Total Elbow Replacement Offered at Mercy Medical Center

Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand Center - Baltimore

At The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy, Dr. Vipul Nanavati specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of elbow conditions. Dr. Nanavati’s expertise in total elbow replacements makes him a sought after orthopedic surgeon in the Baltimore region when elbow replacement surgery is needed.

What is Total Elbow Replacement?

A total elbow replacement is a surgical procedure that replaces damaged tissue and bone in the elbow. The new elbow joint is a hinge made of metal and plastic. The hinge has metal stems that insert into the humerus (upper arm bone) and the ulna (lower arm bone on the small finger side).

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When is a Total Elbow Replacement the best option?

A total elbow replacement may be the best treatment option for patients suffering from conditions in the elbow such as:

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Why have a Total Elbow Replacement at Mercy?

A total elbow replacement is not as common as a hip or knee replacement so it is important to seek an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of elbow conditions. At Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Dr. Vipul Nanavati has the advanced training, clinical expertise and experience to perform elbow surgery, including total elbow replacements. 

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