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Adventist Health St. Helena Receives National Healthgrades® Recognition For Orthopedic Excellence in Joint Replacement

Orthopedic, Awards & Recognition

With its experienced team of surgeons, successful pain management techniques and exceptional patient outcomes, the Coon Joint Replacement Institute at Adventist Health St. Helena is being recognized for its superior quality in knee and hip joint replacement. 

Regarded as a leader in hospital quality assessment, Healthgrades® bestowed the following 2019 clinical orthopedic achievements to Adventist Health St. Helena:

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019) 
  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ Recipient for 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 8 Years in a Row (2012-2019)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement in 2019 
  • The Healthgrades® awards are based on independently analyzed data that compares actual vs. predicted performance for specific patient outcomes. 

“Our expert team at the Coon Joint Replacement Institute is highly regarded for their contribution in advancing the art and science of knee and hip replacement, a reputation distinguished by a high volume of surgical experience that spans decades,” said Steven Herber, MD, president of Adventist Health St. Helena. “We are honored that Healthgrades® recognizes that hard work and dedication and awarded these distinctions for the past 8 years in a row.”

The Coon Joint Replacement Institute specializes in minimally invasive knee and hip joint replacement, performing more than 1,200 procedures each year. The Institute is led by board-certified orthopedic surgeons, John Diana, MD, and Ryan Moore, MD, who are regarded as foremost authorities on minimally invasive surgical techniques. Using highly specialized instruments and state of the art technology, the team takes great pride in performing the newest, proven approaches to total knee and hip replacement.

To learn more about the award-winning Coon Joint Replacement Institute or to schedule an appointment, call 877-747-9991 or visit