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The award-winning Orthopedic Center at Harlingen Medical Center is incomparable when it comes to providing care from the perspective of the patient. Our healthcare team stays close by the side of each of our patients, delivering compassionate and quality care during a vulnerable time. Our care-delivery model supports a philosophy of patient-focused care. The design, management and operation of the Orthopedic Center are all focused on the patient's needs and overall comfort.

Joint Commission Award

Orthopedic surgeons at Harlingen Medical Center offer an array of specialties, including joint replacement (including knee and hip surgery), neck and spine surgery, arthroscopic and minimally-invasive surgery, sports medicine, hand and shoulder surgery, and orthopedic trauma surgery.

The Orthopedic Center at Harlingen Medical Center holds a specialty accreditation in knee and hip replacement surgery from the national accrediting agency for healthcare facilities, the Joint Commission, based in Illinois. This "Gold Seal of Approval" for joint replacement recognizes Harlingen Medical Center for its dedication and expertise in offering life-restoring surgeries, which in many cases can help patients to walk again without pain.

In addition, Harlingen Medical Center's Orthopedic Center has been named one of "America's 100 Best Hospitals" for orthopedic surgery for three years in a row (2014-2016) by Healthgrades, a national healthcare ratings organization. This was the latest among many awards for HMC's Orthopedic Center, which has been ranked among the top 10 percent in the national for overall orthopedic services for six years in a row (2011-2016).

The Orthopedic Center has also received the following awards

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  • "Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award" from Healthgrades (8 years in a row, 2011-2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery (2013-2017)
  • Total Knee Replacement, 5-Star Recipient (2015-2018)
  • Hip Fracture Treatment, 5-Star Recipient (2008-2018)
  • Back Surgery, 5-Star Recipient (2016)
  • "High-Performing" rating in knee replacement surgery in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 "Best Hospitals" listing.

Our Services Include

  • Minimally-invasive total joint replacement (knee, hip, shoulder)
  • Open and closed reduction fractures
  • Ligament repairs
  • Care of Trauma Injuries

Our state-of-the-art surgical suites provide surgeons and patients with the latest in state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

The Orthopedic Center at Harlingen Medical Center is led by a team of outstanding orthopedic surgeons. In addition to board-certified specialists in orthopedics, the team includes podiatrists and interventional radiologists.


HMC Orthopedic Center

Phone: 956-365-1000