North Carolina

    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 »

84North Carolina hospitals performed this procedure on Medicare patients.
13 (15%)have at least one surgeon with a low adjusted complication rate.
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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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REX HOSPITAL, RALEIGH
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PARK RIDGE HEALTH, HENDERSONVILLE
FORSYTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, WINSTON-SALEM
NASH GENERAL HOSPITAL, ROCKY MOUNT
WILKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, NORTH WILKESBORO
CARTERET GENERAL HOSPITAL, MOREHEAD CITY
RUTHERFORD HOSPITAL INC, RUTHERFORDTON
VIDANT MEDICAL CENTER, GREENVILLE
RANDOLPH HOSPITAL, ASHEBORO
ST LUKES HOSPITAL, COLUMBUS
VIDANT DUPLIN HOSPITAL, KENANSVILLE
CMC-BLUE RIDGE, MORGANTON
KINGS MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL INC, KINGS MOUNTAIN
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ONSLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, JACKSONVILLE