Holy Family Hospital to Offer Free Seminar on Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Surgery

Orthopedic Surgeon Thomas Hoerner, MD will present a medical Meet the Expert seminar on the role of MAKOplasty™ for partial knee resurfacing and total hip replacement on April 5, 2016, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the ground floor auditorium at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen.

Dr. Hoerner will talk about MAKOplasty™  and explain how this computer assisted procedure is used to treat hip and knee pain. He will explain conservative and surgical treatments for osteoarthritis, explain the advantages of different surgical approaches, and explore the differences between the direct anterior and posterior approaches to total hip replacement.

This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. One contact hour is nursing will be awarded at the end of the presentation.

Holy Family Hospital, named one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals two years in a row (2015-2016), is home to the most experienced team of MAKOplasty™ surgeons in the region.

Holy Family Hospital’s Center for Orthopedic Excellence earned The Joint Commission’s Disease Specific Certification for Hip and Knee Surgeries, and is nationally recognized by BlueCross and BlueShield of Massachusetts as a Blue Distinction Center® Plus for excellence in hip and knee replacements.

Holy Family Hospital is located at 70 East St. in Methuen, MA. For more information about Dr. Hoerner’s seminar, or to register, please call Jean at 978.420-1168 or email [email protected]

*This program meets the criteria for Continuing Education in Nursing in Massachusetts pursuant to 244 CMR 5.04, The Board of Registration in Nursing Rules and Regulations.

About Holy Family Hospital
Holy Family Hospital is a 383-bed acute-care hospital with two campuses, Holy Family Hospital - Methuen and Holy Family Hospital- Haverhill. Both locations provide comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and 24/7 emergency services to the greater Merrimack Valley, southern New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Seacoast. The hospital’s strengths include orthopedic care, cancer care, neurology/neurosurgery, wound and hyperbaric care, behavioral medicine and maternity care. Both campuses are proud recipients of the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission and have earned “A” Hospital Safety Scores from The Leapfrog Group for their performance on national standards of safety, quality and efficiency. Holy Family Hospital is part of the Steward Health Care Systems LLC, the largest integrated community care organization in New England, which combines over 3,0000 physicians, 10  hospital campuses, managed care, insurance programs, home care, an imaging operation, and a number of other post acute services, to provide the most cost effective and highest quality of integrated patient care.


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