Joint and Spine Center

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2400 E 17th St
Columbus, IN

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The progressive, comprehensive approach we take at our state-of-the-art facility has been recognized nationally, but it's the individuals we've helped that matter most. When someone tells us they wish they had done their surgery sooner, that's when we know that all the extra effort pays off.

When an entire team is focused on your wellness and rehabilitation, good things happen.

Within the progressive atmosphere of the Joint and Spine Center, physicians, physician’s assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, surgeons, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other experts are in constant communication to see to your individualized care. Our focus is on you and getting you the best care possible for your joint replacement or spine surgery.

You are not in this alone. Therapy begins immediately after surgery, and we even teach family members how to actively become involved with your recovery. From education before surgery, to exercises after surgery, every detail of your care is planned, then continuously reviewed using input from you and your family. You will play a key role in ensuring a successful recovery, but you will be supported every step of the way.

The team in our Joint and Spine Center focuses on getting patients better and back home sooner than the national average.

Outcomes for our patients dealing with neck, knee, hip and spine issues consistently surpassed national benchmarks in:

  • Reduction of post surgery pain
  • High range of motion at discharge
  • Highest in the country in patient satisfaction

Care here is different

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association named us a Blue Distinction Center + for Knee and Hip Replacement for achieving excellent clinical quality and efficiency in delivering in hip and knee replacement specialty care.

Here at the Joint and Spine Center, more than 300 joints replacements and over 200 spine surgeries are performed each year. (That’s extensive experience and expertise on your side, at your side.)

Studies show that hospitals with high volumes (more than 200 joint replacement and 100 spine surgeries) deliver better outcomes.

Columbus Regional Hospital Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy consistently receives the “Outcomes Excellence Award” through FOTO for exceeding the national average for orthopedic functional change among 3,800 hundred outpatient clinics all over the country.

Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. [FOTO®] is a network of outcomes measurement that Columbus Regional Hospital has utilized since 1997 to measure our outpatient therapy performance against providers all over the county and to ensure the BEST possible care for our patients.

Our process makes us different. Our process makes us better.

As a patient, you'll know what to expect weeks before surgery. Then, we'll still be there to help you three months later—and beyond.

Care starts with an online pre-operative education class where patients and "coaches" (family and friends helping you through the recovery process) learn about the details of your treatment, the ins and outs of your hospital stay, and important advice that will aid in speeding your recovery.

Our continuous care model includes a single team of doctors and healthcare personnel that will be with you throughout the entire treatment and recovery process, establishing a level of comfort and trust that only gets stronger. It's more like we go through the treatment program with you, instead of just performing surgery on you.

Stu's Story

Joint and Spine Center Patient Stu Kaplan underwent a successful knee replacement surgery, and he tells the story about his decision to "get his life back."

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Our Joint & Spine Doctors


Lovell, Matthew 2015  Matthew Lovell, MD
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Tannenbaum, Eric 2018_web Eric Tannenbaum, MD
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Federle, Douglas_12  Douglas Federle, MD
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Guse, Cary 2015  Cary Guse, MD
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Chambers, John_12  John Chambers, MD
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20210810Tom ReinselMD_8337_al-web  Tom Reinsel, MD
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