Orthopedics at Huntington

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Orthopedics at Huntington Health

In The News

Two of the San Gabriel Valley’s most respected and well-established orthopedic practices have joined Cedars-Sinai to better serve the community.

Building on decades of local experience, Congress Orthopaedic Associates Inc. and Risser Orthopaedic Group will continue to offer high-quality, personalized and coordinated care to patients. Learn more here.

Your Best Choice for a Total Joint Replacement

Our renowned Huntington Orthopedics program includes expert staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and advanced diagnostic and surgical techniques. We offer patients the most comprehensive and awarded inpatient and outpatient orthopedic care available in the San Gabriel Valley.

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With You Every Step Of The Way

We know that joint treatment or replacement isn’t just about a one-time procedure. At the Huntington Orthopedics Institute, we partner with you to ensure you are educated and prepared for your surgery, well-cared for during recovery, and sent home with all the resources and support you need.

Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Pre-Op Virtual Education

Flyer: Joint replacement pre-op education

For your upcoming joint replacement, the virtual pre-op education session will give you an understanding of what to expect before, during and after your joint replacement. The education session is conducted via MS Teams and consists of a presentation and a time for questions and answers at the end.

There are two, one-hour sessions offered a week from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. One session is on Tuesday and the other is on Thursday.

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Top-Ranked Orthopedics Program

Blue Distinction Knee and Hip Replacement badge

Whether treating a painful fractured hip or repairing damage to the delicate bones of the human hand, our commitment to providing individual attention and ensuring patient satisfaction has inspired The Joint Commission to recognize us as a leader in orthopedic care.

Learn about our other national and local awards.

From prompt and precise diagnosis through caring treatment and recovery, the orthopedic specialists at the Huntington Orthopedics Institute are the region’s caregivers of choice. Learn more about the Huntington Orthopedics Institute by meeting your team of surgeons.

Our Total Joint Replacement program utilizes the latest advances in orthopedic surgery and artificial joint technology to perform hundreds of knee and hip replacement procedures. We are also committed to pre-op education and comprehensive aftercare. Let our experts help to ensure an optimal outcome for you. Learn more about Total Joint Replacement at Huntington Hospital.

Contact Us with Any Questions

Find an orthopedist or orthopedic surgeon for your needs. If you already have an orthopedic surgeon, we invite you to explore our program to learn why Huntington Health is the best place for your orthopedic care.

Patient Stories

Cathy Medina - patient story


Cathy Medina’s hip pain had taken over her life. Over the course of a year, it seemed like she tried everything: pain relievers, walking with a cane and even a cortisone shot. Nothing worked. She had trouble doing anything due to her excruciating condition. She relied on her daughter to help her get groceries and […]
Nathan Bond, patient story


As a referee for college basketball games, Nathan Bond has to move up and down the court constantly. When he began experiencing hip pain while officiating games, he did his best to just push through and carry on. Eventually, he also started limping and knew he needed to get checked out. Fortunately, Nathan knew exactly […]
Jim Horstman walking in nature with hiking poles


One of Jim Horstman’s favorite pastimes is hiking. Over time, though, pain in his knees made it hard to finish long hikes. He turned to Mark Jo, MD, an orthopedic specialist at Huntington Hospital, for help. Jim learned he had osteoarthritis — a condition in which the protective cartilage at the tips of the bones […]
Tim Sullivan


Tim Sullivan is an active guy. He has run marathons, completed triathlons and climbed mountains. When he started having pain in his hip, he ignored it at first. When it got worse, he tried physical therapy, but it soon became clear the problem was more serious than he had initially thought. Before the pain started, […]


Richard Brito was receiving cortisone shots for knee pain, but he knew it was not a permanent solution: His knees were hurting more and more as time went on. Then, during a practice session with his community softball team, he felt a new pain in his left knee, causing him to limp. He made a […]
Mary Boyle standing inside her house with her husband


Mary Boyle is a part of the Huntington Hospital family. She has been an active volunteer in our S. Robert and Denise Zeilstra Gift Shop for years. When she had a pain that would not go away, she knew she wanted to come here for care. She came to see Todd Dietrick, MD, to find […]

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A Note From The Medical Director

Todd Dietrick

Huntington Health’s orthopedic program offers so much for our patients: expert staff and state-of-the-art facilities with best-practice techniques that help people get ready for surgery and recover more quickly, so they can get back to enjoying their lives.”

-Todd Dietrick, Md, Medical Director, Joint Replacement Program

About Dr. Dietrick

Todd Dietrick, MD is the medical director of the joint replacement program. In addition to his practice as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Dietrick has published, presented, and taught extensively on joint replacement techniques.

Dr. Dietrick studied at Dartmouth College and the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He followed with an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at USC and completed his Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction/Hip and Knee Replacement at the University of California at San Diego.

Many of the physicians who have medical staff privileges to practice medicine at Huntington Hospital are independent physicians, and not employees or agents of the hospital. These independent physicians bill separately for their services. You should contact your physician to determine their status and billing practices.

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