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Dr. Stephen Howell’s state-of-the-art surgical procedures and innovative treatments help patients regain their mobility and return to active, independent lives. The benefits of selecting Dr. Howell for your knee replacement or ACL repair include:

  • Advanced techniques for surgery – Dr. Howell’s innovative approach to total knee replacement called kinematic alignment has established him in the top 3% of surgeons nationally and provides his patients with consistent and reproducible outcomes.
  • Complete service in convenient locations – Patients can schedule appointments to see Dr. Howell in Sacramento and Lodi. All procedures are performed at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial Medical Center which is conveniently located in the Central Valley, accessible from Interstate 5, Highway 99 and Highway 12.
  • Private rooms – The hospital boasts newly remodeled, private rooms for each patient to recover in a peaceful and supportive environment. Each room has a private restroom and shower, TV and other amenities including plenty of space for a personal coach to stay the night and friends and family to visit.
  • Pre-surgical joint class – Learn what to expect after surgery and get your questions answered by attending our pre-surgery joint class.
  • Navigate your surgery with our orthopedic navigator– Just need to know that someone has your back? Our Orthopedic Nurse Navigator will speak with you ahead of time, greet you on the day of your surgery and assist you through your recovery.

Choosing Dr. Howell and Adventist Health Lodi Memorial for your total knee replacement or ACL repair is an easy choice. Put our advanced medical technology, cutting-edge procedures and caring specialists to work for you.