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Holy Cross Hospital Orthopedic Institute

Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery

We have you covered from head to toe.

Our physicians and surgeons at our Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute locations in Fort Lauderdale, Lighthouse Point and Boca Raton have you covered from head to toe. We specialize in hand and upper extremity disorders, foot and ankle reconstruction, sports medicine injuries, joint replacement surgery, spine surgery, pain management and interventional spine procedures. Our surgeons have trained at some of the finest institutions around the country. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists and staff are committed to providing compassionate care and utilizing cutting-edge technology and treatments. Our mission is to provide the highest quality patient care to you and your loved ones, becoming your trusted health partner for life.

Nationally Recognized Orthopedic Care

Our award-winning care has been consistently recognized on the national level, and we remain committed to providing the best orthopedic care in South Florida:

  • US News & World Report: One of the Best Regional Hospitals in Fort Lauderdale-Miami
    • High Performing in Orthopedics (since 2011)
  • Becker's Hospital Review - 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs (since 2012)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) - Among top 25 in the nation (and the only one in South Florida) that performed better 
    than the U.S. national rate for avoiding 30-day risk standardized readmission and complications following total hip and total knee replacement (2014)

Holy Cross Hospital attributes its continuous national accolades to the commitment of its medical team to master leading-edge technology. The Holy Cross Hospital orthopedic team was the first in the world to use MAKOplasty® for partial knee resurfacing and more recently the first to use MAKOplasty® in South Florida for total hip replacement. Pioneers in the use of Orthosensor's VERASENSE in sensor-assisted knee replacement surgery and Tenex Health's percutaneous tenotomy technology, Holy Cross Hospital also was first to have a shoulder and elbow fellowship, illustrating its strong commitment to education with the only South Florida member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. Holy Cross surgeons serve on design teams for the latest knee and shoulder implants, again solidifying our commitment to innovation. We were also the first in the nation to utilize Match PointTM in reverse shoulder replacement surgery, for a more precise implantation and faster recovery (watch video to learn more about Match PointTM). Our Orthopedic Research Institute is committed to finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat orthopedic conditions. Learn more about our current orthopedic clinical trials.

Well-versed in the latest technologies and biomaterials utilized in joint replacement surgery, we are proud that we are the one of the largest joint replacement providers in Florida.

If an orthopedic problem is related to other conditions, such as osteoporosis or rheumatoid arthritis, we provide a full range of services and utilize a teamwork approach ensuring that other specialists are called in to meet patient needs. This tradition of teamwork is one reason that the Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute has a reputation for quality care, and diagnostic and surgical excellence.

We also have outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinics onsite at our Fort Lauderdale and west Boca Raton locations, for your convenience in receiving physical therapy and occupational hand therapy. Outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation is also available on the main Holy Cross Hospital campus. Learn more about the Holy Cross Rehabilitation Institute and our multiple convenient locations. Our entire staff is prepared to meet challenges with a sincere focus on personal commitment and compassionate care.

International Services

At Holy Cross, we have broken down geographic barriers to top quality healthcare. If you are an international patient and would like more information about our services, please contact our International Services department or visit us online at

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The award-winning Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care to you and your loved ones. The compassionate and cutting-edge care we offer has been consistently recognized on the national level. Click to watch videos of our patients and surgeons discuss their procedures and what to expect from the Holy Cross Orthopedic Team.

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