• Joint Replacement Center

  • Call Colorado Joint Replacement in Denver at 720-524-1367 to learn more about our orthopedic physicians or to schedule an appointment today!

    When it comes to joint replacement surgery, there are general orthopedists who occasionally perform joint replacements and then there are skilled joint replacement specialists who are dedicated solely to the science and practice of artificial joint replacement surgery. At the Porter Center for Joint Replacement, our advanced knee and hip replacement program is led by some of the nation’s top orthopedic surgeons who have one, and only one focus: joint replacement excellence.

    By partnering with some of the region's highest volume, most honored and continually distinguished joint replacement surgeons, the Porter Center for Joint Replacement offers patients with arthritis and joint pain treatment solutions that are backed by unmatched skill, expertise and experience.

    Distinguished Care and Expertise

    The Porter Center for Joint Replacement is a center of excellence boasting:

    • Porter Adventist Hospital, have been named one of the 2014 top 125 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs in the U.S. by Becker's Hospital Review, a source of business and legal information for health care industry leaders. 
    • More than 1,800 knee and hip replacements each year
    • An outstanding 99% patient satisfaction rate as reported by an independent study
    • Two of the top 22 knee surgeons in the Northa America., Dr. Douglas A. Dennis and Dr. Raymond H. Kim, as recognized by Orthopedics This Week
    • Recognition from U.S. News & World Report for excellence in orthopedics – ranked 50th nationally
    • National and international recognition for the research and development of artificial joints
    • More than 700 journal articles and chapters published about knee and hip replacement
    • International fellowship training in the latest hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement techniques
    • Two recipients of the prestigious John Insall Award for research on total knee replacements – Dr. Douglas A. Dennis and Dr. Raymond H. Kim
    • Recognition for exceptional clinical quality for knee and hip replacement by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and UnitedHealthcare
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2015 Joint Replacement Excellence Award™
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement in 2015
    • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee & Hip Replacement in 2015

    Specialized Hospital Environment for Joint Replacement Patients

    The Porter Center for Joint Replacement provides an exclusive, joint replacement-only hospital wing that features beautiful décor, scenic views, and large, private rooms designed specifically for joint replacement patients.


    Along with dedicated case managers, clinical nurse specialists, nutritionists and clinical pharmacists, all Porter Center for Joint Replacement operating room, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and post-operative nursing teams are devoted solely to the care of joint replacement patients and have advanced training in orthopedic care.

    State-of-the-Art Orthopedic Operating Suites

    All joint replacement surgeries at the Porter Center for Joint Replacement are conducted in one of Porter Adventist Hospital’s six dedicated orthopedic operating suites. Built in 2007 for the sole purpose of joint replacement surgery, our dedicated orthopedic operating rooms are among the most sophisticated, sterile and state-of-the art surgical suites for joint replacement in the region.

    Specializing in Joint Replacement

    Our world-class orthopedic specialists are among the top experts in the Rocky Mountain region when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of painful, arthritic or damaged joints. Our specialties include:

    • Hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    • Partial knee replacement
    • Patello-femoral resurfacing of the knee
    • Complex revision hip and knee replacement
    • Anterior hip replacement surgery

    Expert Orthopedic Surgeons

    The orthopedic surgeons of the Porter Center for Joint Replacement are dedicated to alleviating knee, hip and joint pain by staying abreast of the latest treatments, technologies, research and surgical techniques in the field of joint replacement. Our dedicated team of joint replacement experts include:

    Dr. Dennis (2)

    Dr. Douglas A. Dennis
    Dr. Raymond KimDr. Raymond H. Kim
    Dr. Todd MinerDr. Todd M. Miner
    Dr. Charlie YangDr. Charlie C. Yang


    At the Porter Center for Joint Replacement, our mission is to enhance the quality of life by providing excellence in clinical care, participating in leading research endeavors and providing support for international outreach programs that provide surgical care for those suffering from severe arthritis in developing countries throughout the world.

    The Porter Center for Joint Replacement was envisioned by a group of orthopedic surgeons dedicated to providing world-class care in Denver.

    Porter Center for Joint Replacement physicians are renowned for their expertise, performing thousands of joint replacement surgeries each year, as well as training other surgeons from around the world in the latest techniques in joint replacement.

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