MAKO robotic-arm assisted knee replacement surgery relieves Sarah Allen from joint pain and has her back on her feet just a day after surgery.
A Recipe for
Joint Pain Relief
In her early 70s, Sarah developed osteoarthritis, a condition that occurs when the cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. When she mentioned the pain to her podiatrist, he referred her to Timothy Gibson, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and medical director of the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center.
Lori’s Back Throws
Her a Curveball
In her 50s, Lori developed osteoarthritis in her knees – nothing unusual for her age or history of sports – but by June 2017, the pain was unbearable. Oftentimes, pain in the knees or legs can be linked to injuries in the spine. Gary Ohashi, M.D. ordered an MRI scan on her lumbar spine and referred her to the Spine Health Center at Orange Coast Medical Center.
of Patient Care
Celebrates 50 Years
It has been a big year for Edinger Medical Group’s pediatrician, Burton Willis, M.D., who recently celebrated his 50th year caring for kids. During his tenure with the practice, Dr. Willis has received a myriad of awards and acknowledgments, and has achieved great heights in his career.
Be Sun Smart: Protect Yourself
From UV Radiation
Tuesday, June 4
Lecture: 4 – 5 p.m.
Screening: 5 – 6 p.m.
Orange Coast Medical Center
Fortunately, most skin cancers are curable when detected early. Please join Dermatologist, Tien Q. Nguyen, M.D., to learn more. Complimentary skin screenings will be provided by Dr. Nguyen and Oncologist, Sarah Hassan, M.D., following the presentation. Registration is required. Screening is optional.
The MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center offers a range of services to help improve the quality of life for patients living with severe or debilitating joint disease. In addition to knee and hip replacement, shoulder replacement options are also offered. Trong B. Nguyen, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and medical director of the Total Shoulder Replacement Program at the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center, provides answers to frequently asked questions.
Double the Benefits
An IRA charitable rollover gift can benefit both you and the patients at Orange Coast Medical Center! By taking a distribution from your IRA this year, you will likely pay more in taxes and might even find yourself in a higher tax bracket.