St. Mary's Medical Center | Huntington, WV | (304) 526-1234

Regional Joint Replacement Center

The Joint CommissionSt. Mary’s Regional Joint Replacement Center offers a unique care experience for total hip and knee replacement patients. Care focuses on education prior to surgery followed by a group recovery program that’s proven to get patients back to their normal routine faster.

The Team

Steven Lochow, MD
Steven Lochow, MD

Vivek Neginhal, MD
Vivek Neginhal, MD

The program emphasizes wellness and a healing environment while keeping a patient’s family members involved throughout the treatment process. A multidisciplinary team of experts, including physicians, nurses and occupational and physical therapists, provides care and education.

St. Mary’s Regional Joint Replacement Center is recognized nationally for healthcare quality by the Joint Commission. St. Mary’s has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval™ with disease-specific care certification for hip and knee joint replacement.

Studies have shown that joint replacement patients who recover as a team reach their goals faster and with fewer complications. For this reason, St. Mary’s program features a group recovery process with emphasis on a family environment.

Specially trained staff members provide encouragement and support while incorporating fun activities.

Patients at St. Mary’s Regional Joint Replacement Center will experience:

  • Pre-operative education class with a comprehensive notebook
  • Dedicated, specially trained staff members
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Daily newsletters to reinforce education
  • Private rooms
  • Group therapy
  • Specialized amenities
  • Quicker recovery

For more information, call (304) 526-1311 or (800) 9ST-MARY, ext. 1311.

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