Elbow Joint Replacement

Elbow Joint Replacement Surgery

Quality Medical Care You Can Rely On

Traumatic injuries and conditions like arthritis can cause severe damage to your elbow. In many cases, the elbow can be treated with arthroscopic surgery or noninvasive methods like physical therapy. However, if these methods don’t work or if the damage is too severe to consider them, total elbow replacement surgery may be necessary. Elbow replacement surgery is a complicated procedure, but it may be the best way to reduce pain and restore the use of your elbow. At iRISE Spine and Joint, our elbow joint replacement specialists can work with you to determine the best course of action.

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Types of Elbow Replacement Surgery

Surgeons primarily perform two types of elbow replacement surgery:

  • Partial elbow replacement: It’s common for just part of the elbow to be damaged enough to need replacement. In these cases, the surgeon may replace only the head of the joint or resurface the socket.
  • Total elbow replacement: In total elbow replacement, both the ball and socket of the joint are entirely replaced with an artificial joint. The surgeon removes the old pieces of bone and cartilage and inserts the ends of the new artificial joint into the center of the bones surrounding the elbow.

In total elbow replacement, the surgeon may use either a linked artificial joint or an unlinked one. A linked joint is like a hinge. Both ends are permanently connected but it can occasionally be more difficult to move. An unlinked joint is easier to move because the artificial ball and joint are two separate pieces. However, this procedure may not be right for you if the ligaments in your elbow are not strong enough to hold the new joint together.

Risks of Elbow Replacement Surgery

Complications during elbow replacement surgery are rare. However, every surgery comes with risks, so it’s important to know them before going under.

Possible complications during elbow replacement surgery include:

  • Infection
  • Blood loss
  • Blood clotting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Fracture
  • Ineffective artificial joint
  • Altered arm length

Our surgeons at iRISE Spine and Joint perform both partial and total elbow replacement surgeries.

If you’re suffering from chronic elbow pain, contact one of our team members about which treatment is best for you.

iRISE Spine and Joint

Why We're the Right Choice
  • Services Available in English, Spanish & Creole
  • Highly Experienced Medical Professionals
  • State-Of-The-Art Technology & Cutting Edge Procedures
  • A Caring Team That Puts You First
  • Work with Attorneys & Patients on Personal Injury Cases
  • Same Day Appointments Available
Meet the iRISE Doctors

No one ever expects to be injured. We treat our patients with solutions that work, quality care they deserve and the empathy they need.

Our Convenient Locations

Each one of our convenient locations has a team of dedicated and highly experienced medical professionals ready to give you the quality care you deserve and the empathy you need.




1701 NW 82nd Ave
Doral, FL 33126

Boca Raton

880 NW 13th Street,
Suite 101
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Delray Beach

3333 Congress Avenue,
Suite 305A
Delray Beach, FL 33445


1103 Banks Road
Margate, FL 33063

Pompano Beach

1600 S. Federal HWY,
Suite 390
Pompano Beach, FL 33062


6782 W. Sunrise Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33313

Lake Worth

1926 10th Avenue N.,
Suite 305
Lake Worth, FL 33461


6030 Hollywood Blvd,
Suites 140 & 250
Hollywood, FL 33024

Miami Gardens

18441 NW 2nd Avenue,
Suite 113
Miami Gardens, FL 33169

Miami Lakes

7975 NW 154th Street,
Suite 210
Miami Lakes, FL 33016


8501 SW. 124th Avenue,
Suite 101
Kendall, FL 33183

Fort Myers

8200 College Parkway,
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Memphis (South)

1775 Pyramid Place,
Suite 112
Memphis, TN 38132

Memphis (North)

5154 Stage Road,
Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38134

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