Expert Joint Replacement Care
Is pain and chronic stiffness from arthritis or an injury to your knees and hips keeping you from living life to its fullest? The joint replacement specialists at OSF HealthCare may be able to help you regain function while reducing the pain from arthritic joints. In many cases, replacing a worn out joint can help relieve pain and get you back to the life you want to live.free joint replacement assessment
Because of their diverse backgrounds in orthopedic medicine, our providers can treat a wide variety of orthopedic concerns to get you back to life safely and quickly.
- Total hip replacement surgery
- Total knee replacement surgery
- Anterior hip replacement
- Custom fit knee replacement
- Quadriceps/tendon sparing knee replacement
- Our providers also care for:
- Orthopedic emergencies and fractures
- Sports medicine and sports injuries
- Operative and non-operative fracture care
- Ankle joint replacement
- Shoulder and ankle arthroscopy
- Sprains and strains
- Shoulder and back pain
- General orthopedic care such as minor elective elbow, hand and foot surgery
After your surgery, we will customize a recovery plan depending on your individual needs.
- Inpatient rehabilitation
- Skilled nursing facility
- Outpatient rehabilitation
Meet the Providers
Our orthopedic experts, Drs. Steven G. Potaczek and Peter Mulhern and nurse practitioner Sarah M. Traser, provide general and specialized orthopedic care for all ages.
Steven G. Potaczek, MD
Dr. Potaczek completed his medical education at Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago. He completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Potaczek is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Peter Mulhern, MD
Dr. Mulhern completed his medical education at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed a general surgical internship and an orthopedic surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Sarah M. Traser, FNP
Sarah completed her medical education at Chamberlain College of Nursing, St. Louis. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.