Welcome to the Kaplan Joint Center

The Kaplan Joint Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital offers surgical and non-surgical treatments 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 learn more about the Kaplan Joint Center or to make an appointment to be seen by one of our providers within 48 hours, please fill out our online appointment request form, call us at 855-KNEE-HIP (855-563-3447) or email us

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 been designated a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

This designation indicates that we have met objective, evidence-based criteria that demonstrate reliability in delivering knee/hip replacement, with better overall outcomes for patients. Learn More >