Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has expanded its robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery capability, now offering the leading-edge procedures for the body’s largest joint in Dickson City, Hazleton and Stroudsburg.
LVHN Expands Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery to Dickson City, Hazleton and Stroudsburg
Technology through Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute provides more precision, quicker recovery
Robotic-assisted joint replacement systems assist surgeons in fine tuning knee replacements and improving precision. Robotic-assisted surgery benefits include less tissue damage and less pain, resulting in better outcomes and a faster return to normal activity.
LVHN surgeons perform nearly 5,000 joint replacement surgeries each year and more than 15 Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute surgeons have experience with robotic-assisted joint replacement systems.
In addition to LVHN–Tilghman(4815 Tilghman St., Allentown), LVHN–1503 N. Cedar Crest and Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hecktown Oaks, Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute surgeons are now offering robotic-assisted knee replacements at:
- Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Dickson City, 330 Main St., Dickson City
- Pocono Ambulatory Surgery Center, 1 Storm St., Stroudsburg
- Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton, 700 Broad St., Hazleton
“We’re continuously improving access to the latest technologies across the health network and the expansion of robotic-assisted knee replacement capability is part of that effort,” said Michael Pasquale, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, Physician in Chief, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence and Interim Physician in Chief, Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute, LVHN. “We’re the region’s most accessible provider for this type of care and we’re proud to bring this service closer to home for more people.”