Orthopedic Care at Nanticoke

Knee Replacement SurgeryNanticoke Memorial Hospital provides a full range of orthopedic services, treating sports injury to advanced degenerative diseases. Our team of highly experienced of orthopedic surgeons, nurses, and rehabilitation therapists provide the best possible care for all of our patients.

The orthopedic inpatient unit includes a dedicated floor with all private rooms. All rooms are large featuring attention to detail to help patients move around the room safely. Physical & occupational therapy for our orthopedic patients is conveniently located on the same floor as the inpatient rooms.

Nanticoke boasts quick recovery for our patients through the use of Joint Camp. This model of rehabilitation for our surgical patients provides a fun, supportive environment to help patients recover as quickly as possible. It includes support before, during and after surgery to allow our patients to become more mobile, quicker than traditional programs.

  • Nanticoke has a 100% early mobility rate for primary joint replacement surgeries.
  • Nanticoke has a 0% Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) rate for primary joint replacements. The DVT rate is quality measure related to prevention of blood clots during and after surgery.

Services We Provide:

  • Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Internal Fixation
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Internal Fixation
  • Musculoskeletal Procedures
  • Soft Tissue Repair
  • Subacromial Impingement/Rotator Cuff
  • Upper & Lower Extremity Trauma


Learn more about orthopedics and joint health from Dr. Lawrence Piccioni: