Hip and Knee Care

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center's orthopaedic surgeons perform more than 2,000 hip and knee replacement surgeries every year and also care for patients with the most complicated hip and knee replacement cases in the region.

Get in touch with your patient navigator

Robin Hemmingway

Robin Hemingway is your patient navigator for the program. Let her help you get started with the GE Ortho Center of Excellence at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center / New London Hospital.

Why choose Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Orthopaedics

When you choose us for your joint replacement, we will provide you with:

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    A comprehensive total joint program that includes extensive pre-operative evaluation
  • Extensive, trained, dedicated team of providers all focused on you, including surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and nurses
  • A personalized education program for joint replacement including an online program to keep track of your pre-and post-operative information and rehab exercises
  • The knowledge and research background that only a nationally-ranked academic medical center can offer. Our inpatient care for the most complex joint issues and traumatic injuries in our region is second-to-none. We have the experience to help you, no matter what you may be experiencing.

New London Hospital

New London Hospital

At New London Hospital you will benefit from:

  • Free and easy on-site parking
  • Nearby accommodations for your convenience and comfort
  • A spacious private inpatient room
  • Meals tailored to meet your dietary needs by nutrition specialists
  • Rehabilitation services providing individualized care for a safe and effective recovery

Your hip and knee replacement team

Kevin Dwyer

Kevin W. Dwyer MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth
I love the field of orthopaedics because it allows me to make profound changes in my patients’ lives. By providing evidence-based, individualized and comprehensive orthopaedic care, I can help improve my patients' quality of life...More