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Learn More About Hartzband Center for Hip & Knee Replacement

Hip and knee replacements are the most common total joint replacements performed in the United States. Each year over 1.1 million Americans undergo a hip (400,000) or knee (700,000) replacement. Joint replacement is serious surgery and multiple articles have been published confirming that high-volume, more experienced surgeons consistently obtain the best results for their patients.

Hip and Knee replacements are all Hartzband Center does. By focusing solely on hip and knee replacement, we have been able to deliver the depth of knowledge, operative skill and clinical care you need and deserve. We have raised the bar on quality and safety, which translates to quicker healing, faster recovery and ultimately, the freedom associated with restoring pain-free activity.

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Get to know Mark A. Hartzband, MD

Mark A. Hartzband, MD, founder of Hartzband Center for Hip & Knee Replacement, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is internationally renowned and has extensive, specialized skill and experience in joint care and total joint replacement.

Dr. Hartzband is an innovator whose contributions have helped revolutionize the way joint surgery is performed. He was one of the first surgeons to perform minimally invasive hip and knee replacement and pioneered many of today's surgical techniques, including two-incision hip replacement and quadriceps-sparing knee replacement. Dr. Hartzband has helped develop many of the industry's most advanced orthopedic implants, including the gender knee as well as hip replacements that accommodate the difference in female anatomy. He pioneered same-day hip and knee replacement and has been performing them in appropriate patients.

Dr. Hartzband is an expert to whom other orthopedic surgeons turn for information, instruction and advice. He lectures nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous articles and book chapters on topics relating to total hip and knee arthroplasty, minimally invasive techniques, and computer-assisted surgical navigation. He is the surgeon to whom other joint replacement surgeons refer their patients with complications.

After receiving his medical degree from McGill University, Dr. Hartzband completed a general surgery residency followed by an orthopedic residency at Montefiore Hospital/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has been an active member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Dr. Hartzband is Medical Director of the Bone and Joint Center at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ. He has also served as Director for Total Joint Replacement Services at Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Hartzband Center for Hip & Knee Replacement
Personalized Care

Every patient is unique, so developing a personalized care plan is essential to a successful outcome. Determining the best course of treatment — surgical, non-surgical or a combination of both — is crucial to getting you back on your feet as quickly as possible. If joint replacement is indicated we will advise you as to which solution will produce the best results.

Patient Education and the Team Approach

Patient education is key to a successful outcome. For our surgical patients, this includes a comprehensive review of the preoperative clearance process, the hospital experience, and what to expect post-operatively. Our professional office staff will answer your questions, assist with insurance matters and guide you through the process.

We partner with all members of your multidisciplinary team — physicians, nurses, hospital staff and physical therapists — to help minimize discomfort while you regain your mobility.