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Joint Replacement Center

The Joint Replacement Center at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, offers state-of-the-art facilities and a caring team of surgeons with years of expertise in hip and knee replacement. We understand that having your hip or knee replaced is a big decision. Our experts are with you every step of the way, from helping you weigh your options to getting you back to the lifestyle you enjoy.

Why Choose Suburban Hospital for Your Hip or Knee Replacement

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval
  • Our joint replacement program is one of the busiest in the state, caring for more than 1,300 patients each year. This means our surgeons are skilled in all types of joint replacements, including partial replacements, total replacement and complex revision surgeries of the hip and knee.
  • Patient education is a big priority for us. All joint replacement patients attend pre-surgery classes that explain the procedure and the recovery process to help you make an informed decision.
  • Our experienced nursing team and skilled rehabilitation specialists will help you set recovery goals and resume the activities you had to put on hold because of the hip or knee pain.

For more information about the Joint Replacement Center, call 301-896-6683.

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery: Q&A With Daniel Valaik, M.D.

The Suburban Hospital Joint Replacement Care Program

 

Our Team of Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeons

Our hip and knee specialists see patients in several locations in Bethesda and Southern Maryland. All surgeries are performed at our state-of-the-art joint replacement unit in the Suburban Hospital. 

Photo of Dr. Timothy Bhattacharyya, M.D.

Bhattacharyya, Timothy, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-1010
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Fracture surgery, Fractures, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Nonunions, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Osteomyelitis, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction, Trauma Surgery
 
Photo of Dr. Edward J Bieber, M.D.

Bieber, Edward J, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-1010
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arthroscopic Surgery, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hand Surgery, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Microvascular Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Reconstructive Surgery, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine, Surgery, Trauma, Upper Extremity
 
Photo of Dr. Christopher J Cannova, M.D.

Cannova, Christopher J, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-1010
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: ACL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hip Replacement, Joint Reconstruction, Joint Replacement, Knee Joint Arthroscopy, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement
 
Photo of Dr. Sridhar M Durbhakula, M.D.

Durbhakula, Sridhar M, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-1010
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: ACL Reconstruction, Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Bunions, Diabetic Foot Care, Foot and Ankle, Heel Disorders, Hip Arthritis, Hip Replacement, Joint Aspiration, Joint Preservation, Joint Replacement, Knee Arthritis, Knee Joint Arthroscopy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Rotator Cuff, Sports Medicine, Total Hip Replacement, Total Joint Replacement
 
Photo of Dr. Mahidhar Muraldihar Durbhakula, M.D.

Durbhakula, Mahidhar Muraldihar, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-1010
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Joint Aspiration, Joint Replacement, Microsurgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopaedic Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Rotator Cuff, Sports Medicine, Upper Extremity Surgery
 
Photo of Dr. Christopher Michael Farrell, M.D.

Farrell, Christopher Michael, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 240-449-8262
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: ACL Reconstruction, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. Ira David Fisch, M.D.

Fisch, Ira David, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-1010
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arthroscopic Surgery, Back Pain, Cervical Spine Trauma, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Knee Joint Arthroscopy, Knee Replacement, Lumbar Spine Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rotator Cuff, Spinal Block, Spine Surgery, Thoracic Spine Surgery
 
Photo of Dr. James St Clair Gardiner, Jr, M.D.

Gardiner, James St Clair, M.D. Jr

Appointment Phone: 301-515-0900
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: ACL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Surgery, Foot and Ankle, Hip Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. James Allan Gasho, M.D.

Gasho, James Allan, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-652-6612
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: ACL Reconstruction, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Orthopaedics, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Trauma
 
Photo of Dr. Michael Eric Goldsmith, M.D.

Goldsmith, Michael Eric, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-657-9876
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Back Injuries, Back Pain, Corrective Osteotomy, Joint Replacement, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Scoliosis, Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. Franklin Randall Polun, D.P.M.

Polun, Franklin Randall, D.P.M.

Appointment Phone: 301-969-1483
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Bunions, Chronic Pain, Diabetic Foot Care, Fibromyalgia, Foot and Ankle, Joint Replacement, Orthotics, Podiatry, Sports Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. Kurt Christian Schluntz, M.D.

Schluntz, Kurt Christian, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-1010
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Achilles, Ankle Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Surgery, Bursitis, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Foot and Ankle, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacement, Spondylolisthesis, Sports Medicine, Trigger Finger
 
Photo of Dr. Daniel J Valaik, M.D.

Valaik, Daniel J, M.D.

Appointment Phone: 301-530-3220
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip, Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Knee, Core Decompression for Avascular Necrosis of the Hip, Degenerative Joint Disease (Osteoarthritis of the Hip), Femoral Fractures, Femoral-Acetabular Impingement (FAI), Femur Fracture Fixation, High Tibial Osteotomy, Hip Arthritis, Hip Bursitis, Hip Dislocations, Hip Fractures, Joint Injection: Hip, Knee Arthritis, Knee Joint Arthroscopy, Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis, Lateral Release and Medial Imbrication, Loose Body Removal (Knee), Meniscus Tears, Microfracture Drilling Procedure for Isolated Chondral Defect, Muscle Strain Injuries of the Hip, OATS Cartilage Repair Surgery, Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee, Partial Hip Resurfacing, Partial Knee Replacement, Partial Meniscectomy, Patella Tendon Rupture, Patellar Fracture (Broken Kneecap), Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper's Knee), Patellar Tracking Disorder, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner's Knee), Quadriceps Tendon Rupture, Revision Hip Surgery, Revision Knee Surgery, Revision Knee with Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy, Septic Arthritis of the Knee, Supracondylar Femoral Fracture, Tear - Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), Tear - Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL), Tibial Fracture, Tibial Osteotomy, Tibial Pateau Fracture, Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy, Total Hip Replacement, Total Hip Resurfacing, Total Knee Replacement
 

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