Study guide


See how we get you better faster. The proof is in the numbers.

What we’re all about.

Our Orthopaedic Institute is home to nationally recognized surgeons who perform the most advanced joint replacements for knees, hips and shoulders. They'll customize a replacement that's right for you based on age, activity level, and more.

UM SJMC's top priority is to provide you with the highest level of care, and to get you home as safely and quickly as possible. From minimally invasive options, to a rapid recovery program, we can help get you out of the hospital and back on your feet faster. Check out our charts to see how.

Average Length of Stay

Average Length of Stay

We get you back to your life, quicker.

Surgical expertise, minimally invasive options and our rapid recovery program all get you out of the hospital and back on your feet, quicker. Sometimes, in nearly half the time.

UM SJMC Volume


Experience counts.

Our expert surgeons performed over 1200 joint replacements last year. Which is approximately six times more than “The 200 Quality Benchmark” ranking.

Patient Satisfaction Score Overall


Happy patients.

Don't take it from us, take it from the 80% of patients who were satisfied with UM SJMC. Our surgeons work closely with a dedicated nursing staff to make your experience great from the start.

Complications Rate

Complications Rate

Less complications. Less worries.

We take every measure possible to ensure your surgery goes smoothly. Our experience nearly eliminates complications like heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.

Surgical Site Infections

Surgical Site Infections

Infection free.

We take every precaution to make sure you don’t get an infection from your surgical incision. So you get better and back home, sooner.

Mortality Rate

Mortality Rate

Minuscule incidence of mortality.

As you can see, we're barely on the charts. With nationally recognized surgeons and a devoted nursing staff, you're in the best possible hands.

Pain Management Score

Pain Management Score

Less pain, more gain.

Thanks to our amazing rehab specialists and our unique rapid recovery program, 85% of our patients experience better pain management. Which helps you get up and moving, faster.

* 2014 national benchmarks from CMS and Hospital Compare