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Definitive Healthcare defines a Physician Group as one or more physicians operating as an organization to provide care. The following list includes the top 25 Physician Groups by total number of knee replacement procedures, as classified by CPT code 27447.

The total list represents over $265 million in charges with an average charge per procedure of $4,431. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Pennsylvania tops the list with 12,711 total procedures— a figure that is 87.5% higher than the next appearing group on the list, Illiinois Bone and Joint Institute with 4,972 procedures. Rothman accounts for 22% of the procedures from the top 25 groups and nearly 27% of the charges on the list.

Between 2017 and 2018, there was a small increase in number of procedures and total charges represented in the top 25 list at 3.03% and 2.9%, respectively. Of those with the highest number of procedures, there was an overall decrease of 2.5% for average charge per procedure from the top 25 of 2017. The changes for Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, specifically, were far more substantial with a 9.35% increase in procedures and an 8% increase in total charges in a year over year comparison.

Top Physician Groups by Total Knee Replacements

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Physician Group NameStateDefinitive IDNumber of Total ProceduresTotal ChargesAverage Charge/ProcedureExplore This Dataset
1. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute PA 706720 12,711 $70,823,822 $5,572 Explore This Profile
2. Illinois Bone & Joint Institute IL 551612 4,972 $22,277,087 $4,481 Explore This Profile
3. Tucson Orthopaedic Institute PC AZ 551896 3,285 $10,472,383 $3,188 Explore This Profile
4. Towson Orthopaedic Associates MD 603828 2,443 $8,983,215 $3,677 Explore This Profile
5. Orthopaedic Clinical Associates MA 725064 2,199 $3,298,500 $1,500 Explore This Profile
6. New England Orthopedic Surgeons MA 695692 2,084 $10,215,012 $4,902 Explore This Profile
7. Signature Medical Group MO 956860 2,001 $14,209,351 $7,101 Explore This Profile
8. Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic PA FL 551732 1,982 $6,704,656 $3,383 Explore This Profile
9. Kennedy-White Orthopedic Center FL 600616 1,752 $5,398,378 $3,081 Explore This Profile
10. Center for Neurosciences Orthopaedics & Spine SD 661207 1,736 $5,901,440 $3,399 Explore This Profile
11. EmergeOrtho Triad Region NC 752095 1,650 $10,980,776 $6,655 Explore This Profile
12. Jordan-Young Institute for Reconstructive Surgery and Sports Medicine VA 586353 1,625 $12,713,483 $7,824 Explore This Profile
13. St Cloud Orthopedics MN 551631 1,623 $7,570,654 $4,665 Explore This Profile
14. North Shore Health & Hyperbarics NY 644217 1,595 $11,261,175 $7,060 Explore This Profile
15. The Center OR 697426 1,584 $6,114,941 $3,860 Explore This Profile
16. The Bone & Joint Center ND 641568 1,581 $4,393,392 $2,779 Explore This Profile
17. Physicians Clinic of Iowa PC IA 550528 1,565 $3,463,946 $2,213 Explore This Profile
18. Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County NY 689632 1,548 $6,364,624 $4,112 Explore This Profile
19. Center for Orthopedic Surgery LLP TX 642179 1,533 $8,283,628 $5,404 Explore This Profile
20. Tri-County Orthopedics NJ 719238 1,443 $11,491,100 $7,963 Explore This Profile
21. Orthocincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine KY 737589 1,427 $4,569,785 $3,202 Explore This Profile
22. Midwest Neurosurgery NE 593697 1,364 $6,352,452 $4,657 Explore This Profile
23. Ortho Rhode Island RI 845390 1,355 $4,059,973 $2,996 Explore This Profile
24. Toledo Orthopaedic Surgeons OH 652300 1,346 $5,391,019 $4,005 Explore This Profile
25. Center for Orthopedics Inc OH 647091 1,330 $4,122,175 $3,099 Explore This Profile

Fig 1. Data is from the 2018 claims year from the Definitive Healthcare's Commercial Claims database.