Heartland Orthopedics performs milestone joint replacement — 3 insights

Alexandria, Minn.-based Heartland Orthopedic Specialists performed its 5,000th joint replacement procedure since September 2008, Echo Press reports.

\Here's what you should know:

1. Heartland's Paul Dave, MD, performed the procedure.

2. The patient was one of eight to have a joint procedure performed that day. All the patients received a celebratory recovery basket and thank you cards to note the milestone procedure.

3. Heartland created the joint replacement program jointly with the Alomere Health Joint Replacement Center, also in Alexandria.

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