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Programs & Services

Inpatient Orthopaedics Surgery - Fractures, Joint Replacements, Backs, Musculoskletal Tumors

Provides adult, ages 16 and older inpatient Orthopaedic pre and post-operative surgical care.

Provides care to patients in hospital for elective and urgent / emergency surgeries for orthopedic problems. Regular surgeries include:

  • total hip, knee and shoulder replacements
  • spinal surgeries
  • hip, ankle, upper and lower leg, elbow surgeries
  • tumour resections
  • fractured hip surgeries

Contact Details

Misericordia Community Hospital

Location Info
6th floor, Orthopedic Inpatient Units
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5R 4H5
Getting There

Public Parking available Main Hospital Visitor Parking.

Accessible parking availble on south side of Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre.

Public transportation is available on 87 Ave.

Hours of Operation
Service hours not available.
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, doctors, health care aids (HCAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, physical therapists (PTs), recreational therapist (RT), registered nurses(RNs), respiratory therapists, social workers, transition coordinators
Referral Needed

A family doctor's referral to an orthopedic surgeon is required. Patients who have orthopedics trauma (fractures) are accepted through the Edmonton Orthopedic Consult Line, Emergency Room, or Orthopedic Clinic.

Service Access

Patients are referred by their family doctor to an orthopedic surgeon who schedules the surgery and admits the patient to the unit. Patients who have orthopedic trauma (fractures)are accepted through the Orthopedic Consult Line, Emergency Room, or Orthopedic Clinic.

Wait Times

Patients scheduled for hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasty surgery will be seen at the Edmonton Bone and Joint Centre for their pre-op assessment, preparation and teaching. Wait times for surgery after this varies.

Other elective surgeries are seen in the Pre-Admission Clinic for their asessment, preparation and teaching or they may just have telephone visit.

Fractured Hip patient are seen through emergency and have a high priority with a goal of having surgery within 36 hours or sooner of injury.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services


Alberta Health Setrvices; Bone and Joint Institute; Bone and Joint SCN; Edmonton Bone and Joint Centre;

Also Known As
Inpatient Orthopedics