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Ribbon Cut for the new Saint Vincent Orthopaedic Institute
Saint Vincent Hospital, part of Allegheny Health Network, is opening a brand new home for the Saint Vincent Orthopaedic Institute on Monday, June 26. It is located at 2315 Myrtle Street, Suite L-10, in the Hardner Building
The state-of-the-art 14,000-square-foot facility houses 24 exam rooms as well as two new X-ray units and two casting bays. The facility also includes a 94-seat waiting room and offices for the Institute’s orthopaedic surgeons.
In addition to the new features, it will also offer curbside valet parking at the front doors of the Hardner Building.
“The Institute was designed with access to care and improiency and flow in mind,” said Saint Vincent Orthopaedic surgeon Rob Lupo, MD.
New Ortho Institute is home to the MAKO® Robotic arm
The MAKO® Robotic arm Interactive Orthopaedic (RIO) system is a surgeon-controlled robotic arm system that enables accurate alignment and placement of implants. Saint Vincent is the only hospital in the Erie region to offer this technology. In addition, Saint Vincent’s Orthopaedic Institute will be expanding its use to include MAKO® total knee replacement in June.
Nationally recognized Orthopaedic care
The Saint Vincent Hospital was recently named by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 36 hospitals nationwide with the lowest rates of patient readmission following hip and knee replacement surgery. Saint Vincent Hospital was ranked 14th in the country and is the only hospital in western Pennsylvania to be included on the CMS list.
This recognition was made possible by the multidisciplinary team of orthopaedic providers at the hospital and the Orthopaedic Surgeons at Saint Vincent Orthopaedic Institute.