Orthopaedic Surgery | White Plains Hospital

Orthopaedic Surgery at White Plains Hospital

Delivering Personalized Patient Care Each Step of the Way

A Nurse and Physical Therapist Work With a Patient at White Plains HospitalThe Westchester Orthopaedic Institute is a collaborative treatment organization developed by White Plains Hospital (WPH) and a highly-regarded group of Westchester-based orthopaedic surgeons. It provides a full range of orthopaedic surgical and non-surgical services to relieve pain and restore physical function. These include highly-specialized and advanced methods of joint replacement surgery, corrective spinal surgery, and the repair of athletic injuries. Every year, doctors at the Institute perform more hip and knee replacement procedures using minimally-invasive techniques at White Plains Hospital than at any other hospital in Westchester County.

Beginning with pre-operative education, continuing through surgery, and including post-operative physical therapy, the orthopaedic surgeons and other team members of the Westchester Orthopaedic Institute provide the complete range of superior orthopaedic care.

The distinctive features of the Westchester Orthopaedic Institute include:

  • Orthopaedic surgeons trained at nationally-renown academic medical centers, offering comprehensive care in all areas of orthopaedic surgery
  • Nursing staff specially certified in orthopaedic care
  • Physical therapists, nutritionists and other specialists to treat each patient individually
  • Leading-edge radiology services that provide rapid and expert diagnosis
  • Advanced methods of post-surgical pain control


To see the pre-operative PowerPoint slide presentation on the total joint replacement program, click here.

Patient Pre-Operative Education Class

Please call 914-681-1135 to schedule your pre-operative education class appointment.  The joint class is offered every Thursday from 11 am -12 pm.  During the class you will meet a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist and Discharge planner/Social worker to discuss your pre and post-operative hospital course. You will also receive important educational materials and handouts. Your surgeon strongly recommends that you attend this class in order to fully prepare yourself for your surgery.

To obtain the names of the Institute's orthopaedic surgeons, please call 914-681-1010.

Meet Paul Fragner, MD

Meet Rick Weinstein, MD


Surgery Guide for Patients