Ohio ASC performs 500th outpatient total joint replacement

Surgeons at the Orthopaedic Surgery Center in Youngstown, Ohio, completed their 500th outpatient total joint replacement Oct. 22.

Three things to know:

1. The ASC launched its outpatient joint replacement program in 2015. The program includes knee, shoulder and hip replacements.

2. The Orthopaedic Surgery Center launched its robotic program in 2020. The ASC has Stryker's MAKO robot for knee and hip replacements.

3. The freestanding surgery center opened a new location in 2020 and has nine orthopedic surgeons on staff.

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