Massachusetts ASC introduces total hip replacements

The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury (Mass.) recorded its first total hip replacement surgery.

Christopher Vinton, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Worcester, Mass.-based Worcester County Orthopedics, performed the procedure July 23.

Dr. Vinton was the first in Worcester County to perform a total hip arthroplasty in an ASC.

The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury is an ASC developed in collaboration with Worcester-based Reliant Medical Group, Quincy, Mass.-based Shields Health Care Group and Worcester-based UMass Memorial Health Care.

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