Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist Bone & Joint Center

Operating Rooms

A focus on orthopedics

Specialty orthopedic equipment, high-definition X-ray display screens and digital imaging monitors, and mobile overhead lights enhance the visibility and expediency of our ORs.

Specialized supplies

Located one floor above the OR, our instrument processing facility allows for faster availability of instruments specific to surgeons’ needs.

Procedures for posterity

Templating allows preoperative planning of joint replacements in virtual reality.


Specialized staff

Our team of nurses, anesthesiologists and technicians is devoted solely to orthopedics, ensuring the utmost procedural expertise.

Skilled proficiency

We practice effective utilization of staff, equipment and resources to minimize surgeon downtime and enable shorter surgery times.

On-site expertise

Our radiology staff is on location and equipped with multiple C-ARM capabilities. We also offer an excellent pain service team, including highly skilled regional anesthesiologists.

Patient Experience

Waiting room amenities

Families stay in a spacious area with sweeping city views and a peaceful ambience. Complimentary coffee service and computers with Internet access are provided.

Private family conference rooms

Post-operative conversations take place in a comfortable area to ensure patient privacy. Surgeon-to-patient family video conferencing is also available.

Pre- and post-operative patient rooms

Families can wait with patients in a spacious, state-of-the-art area with individual rooms, bathrooms and TV monitors. A separate play area is provided for children.

Unique Advantages

Improving surgical outcomes

We strive for excellence in all quality metrics related to our patients’ surgical care.

Distinctive benefits

At Houston Methodist, we understand that details make the difference. That’s why we’ve taken steps to ensure that each step of an orthopedic procedure is completed as effectively as possible. These features include:

  • Frozen-section lab conveniently located on the same floor
  • Physician work space next to the OR for dictating notes and reports or teleconferencing with families in private rooms
  • Pharmacist present on the inpatient floor to assist with consultations
  • Dedicated orthopedic schedulers available