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Learning about Outpatient, Same-Day Knee Replacement

In the realm of orthopedic surgery, advancements continue to revolutionize patient care, particularly in procedures like knee replacement. Traditionally, knee replacement surgeries were associated with lengthy hospital stays, but now, the rise of outpatient, same-day knee replacement offers a compelling alternative with myriad benefits. 

What Is Outpatient, Same-Day Knee Replacement?

Outpatient, same-day knee replacement, also known as ambulatory or day surgery, involves performing the knee replacement procedure in a specialized orthopedic center or hospital setting, allowing patients to return home on the same day. This approach contrasts with the traditional inpatient method that necessitates an extended hospital stay. 

The Benefits of Outpatient, Same-Day Knee Replacement

  1. Expedited Recovery:

Outpatient knee replacement often leads to quicker recovery times compared to inpatient procedures. Patients can resume their daily activities sooner, contributing to an improved quality of life.

  1. Reduced Infection Risk:

With outpatient surgery, patients are exposed to a lower risk of hospital-acquired infections, as they spend less time in the hospital environment.

  1. Enhanced Comfort and Convenience:

Being able to recover in the comfort of one’s home can significantly enhance the overall experience for patients, promoting a sense of control and well-being.

  1. Cost-Effectiveness:

Outpatient knee replacement is often more cost effective than traditional inpatient procedures, making it a financially viable option for many patients.

  1. Personalized Care:

Orthopedic centers specializing in outpatient procedures can provide personalized care plans tailored to individual patient needs, optimizing outcomes and satisfaction.

 

Why Choose Victoria Orthopedic Center?

When it comes to total knee replacement and orthopedic care excellence, Victoria Orthopedic Center stands out as a premier destination for patients seeking top-notch treatment. Here’s why:

 Expertise and Experience

Our team of highly skilled orthopedic surgeons boasts extensive experience in performing outpatient knee replacement surgeries, ensuring exceptional outcomes for our patients.

 State-of-the-Art Facilities

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and modern amenities, our orthopedic center provides a comfortable and conducive environment for recovery and rehabilitation.

 

Comprehensive Care Approach

At Victoria Orthopedic Center, we take a holistic approach to patient care, addressing not just the surgical aspect but also focusing on post-operative support and rehabilitation to facilitate a smooth recovery journey.

 Patient-Centric Philosophy

We prioritize patient satisfaction and well-being, striving to exceed expectations by delivering compassionate, personalized care every step of the way.

 Trusted Reputation

With a track record of excellence and a trusted reputation in the community, Victoria Orthopedic Center remains the go-to choice for individuals seeking exceptional orthopedic services.

 

Additionally, at Victoria Orthopedic Center, we utilize the CORI Surgical System, allowing for patients to opt for a method that minimizes risks and maximizes outcomes. This advanced technology offers a gateway to safer, quicker, and more precise orthopedic surgery.

The CORI Surgical System represents a revolution in orthopedic care by combining innovative features with patient-centric benefits. Using image-free smart mapping, this handheld device creates detailed 3D models of the joint, eliminating the need for CT/MRI scans and streamlining the pre-surgical process. Moreover, it enables real-time planning and intra-operative gap balancing, ensuring that each surgery is personalized to the patient’s unique anatomy. This level of precision not only enhances surgical outcomes but also contributes to faster recovery times and reduced risks, making the CORI Surgical System a preferred choice for orthopedic procedures.

 

Take the Next Step Toward Improved Mobility and Quality of Life

Outpatient, same-day knee replacement offers a plethora of advantages ranging from faster recovery times to reduced infection risks and personalized care. Victoria Orthopedic Center’s commitment to excellence and patient-centric approach makes it a standout choice for individuals seeking top-quality orthopedic care. Don’t let knee pain limit your life—take the next step towards improved mobility and a better quality of life today.

 If you’re considering outpatient knee replacement or exploring your options for orthopedic care, Victoria Orthopedic Center is here to guide you on your journey to enhanced mobility, comfort, and overall well-being.

 To discover the transformative benefits of outpatient, same-day knee replacement with the experts at Victoria Orthopedic Center, contact us today!

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Dr. Robert Ryan Williams, M.D.

  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship
  • Board Certified- Pending

 

Specializes In:

  • Hand & Upper Extremities
  • Lower Extremities
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Advanced Ligament Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Hip, Knee and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel/Trigger Finger
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Injuries
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Arthritis
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Many other procedures
Dr. Followwill - Practicing orthopedic surgery for over 30 years and was the first in the Crossroads to be fellowship trained in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Jerry L. Followwill, M.D.

  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship
  • Board Certified

Comittees Held:

  • The Surgery Center Governing Board Chairman 2000-2023
  • Detar Hospital Board of Trustees 2012-2017
  • Chairman Board of Trustees 2015
  • Vice Chairman Board of Trustees 2014

Specializes In:

  • Hand & Upper Extremities
  • Lower Extremities
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Advanced Ligament Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Hip, Knee and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel/Trigger Finger
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Injuries
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Arthritis
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Many other procedures
Dr. Matey - Crossroads’ first certified orthopedic surgeon to perform the Anterior Hip Replacement.

Dr. Douglas A. Matey III., D.O.

  • Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board Certified
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship

Comittees Held:

  • Detar Hospital Chief of Staff 2023-2025
  • The Surgery Center Governing Board Chairman 2023-Present
  • Vice Chief of Staff 2021-2023
  • Chairman Quality/Peer review committee 2021-2023
  • Secretary of Staff 2019-2022
  • Chief of Surgery and Chairman of Credential Committee 2019-2021

Specializes In:

  • Hand & Upper Extremities
  • Lower Extremities
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Advanced Ligament Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Hip, Knee and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel/Trigger Finger
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Injuries
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Arthritis
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Many other procedures
Dr. Binz - Crossroads’ only board certified hand surgeon.

Dr. Daniel Binz, M.D.

  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
  • Board Certified

Comittees Held:

  • Detar Hospital Chief of Surgery 2021-2023
  • Peer Review Committee 2019-Present
  • Trauma Committee 2019-Present

Specializes In:

  • Hand & Upper Extremities
  • Advanced Ligament Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel/Trigger Finger
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Injuries
  • Hand & Wrist & Elbow Arthritis
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Many other procedures