Dr. Mark Giovanini performed the first ASC based Robotically assisted SI Joint Fusion in the Southeast at Cornerstone Surgicare

Dr. Mark Giovanini performed the first ASC based Robotically assisted SI Joint Fusion in the Southeast at Cornerstone Surgicare. Here are 5 takeaways:

1. Dr. Giovanini and Cornerstone Surgicare have partnered with Mazor Renaissance system to offer robotic guided spine surgery.

2. Dr. Giovanini has specialized in Minimally Invasive Spine surgery for many years and has now added Robotic guided cases to offer the most advanced MIS care available.

3. Clinical studies have clearly shown that Mazor robotic guided systems reduce intra-operative radiation to the patient and staff while reducing patient complications and revision rates.

4. Current reimbursement is based on CPT codes and no additional payment occurs with the usage of the robotic device. Therefore, the investment is focused on clinical outcomes and patient recovery.

5. This case marks the first Robotic SI joint fusion performed in and ASC in the Southeast USA.

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