Awards from Healthgrades

St. John Broken Arrow medical staff members practicing orthopedics:

Dr. Scott Reid • Dr. John Balbas • Dr. Paul Peterson • Dr. Tony Jabbour • Dr. Jaafar Bazih • Dr. Scott Dunitz • Dr. Marcy Clements • Dr. Jim Slater

Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement Again in 2017


The results are in: St. John Broken Arrow is one of America’s 100 best hospitals for joint replacement in 2017, according to the Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation.  This top honor was received in addition to the 2017 Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ and a ranking among the top 5% in the nation for joint replacement four years in a row. St. John Broken Arrow has also been a five-star recipient for total knee replacement for five years in a row, and a five-star recipient for total hip replacement for four years in a row. A five-star rating indicates that St. John Broken Arrow’s clinical outcomes are better than expected.

National recognition is an incredible honor – and one that could not be achieved without our team of orthopedic specialists who bring a world-class level of expertise to northeastern Oklahoma. “Our Center for Joint Replacement consistently maintains a commitment to healthcare that is safe and healthcare that works for our patients," said David Phillips, St. John Broken Arrow chief operating officer.

Healthgrades, a leading online resource helping consumers make informed healthcare decisions, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 33 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions, and identified the 100 best performing hospitals for each procedure. Detailed performance information is available at


Since 2010, St. John Broken Arrow has offered a wide range of healthcare services, which include: