February 18, 2016

The Total Joint Replacement Program at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital will offer a free informational evening seminar on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 6:30-9 pm at the Arbors Assisted Living in Islandia.

Orthopedic surgeons will discuss the different conditions that lead to joint deterioration and pain, and the surgical options available for hip, knee and shoulder replacement, including high-precision, robotic-assisted partial knee replacement. The seminar also will cover pre- and post-operative care, rehabilitation, insurance and other related topics. A question and answer period will follow.

To register for the seminar, call 631-686-7876 or at www.matherhospital.org/joint

Mather Hospital’s operating suites are specially equipped for orthopedic surgery and feature computer-navigated systems that assist in minimally invasive knee replacements. Mather also has a comprehensive pre- and post-operative program that provides patients with everything they will need to achieve a successful outcome.

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather also is the only New York State hospital to have received eight consecutive top "A" ratings from The Leapfrog Group for patient safety, and one of only 133 hospitals nationwide to receive an A score in each of the twice yearly rating periods.