Jon Cornelius, MD, of Lebanon, Tenn.-based Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics, spoke about outpatient joint replacement using robotics with the Lebanon (Tenn.) Democrat.
The key details to know:
1. Dr. Cornelius said robotic technology allows him to perform total hip and knee replacements with less surgical trauma to the patient.
2. The minimally invasive surgery allows for "early mobilization" and an outpatient joint experience.
3. Dr. Cornelius, Lucas Richie, MD, and Shawn Mountain, DO, all perform joint surgeries at Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics.