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NewYork-Presbyterian Queens completes 11 robotic arthroplasty procedures for hips, knees: 4 things to know

By  Mary Rechtoris | Monday, 13 November 2017 16:19
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New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian Queens' surgeons have been performing robotic arthroplasty surgery since August.

Here are four things to know:

 

1. Since August, the hospital's orthopedic team has performed 11 robotic-assisted procedures for hip and knee procedures.

 

2. Tony Quach, MD, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens' associate director of sports medicine, completed a partial knee replacement with the technology.

 

3. Robert Li, MD, performed NewYork-Presbyterian Queens' first total knee replacement through robotic-assisted surgery Oct. 27.

 

4. Alongside Dr. Quach, Aditya Derasari, MD, the hospital's director of arthroplasty service, conducted a total hip replacement in August.

 

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