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Considering joint replacement surgery?

Capital City Surgery Center (CCSC) is a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center that offers a state-of-the-art facility and a specially trained staff to help ensure a high-quality safe surgical experience. CCSC was recently ranked the #1 ambulatory surgical center (ASC) in NC by Newsweek.

Capital City Surgery Center is pleased to announce we were awarded an Advanced Orthopaedic Certification for Total Joint and Complex Spine by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) for three years.

This is an important milestone in the continuing growth and success of our healthcare organization. Pursuing this specialty certification shows our commitment to providing the highest levels of quality care to our patients and the same high level of quality in our business practices.

Achieving the AAAHC Advanced Orthopaedic Certification for Total Joint and Complex Spine demonstrates Capital City Surgery has met the highest level of rigorous orthopaedic care standards of a nationally recognized third party.

Capital City Surgery Center is proud to have met the challenge of certification and intends to consistently uphold the principles of quality improvement in patient care.

What is Joint Replacement Surgery?

Joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which diseased or damaged tissues of a joint are removed and then replaced with medical implants. The purpose of the procedure is to reduce pain and increase the mobility of the joint. Common joints replaced include knees, hips, and shoulders.

Why Have a Joint Replacement Surgery?

The most common reasons people elect to have joint replacement surgery are to reduce pain and improve mobility. Joint replacement surgery is a safe and effective treatment option for most people and can have a great impact on a person’s quality of life.

What conditions may contribute to needing a Joint Replacement?

Arthritis – This is the degeneration of wearing down of cartilage tissue within a joint. Common forms of arthritis include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Several factors that may contribute to arthritis include genetic factors, traumatic injuries, or minor repetitive injuries. Pain and disability caused by arthritis is the leading reason people elect to undergo a total joint replacement

Is Joint Replacement Surgery Safe?

As with any medical procedure, there are risks involved when having a total joint replacement. Risks vary by patient based on medical history, but more common risks include bleeding and surgical site infection. Your surgeon will discuss the risks and benefits of surgery with you.

Is Joint Replacement My Only Option?

Joint replacement surgery is one option in the management of pain from arthritis. Most patients that undergo a total joint replacement have already attempted treatment through other options which may have included physical therapy, joint injections, or pain management. Speak with your provider regarding the best treatment options for you.

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Which Providers Perform Total Joint Replacements at CCSC?

The Bone and Joint Surgery Clinic

3801 Wake Forest Rd
Suite 220
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 322-8619


Paul Burroughs, MD
James Crowther, MD
Samuel Hammonds, MD
David Jones, MD
Johnny T. Nelson, MD

Wake Orthopaedics

3009 New Bern Ave
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 232-5020


Jonathan Chappell, MD
Curtis Hanson, MD
Timothy Harris, MD


1803 Forest Hills Road
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 243-9629


Daniel Carpenter, MD
John Taliaferro, MD

Raleigh Hand to Shoulder Center

3701 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 872-3171


George Edwards III, MD
Timothy Luchetti, MD
James Post, MD