Coastal Orthopedics performs 100th outpatient joint replacement — 5 highlights

Florida-based Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Pain Management's Alan Valadie, MD, performed the center's 100th outpatient joint replacement, according to Bradenton Herald.

Here are five highlights:

1. For more than thirty years, Coastal Orthopedics has offered patients joint replacement surgery and has a current rate of 1,000 joint procedures each year.

2. The practice began performing outpatient total joint replacements in 2013.

3. Coastal Orthopedics' Surgery Center at Point West opened in 1998 and the East Surgery Center in Lakewood Ranch opened in 2009.

4. Specializing in joint replacement, Dr. Valadie has performed more than 6,500 joint replacement procedures.

5. Dr. Valadie underwent his orthopedic surgery residency at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.

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