Quincy Medical Center Offers Free Community Education Seminar on Innovative Treatments for Hip & Knee Pain

Monday, July 15, 2013

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Are you living with achy knees or hips? Quincy Medical Center may have a solution that will help.  QMC is hosting a series of free community information seminars to discuss exciting new technologies being used at Quincy Medical Center to help patients with knee or hip pain caused by osteoarthritis.

Quincy Medical Center is one of the only hospitals in the area offering MAKOplasty®, an innovative robotic arm technology for partial knee surfacing and total hip replacement surgery. Quincy Medical Center orthopedic surgeons will explain the potential benefits of MAKOplasty, which may include shorter hospital stays, more rapid recovery and smaller scars, as well as who are appropriate candidates for the procedures. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and see how the robot works.

The seminars will be held from 6-7 p.m. in the B/C Conference Room at Quincy Medical Center on the following dates:

Dr. Leonid Dabuzhsky
Thursday, August 15, 2013

Dr. James McGlowan
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dr. Leonid Dabuzhsky
Thursday, September 12, 2013

Dr. Leonid Dabuzhsky
Thursday, October 17, 2013

Dr. James McGlowan
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Participants only need to attend one session. There is no charge to attend this program, but to ensure seating, please register in advance, either online or by calling 1-800-488-5959.

About Quincy Medical Center, A Steward Family Hospital
Founded in 1890, Quincy Medical Center is a 196-bed acute care community hospital that provides high quality, comprehensive emergency, medical and surgical services to patients in a uniquely personal and compassionate manner. Recipient of numerous quality awards, Quincy Medical Center is a HealthGrades Five-Star recipient for Total Hip Replacement for three years in a Row (2011-2013) and for Hip Fracture Treatment for two years in a Row (2012-2013). Quincy Medical Center is part of the Steward Health Care System, the largest fully integrated community care organization and community hospital network in New England and the second largest private employer in Massachusetts.  Headquartered in Boston, Steward has more than 16,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in 85 communities.  For more information, visit www.steward.org.


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