3 ASCs adding total joint replacements this summer

Physicians at three surgery centers began performing total joint replacements this summer.

They are:

1. Surgeons at OrthoArizona's Gateway Surgery Center in Phoenix added anterior hip replacements in August.

2. Frank J. Pompo, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the Litchfield Hills Surgery Center in Torrington, Conn., performed the ASC's first unicompartmental knee replacement in June.

3. Flowood, Miss.-based Capital Ortho clinicians performed a partial knee replacement using the Navio robotic system in June.

More articles on orthopedics & TJR:
The trends ASCs should know in outpatient orthopedics & other thoughts from Dr. Louis Levitt
Connecticut ASC adds partial knee replacements
4 essential elements of an ASC total joint program

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