Playing summer basketball, Taylor Gibson tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her knee, taking her away from her sports and into surgery.
Lowell General Hospital has leading orthopedic surgeons and a specialized clinical team to provide a full array of minimally invasive procedures for bone, muscle and total joint replacement surgery. Recognized as a Blue Distinction Plus facility for Spine and Blue Distinction plus for Hip and Knee replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield, our experienced team of orthopedic professionals help patients return to the activities they love.
Here's what our patients are saying about us:
- 99% Communication with doctors
- 99% Doctors treat you with courtesy and respect
- 98% Doctors listen carefully to you
- 99% Doctors explain in a way you can understand
- 94% Communication with nurses
- 91% Recommend the hospital to others
- 98% Pain Management
- 97% Staff do everything to help with pain
Source: Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Benchmarking survey report dates 3/1/2016-2/11/2018 as compared to other organizations of like size in the national Press Ganey database.
- Ankle injuries
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Bone fractures
- Sprains and strains
- Shoulder pain and instability
- Knee pain
- Tendon and ligament tears
- Sports injuries
- Pediatric conditions
- Hip dislocation and dysplasia
- Trauma injuries
Your Care Team
Why Choose Lowell General?
The Orthopedic Center, located on the hospital’s M3 unit at the main campus, has larger, private rooms specially equipped for the care of our orthopedic patients. Here, our team of team of nurses, physical therapists, and other trained orthopedic professionals practice the latest research-based techniques and employ a collaborative team approach built around personalized patient needs. Meet your care team
Orthopedics Success Stories
After suffering for years with osteoarthritis, Claudia Antolini got back to enjoying her life after knee replacement surgery with significantly less post-operative pain and without the use of opioids.
New Customized Knee
Claudia from Lowell
His kids were begging him to play golf but Chris Cline's back just couldn’t take it. Finally, the pain got so bad he couldn’t bend over to put his own socks on. Turns out it wasn't a back problem but one stemming from arthritis in his hip.
Dad Back in the Game with New Hip
Chris from Westford
Following a total knee replacement, Catherine Albano no longer experienced pain walking or sitting for long periods of time.
Dream Trip to Italy After Knee Surgery
Catherine from Dracut
Teen Athlete Getting Back in the Game After ACL Surgery Taylor from Billerica
New Customized Knee Claudia from Lowell
Dad Back in the Game with New Hip Chris from Westford
Dream Trip to Italy After Knee Surgery Catherine from Dracut
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