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Orthopedic Experts Discuss Proven Advances in Hip and Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Monday, February 08, 2010 - Danbury, CT

Joint replacement surgeons affiliated with The Center for Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Care at Danbury Hospital, a dedicated orthopedic center devoted to full-service patient care, cordially invites the public to attend a community health and wellness program on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The topic of the program “Put Your Bones to the Test” takes place in the Gerard D. Robilotti Conference Center at Danbury Hospital. Park free in the Blue Visitor’s Parking Lot, Hospital Avenue entrance.

Featured speakers will be orthopedic surgeons John Dunleavy, M.D., Danbury Hospital Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgeon, Center for Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Care, Practicing Physician, Danbury Orthopedic Associates, Ross Henshaw, M.D., Danbury Hospital Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopedic Surgery, Director, Sports Medicine, Center for Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Care, Practicing Physician, Danbury Orthopedic Associates, and Kelly Barbaris, physical therapist, Inpatient Physical Medicine at Danbury Hospital.

Sanjay Gupta, M.D., Danbury Hospital Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopedic Surgery, Co-Director, Joint Replacement Program, Center for Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Care, Practicing Physician, Orthopaedic Specialists of Connecticut, will facilitate the evening program.

“Put your Bones to the Test” will address the latest surgical advances in total hip and total shoulder replacement surgery using proven, minimally invasive procedures that promise a quicker recovery time. The program also discusses what physical therapy and rehabilitation options are available following a hospital stay. Come ask the Doctor! Join us for a question and answer session with our panel of orthopedic physicians.

A prize giveaway drawing, program-focused materials, and light refreshments will be provided.

About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the Yale University School of Medicine, the Connecticut School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center. The hospital provides centers of excellence in cardiovascular services, cancer, weight loss surgery, orthopedics, digestive disorders, radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management. Medical staff members are board-certified in their specialties, and most serve on the faculty of the nation’s finest medical centers offering a higher level of experience.

Danbury Hospital Center for Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Care remains one of the few facilities in the State to offer surgical treatment of spinal deformities including adolescent scoliosis. A team of board-certified orthopedic specialists have adopted proven, minimally invasive procedures for orthopedic surgery, resulting in less pain, faster recovery, and a higher level of accuracy. The Center continues to be a leader in clinical outcomes for joint replacement and surgical procedures of the spine.

For more information, or to find a doctor, visit DanburyHospital.org, or call us toll free at 1-866-374-0007.




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