CMH now offers the MOST PRECISE knee and hip
replacement surgery available in northeastern New York.
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CMH surgeons are now the only orthopedic specialists in the region who perform hip and knee replacements using a state-of-the-art robotic surgical system that is far more precise than conventional surgery. Using computer modeling, a robotic instrument and the patient’s CT images, CMH surgeons plan and perform surgeries with a degree of accuracy that’s unavailable anywhere else in the region.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
At Columbia Memorial Hospital, we know that an informed decision is a decision well made. We’ve compiled many short informative videos that you can play at your leisure to learn more about joint replacement, and how CMH can help you on this journey.
What is the Stryker Mako System part I?
How does Mako robotic surgery help to achieve a better outcome?
What is the Stryker Mako System part II?
Why should I get surgery if I can live with the pain?
Is Makoplasy different from other hip and knee replacement procedures?
I’m ready for a consultation. What should I expect?
Hear from two local residents about their experience as joint replacement patients at CMH, and how the procedure profoundly changed their lives for the better.
Louis DiGiovanni, M.D.
Dr. DiGiovanni specializing in bone conservation techniques for hip replacement surgery and total knee arthroplasty surgery, fracture repair, ligament reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery.
Chris Gorczynski, M.D.
Dr. Gorczynski practices total joint replacements and complex revisions, in addition to sports medicine and fracture care for children and adults.
Catherine Shin, M.D.
Dr. Shin has an interest in hand and upper extremity conditions in addition to treating fractures. She has performed hundreds of minimally invasive procedures for hand injuries.
Scott M. Pregont, M.D.
Sports Medicine Specialist
Dr. Pregont is a specialist with training in non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions. He works with all levels of athletes, from children to professionals.
Rachel Rhymaun, PA
Rachel is a physician extender, seeing patients in several settings including clinic, ER, hospital and assisting in the operating room.
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