Why Choose Us

Why Choose Adventist Health Simi Valley for Your Hip Replacement

Our expert team of surgeons

Our team of surgeons is recognized for their contribution to advancing the art and science of knee and hip joint replacement, a reputation distinguished by a high volume of surgical experience that spans decades. Our surgeons are regarded as foremost authorities on minimally invasive surgical techniques for knee and hip joint replacement. Using state of the art technology, the team takes great pride in performing the newest, proven approaches to total and partial knee and hip joint replacement.

MAKOplasty® total hip replacement

Adventist Health Simi Valley is among the first hospitals in the region to adopt the MAKO surgical robotic arm to perform MAKOplasty® hip resurfacing, a technique that uses three-dimensional imaging preoperative planning, combined with the Rio robotic arm for hip joint replacement. The computer software program is designed to help the surgeon with precise removal of the least amount of bone necessary to perform the procedure, and because it uses sensors placed on the hip bones during surgery, the system is able to help the surgeon with exact placement of each component, while minimizing any damage to healthy tissue surrounding it. This means patients experience a smaller incision and a faster, less painful recovery than traditional total joint replacement surgery.

Exceptional patient outcomes

Our achievements in advancing technology, utilizing new techniques and providing an exceptional patient experience have resulted in countless of satisfied patients who experience less pain, a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery.

Coordinated care – We’re with you every step of the way

Your experience starts with our Patient Navigator, Kathryn Harada. She not only helps to educate you on what to expect before, during and after surgery, she acts as your liaison to the entire care team and remains your single point of contact throughout the process. To speak with Kathryn to see if you are a candidate for joint replacement, call (805) 955-6233 or fill out the form below.

Virtual visits with orthopedics

Select patients can see our providers online from their home or office by using our Virtual Visit platform. This service allows you a fast, secure and easy way to receive care from the healthcare team in a live virtual visit using your phone or computer. The benefits of choosing a virtual visit include no travel or parking, less waiting, significant time savings, and the convenience of seeing your physician from wherever you choose. Learn more

Meet our Nurse Navigator
Kathryn Harada, BSN, BA, RN, PHN, CNOR


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