Ortho Centers of Excellence

Orthopedic Centers of Excellence


Because we focus on the patient first and foremost, Optim Surgery Center and Optim Medical Center-Tattnall have become some of the most decorated facilities in our region with awards for, safety, quality and compassion in our continual quest to deliver world-class care right here at home.

Our Centers of Excellence are comprised of teams that are highly trained in specialized areas of orthopedic medicine and have made significant contributions to improving care and outcomes in that area. The Centers of Excellence are led by board-certified, fellowship trained surgeons that are experts in their highly specialized orthopedic field. The shared vision and collaboration among our teams and facilities leads to the highest quality care throughout the region.

Of note, Optim Medical Center-Tattnall is currently the ONLY hospital in the state of Georgia to have earned DNV GL-Healthcare’s Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation by  achieving certification at least three (3) orthopaedic service line programs. Optim Medical Center-Tattnall holds DNV GL certifications specifically for our Hip and Knee Replacement Program, Spine Surgery Program, and Shoulder Surgery Program.

Our Orthopedic Centers of Excellence include:

Superior Care Leads to Exceptional Outcomes

Optim Medical Center-Tattnall is one of only a few hospitals in the state of Georgia that has been consistently honored with the  prestigious Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ and we’ve been a recipient of this award 7 years in a row!  We are also a  DNV GL Accredited facility and Certified for Quality and Patient Safety.  We are the ONLY hospital in the state of Georgia to hold all four certifications for:

  • Orthopedic Center of Excellence
  • Hip and Knee Replacement Program
  • Spine Surgery Program
  • Shoulder Surgery Program

We have also received numerous Heathgrades awards for safety, quality and patient experience.

  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2014 – 2022)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement (2014 – 2020, 2022)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement (2014 – 2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement (2012 – 2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement (2014 – 2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery (2016 – 2021)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award (2017, 2019, 2020)

Our commitment to excellence is at the forefront of everything we do because we know that the quality of the care you receive for a chronic condition or an injury can make all the difference in your recovery. Our doctors work tirelessly to keep you moving comfortably and without pain, so you can get back to all the activities and the lifestyle you enjoy!

Together, Optim Surgery Center and Optim Medical Center-Tattnall are Orthopedic Centers of Excellence and a top choice in the region for patients in need of orthopedic surgery and interventional pain procedures. World-class care is not far away!2