CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Alamo Heights Achieves National Certification for Hip and Knee Care

San Antonio, TX, August 8, 2022 – Patients seeking surgical treatment for hip and knee replacements have a high-quality choice for receiving care when choosing CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Alamo Heights. The hospital has been awarded with a certification from The Joint Commission Center of Excellence in Hip and Knee Replacement.

The Joint Commission recognizes hospitals committed to following proven treatment guidelines incorporated into a comprehensive system of care to fully address the needs of patients who seek treatment for their hips and knees. CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Alamo Heights met a set of criteria focusing on transitions of care from the pre-surgical orthopedic consultation to the intraoperative, hospitalization or ambulatory surgical centers admission, rehabilitation and follow-up with the orthopedic surgeon.

“We are honored to receive this certification,” said, Dr. Matthew Morrey, regional medical director for the Total Joint Center of Excellence and orthopedic surgeon with CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Alamo Heights. “It only illustrates the type of care our patients can be certain they’ll receive here. Our patients are our top priority, which is why we are fully committed to ensuring they receive top notch care from start to finish.”

This certification exemplifies CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Alamo Heights’s commitment to continuous process improvement and providing high quality patient care. The team at the hospital is trained in the latest orthopedic care and are dedicated to providing the best experience for patients.

“This certification is made possible through the efforts of our physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, caregivers, associates and every member of the team pouring themselves into our mission each day they come to work,” said Sherry Fraser, president of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Alamo Heights. “Their commitment is a true indication of the ongoing and tireless pursuit of excellence of this organization in service to our community. Our team provides exceptional and compassionate care and we are proud of what we’ve accomplished together on behalf of our patients.”