Expanded 10West Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Unit reopensTweet
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Chair and 10 West unit Medical Director Dr. Vincent Pellegrini Jr., fourth from right, and MUSC medical center CEO Dr. Patrick Cawley, far right, join Drs. Harry Demos, from left, Langdon Hartsock, Richard Friedman and nurse manager Maureen Ducharme in cutting the ribbon, opening the renovated Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Unit on Jan. 6. The unit had expanded from eight to 14 hospital beds with plans to expand to 20 beds in the near future. The unit supports patients from the medical center’s trauma areas, neurology spinal cord injury, joint replacement, geriatric hip fractures and patients from other areas. For information, visit http://www.muschealth.com/mski/about/orthopaedics.html.
February 2, 2014