Joint Surgery Classes

Everything you need to know for a successful surgery.

Total Joint Replacement Class

Shoulder Replacement Class

Expert surgeons. Advanced technology. Comprehensive rehabilitation.

It all adds up to the smarter choice for orthopedic care.


At Middlesex Health, we understand that orthopedic conditions can get in the way of doing what you love—so our priority is to get you back to your life faster and with less pain. Whether you are recovering from an injury or coping with a chronic orthopedic condition, we provide a full complement of services, from evaluation and diagnosis to surgery and physical rehabilitation.

Middlesex Health's Orthopedic services are ranked in the top 10% in the country and have won several Healthgrades awards, including the Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award and the Joint Replacement Excellence Award. In addition, Middlesex Health's orthopedic services have been named A Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement, A Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement, and a Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery. These awards are earned by exceeding rigorous benchmarks associated with patient survey data and patient outcome data.

Our expert orthopedic surgeons use the most advanced and least invasive techniques to perform joint repairs, total joint replacements, fracture repairs, fusions, and more. Surgeries include:

Meet Our Nurse Navigator

When you learn that you need orthopedic or joint replacement surgery, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the complex details of your surgery, personal concerns, and general anxiety.

At Middlesex Health, our orthopedic Nurse Navigator is there every step of the way, beginning several weeks before your surgery and extending months after your surgery to ensure all of your questions are answered and any concerns are addressed.

Fernanda Goncalves, BSN, RN

Contact Fernanda

Fernanda earned her nursing degree from the University of Saint Joseph after earning her undergraduate degree from The University of Connecticut. In 2020, Fernanda earned The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. She was drawn to pursuing a career in nursing after volunteering at a rural hospital in South America.

Enhanced Recovery Program & PEAC Clinic

The Enhanced Recovery Program is designed to help you get back to feeling like yourself as soon as possible after surgery. Watch our video to learn more about the program and our Preoperative Evaluation and Assessment (PEAC) Clinic.


1 Specialty Care Location

1Middlesex Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery

510 Saybrook Road
Middletown, CT 06457
Middlesex Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Surgery Classes

Everything you need to know for a successful surgery.

Total Joint Replacement Class

Shoulder Replacement Class