Service

The Stanford Orthopaedic staff is widely recognized for its expertise in the fields of adult hip and knee. More than 750,000 total hip and knee replacement procedures are performed annually in the United States. Technology and innovation make these replacement surgeries beneficial for patients who suffer from arthritis or other painful hip and knee conditions. These procedures can alleviate pain and improve function for those individuals who suffer from arthritis, fractures, osteoarthritis, congenital deformity and other diseases. Stanford Orthopaedic surgeons, nursing staff and rehabilitation specialists work together to assure the highest quality of care. Our specialized areas of training and expertise include:

  • Complex total hip replacement
  • Complex total knee replacement
  • Evolution of painful joint replacement
  • Revision hip and knee replacement
  • Osteonecrosis of the hip and knee
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Arthritis secondary to childhood hip disorders

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Arthritis & Joint Replacement


Chief of Arthritis & Joint Replacement

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Nicholas Giori MD, PhD

Professor, Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at VA Palo Alto 

Stuart B. Goodman, MD, PhD

The Robert L. and Mary Ellenburg Professor

Jessica Hooper, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

William Maloney, MD

Boswell Professor

Matt Miller, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Christopher Mow, MD

Clinical Professor

Aaron Salyapongse, MD

Clinical Associate Professor,
Chief of Orthopaedics at SHC Valleycare