California

    Compare the performance of surgeons practicing at hospitals in this state, in one of the following procedures:

Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement (ICD-9-CM code 81.54)

Replace diseased knee joint with an artificial knee. The most common reason for a knee replacement is osteoarthritis, which is a breakdown of the cartilage in the joint. More information »

238California hospitals performed this procedure on Medicare patients.
49 (21%)have at least one surgeon with a low adjusted complication rate.
Alert stop2 50396a7919fcffb9b54ceb393a298dce637a556b013844b32d7e939e9458f99d54 (23%)have at least one surgeon with a high adjusted complication rate.

Sorted by the surgeon with the lowest adjusted rate of complications at each hospital, along with a measure representing the combined performance of surgeons and hospitals for these procedures.

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STANFORD HOSPITAL, STANFORD
ST MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO
EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER, RANCHO MIRAGE
MERCY HOSPITAL, BAKERSFIELD
DAMERON HOSPITAL, STOCKTON
ST HELENA HOSPITAL, SAINT HELENA
DOMINICAN HOSPITAL, SANTA CRUZ
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EL CAMINO HOSPITAL, MOUNTAIN VIEW
MONTEREY PARK HOSPITAL, MONTEREY PARK
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O'CONNOR HOSPITAL, SAN JOSE
DESERT VALLEY HOSPITAL, VICTORVILLE
FALLBROOK HOSPITAL, FALLBROOK
SEQUOIA HOSPITAL, REDWOOD CITY
KECK HOSPITAL OF USC, LOS ANGELES
GARFIELD MEDICAL CENTER, MONTEREY PARK
SUTTER COAST HOSPITAL, CRESCENT CITY
ST ROSE HOSPITAL, HAYWARD
MAMMOTH HOSPITAL, MAMMOTH LAKES
MARINA DEL REY HOSPITAL, MARINA DEL REY
ALAMEDA HOSPITAL, ALAMEDA
SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL, SAN LEANDRO
EDEN MEDICAL CENTER, CASTRO VALLEY
OLYMPIA MEDICAL CENTER, LOS ANGELES
PALM DRIVE HOSPITAL, SEBASTOPOL
ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER, APPLE VALLEY
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BARTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
UCSF MEDICAL CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO
MAYERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, FALL RIVER MILLS
OROVILLE HOSPITAL, OROVILLE
CHINESE HOSPITAL, SAN FRANCISCO
PARADISE VALLEY HOSPITAL, NATIONAL CITY
SHERMAN OAKS HOSPITAL, SHERMAN OAKS