'Doing the right thing:' Ohio surgeons to open orthopedic surgery center

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Akron, Ohio-based The Orthopaedic Surgery Center is constructing a bigger, $7 million facility in Boardman, Ohio, The Vindicator reports.

What you should know:

1. The groundbreaking is scheduled for Jan. 23. The nearly 13,000-square-foot facility will sit on 8.6 acres.

2. It will feature four operating rooms and three overnight suites.

3. The Orthopaedic Surgery Center's physicians traveled around the country to learn from other outpatient surgery practices.

4. Led by Vice President Thomas Joseph, MD, center physicians specialize in hand, foot and ankle surgeries, shoulder and knee replacements, arthroscopic surgery and pain management.

5. The practice opened in 2003 and launched the area's first outpatient joint replacement program in January 2015.

"Lower cost and high-quality care equals responsible medicine. It is about doing the right thing," Dr. Joseph told The Vindicator.

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