Joint Replacement Program

Human radiography scan.The Total Joint Replacement Program at Kona Community Hospital and Ali`i Health Center was developed to provide surgical options for relief of hip and knee pain from arthritis, joint disorders or injury. Our treatment options include:

  • Hip and Knee Joint Preservation
  • Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee
  • Minimally Invasive Unicompartmental Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Surgical Revision of the Hip and Knee
for information, or to schedule an appointment at:
(808) 747-8321 (Option #4)

The Total Joint Replacement Program is a team-oriented program offering individualized patient care to ensure the best results for each patient. Your care team includes Fellowship, trained Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Alexander Rosenstein, and the Kona Community Hospital orthopedic surgical team, Nurses, Case Managers, Hospitalists and Rehab Therapists. As a member of the team, each patient is an active care partner.

Dr. Alexander Rosenstein

Headshot of Dr. Alexander D. Rosenstein.
Dr. Alexander D. Rosenstein is the only full time Total Joint Fellowship, trained Orthopedic Surgeon on Hawaii Island.

Dr. Alexander Rosenstein graduated from the University of Minnesota with a combined degree in Engineering and Biology and earned an MD from the same institution. He obtained his Orthopaedic Surgery training at the University of California, San Diego.  He was awarded the Girdlestone Fellowship and completed his Adult Reconstruction/Joint Replacement fellowship at Oxford University, England.

Dr. Rosenstein has designed orthopedic implants and instruments, has been awarded U.S. and Canadian patents. He also authored numerous scientific articles and a book for patients about Arthritis.

Dr. Rosenstein is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Considering hip or knee joint replacement?

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