Welcome to the Kaplan Joint Center

The Kaplan Joint Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital offers surgical options for patients with joint pain. Our joint reconstruction and replacement surgical procedures offer patients a better quality of life and relief from living in discomfort. Patients come to the Center from all over Massachusetts for surgical treatment of such orthopedic disorders as:

  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Cartilage and labral injury
  • Joint malalignment
  • Ligament and tendon tears
To make an appointment or find out more about the Kaplan Joint Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, please call us at 855-KNEE-HIP (855-563-3447) or email us.


A collaboration of Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, the Kaplan Joint Center offers a continuum of exceptional, well-coordinated surgical and nonsurgical care. Our nationally renowned surgeons perform a wide variety of surgical procedures for the hip, knee and shoulder, including joint replacement, minimally invasive arthroscopy, and revision joint replacement.
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Patient Videos

Watch Nancy Hiltz, RN, MS, ONC, explain everything you need to know before, during and after hip and knee replacement surgery.

Patient Education Guides

We are proud of the orthopaedic care we provide and are pleased to offer these guides as a way for you and your family to fully understand what you can expect when you come to Newton-Wellesley Hospital for your knee/hip replacement or resurfacing procedure.


Patient Stories

Awards & Recognition

Newton-Wellesley Hospital has recently been designated a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA).

Newton-Wellesley Hospital was evaluated by BCBSMA on our ability to deliver high quality and safe care for patients undergoing knee and hip replacement and spine surgery. Additionally, Newton-Wellesley has also met efficiency measures that address patients' needs for affordable healthcare. Learn More >