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Hip and Knee Replacement Program

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval seal

If you have hip or knee pain, the Johns Hopkins Hip and Knee Replacement program is here to help you find relief. We guide you from pre-surgical education and exercises to post-surgical care and physical therapy. Our goal is to return you to normal activity as soon as possible.

Our experts use new and cutting-edge methods to treat a wide range of hip and knee problems. We specialize in joint replacement and complex surgery. Our team works with other Johns Hopkins specialists — such as physical therapists, pain management specialists, radiologists and oncologists — to offer the best care.

The Hip and Knee Replacement Program at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® as part of the Advanced Certification program.


Our Hip and Knee Surgery Locations

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center building in the distance

Johns Hopkins Bayview

​​​​​​​4940 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224

Suburban Hospital building

Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814

Howard County General Hospital building

Howard County General Hospital

5755 Cedar Ln.
Columbia, MD 21044


Knee Replacement Surgery | Q&A with Savya Thakkar, M.D.

An expert in hip and knee replacement surgery, Savya Thakkar discusses common reasons for knee replacement, the procedure, the types of implants and recovery.

Hip Replacement Surgical Approaches | Q&A with Savya Thakkar, M.D.

A hip and knee reconstruction surgeon, Savya Thakkar reviews the different surgical approaches to hip replacement, the advantages of each procedure and the types of implants.


2017 Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork Award – Harpal Khanuja, M.D. & Total Joint Replacement Team, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Harpal Khanuja, M.D. and the Total Joint Replacement Team are the 2017 recipients of the Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork Award at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. With input from orthopaedic surgery, anesthesia, infection control and other departments, Dr. Khanuja and the Total Joint Replacement Team have created a patient-centric model of care that has improved quality, increased patient engagement and reduced costs.


Surgical Volumes

Surgical volumes are the number of times a hospital has done a specific surgical procedure in a defined time period. Hospitals that do more of a specific surgical procedure tend to have better outcomes for their patients than hospitals that do less of them. To view the average number of times that hip and knee replacement surgeries are performed each year at The Johns Hopkins Health System Hospitals, please click here.

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