Joint Academy

Awards and Accreditations

Joint Commission Gold Seal

Blue Distinction

St. Mary Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery program, which includes the Joint Academy, is one of most highly recognized in the Chicago area, and the only one to have achieved all of the following recognitions:

  • Designation as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana
  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seals of Approval for both knee and hip replacement

For patients, these rankings confirm that St. Mary Medical Center has demonstrated providing top quality care with the best outcomes and outstanding patient experience.

"These awards are one way to acknowledge our hospital's continued commitment toward creating a culture of excellence," said Janice Ryba, CEO of St. Mary Medical Center. "We are proud of our teams who maintain that high level of performance in all our services and continually provide the highest quality, compassionate care to all of our patients."

To learn more about our Joint Academy program or to tour our facility, call 219-945-4365.