Hip Services

The hip is normally one of the most stable joints in the body. However, sports injuries, falls and conditions such as arthritis or osteoporosis can injure the hip to a point where simply walking is difficult and painful.

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro's board certified orthopedic specialists offer the latest options in total hip replacement and hip surface replacement as part of our joint replacement surgery program. 

They are also among the region's leaders in treating fractures and other sudden and chronic hip conditions using advanced, minimally invasive techniques to restore mobility and improve your quality of life.

We provide treatment for individuals with:

  • Avascular necrosis
  • Cartilage (labral) tears and impingement
  • Developmental hip dysplasia
  • Fractures (hip, femur)
  • Hip osteoarthritis
  • Hip bursitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Total hip replacement problems (infections, recurrent dislocation, leg length problems)
  • Tumors (bone and soft tissue)

UMCPP's state-of-the-art hip services include:

  • Bursa excision
  • Bone grafting
  • Hip tumor biopsy and reconstruction
  • Image-guided, minimally invasive fracture fixation
  • Internal and external fixation of hip fractures
  • Osteoporosis DEXA scanning, metabolic bone evaluation and treatment
  • Therapeutic hip injection and arthrography
  • Total hip replacement (minimally invasive)
  • Total hip replacement revision

You can find more information about hip replacements in our special guide here. For more information about these or any other health topics, please click here to visit our Online Health Encyclopedia.

Related services available through Princeton HealthCare System include:

Finding the Right Doctor

For assistance finding an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System, call 1.888.PHCS4YOU (1.888.742.7496), or click here to search for a physician through our online Physician Directory.