Advances in Knee Replacements

This new design allows surgeons to preserve the important central ligaments of the knee called the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. This design should allow a knee replacement to move, respond, and feel more like a normal knee.

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The Anterior Hip

Patients are being told by both surgeons and orthopedic implant companies that Anterior Hip Replacement approach offers something unique and different compared to other approaches. This is a flatly untrue, unscientifically supported myth...

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Outpatient Joint Replacement

With Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgery, patients are able to return home the same day as the procedure. Patients also begin physical therapy within hours of surgery.

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Outpatient Joint Replacement in Portland, Oregon

Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgery

  • Patients are able to return home the same day as the procedure
  • Patients who are relatively healthy and highly motivated are eligible
  • Patients begin physical therapy within hours of surgery

First Outpatient Total Joint in Northwest

Dr. Ballard performs the first total joint replacement in an outpatient setting to be done in the northwest.