Dr. Jon Cornelius performs first robotic-assisted TKR in Tennessee — 4 observations

Written by Adam Schrag | April 14, 2017 | Print  |

Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon (Tenn.) Medical Director of Orthopedics Jon Cornelius, MD, performed the first robotic-assisted TKR operation in the state, according to The Lebanon Democrat.

Here are four things to know:

 

1. Dr. Cornelius has performed over 250 robotic-assisted partial knee and hip replacement procedures at Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon.

 

2. Surgeons, anesthesiologists, orthopedic nurses, physical and occupation therapists and a total knee joint program coordinator create a unique surgical plan for each patient.

 

3. Dr. Cornelius said, "Robotic technology is changing the way joint replacement surgeries are performed by providing each patient with a personalized surgical experience based on their specific diagnosis and anatomy."

 

4. The hospital is the first in Tennessee to offer robotic-assisted TKR surgery.

 

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