New Jersey

    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 »

57New Jersey hospitals performed this procedure on Medicare patients.
5 (9%)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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VALLEY HOSPITAL, RIDGEWOOD
SHORE MEDICAL CENTER, SOMERS POINT
CHILTON HOSPITAL, POMPTON PLAINS
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CHRIST HOSPITAL, JERSEY CITY
CAPE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INC, CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE
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PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER, NORTH BERGEN