Total Hip Surgery

Black Hills Surgical Hospital has been named one of the High Performing Hospitals for Hip Replacement for 2017-2018 as well as receiving the Joint Replacement Excellence award for the last 4 years.

Angel Benson, RN Care Coordinator

You will have a Care Coordinator, Angel, RN, that will guide you from scheduling to recovery. She will:

  • Do your pre-operative interview
  • Teach the total joint class
  • Visit you post op day 1
  • Do your discharge instructions
  • Do a follow up call to see how you are doing approximately 10 days post surgery.

Either at the time of scheduling or within 2-3 weeks prior to your surgery, you will receive a call with an invitation to attend our total joint replacement class that will review the following:

  • What to bring with you
  • Medications
  • Pain Management
  • Discharge Instructions
  • Physical Therapy (what to expect during and after your visit)

You can also flip through this online book to read more about your surgery.