Orthopedic care

Specialty services in orthopedics at Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus span the entire spectrum of care, with programs ranging from prevention and diagnosis to surgical intervention, injury care and rehabilitation.

The orthopedics program here is supported by skilled orthopedic surgeons and a dedicated multidisciplinary team of professionals from nursing, pharmacy, social services, respiratory care and nutrition services. 

Rehabilitation services designed to promote positive healing and restoration include:  

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Hand therapy
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Pediatric rehabilitation 
  • Social services
  • Home care  

Orthopedic specialists have access to excellent programs and facilities that focus on patients' needs. This includes:

  • inpatient and day surgery facilities
  • advanced diagnostics
  • preoperative education for total joint patients
  • inpatient physical therapy
  • outpatient rehabilitation available through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
  • comprehensive discharge planning

Programs focus on patients in need of:

Our community-focused programs include the Comprehensive Arthritis Program, along with community education and support groups.


Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement

Mercy Hospital – Unity Campus has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.

Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Replacement demonstrate an expertise to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients, by meeting objective clinical measures developed in collaboration with expert physician panels and national medical organizations. To earn the Blue Distinction, the hospital had to meet additional criteria around clinical outcomes, participation in the nationally recognized Surgical Care Improvement Project, providing perioperative patient education, as well as establishing experienced surgical teams and quality programs.

Note: Designation as Blue Distinction Centers® means these facilities' overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians' and leading professional organizations' recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To learn more about Blue Distinction®, please visit bcbs.com or contact Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.