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Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute

Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and a member of Catholic Health East.

Since we opened our doors in 1955, the name Holy Cross remains synonymous with medical excellence and highly personalized care with sincere human compassion and understanding. We are the proud recipients of many awards, both past and present:

  • Holy Cross Hospital has been recognized in the top three of 64 hospitals for 2017-18 in the Miami metro area and has tied for 10th in the state in U.S. News and World Report's annual Best Hospital rankings
  • Holy Cross Hospital also was recognized as high performing in eight common adult procedures and conditions evaluated by U.S. News & World Report: aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery (2017-2018)
  • Holy Cross has been designated a center of excellence by GE
  • S. News & World Report named Holy Cross Hospital a nationally high-performing hospital in both hip and knee replacement surgery. Holy Cross Hospital consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals for orthopedic services and joint replacement due to its low complication rates and better than expected outcomes
  • Holy Cross Hospital, Orthopedic Institute named a Center of Excellence for BridgeHealth Benefits Solution. BridgeHealth, a leading provider of high-quality, lower-cost, bundled surgical case rate benefit plans, has designated Holy Cross Hospital, along with the Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute, a National Center of Excellence (COE) for hip and knee replacement surgery. (May, 2018)
  • Holy Cross Hospital is one of 25 among the nation’s roughly 3,400 hospitals, and the only one in South Florida, to be recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as performing better than the U.S. national rate for avoiding both 30-day risk standardized readmission and complications following total hip and total knee replacement surgery
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™
  • America’s Best 100 Hospitals Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” recognition from The Joint Commission

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