Orthopedics

The fellowship-trained physicians of WellSpan Orthopedics - Hanover have special training in joint (hip & knee) replacement, hand/upper extremity, sports medicine and spinal care so that orthopedics patients have the best care available.

The staff at UPMC Pinnacle Hanover works to create a family-like atmosphere and a friendly environment. The physicians at WellSpan Orthopedics – Hanover will spend significant time discussing all operative and non-operative options with you so you are comfortable with your treatment plan.

Surgical procedures are performed at UPMC Pinnacle Hanover and the Hanover SurgiCenter at Hillside Medical Center.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please call Wellspan Orthopedics – Hanover at 717-812-7559.

Why should you choose UPMC Pinnacle Hanover for your orthopedic needs?

  • Doctors and staff at UPMC Pinnacle Hanover have special training so that orthopedics patients have the best care available. At WellSpan Orthopedics – Hanover, each physician has further training (a fellowship) in a specialty area; they all have become experts in their fields. Additionally, members of the nursing staff have Orthopedic Nursing Certifications. This designation requires additional education and testing and ensures that these nurses are specially trained to care for patients who have undergone orthopedic surgery.
  • UPMC Pinnacle Hanover uses cutting-edge technology and equipment from the orthopedics office to the operating room. TraumaCad® digital templating technology allows orthopedic surgeons to precisely plan for joint replacements. UPMC Pinnacle Hanover has led the way in using this digital, web-based planning system to increase the efficiency and accuracy of each surgery.
  • The “Joint Replacement Journey” is a pre-operative education program for patients and their families. This class helps patients understand how to prepare for surgery and what to expect during and after their operations.
  • For convenience, there are physical therapy facilities in multiple Hanover locations, Littlestown and Spring Grove. They are among the finest in the region, resulting in excellent range of motion for patients undergoing knee replacement and exceptional mobility for all patients who have had orthopedic surgery.