Free Lecture on Hip Replacement Surgery At Mercy Medical Center

Presentation on Minimally-Invasive Technique

pr20120802DrPaulEnker(August 2, 2012 - RockvilleCentre, NY) - As part of its ongoing program to inform the community about the safest and most effective medical techniques, Mercy Medical Center will be presenting a free lecture about Anterior Hip Replacement For Hip Arthritis on Wednesday, August 22nd at 7:30 p.m.

The talk will be presented by Dr. Paul Enker, Chief of Orthopedics and Director of the Total Joint Replacement Program of the Queens Long Island Medical Group in Lake Success, the only surgeon in Long Island and Queens to perform minimally-invasive anterior total hip replacement using a specialized surgical table.

Anterior hip replacement utilizes a shorter incision than conventional techniques to achieve shorter hospitalization and dramatically quicker recovery, with less pain and fewer restrictions and complications.

The presentation will take place in the Employee Dining Room on the lower level of Mercy's North Pavilion. Light refreshments will be served and ample free parking will be available.

Advance registration is recommend, but not required.

For registration, information and travel directions, call 516-62MERCY.




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