Methodist Hospital for Surgery has been named an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence DNV GL Healthcare, an international certification and accrediting organization. The designation is in recognition of the hospitals diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to orthopedic care.
Methodist Hospital for Surgery is an ambulatory center that connects local surgeons to the Methodist Health System, treating spine, joint disease, and trauma. The honor is achieved by being certified in spine, shoulder, and hip and knee replacement surgery based on requirements set forth by DNV GL Healthcare. DNV GL operates in more than 100 countries and has 16,000 employees worldwide.
“This designation assures our community that we have the ability to provide consistent, high quality orthopedic care,” says William F. Tucker Jr., MD, Medical Staff President via release. “The community can be confident that we have the right equipment, personnel and training to maintain our orthopedic service line at peak performance. Achieving this designation validates all the effort we have put into orthopedic services and to ensuring the health and safety of our patients.”
“Achieving designation shows a commitment to excellence,” says Patrick Horine, CEO of DNV GL Healthcare via release. “It helps demonstrate to your community that you are performing at the highest level.”