At Hofmann Arthritis Institute our mission is to diminish pain, enhance mobility and improve quality of life for our patients. We believe that combining the best surgical techniques with the best doctors and the best technologies results in the best possible clinical outcomes.
With Hofmann Arthritis Institute, you have access some of the most recognized orthopedic surgeons in the western U.S. Becker’s Healthcare, a leading source of surgery centers and leaders of orthopedic practices, listed Dr. Aaron Hofmann on the National “70 Knee Surgeons and Specialists to Know.”
Patients of the Hofmann Arthritis Institute experience a shorter hospital stay, quicker rehabilitation and a smaller scar. Many are able to return to an active lifestyle within weeks of the procedure. We often hear our patients say, “I wish I would have done this sooner.”
“Dr. Hofmann is absolutely the best in new joint replacement. We had mother and daughter “duo” knee replacement surgery. We both want to thank Dr Hofmann and his associates for giving new life to our knees… To walk without pain in our knees is a miracle.”
— Connie P.
“Thank you to Dr. Magee (and the robotic assisted surgery) for getting me back in the saddle! I greatly appreciate everything you’ve done for me!”
— Andrea O., Wyoming
“We went to China before I had my hip surgeries and was in a wheelchair. Could not hike the Great Wall. Four months after I had both of my hip replacements I was able to walk and do a lot of sight seeing in North Carolina. Thank you Dr. Schaeffer!”
“I got up and started to walk. It was pretty remarkable,” said J. Thornhill of Salt Lake City. “I was actually walking the halls at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 48 hours after knee-replacement surgery. “I love golf. Now I am very confident that I will be able to go right back to the game, adjust my swing and shoot a better score,” he said.
– J. Thornhill of Salt Lake City
Wilford Brimley, nationally recognized actor and Utah resident is a satisfied Hofmann Arthritis Institute patient. He says, “Partial knee replacement — it’s the right thing to do!”
“I just wanted to drop you a quick thank you letter to tell you how impressed an excited I am about my new total hip replacement. I had a lot of anxiety about the surgery and as expected, I was very nervous as well. I am now two-and-a-half weeks post-surgery, and I feel amazing. The entire surgical experience exceeded my expectations. Your process was very professional and because the entire hospital staff knew I was a Hofmann patient, I felt they gave me exceptional treatment. The follow up Coumadin care after I left the hospital was without delay and effortless.
“In my and my wife’s opinion, my surgical experience and your expertise is world class and we would highly recommend you without reservation. I cannot thank you and your staff enough. You are a gifted, talented hip replacement doctor. I feel strong and confident that I have the correct device and results as indicated by the X-ray you gave me. This in turn makes me extremely happy and overwhelmingly satisfied that I chose you as my surgeon.”
– M. Weldon, Park City, Utah
“Dear Dr. Hofmann, Thanks to your skill and the help of all your caring staff I skied on Thursday, March 15th, exactly three months after surgery. This picture was taken by my husband on top of Snake Creek at the Brighton Ski Resort. See you next year for my yearly check up.”
– Dorothy T., age 83
“Dear Hofmann staff, I wanted to give everyone an update on my knee. At four-and-a-half months, I no longer think about my knee. I am no longer amazed every time I get up from a chair and just walk away pain free. I am hiking the fields with my dog again, she thanks you, too!”
“I found your facility and staff to be very proficient and professional. The staff was very knowledgeable from the doctors to the janitorial. I found Dr. McCandless and Dr. “Rob” very confident and professional.. I would give the whole experience an “A+”. Thanks everyone for making my stay as pleasant as possible. I’ll be back shortly for the knee.”
– S. Scuderi Salt Lake City, Utah
“The staff here has been outstanding. They were so patient and quick to respond. The entire group is top notch. They had a good sense of humor. Thank you for everything.”
– P. Clark West Jordan, UT
“Thank you for the exceptional care and hip replacement. I always felt love and concern from the nurses and all employees. It was a TERRIFIC experience.”
– A. Redd
“I want to thank Dr. Hofmann and his entire staff for the exceptional service that I have received while staying at Salt Lake Regional. Peggy, Joan, Darby, Jolie, Christian, and so many more that I know I am missing were wonderful. They are much appreciated and you should be thankful for such a great doctor and staff representing your hospital. Thanks again for the great care.”
-Your 100th MakoPlasty Patient, D. Martin
“Dear Dr. Hofmann and your wonderful office staff, Thank you for my new knee. After just a few weeks it works better than the old one. Now after six weeks it feels like a miracle has happened. I love doing the activities I used to enjoy, such as walking long distances. This new year will be a fantastic one because of my precision knee replacement. I feel so fortunate to have found you as my doctor! You’re the Best!!
“Your vast experience over the years in this specialized field has made all the difference. I love that my knee was designed for a female and fits so perfectly for me. You have a great team working with you. My hospital stay was great and I felt well cared for. They were on top of everything and knew what to do to make me more comfortable. I loved the day after surgery to be up walking again. Wow! Your office is very professional and your staff has provided all the information and care one could possibly need. Every step of the way was laid out, all I had to do was say yes! I never felt alone through the whole process. Dr. Hofmann thank you for empowering me with a new beginning.”
“The care I received at Salt Lake Regional was first class every step of the way until my discharge. Peggy, Julie, Gabi and Sam were excellent. I am convinced that I made the right choice to have my PICR here. Thanks.”
-Bill, Reno, NV
“Peggy and Joan were wonderful they helped me in every way, I couldn’t ask for better help. Jason and Sam were also outstanding they were always there when I needed them.”
“Dr. Magee is exceptional I have been in several medical centers and this one has the best trained and most helpful staff of them all, from top to bottom. Thank you very much.”
“I have been very impressed and pleased with my care here at Salt Lake Regional Medical center. Lisa and Sam have been very attentive to me. They explained things very clearly and seemed to really care about their patients.”
“Both Physical Therapists were great. I had Whitney most of the time. She taught me so much on details. She was excellent in every way.”
“Peggy you are awesome! When I called you or whenever you came in you always made me feel special and that you had the time to care for me. Thank you so much for that! You have a special rapport with patients that make you the perfect nurse for the job, every time. I appreciate the great care and security you gave me.”
“Thank you for the exceptional care and hip replacement. I always felt love and concern from the nurses and all employees. It was a terrific experience.”
“My stay at the hospital was made a good experience because of Gabi. The first night she was so kind and efficient she is the best bedpan handler I have seen. I never felt like I was a bother. She is skilled and extremely kind. I would call her one of the best.”
-Ginger, Sandy, UT
“I wish I had discovered the institute a few years ago when my problem first became more than a nuisance. Now I will never forget Dr. Adler and her staff. They are wonderful and friendly. They can help me!”
“I have had 34 orthopedic surgeries and this hospital has been the most enjoyable I have experienced. The food and food staff was superior, but what I have appreciated the most are the pleasant caring demeanor of the nurses and assistants that took care of me. Peggy and Sam on days Sam and Travis on mids were absolutely superior. They are true professionals and I could tell they do their jobs the way they do it because they truly care about their patients. You have assimilated a really great staff. Call me if you want to hear more.”
-Carl, Idaho Falls, ID
“Recently I had injections from Dr. Adler in your facility. Everything was done in an extremely professional manner. I am very happy with the outcome of the procedure. A+ grade for Dr. Adler and all the folks at Salt Lake Regional. Thank you!”
– Michael, Murray
“I appreciate Dr. Hofmann sharing his skills and knowledge with me. I have felt great since surgery. I appreciate the Hofmann Arthritis Institute office staff and other associates for their kind manners, their time and their knowledge as well. The respect they showed me has indeed been a special experience. Thanks for the chocolate chip cookies as well.”
“The staff here has been outstanding. They were so patient and quick to respond. The entire group is nop notch. They had a good sense of humor. Thank you for everything.”
– P. Clark, West Jordan, UT
“Before my left hip replacement surgery I asked for two special wishes.
The first wish was for Dr. Hofmann to perform the best hip surgery he had ever performed. The second wish was that I would be able to walk gracefully. For the five or six years before my surgery I have walked with a limp and have laughingly referred to myself as Limpy the Gimp.
“Thank you for granting me my two special wishes! I know that you have given me the best hip replacement anyone could ever receive. It is such a joy to have a comfortable walk and to feel the natural flow of my body in a walking motion. My walk now feels as though it is in perfect alignment. I don’t know if you believe in miracles, but I do now that you have granted me my two special wishes. Thank you, thank you, thank you. ”
– Connie P.
“Dr. Adler has helped me immensely. My SI joint pain is now well managed with injections and strengthening/stretching exercises. This is the best I have felt in years!”
– Barbara, Sandy, Utah
“I am truly impressed with H.A.I. Dr. Adler is one of the best doctors I’ve ever had. Her beside manner is great. The nursing staff and the front desk are cheerful, friendly people. It’s a pleasure to be greeted by them”
– Beverly, Salt Lake City
“Very pleased with my outcome and the help of Dr. Adler. I am very thankful she was recommended as I will do the same with her and Hofmann Arthritis Institute. I feel so much better!”