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Joint Replacement in Simi Valley

A longstanding history of orthopedic surgery success

Nearly one in four people experience joint pain every year, and about 1 million Americans undergo either total hip or knee replacement surgery annually.

The joint replacement experts at Adventist Health Simi Valley have performed thousands of joint replacements during our long history in Simi Valley and the surrounding communities. Our renowned orthopedic surgeons work with our nursing, rehab and therapy teams to develop comprehensive treatment plans for each joint replacement patient.

Meet our nurse navigator

Kathryn Harada
BSN, BA, RN, PHN, CNOR

Kathryn Harada, Adventist Health Simi Valley Nurse Navigator Kathryn ensures our orthopedic patients have the best possible experience before, during and after their surgery at Adventist Health Simi Valley. This is the core of Kathryn’s role as manager of the Orthopedic Service Line—it is also what she loves most about being a nurse.

Helping patients return to pain-free, more physically active lifestyles

At Adventist Health Simi Valley, we employ a nurse who provides tailored assistance to joint replacement patients, their families and their caregivers. Kathryn Harada provides one-on-one care to inpatients and outpatients alike. The primary goal of a nurse navigator is to ensure the comfort and stability of patients as well as the ongoing and timely accesses to effective care. Nurse navigators educate patients on materials relating to their unique diagnoses. In addition, a nurse navigator will offer you referrals to helpful community resources. Our nurse navigator will ensure you have the best possible experience before, during and after your procedure.

As the point-person for coordination of care, nurse navigators bring together the entire care team. From surgeons, physicians and anesthesiologists to case managers, nurses, physical therapists and more – your nurse navigator will work tirelessly to ensure your experience is as smooth as possible.

To speak with Kathryn about your personalized care plan call (805) 706-8929.

Joint replacement procedures

Our joint replacement experts perform many types of joint replacement procedures. Some of the most common include:

  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Multiple joint replacement
  • Shoulder surgery

In addition to our extensive experience with primary joint replacement procedures, we are also able to perform complex joint replacement procedures and revision procedures of failed or failing implants.

For a referral to an Adventist Health Simi Valley orthopedic physician, call toll-free (866) 987-0120 to reach a live operator who can assist you.

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