Print    Email
Decrease (-) Restore Default Increase (+)

News Releases

Contact
For More Information:
Stephanie Armstrong-Helton
810-984-1166

Title
Innovative Robotic Knee Surgery Seminar Planned, Presented by Scott Heithoff, DO
Start Date
09/28/2010
Article
Minimally invasive robotic arm procedure treats early to mid-stage osteoarthritis, and can result in a more rapid recovery than traditional total knee replacement surgery.

Port Huron, Mi…St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron will hold a FREE public information seminar on Thursday, October 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., in Sandusky exploring the advanced benefits of a new minimally invasive knee resurfacing procedure now offered exclusively at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron. Scott Heithoff, DO, of Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron, PC, will provide the medical presentation. Free hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is the first hospital in region, and only the second in the state of Michigan, to perform MAKOplasty®, a new, minimally invasive robotic partial knee resurfacing procedure used to treat early to mid-stage osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. MAKOplasty®, powered by the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic system, offers a more precise and consistent result for partial knee resurfacing and is less invasive than its total knee replacement alternative. Featured medical speaker, Scott Heithoff DO, has been a part of the team at Orthopedic Associates since 2002. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and completed his fellowship at the University of Utah Medical Center. He has been on staff at St. Joseph Mercy since 2002. Dr. Heithoff is one of a total of 10 surgeons performing the new surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron.

For location information and to reserve your spot at this important free seminar; or for a referral to one of the qualified surgeons currently providing MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing at St. Joseph Mercy, please call toll free: 1-888-MERCYME (1-888-637-2963).
# # #
A Member of Trinity Health
© 2014 Trinity Health

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron | 2601 Electric Avenue, Port Huron, Michigan 48060 | 810-985-1500