Dr. David Zukor (right), Chief of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, performs a total knee replacement by relying on a robotic arm (at left, wrapped in plastic) to guide him in removing precise portions of bone from a patient’s knee. Joining him is Dr. Mohammed Al Hassan, a Fellow from Saudi Arabia who specializes in joint replacment surgery. (Click on the photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesOctober 2023

Surgical robot opens the way for greater precision in total knee replacement

he JGH is now among a handful of hospitals in Quebec where a robotic arm is providing crucial guidance when the bone of a damaged knee must be cut precisely during total knee replacement. “This is the first time in my life as a surgeon that I’ve used an instrument …

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Two months after undergoing surgery at the JGH to have her right hip replaced, Anne Murphy enjoyed a mid-August stroll near her home in La Conception, Quebec. (Click on the photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesSeptember 2023

Total hip and knee replacement performed on outpatient basis for certain patients

For patients who qualify, getting a hip or knee replaced at the JGH no longer requires an overnight hospital stay.

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