Total Knee Replacement Lunch and Learn

Bone and Joint
Friday, September 22, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
2600 St. Michael Drive North Conference Center
Texarkana, TX
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Add to Calendar 22-09-2017 12:00:00 22-09-2017 13:00:00 America/North_Dakota/Center The CHRISTUS St. Michael Center for Joint Replacement will present a free community luncheon seminar, “Total Knee Replacement: The Latest Technology,” at 12 Noon on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in the North Conference Center, CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, 2600 St. Michael Drive, Texarkana,TX. Greg Smolarz, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, will share information on surgical and non-surgical treatment options for knee joint pain and explain the benefits of Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted total knee replacement, the latest advancement in orthopedics arthroplasty. A light meal will be served at no charge. Medical Director of the CHRISTUS St. Michael Center for Joint Replacement, Dr. Smolarz will be the Texarkana area’s first orthopedic surgeon to perform robot-assisted surgery for total knee replacement. CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System is the first hospital in the Texarkana area to provide the latest technology for total knee replacement via Stryker’s Mako Robotic Arm-assisted technology. Stryker’s Mako System is the first and only robotic technology that can be used across the joint replacement service line to perform total knee, total hip and partial knee replacements, according to Joseph Ramos, Director of Physical Medicine and CHRISTUS St. Michael Center for Joint Replacement. Seminar participants will learn how specially trained surgeons are able to precisely target only the diseased portion of the knee utilizing the Texarkana region’s only Rio® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. In addition, the surgeon will share information about how this latest advancement transforms the way total knee replacements are performed. The robotic-arm assisted technology allows surgeons to provide each patient with a personalized surgical experience based on his/hers specific diagnosis and anatomy. The program is offered at no costs to participants, but seating is limited, and reservations are required. CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System false DD/MM/YYYY aExDkyvOLzOpdJYcbmAK28238

The CHRISTUS St. Michael Center for Joint Replacement will present a free community luncheon seminar, “Total Knee Replacement: The Latest Technology,” at 12 Noon on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in the North Conference Center, CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, 2600 St. Michael Drive, Texarkana,TX. Greg Smolarz, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, will share information on surgical and non-surgical treatment options for knee joint pain and explain the benefits of Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted total knee replacement, the latest advancement in orthopedics arthroplasty. A light meal will be served at no charge.

Medical Director of the CHRISTUS St. Michael Center for Joint Replacement, Dr. Smolarz will be the Texarkana area’s first orthopedic surgeon to perform robot-assisted surgery for total knee replacement. CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System is the first hospital in the Texarkana area to provide the latest technology for total knee replacement via Stryker’s Mako Robotic Arm-assisted technology.

Stryker’s Mako System is the first and only robotic technology that can be used across the joint replacement service line to perform total knee, total hip and partial knee replacements, according to Joseph Ramos, Director of Physical Medicine and CHRISTUS St. Michael Center for Joint Replacement.

Seminar participants will learn how specially trained surgeons are able to precisely target only the diseased portion of the knee utilizing the Texarkana region’s only Rio® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. In addition, the surgeon will share information about how this latest advancement transforms the way total knee replacements are performed. The robotic-arm assisted technology allows surgeons to provide each patient with a personalized surgical experience based on his/hers specific diagnosis and anatomy.

The program is offered at no costs to participants, but seating is limited, and reservations are required.