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Orthopedics

As a leader in knee and hip replacement, Altru Advanced Orthopedics delivers personalized care for the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Our goal is to get you back to a pain-free, active and enjoyable lifestyle as quickly as possible.

Altru Advanced Orthopedics is located in Altru Rehabilitation Center. To make an appointment, please call 701.732.7700.

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Services

Offering the highest level of care, our team specializes in:

  • Acute Care
    Orthopedic hospitalists are available in Altru Advanced Orthopedics Acute Care Clinic for non-emergent trauma patients and follow-up appointments.
  • Cartilage Restoration
    Healthy cartilage allows bones to glide with little friction and pain. Surgical techniques may stimulate the growth of new cartilage.
  • Foot and Ankle Procedures
    We work closely with Altru’s Podiatry to prevent and treat foot and ankle conditions.
  • Hand Surgery
    Working with certified hand therapists, our hand surgeons specialize in hand and wrist interventions. We offer minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery.
  • Joint Preservation
    Joint preservation may include activity modifications, physical therapy, medication, injections or surgery, personalized for each patient’s age, activity level, expectations or degree of joint dysfunction.
  • Joint Replacement
    As a regional leader in knee and hip replacement, Altru’s Joint Replacement Center strives to get patients back to their active routines as quickly as possible. We offer a variety of advanced techniques, including anterior approach to hip replacement, resulting in swifter recovery and short hospital stay.
  • Orthopedic Trauma
    Our team of surgeons provides trauma and acute care services for orthopedic patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Pediatric orthopedic surgery specializes in birth defects, injuries or malformations in infants, children, adolescents and teens. With access to Altru's Pediatric Therapy, patients benefit from collaborative care and state-of-the-art treatment.
  • Sports Medicine
    Altru's Sports Medicine focuses on the effects of exercise and sports on the body, including treatment and prevention of injuries.

Call for an appointment, 701.732.7700.

Team Approach

We’re all on your team. Our collaborative roster includes:

  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Hand surgeons
  • Podiatrists
  • Sports medicine physicians
  • Dedicated physical and occupational therapists

Working together, we treat a variety of orthopedic conditions under one roof.

Quality of Care

At Altru, we demonstrate quality through compassionate and individualized care. We will get you moving again as quickly, safely and painlessly as possible.

  • 2.5 days is the average stay for hip replacement procedures
  • 2.5 days is the average stay for knee replacement procedures

All data reflects April 2014 to March 2015.

According to HealthGrades, we achieved 5/5 stars for total knee replacement. Additionally, Altru is designated as a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, meaning we outperform peers in quality and safety measures.

Our patients tell the best story of our quality of care. Read about their experiences.


Hip Replacement

Altru Health System has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for hip replacement by U.S. News and World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. Altru Advanced Orthopedics demonstrated success in minimizing infections and preventing unplanned returns of hip-replacement patients to the hospital within seven days of discharge.

After analyzing over 5,000 hospitals in 2014 to find the best in the nation, U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals ranked only 11 percent of hospitals as high performing and exceeding standards of care in the area of hip replacement.

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Offering state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, Altru Specialty Center is the only hospital of its kind in eastern North Dakota. It features four operating rooms and 45 private patient rooms dedicated to Altru’s Joint Replacement Center, orthopedic and podiatry surgeries and inpatient rehabilitation.

“The hospital setting was absolutely beautiful. The atmosphere was calming and relaxed—a perfect place to heal.”

-Mike S., knee replacement

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To make an appointment, please call 701.732.7700.

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