Bone and joint specialists in Richmond, Virginia

The Orthopedic Hospital at Parham Doctors’ Hospital provides advanced, patient-focused orthopedic care in central Virginia. Our expert team works closely with you to relieve your pain and get you back to an active lifestyle as soon as possible.

For questions and appointments, contact the Orthopedic Hospital on our 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse line at (804) 320-3627.


We are among only 5% of hospitals that Healthgrades has recognized four years in a row as America's 100 Best Hospitals for orthopedic surgery and joint replacements. They have also awarded us for our total hip replacements and hip fracture treatments. Additionally, we are one of fewer than 120 U.S. hospitals to hold the Advanced Certification Gold Seal for Total Hip Replacement from The Joint Commission. We are also proud to be recognized for knee replacement surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Parham Doctors’ Hospital has been awarded Disease-Specific Care Certification for Joint Replacement- Shoulder from The Joint Commission. The certification recognizes healthcare organizations that provide clinical programs across the continuum of care for shoulder conditions that require Shoulder surgery. For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.

Orthopedic conditions we treat

Our orthopedic team treats a wide range of orthopedic conditions, such as those that affect the feet and ankles or the hands and arms. and symptoms, including:

  • Arthritis pain
  • Bone spurs
  • Broken bones
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Gout
  • Herniated disc
  • Impingement (pinched nerve)
  • Joint pain from injury or osteoarthritis
  • Joint dislocation
  • Muscle strains or sprains
  • Neck and back pain
  • Overuse or repetitive stress injury
  • Plantar fasciitis (heel pain)
  • Sciatic pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal tumors
  • Sports injuries, including concussions
  • Tendon and cartilage injury
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trauma injury
  • Trigger finger

Orthopedic treatments and services

We offer a wide range of orthopedic treatments and services so patients receive customized care that fits their unique situation. Some of these services include:

Custom orthotics

We offer custom-molded orthotics for patients with musculoskeletal disorders or chronic back, hip, knee and foot/ankle pain. This process begins with a biomechanical lower extremity evaluation to assess if the patient would benefit from custom-molded orthotics. The goal is to help patients return to functional activities, such as walking, running and sports.

Orthopedic surgery

We offer innovative procedures and personalized care from a whole team dedicated to your health before, during and after surgery. Common orthopedic and sports-related surgeries we perform include:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Casting and splinting
  • Cartilage and meniscus repair
  • Cartilage reconstruction
  • Digital biplane angiography
  • Elbow tendon repair
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Knee ligament repair and reconstruction
  • Knee resurfacing
  • Kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty
  • Ligament repair
  • Lumbar disc replacement
  • Meniscus surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder replacement surgery, including partial and reverse shoulder replacement
  • Speech and swallowing therapy
  • Spinal surgery
  • Tommy John surgery
  • Total joint replacement (knee, hip and shoulder)

We also provide occupational medicine and physical therapy and rehabilitation programs, some starting directly after surgery, to help patients heal faster, improve their flexibility and minimize scar tissue development. This means you can receive diagnostics, treatment and therapy in one place, from one team.

Knee replacement surgery

Recognized as a High Performing Hospital for Knee Replacement Surgery by the U.S. News & World Report, our knee replacement program focuses on relieving knee pain and restoring mobility. Through this program, we offer patients access to minimally invasive, robot-assisted knee replacement procedures. These techniques allow for a shorter hospital stay and less recovery time.

Spine surgery and care

Our expert spine surgeons stay at the forefront of orthopedic medicine, using advanced tools and techniques, including biologics and stem cells, for spine treatments and surgery. For example, we are accredited for spinal fusion by the nation's leading authority on quality of care—The Joint Commission. We are also the first hospital in the state of Virginia to offer a new, breakthrough minimally invasive treatment for patients with chronic low back pain.

Sports medicine

We offer individualized sports medicine services—including evaluation, rehabilitation, treatment and injury-prevention plans—for athletes and active adults. Our multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals includes sports medicine specialists, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and licensed physical therapists with extensive experience in rehabilitating sports- and exercise-related injuries.

Orthopedic care at HCA Virginia

Orthopedic doctors, called orthopedists, take care of bones and joints. This includes knee pain, total joint replacement, issues that impact your spine and more. You might need to see an orthopedist if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, or if you've had a recent sprain, strain or broken bone.

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