Here, you’ll find answers to some of the most common questions we receive about our services, procedures, and patient care philosophy. Our goal is to help you feel informed and confident as you make decisions about your orthopedic health.

About Hart Orthopedics

What areas does Dr. Jeffrey Hart specialize in?

Dr. Hart specializes in treating conditions related to the hips, knees, and shoulders. His expertise includes total hip replacements, partial and total knee replacements, shoulder, and knee arthroscopy, as well as advanced treatments for musculoskeletal pain.

What makes Hart Orthopedics different?

At Hart Orthopedics, we prioritize a personal and compassionate approach to care. Our practice utilizes the latest in minimally invasive, muscle-sparing techniques, advanced computer, and robotic-assisted surgery to ensure the best personal experiences for our patients.

Services and Procedures

Do you offer non-surgical treatment options?

Yes. We offer a variety of non-surgical options, including corticosteroid injections, viscosupplementation injections, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections, and Zilretta injections. Each treatment depends on each patient’s specific needs.

Can you tell me more about MAKOplasty Robotic partial knee replacement?

MAKOplasty is a robotic-assisted procedure designed for the treatment of specific knee conditions. It allows for precise removal of diseased bone and cartilage and enables the placement of an implant in a manner that can lead to more natural knee movement post-surgery.

Patient Care and Experience

What can I expect during my first visit?

Your first visit will include a holistic evaluation of your orthopedic health, a discussion of your symptoms and concerns, and a review of your medical history. We will then discuss potential treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical for your specific needs.

How does Hart Orthopedics manage post-surgical care?

Post-surgical care is customized to the individual and may include physical therapy, follow-up appointments, and personalized recovery plans to ensure the best possible outcome and a smooth return to daily activities.

Appointment and Insurance

How can I schedule an appointment?

You can schedule an appointment by contacting our office directly through phone or email. Our contact information is available on our website under the “Contact Us” section.

Does Hart Orthopedics accept my insurance?

Hart Orthopedics accepts a wide range of insurance plans. We recommend contacting our office directly with your insurance information to verify coverage before your appointment.

Does Hart Orthopedics provide treatment for workers’ compensation injuries?

Yes, Hart Orthopedics offers specialized treatment for individuals who have suffered injuries on the job. Our services include an evaluation of your injury, the development of a customized treatment plan, and ongoing progress monitoring to ensure a swift recovery with minimal discomfort. We treat a range of workers’ comp injuries, including sprains and strains, fractures, repetitive motion injuries, as well as back, neck, shoulder, and knee injuries.

What are the benefits of injection therapy?

Injection therapy can provide pain relief, reduce inflammation, and improve joint function. It is often used as part of a treatment plan for conditions such as osteoarthritis and soft tissue injuries.

How do I know if I need surgery?

The decision to proceed with surgery is made after a thorough evaluation of your condition, considering all non-surgical treatments have been explored. Our experts will discuss the potential benefits and risks of surgery with you so that you have the information needed to make an informed decision.